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Dec 17, 2014 | 12:17 PM CST

Scientists Find Potential Way to Block Sun-induced Skin Aging

Scientists Find Potential Way to Block Sun-induced Skin Aging

A scientific team at UBC and Providence Health Care have genetically engineered mice with less wrinkled skin, despite repeated exposure to wrinkle-inducing ultraviolet (UV) light.

Dec 08, 2014 | 02:01 PM CST

Glycated Sugar: Why It Kills Skin and What to Do About It

Glycated Sugar: Why It Kills Skin and What to Do About It
By: Annette Tobia, PhD

To be direct: Sugar kills skin. It can turn an ivory-­smooth complexion into a lunar surface of wrinkled, crépey, irritated skin. And this can happen quickly.

Dec 08, 2014 | 01:36 PM CST

Acne and Sensitive Skin

Acne and Sensitive Skin
By: Kris Campbell

For those with sensitive skin, acne can be much more inflamed than it tends to be for those without sensitive skin.

Nov 18, 2014 | 11:38 AM CST

Facial Masks Become Primary Driver in Skin Care Growth in Q3 2014

U.S. prestige beauty products

Sales of U.S. prestige beauty products were $2.4 billion in Q3 201, a 6% increase from Q3 2013; fragrance "having a great run" heading into the holiday season.

Nov 06, 2014 | 11:00 AM CST

Surveyed Women: Youthful Face More Important Than Youthful Body

Youthful Face More Important Than Youthful Body

According to the results of a national survey, nearly 60% of women surveyed, ages 21–65 say they'd rather have a more youthful looking face than a more youthful looking body.

Nov 02, 2014 | 06:34 PM CST

What is Causing Your Clients’ Eye Issues?

What is Causing Your Clients’ Eye Issues?
By: Terri A. Wojak

Unfortunately, the eyes are often the first area to show signs of aging due to the difference in skin structure.

Nov 02, 2014 | 06:03 PM CST

Preteen Acne: Younger AND Younger Clients?

Preteen Acne: Younger AND Younger Clients?
By: Laura Fields

During changes or spikes in hormones, such as during puberty, the sebaceous glands produce more oil.

Oct 02, 2014 | 11:55 AM CDT

Menopause and Your Clients’ Changing Skin

Menopause and Your Clients’ Changing Skin
By: Cherie Dobbs

By advising clients to make certain preparations now, you can minimize the affect menopause has on theirs kin when it strikes.

Oct 01, 2014 | 06:01 PM CDT

The Truth About Treating Multicultural Skin

The Truth About Treating Multicultural Skin
By: JoElle Lee

Skin care professionals must prepare for clients with increasingly high Fitzpatrick skin types.

Sep 30, 2014 | 10:21 AM CDT

Chicago Spa Offers "Pink Glove Specials" For Breast Cancer Survivors

Chicago Spa Offers "Pink Glove Specials" For Breast Cancer Survivors

The spa provides restoration techniques, such as eyelash extensions and eyebrow reconstructions, that are ideal for women who have lost hair as a side effect of chemotherapy treatments.