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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.

Skin Remembers Injuries to Maintain Integrity

Stem cells in the skin have "memories" of previous injuries to help speed along the healing process. Research in Science suggests that this might help understand psoriasis.

What it Takes to Stem Keloid Recurrence

Keloids are notorious for their high recurrence rate. Researchers from Sensus Healthcare Inc. found a way to cut down recurrences dramatically in recent testing.

Studies Find Health Benefits in Redheads

Due to the MC1R gene, natural redheads have various benefits such as a greater ability to produce vitamin D, higher pain tolerance, better aging and more.

An Esthetician’s Guide to Vascular Lesions

Knowing the difference between rosacea and vascular lesions is crucial to the treatment process. Susanne Schmaling from the Esthetics Council explains the difference.

Resveratrol, Revisited: Collaboration Announced to Study Polyphenol's Benefits

Scientific evidence suggests resveratrol—a polyphenol that helps rejuvenate the mitochondria to keep cells functioning properly—can help promote healthy aging as both a topical and nutritional supplement. In relation, Evolva announced a new partnership to investigate the health benefits of its Veri-te resveratrol.

Break Through Skin Barrier Concerns at Face & Body Midwest

Ingredients, products and lifestyle changes are making strides in treating a compromised skin barrier. Learn about these and more at Skin Inc.'s Face & Body Midwest spa expo and conference.

When Pollution and Sensitive Skin Meet

Concerns over air pollution's impact on the skin are on the rise. Research in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology found that skin care formulated with the goal of fighting pollution can make an impact on skin health.

Skin Pigment Genetics is More Complex at the Equator

New research published in Cell presents genetic findings related to skin pigment diversity and complexity, further supporting the trend for customizable skin care.

Hot and Bothered: Treating Reactive Skin

Reactive skin is an esthetician-coined term that describes skin that shows different types of reactions easily when exposed to certain products, ingredients, treatments or environmental factors.

Ethnicity and Skin Cancer Risk

Skin cancer is colorblind. All ethnicities should take precautionary measures when exposing their skin to UV rays, according to IMPACT Melanoma contributing writer, Chris Hislop.

When Water is Hard on Eczema

Hard water contains minerals that are tough on the skin, especially those predisposed toward atopic dermatitis. Recent research in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology looked into how hard water affects the skin barrier.

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