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On the Horizon: Tattoo and Permanent Makeup Ink Restrictions

Several European regulatory bodies have proposed restrictions on tattoo and permanent makeup inks, citing potential health issues.

Study: Euphorbia peplus Improves Photoaged Skin

Euphorbia peplus, also called petty splurge in the U.K. or radium weed in Australia, has been shown in studies to help improve photoaged skin.

UPDATED: FDA Bans 24 Antiseptic Ingredients Including Triclosan

Along with triclosan, the FDA has banned 23 other ingredients used in health care antiseptics, finding their safety and efficacy insufficient.

From Sea to Skin: Marine-Derived Sun Protection

Rising consumer demand for environmentally-friendly sunscreen filters makes way for studies such as this from the British Journal of Dermatology, which examines the efficacy of seaweed-derived ingredients for UV protection.

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.

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