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Oct
27
2010

Are Antioxidants Worth the Hype?

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By: Ahmed Abdullah, MD

Antioxidants are the "it" word in today's anti-aging strategies, but are they really all they're cracked up to be?

Oct
27
2010

Bringing Out the Best With Body Wraps

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By: Desiree Mattox

By using the right ingredients, your body wraps can revitalize clients' skin and your spa menu.

Oct
26
2010

A Recipe for Rosemary

rosemary
By: Cathy Christensen

This healing herb is a flavorful addition to any spa offering.

Oct
12
2010

Green Tea May Slow Aging

According to new data from the British Journal of Dermatology, new evidence shows green tea may help slow the aging process.

Sep
24
2010

Excellent Extracts

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By: Desiree Mattox

Find out how less common natural and organic ingredients can make services stand out.

Sep
24
2010

Hydrating the Stratum Corneum With Ceremides

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By: Christine Heathman

All skin commands moisture to be healthy, no matter what age, race or condition, and ceremides in skin care can help meet the need for hydration.

Sep
24
2010

Cosmetic Chemistry and the Esthetician

jar of professional skin care cream from a spa
By: Ivana Veljkovic, PhD

Learn how to identify and provide effective skin care products for your clients.

Sep
21
2010

Is Accutane as Dangerous as Initially Believed?

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New research suggests that isotretinoin may not be responsible for depressive and suicidal effects on acne patients.

Sep
03
2010

Scientists Develop Natural Substance Combination to Help Prevent Skin Cancer

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Scientists at The University of Texas Health Science Center have reported that a combination of resveratrol, grape seed extract, calcium D-glucarate and ellagic acid may suppress damage that can cause skin cancer.

Sep
02
2010

Ayurvedic Plant Derivative for Natural Anti-acne Benefits

A natural anti-acne ingredient has been derived from an ayurvedic plant for antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and anti-scarring properties.