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Jul 31, 2013 | 03:40 PM CDT
The Michigan chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCCMI) is holding their first educational event, “The Molecular Biology of Skin,” on Sept. 11, 2013, at the Amway Grand Hotel in Grand Rapids, MI USA.
Jul 23, 2013 | 02:40 PM CDT
Of the results, the study's primary investigator said, "Our study is the first to conclusively demonstrate that inadequate sleep is correlated with reduced skin health and accelerates skin aging. Sleep deprived women show signs of premature skin aging and a decrease in their skin’s ability to recover after sun exposure."
Jul 17, 2013 | 11:21 AM CDT
Researchers from the University of Bath has constructed a "nanoneedle" at the end of an atomic force microscopy (AFM) probe to study the stratum corneum (SC) in detail, which may lead to better skin treatments and a greater understanding of skin aging.
Jul 01, 2013 | 04:20 PM CDT
By: Maral Rahvar, MD, and Howard I. Maibach, Unive…
Multiple environmental factors are associated with facial aging; evidence suggests that smoking 20 cigarettes per day is equivalent in effect to almost 10 years of chronological aging. Therefore, lifestyle recommendations to stop or delay facial skin aging are also very useful in promoting public health.
May 31, 2013 | 11:34 AM CDT
By: Chris McLeod, HPCI Media
Although this author cannot deny that moisturization capabilities can provide relief for those who suffer from flaky, itching or irritated and dry skin, it would be careless not to acknowledge the marketing-based beguilement within this moisturization sector.
May 31, 2013 | 11:33 AM CDT
By: Katie Anderson, Cosmetics & Toiletries…
Gold nanoparticles have a wealth of pharmaceutical and medical uses. Notably, the ability of these nanoparticles to absorb light and turn this light into heat has put them at the center of ongoing cancer studies exploring their efficacy in destroying malignant cells.
May 31, 2013 | 11:33 AM CDT
By: Katerina Steventon, PhD, FaceWorkshops
Skin care practice is often culturally ingrained and guided by ritual. There are numerous professions concerned with the skin: the dermatologist, the dermatology nurse, the esthetician and even the skin care sales assistant. Their expertise, approach, perspective and degree of authority in skin care decision-making is different. Yet, finding common denominators is beneficial, and all of these professionals are skin care consumers themselves.
May 31, 2013 | 08:46 AM CDT
Through a framework agreement for a technical partnership, Shiseido is working on this development with Canadian bio-venture company RepliCel.
May 08, 2013 | 03:21 PM CDT
Researchers from the University of Bradford and E.M. Arndt University of Griefswald have hypothesized the cause of vitiligo by repigmenting hair/skin with a compound activated by UVB oxidation. Although this treatment was developed as an answer for those suffering with vitiligo, it may also serve as an intervention for aging hair.
May 02, 2013 | 03:42 PM CDT
By: Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries…
Following is a sampling of recent scientific literature as assembled by Rachel Grabenhofer, editor of Cosmetics & Toiletries, which was found to have potential impact on personal care.