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Dec
20
2013

New Research Shows Xerosis Benefits from Humectant-Rich Emollient

New Research Shows Xerosis Benefits from Humectant-Rich Emollient

Scientists have learned that a humectant-rich emollient containing high amounts of urea relieves xerosis by removing scales, increasing skin hydration and reducing abnormal skin thickness.

Oct
31
2013

Botanical Ingredients for the Medical Spa

Botanical Ingredients for the Medical Spa
By: Katherine Tomasso

Botanically rich products can support the skin through the inflammatory and repairing stages of the skin after medical spa treatments.

Oct
15
2013

Antioxidants, Free Radicals and Skin Care

Antioxidants, Free Radicals and Skin Care

Two scientific terms that have become unavoidable are free radicals and antioxidants—crucial issues in the health and beauty of one's skin.

Sep
03
2013

Today's Hot New Ingredients

Hot New Ingredients
By: Sam Dhatt

As scientists continue to better understand the interaction between nature, science and skin physiology, the field o anti-aging skin ingredients will continue to widen.

Jul
30
2013

The Other Cause of Wrinkles: Sugar

Sugar causes wrinkles

Research reveals that sugar ages your skin through a process called glycation.

Jul
01
2013

WEB EXCLUSIVE: What Does Anti-aging Really Mean?

Anti-aging
By: Elaine Linker

Increased life expectancy has changed the concept of aging and, in turn, has propelled anti-aging research, leading to a multitude of topical applications.

Jul
01
2013

The Current State of Preservatives

Preservatives
By: Ahmed Abdullah, MD

Once straightforward and rarely questioned, preservatives have become mired in controversy in recent years.

Jun
11
2013

Promising Results in Clinical Study for Acne Drug Candidate

Acne drug

Novan Therapeutics announced results from a recent clinical trial demonstrating that nitric oxide-releasing drug candidate SB204 reduces colonization of the acne-causing bacteria Propionibacterium acnes (P. acnes) in the skin of healthy volunteers.

May
28
2013

Hyperpigmentation: A Key Side Effect of Chemotherapy

By: Jennifer Linder, MD

Once clients have successfully completed their cancer treatments, helping them to reclaim healthy skin can be a great emotional support.