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Study Finds Sunflower Seed Oil Hydrates Skin

Studies showed sunflower seed oil is beneficial to use to preserve skin barrier functions.

SkinCeuticals Unveils Novel Antioxidant Research

At the 23rd World Congress of Dermatology, held June 8-13, 2015, in Vancouver, British Columbia, SkinCeuticals unveiled new research on combining topical antioxidants with laser therapies, antioxidant protection from pollution and boosting the body's defense with resveratrol.

Survey: 54% of Women Want Skin Care to Be 'All Natural'

"Green Beauty Barometer" survey found U.S. women want more natural ingredients and are checking labels to avoid sulfates, parabens and more.

Court Blocks Attack Against Titanium Dioxide in Skin Care

A California Superior Court judge ruled the dangerous exposure claims filed by a public interest group lacked merit.

Safe Ingredients in Oncology Esthetics

With the rising number of people being treated for cancer, Oncology Esthetics is in demand. With the proper knowledge you can expand your practice to include this growing population.

Good News for Estheticians Who Use Skin Brightening Actives

Alpha-‪‎arbutin‬ has been approved by the European Commission’s Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) as safe for cosmetic use.

Natural Anti-inflammatory Ingredients

Micro silver, quercetin, rutin and Mirabilis jalapa are reviewed for their anti-infl ammatory benefi ts.

Stem Cells and Skin Care

Over the past two years, there have been an increased number of articles on stem cells and their use in skin care products. This information can be confusing and sometimes misleading. Before we can adequately talk about the use of stem cells in skin care products, we must first define what a stem cell is and its function and purpose in any organism.

Chirality for Pro-Youth Ingredient Blending

Knowing the chemistry principle of chirality can help the esthetician create efficacious ingredient blends.

Study Links B12 to Skin Bacteria

A study was performed to understand whether vitamin B12 modulates activities of the skin microbiota and contributes to acne pathogenesis, which was used as the disease model.

Understanding The Technology of Peptides

This article will review the structure and function of cosmetic peptides, as well as some family classifications. It will also highlight several proven commercially available peptides for the professional to offer to the client consumer.

Promising Breakthrough for Repigmentation in Vitiligo Patients

Researchers experienced success restoring skin color in a patient with vitiligo—a devastating condition that causes skin to lose its pigmentation or color.