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Methylene Blue—The Antioxidant Answer to Aging?

The antioxidant methylene blue may be the answer to slow down aging, according to new research from the University of Maryland. Scientists are already formulating products for consumer use with the chemical.

Preserving the Facts on Parabens: An Overview of These Important Tools of the Trade

Parabens have a long history as effective preservatives in foods, cosmetics and drugs, with extensively documented human and environmental safety profiles. This article reviews these important ingredients.

Study Targets Eczema Susceptibility at Its Source

New research points the finger at the protein filaggrin as the root cause of eczema susceptibility, with the possibility of drugs to treat the condition's causes on the horizon.

Eczema Unrelated to Vitamin D Deficiency

Vitamin D levels and eczema may not be as related as previous research has shown, according to a new study in PLOS Medicine.

Ingredients Leave Hair Irresistible & Skin Revived

Givaudan has launched a couple new ingredients. One ingredient helps enhance hair in a variety of ways, while the other ingredient benefits skin in a holistic way.

Immunity to Hair Loss Could be the Future

Is it possible hair products of the future will impart hair loss immunity to consumers? New findings from the University of California at San Francisco point in this direction.

Pigment Discovery 'Blue' Scientists, and Now Crayola, Away

YInMn Blue was the first new blue pigment developed in 200 years. Now Crayola is inspired to add it to the box, which should officially be available by the end of 2017. Could this spark a new color trend?

Patent Pick: Cellulose Particles Balance the Cleansing Equation

Being overly productive is not always a good thing; at least not when it's oil in skin. And while removing it is easy, selectively doing so to leave skin hydrated isn't. That's where J&J inventors focused recent efforts, as this patent application explains.

How Traumatic Events Affect Skin

Skin care needs could penetrate more deeply than are measurable, as recent findings on stress, trauma and skin conditions reveal.

Patent Pick: Microbiome Makeover

"Love your bugs" is the bottom line to this patent application, rather than attacking the skin's microbiome with antibacterial agents. By doing so, this inventor aims to decrease mortality among the aging population.

Patent Pick: Achieving an Elegant Occlusion Conclusion

Sealing moisture into skin is one way to keep it hydrated, but this leaves little room to breathe—and plenty of room for improvement. In a new patent application from Glaxosmithkline, cosmetic elegance meets moisture lock-down.

JAK Inhibitors Mute Psoriasis, Alopecia and More

Getting all huffy over clients' psoriasis or alopecia? JAK inhibitors may bring you—and their symptoms— back to a balanced state.

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