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Jar Deconstructed: Volcanic Beauty

Skin care is heating up through the use of balneotherapy treatments. Spas and spa products are embracing this trend with the use of volcanic ash, pumice, lava extracts and thermal springs.

Scientists Reveal Conditions Linked to Rosacea

Though the existence of rosacea comorbidities is well-known, a recent literature review in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology broke them down to analyze which conditions occur most often.

Green Tea EGCG: Now with Moisture Benefits

The powerful antioxidant properties of epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) from green tea are legendary. What's not are their skin-hydrating and moisturizing benefits, as new findings from AmorePacific and Sungkyunkwan University, in Korea, suggest.

Research Marches Toward Eczema/Asthma Connection

Childhood eczema has been linked to the development of asthma later in life. Recent research in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology examined how to prevent this phenomenon.

The Good and Bad of Ingredient Combos

Learn different ingredients that do and don't work together for skin care. See what harmful effects can occur from different combinations.

Label Lingo: Build Clients' Trust with a Better Understanding of Product Labels

Clients may know what a product is meant to do for their skin, but it is up to the esthetician to give insights into that product and its ingredients.

Jar Deconstructed: Artichoke

While artichoke’s topical benefits for skin have been proven, its use in spa skin care is still in its infancy. Skin Inc.'s Rachel Grabenhofer and Katie Anderson delve into the science and spa applications of this unique ingredient.

Atopic Dermatitis Yardstick Measures Up

Treatment for atopic dermatitis has evolved in recent years. A new yardstick, published in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, is meant to help make new treatment options clear.

On the Horizon: Tattoo and Permanent Makeup Ink Restrictions

Several European regulatory bodies have proposed restrictions on tattoo and permanent makeup inks, citing potential health issues.

Study: Euphorbia peplus Improves Photoaged Skin

Euphorbia peplus, also called petty splurge in the U.K. or radium weed in Australia, has been shown in studies to help improve photoaged skin.

UPDATED: FDA Bans 24 Antiseptic Ingredients Including Triclosan

Along with triclosan, the FDA has banned 23 other ingredients used in health care antiseptics, finding their safety and efficacy insufficient.

From Sea to Skin: Marine-Derived Sun Protection

Rising consumer demand for environmentally-friendly sunscreen filters makes way for studies such as this from the British Journal of Dermatology, which examines the efficacy of seaweed-derived ingredients for UV protection.

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