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With the rising number of people being treated for cancer, Oncology Esthetics is in demand. With the proper knowledge you can expand your practice to include this growing population.
Alpha-arbutin has been approved by the European Commission’s Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) as safe for cosmetic use.
7/31/2015 | Lydia Sarfati
Micro silver, quercetin, rutin and Mirabilis jalapa are reviewed for their anti-infl ammatory benefi ts.
7/30/2015 | James Beckman, M.D.
Over the past two years, there have been an increased number of articles on stem cells and their use in skin care products. This information can be confusing and sometimes misleading. Before we can adequately talk about the use of stem cells in skin care products, we must first define what a stem cell is and its function and purpose in any organism.
7/30/2015 | Rhonda Allison
Knowing the chemistry principle of chirality can help the esthetician create efficacious ingredient blends.
A study was performed to understand whether vitamin B12 modulates activities of the skin microbiota and contributes to acne pathogenesis, which was used as the disease model.
This article will review the structure and function of cosmetic peptides, as well as some family classifications. It will also highlight several proven commercially available peptides for the professional to offer to the client consumer.
Researchers experienced success restoring skin color in a patient with vitiligo—a devastating condition that causes skin to lose its pigmentation or color.
Those suffering with rosacea know how difficult it is to manage; however, there may be a new option for treatment—kanuka honey.
6/30/2015 | Erin Madigan-Fleck
Clinical and sub-clinical assessment are both necessary to identify and properly treat sensitive skin, which can be addressed with a number of ingredients.
6/26/2015 | Katie Anderson
This issue of Skin Inc. is all about light, from lightening the skin to brightening your spa space and enlightening your spa staff.
6/26/2015 | By Sabine Malley, Cliff Milow, Evan Murphy, Kristen Presti, Katherine Spetrino and Zsolt Szabados
To battle against premature aging, three essential lines of protection and correction exist that are crucial for the maintenance of the skin’s natural beauty, including: shielding against UV radiation; protecting the skin’s natural lipid structure; and counteracting internal damage.