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Scientists from Geneva discovered a small protein found in a spider's venom holds anti-aging properties. In a goal to achieve clinical beauty, the team created a campaign to raise enough money and create a cosmetics range.
With over 20,000 ingredients being used and promoted in the skin care industry, it can be difficult to keep track of what certain ingredients do and which ones are beneficial for the skin. Find out more during the ingredient science presentations on the Skin Inc. LIVE! stage @ Face & Body, Jan. 22-23, 2017.
1/18/2017 | Katerina Steventon, Ph.D. FaceWorkshops LLC
Plant oils have risen in the skin care ranks, not only as ingredients in treatment products but also as their own product category for massage or skin treatment.
Researchers discovered a way to heal wounds without leaving noticeable scarring on the skin. Scientists are able to convert myofibroblasts—cells most commonly found in healing wounds—into fat cells to leave skin without scars.
An improved method of melanoma identification was discovered by researchers, which helps physicians detect whether a growth is cancerous using a tool called a Q-score.
It may finally be possible to turn back the clock. Using cellular reprogramming, scientists at the Salk Institute have found a way to reverse signs of aging.
Researchers in Japan have used chicken tissue and fluorescence imaging to discover how melanin is carried to the epidermis, a first step toward possible implications for skin cancer research.
Researchers are looking into how Hsp60 can potentially benefit wound healing in zebrafish and mice with diabetes. This protein has shown results that are making scientists look into further studies to potentially benefit humans in the future.
Here a dollar, there a dollar, everywhere a dollar bill ... a study is seeing results in putting an age restriction on indoor tanning. If indoor tanning was only legal for those 18 and older, cases of melanoma and treatment costs would decrease significantly.
Life is like a box of chocolates, and studies are now proving how reliant skin might be on cocoa flavanol to protect cells from light-induced oxidative damage and to prevent aging.
Based on the understanding that head and neck melanomas are particularly dangerous, The Skinny On Skin teaches skin care professionals how to screen for suspicious moles while performing salon services.
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Different grades of diatomaceous earth, also known as silicon dioxide, are used for different purposes. Some go into pool filters. Others are used in personal care as abrasives, absorbents, anti-caking and bulking agents, non-surfactant dispersants and opacifying agents. They also can be applied topically as a facial mask or scrub.