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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

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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.

Aug
23
2010

Hyperpigmentation and Skin of Color

Hyperpigmentation and Skin of Color
By: Jennifer Linder, MD

Find out the causes of hyperpigmentation in darker-skinned clients and the myriad of ingredients to use for treatment.

Aug
12
2010

Foods, Drugs and Vitamins May Help Prevent Skin Cancer

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A recent session at the American Academy of Dermatology's Summer Academy Meeting 2010 looked at ways vitamins, medications and food may work to help prevent skin cancer.

Jul
22
2010

More Vitamin E = Less Eczema?

Researchers have found that higher vitamin E consumption may lead to lower instances of eczema.

Jul
19
2010

PCPC Calls for Greater FDA Personal Care Regulation

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The Personal Care Products Council has effected an initiative through which the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) would have a greater role in assessing ingredient safety for personal care products sold in the United States.

Jun
30
2010

The Truth About Parabens

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By: Carol and Rob Trow

Clear up the confusing topic of parabens.