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11/1/2016 | By Susanne Schmaling
Corneobiology can help us to better understand what is happening in skin by identifying the multiple actions that take place in the skin’s barrier. This body of science can be adopted through the skin therapy approach called corneotherapy.
Brave researchers in France studied the creepiest, crawliest of creature venoms, including spiders, snakes and scorpions, in search of new molecules to inhibit melanogenesis.
10/27/2016 | Rachel Grabenhofer
The results of a new study from the University of California and Colgate are every germaphobe's worst nightmare: you can't wash all the microbes away. But really, it's a good thing. It shows how tough the good guys, who have our backs, are.
As part of the Advanced Education Program at the debut Face & Body Southeast, Pamela Springer (The Skin & Makeup Institute of Arizona and Global Skin Solutions) delivered an informative presentation on reducing risk and enhancing results when treating skin of color.
For the first time ever, Face & Body Southeast kicked off in Atlanta, Georgia. The science track had five professionals discuss various science topics related to skin care. Missed us at this show? Don't miss out at Face & Body Midwest in January 2017!
10/13/2016 | Rachel Grabenhofer and Katie Anderson
Tomato-based skin (and hair) care has made headlines1, 2 and videos3 in recent years for its ability to treat everything from large pores and acne, to rashes, hair loss, sunburn or simply to revive the glow of dull skin. What gives it this edge?
Consumers like to follow celebrity trends; however, the celebrity trend of skipping the A.M. cleanse is one they should not follow.
Researchers at King's College London are onto something: the silver lining to acne—no really, there is one. In a recent study, individuals afflicted by acne were found to have longer telomeres, which can protect skin from aging.
A study by Genome Biology and Evolution Advance Access has discovered that with the loss of function mutations in the genetic variation of hornerin, atopic dermatitis (eczema) is likely to hitchhike and make the skin disease genetic.
10/6/2016 | Bob Manzo, Skinprint
Merely applying a product, and therefore an ingredient, to the skin does not ensure it will work for the intended benefit you are expecting. This article will discuss whether, under certain circumstances, it is more appropriate to simply apply a product to the skin vs. activate the skin.
New research from Lund University in Sweden has uncovered skin's secret to transforming under various environmental conditions.
Basal cell carcinoma is the most common cancer worldwide, with an annual incidence of 2.8 million cases in the United States alone. A recent study found 31 genetic markers for the disease, 14 of which were identified for the first time.