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Study Finds Fat Cells Can Eliminate Skin Scarring

Researchers discovered a way to heal wounds without leaving noticeable scarring on the skin. Scientists are able to convert myofibroblasts—cells most commonly found in healing wounds—into fat cells to leave skin without scars.

Q-score Makes Spotting Melanomas Swift

An improved method of melanoma identification was discovered by researchers, which helps physicians detect whether a growth is cancerous using a tool called a Q-score.

Turn Back Time: New Findings Suggest Science Could Potentially Reverse the Signs of Aging

It may finally be possible to turn back the clock. Using cellular reprogramming, scientists at the Salk Institute have found a way to reverse signs of aging.

Case Cracked: Melanin Transport Process Discovered

Researchers in Japan have used chicken tissue and fluorescence imaging to discover how melanin is carried to the epidermis, a first step toward possible implications for skin cancer research.

Researchers Identify Skin Healing Protein in Zebrafish

Researchers are looking into how Hsp60 can potentially benefit wound healing in zebrafish and mice with diabetes. This protein has shown results that are making scientists look into further studies to potentially benefit humans in the future.

Age Restrictions on Indoor Tanning Reduces Melanoma Cases and Costs

Here a dollar, there a dollar, everywhere a dollar bill ... a study is seeing results in putting an age restriction on indoor tanning. If indoor tanning was only legal for those 18 and older, cases of melanoma and treatment costs would decrease significantly.

Studies Find Cocoa Flavanol Reduces Skin Aging Progression

Life is like a box of chocolates, and studies are now proving how reliant skin might be on cocoa flavanol to protect cells from light-induced oxidative damage and to prevent aging.

[Video] Become Certified to Save a Life With The Skinny On Skin

Based on the understanding that head and neck melanomas are particularly dangerous, The Skinny On Skin teaches skin care professionals how to screen for suspicious moles while performing salon services.

Jar Deconstructed: Diatomaceous Earth

Different grades of diatomaceous earth, also known as silicon dioxide, are used for different purposes. Some go into pool filters. Others are used in personal care as abrasives, absorbents, anti-caking and bulking agents, non-surfactant dispersants and opacifying agents. They also can be applied topically as a facial mask or scrub.

Raspberry Could Ride Anti-pollution to the Top

Raspberry is trending, not only for its impact on skin erythema and melanin, but for repair and antioxidant benefits. It's in the perfect position to ride the anti-pollution trend to the top.

Raman Imaging Produces Melanoma 'Snapshot'

Pheomelanin is the red/blond pigment. Its presence has been associated with an elevated risk of melanoma. However, a new technique has been developed to visualize it, which could serve as an early indicator.

Fighting Glycation for the Diabetic Client

The skin of a diabetic client is especially prone to premature or accelerated aging, and treatments and product choices will either help or hinder his or her ability to achieve their skin care desires.

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