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Get the Skinny on Skin at Face & Body

If you missed the Skinny on Skin, don't worry—the certification course for estheticians to recognize skin cancer on clients will return at Face & Body Northern California from Aug. 26–28, 2017.

Researchers Unlock Possible Treatment for Rare Skin Cancer

Are engineered T cells the key to treating Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC)? Seattle researchers believe immunology will lead the way to more MCC survivors.

4 Actions for Improving Psoriasis

Having clients with psoriasis or other types of irritated skin infections visit skin professionals regularly can certainly benefit their skin. However, there is a list of tips and tricks clients can also follow on their own time.

Lymphology: The Elixir of Life

One of the most intriguing and dynamic relationships that the human body possesses, is that of the immune system and lymphatics. Lymph has long been researched and upheld by many physicians and therapists as the “elixir of life.”

Chocolate and Wine: The Perfect Match for Skin?

The International Journal of Molecular Sciences had us at "hello" this month, with a new study comparing the phenolic compounds in chocolate (actually, cocoa by-products) vs. wine (okay, grape seed) extracts for antioxidant and anti-inflammatory skin benefits.

The ABCs of Glycation, Skin Redness and Acne at Face & Body Midwest

Every esthetician needs to know a little something about skin science to be successful. And the standing-room-only crowd in the science session during Face & Body Midwest validated this fact. Glycation, redness and acne were just a few areas that engaged attendees.

Jar Deconstructed: Mountain Innovation

Extremophiles are organisms that thrive under the worst conditions on Earth. Interestingly, the term extremophile comes from the Latin extremus, meaning “extreme,” and Greek philiā, meaning “love.”

Eating Mushrooms Could Counteract Advanced Glycation End Products

There's a fungus among us, and it may be more welcomed than ever before if new research out of Japan is corroborated. A preliminary study has shown that consuming mushrooms may decrease the production of advanced glycation end products (AGEs) in skin.

A Poison to Poise Age

Scientists from Geneva discovered a small protein found in a spider's venom holds anti-aging properties. In a goal to achieve clinical beauty, the team created a campaign to raise enough money and create a cosmetics range.

Chemistry Connection on Skin Inc. LIVE! Stage at Face & Body Midwest

With over 20,000 ingredients being used and promoted in the skin care industry, it can be difficult to keep track of what certain ingredients do and which ones are beneficial for the skin. Find out more during the ingredient science presentations on the Skin Inc. LIVE! stage @ Face & Body, Jan. 22-23, 2017.

Ingredient Insight: Plant Oils

Plant oils have risen in the skin care ranks, not only as ingredients in treatment products but also as their own product category for massage or skin treatment.

Study Finds Fat Cells Can Eliminate Skin Scarring

Researchers discovered a way to heal wounds without leaving noticeable scarring on the skin. Scientists are able to convert myofibroblasts—cells most commonly found in healing wounds—into fat cells to leave skin without scars.

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