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Aug
01
2008

Black Henna Tattoos Can Pose Serious Skin Risks

A report from the American Academy of Dermatology shows a chemical in black henna tattoos can cause serious skin care issues.

Jul
31
2008

AAD Investigates Common Nail Disorders

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The American Academy of Dermatology has presented information about common nail disorders and how to treat them at its 2008 Summer Academy Meeting.

Jul
29
2008

Mussels May Be Hottest New Skin Care Ingredient

Romanian researchers have discovered that mussels and clams from the Mediterranean Sea have healing properties for skin that is burned or inflammed.

Jul
28
2008

Research Shows New Way to Detect Melanoma

Universiy of Rochester Medical Center researchers have found a protein present in melanoma that isn't present in harmless moles, leading to a new way to indicate the dangerous skin cancer.

Jul
23
2008

A New Look at Cellulite, Part II

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By: Peter T. Pugliese, MD

Pathological changes and a targeted treatment round out this discussion of one of the body’s most challenging changes.

Jul
23
2008

Viewpoint: Exfoliation: Right or Wrong?

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By: Ben Johnson, MD

Examining exfoliation and its potential effects on the skin shows a different side to this skin care strategy.

Jul
23
2008

Effective Long-term Treatment for Wrinkles Found

Carbon dioxide laser resurfacing can be effective as a long-term treatment for wrinkles, according to researchers from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

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.