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Jul
22
2008

New Age Attitude Toward AHAs

By: Christine Heathman

Learn the lowdown on why alpha hydroxy acids are making a big comeback in the spa industry.

Jul
17
2008

Marijuana-like Chemical In Body Helps Skin

Researchers have found that a chemical produced by the body similar to the marijuana ingredient THC may play an important part in the health of skin.

Jul
11
2008

Melanoma Rates Continue to Rise in Young Women

Federal health officials have reported more young women are being diagnosed with melanoma skin cancer despite a leveling off of new cases in younger men and more awareness of the disease.

Jul
09
2008

New Research Shows Ultraviolet Light Beneficial to Darker-skinned Patients

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Researchers from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center have shown patients with darker skin can benefit from treatments with ultraviolet light just as much as those who have lighter skin.

Jul
03
2008

Researchers Develop New Anti-aging Ingredient Combination

U.S. scientists are developing a new anti-aging solution that is looking to aid in skin rejuvenation by combining two antioxidant ingredients.

Jul
02
2008

Study Reveals Why UVB is More Damaging than UVA

A new research study explains why UVB light is more likely to cause skin cancer than UVA. This information could help to identify how effective consumer products such as sunscreen are.

Jun
26
2008

A New Look at Cellulite, Part 1

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By: Peter T. Pugliese, MD

Discover the mechanism and causes of cellulite in order to understand how to treat it.

Jun
26
2008

Growth of Less Invasive Cosmetic Procedures Expected to Continue

Recent reports released from organizations such as the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society of Dermatological Surgery indicate less-invasive cosmetic procedures will continue to grow in popularity, possibly leading to the need for more risk management.

Jun
25
2008

Parabens, Carcinogens and Certified Organic Ingredients

By: Rebecca James Gadberry

This noted industry guru answers readers' questions on a variety of ingredient-related topics.

Jun
24
2008

AAD Teams Up with Major League Baseball for Sun Care Awareness

Promoting its Play Sun Smart campaign, the American Academy of Dermatology is partnering with Major League Baseball to help encourage baseball fans and players to be more aware of skin care when out in the sun.