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Amway and Microbiome Insights Identify Bacteria That Could Improve Skin Care

Two bacteria species could prove crucial in health and skin care development.

Atopic Dermatitis Yardstick Measures Up

Treatment for atopic dermatitis has evolved in recent years. A new yardstick, published in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, is meant to help make new treatment options clear.

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.

Comparatively Speaking: Gene vs. Protein Expression Studies

What is the difference between gene and protein expression studies to evaluate the efficacy of cosmetic products? Nava Dayan, Ph.D., explains in this edition of "Comparatively Speaking."

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.

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.

SCC Annual Meeting: Polymicrobial Interactions and a Paradigm Shift

Differences in microflora exist between men and women, those with healthy or psoriatic skin, etc. Rita Colwell, Ph.D., explained how microbial insights affect the cosmetic industry at the SCC Annual Meeting.

SCC Annual Meeting: Skin Gives Us Access to the Brain

Wellness plays a role in the personal care industry—Claudia Aguirre, Ph.D., spoke at the SCC Annual Meeting on touch, wellness marketing claims and how its concepts are affecting the industry.

SCC Annual Meeting: Is CRISPR 'Bad' for Cosmetics?

CRISPR gene editing breakthroughs could make vast changes in cosmetic formulations—Stanley Qi, Ph.D., took the keynote stage at the SCC Annual Meeting to discuss its implications.

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.

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