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Nov
29
2012

Keys to Unlocking the Benefits of Vitamin C

unlocking the benefits of vitamin C in skin care
By: Lawrence Samuels, MD

Studies show that, when applied to the skin, L-ascorbic acid stimulates collagen synthesis, provides sun protection and protects the skin by reducing free radicals.

Nov
26
2012

Study Finds Children With Psoriasis More Likely Obese or Overweight

Northwestern Medicine study finds excess adiposity (obesity measured by the body mass index percentile) occurred in 37.9% of children psoriasis.

Nov
05
2012

Unexpected Factor Contributes to Melanoma Risk in Red-Haired, Fair-Skinned Individuals

red haired professional skin care client

Researchers report finding that the type of skin pigment predominantly found in red-haired, fair-skinned individuals may itself contribute to the development of melanoma.

Oct
31
2012

Targeting Skin Renewal With Peptides

professional skin care client applying peptide-based serum
By: April Zangl

The benefits of peptides are already recognized within anti-aging skin care, and continue to evolve and progress.

Oct
31
2012

Antioxidants in Natural Skin Care

professional skin care client eating antioxidant-rich grapes
By: Szilvia Hickman

Daily replenishment of topical antioxidants provides the skin with an arsenal to deflect the assault and minimize the damage created by free radicals.

Oct
31
2012

A Deeper Look at Extrinsic Aging

professional skin care client getting a healthy amount of sleep
By: Jennifer Linder, MD

The large majority of cutaneous aging is caused by external influences, many of which can be avoided.

Oct
31
2012

Infographic Educates About Skin Cancer, Prevention and Treatment

Austin skin care provider Four Points Dematology exposes the three main types of skin cancer, and reveals characteristics and statistics for each.

Oct
25
2012

Do Patterns and Timing of Sunlight Exposure Contribute to Skin Cancer?

professional skin care client with sunburn

Recent studies have taken place examining the patterns and timing of sunlight exposure and how each is related to two nonmelanoma skin cancers -- basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma.

Oct
23
2012

German Survey Finds Nearly 40% Have Used a Sunbed

Researchers conduct a telephone survey of 4,851 individuals; women and immigrants more likely to have ever used a sunbed.

Oct
19
2012

Study: Cosmetic Filler Injections Can Cause Retinal Blockage Leading to Blindness

The American Journal of Ophthalmology has published a report that evaluated 12 consecutive patients with retinal artery occlusion caused by cosmetic facial filler injections.