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Feb
25
2008

Radiation from Cell Phones May Affect Skin

Researchers in Finland have discovered the radiation produced by mobile, or cellular, phones has an effect of living skin tissue, though any related health issues have yet to be studied.

Feb
21
2008

Transplant Patients Need More Education on Skin Cancer Risks

With their increased risk of contracting skin cancer, people who have undergone organ transplant surgery should be aware of its risks. However, recent findings show a lack of knowledge among them, making educating clients about sun care protection all the more important.

Feb
20
2008

Hot New Ingredient: Aqueous Hibiscus

The ingredient opens new territories in anti-aging treatment.

Feb
20
2008

Gene Found to Supress Skin Cancer Development

With sunny summer months quickly approaching, recently released research from the Burnham Institute for Medical Research indicates a particular gene can play a supressor role in the development of skin cancer.

Feb
13
2008

Repeated Hand-washing May Put Health Care Workers at Risk for Hand Dermatitis

Health care workers who frequently wash their hands, such as skin care professionals, have been found to have a higher risk for irritant contact dermatitis, or hand dermatitis, which can leave hands red, itchy, scaly and burning.

Feb
13
2008

Alpha and Beta Hydroxy Acids Found Effective Against Acne

Research recently performed at the Saint Louis University School of Medicine indicated alpha and beta hydroxy acids can be useful in treating acne, providing a larger range of options for acne treatments.

Feb
08
2008

Acupuncture May Boost Pregnancy Odds

New reseach shows acupuncture treatments may help women conceive, possibly affecting blood flow and hormones.

Feb
06
2008

PCPC Responds to Phthalates in Baby Care

The Personal Care Product Council (PCPC) has released a statement on phthalate exposure in baby care products.

Feb
06
2008

New Research Announced on Hair Regeneration

Stem cells that help regulate the regeneration of hair have been identified by researcher at the University of Southern California.

Feb
05
2008

Natural, Smatural … What Does it Mean and Do We Want it Defined?

By Rachel Chapman

In the consumer’s world, natural means safer, greener, better for the environment, etc. And although this belief may not entirely be grounded in reality, the fact remains that products labeled as natural have been the force behind a major trend in cosmetics and personal care for years.