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Rethinking Retinoids

In a market that is flooded with so-called miracle products, it has become increasingly difficult for skin care professionals and their clients to separate the scientific wheat from the marketing chaff.

UVA and UVC Skin-damaging Radiation Found in Energy-efficient Light Bulbs

Researchers from Stony Brook University have reported that compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulbs emit UVC and UVA radiation found to be damaging to human skin tissue in close proximity.

Study Says Caffeinated Coffee Decreases Skin Cancer Risk

Caffeine also reduces risk for Type 2 diabetes and Parkinson's disease.

Molecule Identified for Wound Healing and Psoriasis Applications

Researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified a protein that may aid in the development of psoriasis and wound-healing treatments.

The Biology Behind Eczema and Psoriasis

More and more is being learned about how to identify and address these two challenging skin conditions.

Letters to the Editor: Sunscreen Controversy

The article "Is Your Sunscreen Doing More Harm Than Good?" sparked a lot of recent debate. What standpoint are you going to support and share with your clients?

Debate: Is Your Sunscreen Doing More Harm Than Good?

We have received multiple letters about this May article. Check out the debate on our Facebook page and weigh in on your thoughts behind this hot topic.

Commonly Used Painkillers May Protect Against Skin Cancer

The findings of a recent study indicate that skin cancer prevention may be added to the benefits of commonly used medications.

The Anatomy of Global Skin Tones

Meet clients' needs by understanding the skin's mechanism as it relates to ethnic differences.

Readers Ask ... New Ingredients

This month's question: What are the hot new ingredients that my clients will be asking about?

More Beauty Products Seeking Alternative Preservative Systems

A new Organic Monitor report details that beauty companies are looking at more eco-friendly, sustainable options for preserving products.

Stratum Corneum Described at the Molecular Level

A research team in Sweden has described the structure and function of the stratum corneum at a molecular level, providing for a deeper understanding of skin diseases, as well as the large-scale delivery of drugs via the skin.

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