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Not So Secret Agents: Skin Benefit Agents on the Rise

According to a report from market research firm Fact.MR, the skin benefit agents market will increase 5.3% during the 2017–2026 forecast period.

Study Sheds LIGHT on Eczema Cause

Research published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine has identified a potential method to block atopic dermatitis by targeting the LIGHT protein.

The Highs and Lows of Hormones

Hormones can fluctuate in clients of any gender and age. Knowing and understanding hormonal fluctuations can keep you on top of treating your clients to the best of your ability.

Diet and Skin Care: Romantic Foods for the Skin

Valentine's Day is a time for indulgence. However, the skin doesn't have to suffer from indulging. See what Dr. Mirela Mitan has to say about what foods to indulge in and what to avoid.

The Acne Depression Connection

A study in The British Journal of Dermatology investigated just that, finding an increased risk of developing major depression for people who suffer from acne.

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.

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