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Eczema Unrelated to Vitamin D Deficiency

Vitamin D levels and eczema may not be as related as previous research has shown, according to a new study in PLOS Medicine.

New in Natural: Probiotics, Saffron Stem Cells and Monkeygrass

In 2017, a few natural ingredients on the minds of both professionals and consumers include: probiotics, saffron stem cells, squalane, tripeptide and marvel of Peru for inflammation and monkeygrass.

How Traumatic Events Affect Skin

Skin care needs could penetrate more deeply than are measurable, as recent findings on stress, trauma and skin conditions reveal.

'Built-in' SPF Myth Leads to Rising Hispanic Skin Cancer Rates

People of color don't have a built-in safety net against skin cancer as many believe, which has caused the rates of advanced skin cancer diagnoses to grow in the Hispanic population.

JAK Inhibitors Mute Psoriasis, Alopecia and More

Getting all huffy over clients' psoriasis or alopecia? JAK inhibitors may bring you—and their symptoms— back to a balanced state.

Tanning Depedent Clients May Have Other Addictions

According to a recent study, individuals who tan frequently, both at tanning salons and outside, are likely to have other addictive qualities, which can affect people both physically and mentally.

Life-saving Melanoma Class Premieres at Face & Body Northern California

Melanoma Foundation of New England's Skinny on Skin class will premiere at Face & Body Northern California, providing informative education on detecting this common form of skin cancer.

Korean Team Puts Their 'Finger' on the Next Nutricosmetic

The oral intake of Chinese ginger, otherwise known as fingerroot or Boesenbergia pandurata, was recently found to improve skin hydration, wrinkling and gloss. How? Read on to learn more.

Herbs, Spice and Everything Nice...for Skin Health

The benefits of herbs and spices like turmeric, cinnamon, rosemary and oregano transcend well beyond the body. When used appropriately in the treatment room or applied topically as part of a home care regimen, they can revitalize skin cells, treat hyperpigmentation, detoxify and stimulate circulation and regeneration.

Untouched, 'Primitive' Microbiome Sets the Skin Health Benchmark

As it turns out, on skin, the more "bugs," the better; and cosmetics could be negatively affecting their diversity. New research from the UK compared microbiomes to set a "healthy skin standard," against which the effects of products can be measured, in the future.

Answering the Question: Why Moisturize?

The skin is your body’s largest organ, and it represents the first line of defense against bacteria, viruses and irritants. If that skin barrier function is disrupted, even by simple dry skin, that puts individuals at risk for infection and dermatitis.

FDA Approves Merkel Cell Carcinoma Injectable

The FDA has approved BAVENCIO (avelumab) for treatment in people with Merkel cell carcinoma, providing a potential breakthrough in treating the deadly cancer.

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