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Researchers Identify Molecule Causing Sunburn Pain
A team of researchers from Duke University, Rockefeller University and the University of California San Francisco have identified the gene that causes pain in sunburned skin.
Mexico to See Quality Skin Care Growth
Market research Canadean forecasts growth for skin care in Mexico, citing its mending economy following the recession.
Consumer Perspective—Skin Care From Nature
By: Katerina Steventon, PhD, FaceWorkshops
In Europe, the natural and organic cosmetics market has grown despite the economic downturn. Consumers are increasingly concerned about skin care ingredients they see as posing potential health risks, due in large part to media hype. This has led many to look for natural ingredients on product labels.

Formulating/Ingredients

Silverson Solves Conversion Problems in the Lab
Having problems with conversions during product development in the lab? There's now an app for that. Silverson Machines Inc. has launched Silverson Conversion Tools, an app available in Appleā€™s App Store that contains a versatile set of conversion and calculation tools suitable for use in almost any process environment.
IBN Engineers Hair Follicle Model for Development of Anti-hair loss Actives
The Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) has recently engineered a new hair follicle model that could help discover new drugs or active ingredients for hair regeneration.

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