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Mar
16
2010

Hot Ingredient: Hexamidine

According to scientists, this ingredient has the potential to help restore the stratum corneum and moisture content of aging skin.

Feb
24
2010

Deciphering Organic, Part 2

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By: Leslie Lyon and Marilyn Patterson

Understanding the Five Degrees of Organic may help to better equip spa professionals when making natural and organic product choices.

Feb
24
2010

Cardamom Chic

cardamom seeds in a wooden spoon
By: Cathy Christensen

This common Indian spice can warm up your spa menu.

Feb
17
2010

Hot Ingredient: Nutmeg Polyphenol

A new active utilizes a polyphenol derived from nutmeg seeds to help fill wrinkles and expression lines.

Feb
11
2010

Hot Ingredient: Magnolia Bark

Magnolia flower

Chronic inflammation is generally believed to play an important role in skin aging, and magnolia bark extract may protect against it.

Feb
05
2010

Kombucha Transfers from Tea to Skin for a Brightening Effect

Kombucha, a popular ingredient in teas and energy drinks, may be making its way into the personal care arena.

Jan
29
2010

Pugliese's Oxygen Explanation

By: Peter T. Pugliese, MD

"The Practical Use of Topical Oxygen," by Peter T. Pugliese, MD.

Jan
29
2010

All About Aging Skin

woman looking in mirror
By: Diana L. Howard, PhD, Annet King and Jane Wurw…

This three-pronged explanation of aging skin and its treatments brings a fresh perspective to an old concern.

Jan
29
2010

Deciphering Organic, Part 1

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By: Leslie Lyon and Marilyn Patterson

This Q&A session helps dispel the myths often associated with organic and natural product claims.

Jan
28
2010

A Passionate Affair

passion fruit
By: Cathy Christensen

Passion fruit is a skin care powerhouse and adds a tangy touch to any spa menu.