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Study Finds Germ Concerns Connects to Self-image Worries

“Our findings show that when people are worried about pathogens, they also evaluate their own physical appearance, which motivates them to pursue behaviors and products intended to improve appearance, including exercise, makeup and plastic surgery.”

Toss the Bleach for Atopic Dermatitis Treatment

Bleach baths are commonly recommended for atopic dermatitis treatment, but a recent review in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology found that water baths may be a better option.

Resveratrol: Elixir for Longevity

Resveratrol boosts cell proliferation, how quickly new cells can regenerate, and provides nourishing phyto-nutrients for the skin and facilitates how well the body can absorb vitamin C. Nature Pure Labs' Victoria Tabak explains more.

Psoriasis Meets its Match in Vanilla Extract

What do baked goods and psoriasis have in common? Research in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry suggests that synthetic vanilla extract can topically treat the chronic condition.

Researchers Link Obesity with Rosacea

Though the causes of rosacea are unclear, recent research in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology has linked the skin condition with obesity and body mass index.

Where There's Smoke, There's Skin Care: How Cannabis Affects Skin

With relaxing regulations, cannabis is gaining traction in skin care. Read on for details on how cannabis works with the skin and what is in store for its future.

Jar Deconstructed: Liposomes

Liposomes are frequently utilized to deliver key actives, with hyaluronic acid winning the award for most popular and hydration often the name of the game. We delve further into how these tiny delivery vehicles work.

FDA Weighs in on Holographic Cosmetics

Holographic, iridescent and other special effect color additives have been allowed to shine in recent consumer trends. Click through for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's take on how these additives are regulated.

Skin Remembers Injuries to Maintain Integrity

Stem cells in the skin have "memories" of previous injuries to help speed along the healing process. Research in Science suggests that this might help understand psoriasis.

What it Takes to Stem Keloid Recurrence

Keloids are notorious for their high recurrence rate. Researchers from Sensus Healthcare Inc. found a way to cut down recurrences dramatically in recent testing.

Studies Find Health Benefits in Redheads

Due to the MC1R gene, natural redheads have various benefits such as a greater ability to produce vitamin D, higher pain tolerance, better aging and more.

An Esthetician’s Guide to Vascular Lesions

Knowing the difference between rosacea and vascular lesions is crucial to the treatment process. Susanne Schmaling from the Esthetics Council explains the difference.

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