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Shrubby St. John's Wort Boosts More than Your Mood

Any ethnobotanist will tell you St. John's Wort is well-known to keep some forms of depression in check. It also may lift your spirits knowing skin can benefit from its berries, as a recent study explains.

Do Solvents Impact Skin?

Can solvents from skin creams, lotions or other topical applications affect molecules in the skin? Researchers from Lund University in Sweden investigate.

Nano-sized Barrier Repair Buzzing

New research out of Brazil has skin care developers "abuzz" with excitement. Why? Beeswax nanoparticles show potential to improve compromised skin barrier functioning.

Skin Pigments Attract The Opposite Sex

Research has shown that carotenoids play a big role in attraction. These pigments make potential mates "appear" healthier, but the researchers emphasize that more carotenoids doesn't actually mean that the individuals are healthier.

FDA Says Eureka to Eucrisa

Doctors and spa professionals are hopeful as the FDA approved the first of what could be many skin treatments. Based on a couple of test trials, the FDA approved a treatment for eczema in patients ages 2 or older.

Jar Deconstructed: Bee-autiful Skin

There’s a reason we use “honey” as a term of endearment. It’s sweet, like a valentine, but also takes good care of our skin; from healing wounds, to acting as an antioxidant.

Antioxidants in a Nutshell—Pistachio, to be Precise

Researchers from Tufts University in Boston had a nutty idea: What if pistachios could provide skin benefits? As it turns out, this wasn't such a tough nut to crack.

[VIDEO] Skin Cancer: Why We Should All Care

Did you know that melanoma is the second most common form of cancer for young people ages 15-29? It’s the fastest-growing cancer in the country, and unlike most other cancers, rates are increasing instead of declining.

Telomere Rejuvenation Stops the Clock on Aging

Scientists may have found a way reverse signs of aging through chromosomes. In vivo tissue reprogramming was found to lengthen telomeres, a telltale sign of cell rejuvenation.

Skipping the Shower? Science Says...Maybe

Your daily shower may be affecting your microbiome. Those who have given it up have healthy skin and hair ... and get to sleep longer in the morning.

Get the Skinny on Skin at Face & Body

If you missed the Skinny on Skin, don't worry—the certification course for estheticians to recognize skin cancer on clients will return at Face & Body Northern California from Aug. 26–28, 2017.

Researchers Unlock Possible Treatment for Rare Skin Cancer

Are engineered T cells the key to treating Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC)? Seattle researchers believe immunology will lead the way to more MCC survivors.

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