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Minerals: Healthy Skin’s Dirty Little Secret

Love the lure of a bubbling hot spring or therapeutic mud bath? That's because they are rich in minerals, but those aren't the only ways to incorporate minerals into your treatment room.

Could Bakuchiol Be Retinol's Match?

Anti-agers may have a new play in the wrinkle-reduction game. Bakuchiol was shown in a recent study to match the established benefits of retinol.

Study Shows How Weather Changes Skin Texture

Climatic factors have the potential to influence skin health—especially its moisture levels and texture—according to research in the British Journal of Dermatology. These results may influence how consumers alter their skin care from season to season.

Feeling the Burn: Lemons Damaging Summer Skin

Lemon may not be the friendly, fun summer fruit that people believe it to be. Rather, it could be causing some severe skin damage that leads to burns and rashes.

Very A-peeling: Adding Peels To Your Education at Face & Body

Peels are definitely not a treatment of the past, but instead are a great staple treatment to include in your spa. Expand your knowledge on peels with these classes at Face & Body Northern California.

New Study Uncovers Itch vs. Pain Signaling

A new study published in the Journal of Neuroscience provides some relief for a phenomenon over which scientists have been scratching their heads: itch vs. pain and their discrimination.

Are Probiotics the New Treatment for Stress?

A recent study sought to discover whether probiotics could help in reducing the physical and behavioral effects of stress.

Jar Deconstructed: Ginseng

Ginseng is a "man root" that can have a great purpose in the spa. This ingredient provides both beauty and wellness benefits, and can be used in a multitude of treatments in the spa for both face and body.

Part 2: Birthday Aging or Sun Damage? Treatments for the Aging Client

Part two on intrinsic and extrinsic aging deals with all of the treatments for the skin. The symptoms and causes differ between these two ways of aging, so the treatments differ as well.

Taking Shape: Genetic Facial Markers Discovered

Using novel 3D technology, researchers discovered 15 new genes that determine facial features, as published in Nature Genetics.

Then and Now: Pigmentation Update

With so much having changed in the pigmentation field of skin care, these are the updates that have happened in the last 10 years that could make a big difference in your spa.

Melanoma Risk Drops 40% with Childhood Sunscreen Use

Recent research in JAMA Dermatology suggests that those who regularly used sunscreen as a child are at a significantly lower risk of melanoma; the study also sheds light on who is more likely to take that risk.

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