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Hot and Bothered: Treating Reactive Skin

Reactive skin is an esthetician-coined term that describes skin that shows different types of reactions easily when exposed to certain products, ingredients, treatments or environmental factors.

Ethnicity and Skin Cancer Risk

Skin cancer is colorblind. All ethnicities should take precautionary measures when exposing their skin to UV rays, according to IMPACT Melanoma contributing writer, Chris Hislop.

When Water is Hard on Eczema

Hard water contains minerals that are tough on the skin, especially those predisposed toward atopic dermatitis. Recent research in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology looked into how hard water affects the skin barrier.

Let’s Get Frank About Frankincense

With a range of skin and health benefits, frankincense can be incorporated into spa treatments to add a dose of wellness.

How to ‘Trick’ Melanoma Into Treatment

An effective checkpoint inhibitor treatment for melanoma may be on its way—researchers are investigating lines of treatment for the cancer for patients missing critical gene mutations.

Comparatively Speaking: Inflammation vs. Allergy

Is it sensitive skin? Or is it really normal skin undergoing a typical inflammatory response? Where do allergic reactions fit in? In this edition of "Comparatively Speaking," Nava Dayan, Ph.D., explains.

Jar Deconstructed: Turmeric

Many in the culinary world are familiar with turmeric’s benefits when ingested orally, however, this ingredient goes above and beyond to improve skin.

Fat-Burning Treatments Turn to Microneedles

A novel microneedle skin patch offers a noninvasive alternative to liposuction, according to Columbia University and University of North Carolina researchers. The patch has the potential to treat obesity and diabetes while boosting metabolism.

[video] When Acne Goes Beyond Skin

Acne can sometimes indicate underlying health issues. Ayyaz Shah, D.O., caught up with Skin Inc. on what to look for when treating acne and how estheticians can help clients' overall health.

Think Before You Ink: What to Know About Tattoos and Skin

Tattoos and permanent cosmetics have the potential to cause skin reactions. Click through for how estheticians can prepare and treat clients' tattoo concerns.

Use PRP, Lasers to Fight Against Vitiligo

Treatments combining platelet-rich plasma and CO2 lasers proved effective in restoring pigment for vitiligo patients, according to a recent study in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology.

Study Finds Bee Pollen Buzzin’ in Cosmetics

A study researched nano-sized bee pollen to see if it could be used as an ingredient in cosmetics. Clinical tests revealed the many benefits of bee pollen to the skin.

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