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AAD Updates its List on Unnecessary Care

The American Academy of Dermatology released another list of recommendations of dermatology tests and treatments found unnecessary, as part of the Choosing Wisely campaign.

Counteracting Hormone and Chemotherapy Skin Aging

In this article, we will discuss the two main body agers in cancer treatment—chemotherapy and hormone therapy—and discuss proper treatment for an improved quality of life.

Scientists Use Nano Polymer to Prevent Sunscreen Absorption

Scientists used a sticky nanoparticle polymer in a sunscreen to prevent the body's absorption of the chemicals into the skin and bloodstream.

What Makes Asian Skin Different?

Men and women of Asian descent commonly experience certain skin conditions due to their skin's adaptation to the climate and the pigment composition of their skin, according to a blog posting by the Dermatology Associates of Central Texas.

Study Links Skin Microbiome to Infections

Evidence was found to suggest the makeup of the skin microbiome can affect the ability of a bacterial pathogen to cause an infection.

Study Finds Fewer Moles Lead to Higher Risk in Melanoma

According to a new study from American Academy of Dermatology, people with fewer moles may be at higher risk for aggressive melanoma cancer than those with more moles.

Skin Benefits of Tea Tree Oil

The oil, which is obtained through steam distillation of leaves from native Australian coastal tree Melaleuca alternifolia (M. alternifolia) can be used to treat acne, nail fungus, MRSA and more, but care must be taken with this potential irritant.

Brows and Lashes for Clients with Cancer

Chemotherapy and radiation are often used as a treatment for the disease, often leading to the loss of hair including eyebrows and lashes.

Recognize the ABCDEs of Melanoma

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States, according to the American Academy of Dermatology, and the ability of a skin professional to recognize skin cancer on a client could potentially save their life.

Are Tattoos Toxic?

Ingredient safety and skin reactions relate not only to companies producing the pigments and inks used for tattooing, but also skin care product manufacturers in general—after all, I apply sunscreen and moisturizer to my tattooed skin.

Research Discuss Dermodex, Triggers and Rosacea

Researchers are understanding the role of Demodex mites and other triggers in rosacea better with recent findings, which may lead to better care for clients suffering with this skin condition.

Appearance is Judged as a Whole, Not By Its Parts

Research from Queen's University suggests that human beauty is perceived by the sum of its parts, rather than isolated features. In other words, we find each other attractive if the parts fit well together, which may be interrupted with medically-enhanced features.