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Jan 07, 2015 | 11:59 AM CST

Older Consumers Not Buying Into Anti-aging Skin Care

Anti-aging Skin Care

Consumer adoption of anti-aging skin care routines is low despite high interest in the products, indicating that marketers are failing to connect with a majority of consumers who are most interested in their products—a group comfortable with their age.

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.