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Jul
03
2012

Molecule Identified for Wound Healing and Psoriasis Applications

Researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified a protein that may aid in the development of psoriasis and wound-healing treatments.

Jun
29
2012

The Biology Behind Eczema and Psoriasis

Erythrodermic psoriasis is a particularly inflammatory form of psoriasis that affects most of the body surface.
By: Claudia C. Aguirre, PhD

More and more is being learned about how to identify and address these two challenging skin conditions.

Jun
29
2012

Letters to the Editor: Sunscreen Controversy

By: Cathy Christensen

The article "Is Your Sunscreen Doing More Harm Than Good?" sparked a lot of recent debate. What standpoint are you going to support and share with your clients?

Jun
01
2012

Commonly Used Painkillers May Protect Against Skin Cancer

skin cancer may be prevented by NSAIDs

The findings of a recent study indicate that skin cancer prevention may be added to the benefits of commonly used medications.

May
31
2012

Shining a Light on Skin Brightening

professional skin care client getting a skin-brightening treatment
By: Lydia Sarfati

Advances in natural ingredients for skin brightening can help you more successfully treat clients with hyperpigmentation.

May
31
2012

The Anatomy of Global Skin Tones

professional skin care client with skin of color
By: Pamela Springer

Meet clients' needs by understanding the skin's mechanism as it relates to ethnic differences.

May
09
2012

New Survey Indicates Skin Cancer Identification Skills Lacking

professional skin care client spotting melanoma

The new SPOT Skin Cancer program was launched by the AAD this week to educate the public about skin cancer risk.

Apr
30
2012

Stratum Corneum Described at the Molecular Level

stratum corneum described at the molecular level

A research team in Sweden has described the structure and function of the stratum corneum at a molecular level, providing for a deeper understanding of skin diseases, as well as the large-scale delivery of drugs via the skin.

Apr
27
2012

Best Practices in the Treatment of Hyperpigmentation

professional skin care client with hyperpigmentation
By: Ahmed Abdullah, MD

Hyperpigmentation, one of the most common skin conditions, is one of the most difficult to treat.

Apr
27
2012

Acne Through the Ages

teen professional skin care client with acne
By Steven H. Dayan, MD, FACS; Tracy L. Drumm; and …

Acne is a skin condition that makes an appearance throughout many ages and for many reasons.