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SKINtuition: Sleep Deprivation and Skin

This is the first column all about skin by industry educator Annet King, director of global education for the The International Dermal Institute and Dermalogica. Here, she discussed the havoc that sleep deprivation can wreak on skin, how to spot it in clients and recommendations to give to them for better sleep—and better skin.

NPF Awards Grants for Psoriasis Research

The National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) awarded eight researchers a one-year, $75,000 Discovery Grant to support the advancement of psoriatic disease research. By gaining a better understanding of the fundamentals of psoriatic disease—what causes psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis and what happens in the body when these diseases are present—scientists can work on better treatments and a cure.

Five Client Tips for "Bacne"

Back acne, or "bacne," is a troublesome condition for many, particularly over the summer months. Here, Jayme Bashian, director and lead esthetician of Simply Posh Aesthetic Spa, provides five client tips to clear bacne and prevent its return.

Aiming for Scleroderma Awareness

A campaign, "Hard word. Harder disease," is working to boost awareness and compel greater compassion for patients and their families.

4 Facts About Psoriatic Arthritis

May is Arthritis Awareness Month and the perfect opportunity to spread awareness about psoriatic arthritis.

The Science of Essential Oils

Essential oils can be used by the esthetician to address a number of skin concerns; however, before embarking upon such a practice, they must first understand the history, chemistry and evaluation of essential oils.

Common Enzyme in Skin Care Products Can Induce Allergic Reaction

A study finds that when skin comes in contact with papain, a common enzyme used in cosmetic products, a strong allergic reaction is possible.

Vitiligo: More Than Skin Deep

Vitiligo affects the skin, but this condition can be detrimental to patients’ emotional health, and a recent study indicates that it also may have implications for their physical health.

Scientists Identify Molecule That Controls Stem Cell Plasticity

New discoveries offer insights into the way in which stem cells choose their fates and maintain plasticity while in transitional states, such as in culture or when repairing wounds.

Striking Results Found With Experimental Psoriasis Treatment

Patients with psoriasis show significant recovery after an experimental treatment, which raises the possibility of working toward long-term remission—in other words, a cure.

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