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Skin Synergy: Topical and Oral Nutrition

Vitamins, minerals, carotenoids, antioxidants and fats all play important roles in maintaining healthy skin. Star players on the nutrition team to fight extrinsic aging are the B vitamins; vitamins A, C, D, and E; zinc; lutein; lycopene; genestein; epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) and resveratrol. Skin regeneration requires these nutrients throughout life, and they are also required by skin in increased amounts under certain conditions such as exposure to free radicals and UV radiation.

Drink Your Collagen for Anti-aging Effects

Oral collagen has been found to have anti-aging effects, according to a recent study. In a Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology article researchers investigated the effect of collagen peptides taken orally on skin hydration and the dermal collagen network.

UV Wearables Get Stretchy in a Patch

L'Oréal has introduced the first-ever stretchable skin sensor designed to monitor UV exposure and help consumers educate themselves about sun protection.

A Path to Self-Awareness with Reiki

If you want your clients to adopt healthier habits, whether it is taking care of their skin or becoming more self-aware, you need to provide the framework for them to succeed.

Tried and True: Wellness in Esthetic Medicine

In this new online column, esthetician and educator Terri Wojak sheds light the latest treatment methodologies, skin care and news in the medical esthetic world. This first column focuses on incorporating wellness into esthetic medicine.

Facial Recontouring with Meridian Massage

You’ve heard of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and are probably a little familiar with the physiological benefits of acupuncture, but have you heard of meridian massage? Adapted from the ancient technique of guā shā, meridian massage fuses the TCM meridian theory used in acupuncture into Western esthetic techniques by massaging key meridian facial points along energy pathways using unique tools for increased circulation, younger-looking skin and overall wellness benefits.

FDA OKs Pembrolizumab to Treat Melanoma

Pembrolizumab, used for patients with advanced melanoma, gets expanded label approval.

The Bright Side of Sunscreen: Q&A

Vincent Hubiche, personal care application lab manager at Gattefossé SAS, shares his knowledge on the significance of wearing sunscreen during colder weather or on overcast days.

The Missing Link: Nutritional Deficiencies and Skin

With regard to the skin, specific macro and micronutrient deficiencies have been correlated to “skin signs” and dermal manifestations of the face and body.

Making Your Spa More Fit

Many spas are looking to incorporate these wellness segments into their offerings. Incorporating fitness into a spa may intimidate some, but it is easier than you think.

Derm Doc Reveals Men's Top 3 Treatments

Three of the most popular aesthetic treatments for men spurred by selfies.

Ibuprofen Put In Patch for Pain Relief

The common pain reliever ibuprofen is usually administered in pill form; however, researchers at the University of Warwick and its spinoff company, Medherant, have found a way to put ibuprofen in a skin patch.

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