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Nov 01, 2006 | 01:08 PM CST
By: Katie Schaefer, Cosmetics & Toiletries
Spider veins are popping up, literally, all over the world. This article attempts to establish possible causes for spider veins in addition to exploring their current and future treatment.
Oct 17, 2006 | 05:37 PM CDT
By: Hong Zhai MD and Howard I. Maibach, MD, Univer…
This is the first article in a series discussing effects of occlusion on skin.
Oct 13, 2006 | 02:20 PM CDT
By: A.V. Rawlings, AVR Consulting, Ltd.
Ever since Ervin Blank discovered1 the importance of moisturizing the stratum corneum, companies have focused their attention on developing a better surface barrier or improving skin surface moisturization in the outer layers of the stratum corneum.
Oct 11, 2006 | 12:53 PM CDT
By: A.V. Rawlings, AVR Consulting Ltd.
During the last decade there has been tremendous advancement in our understanding of not only the structure, composition and function of the stratum corneum, but also in its formation and the epidermal differentiation factors responsible for mediating cellular changes in keratinocytes during their journey from the basal layer to the granular layer.
Oct 10, 2006 | 02:17 PM CDT
By: Sara P. Modjtahedi, Bobeck S. Modjtahedi, and …
Irritant contact dermatitis (ICD), a common dermatological disorder, presents the classic signs and symptoms of infl ammation: edema, redness and tenderness. It can occur as a result of single exposure to an acute irritant, or when exposure to a less potent irritant is persistent or repeated until signs and symptoms develop over weeks, years or decades.
Sep 08, 2006 | 04:49 PM CDT
Industry expert Tony O'Lenick asks: What is the difference between deep wrinkles and fine lines? Steven Schwartz provides the answer.
Aug 31, 2006 | 10:56 AM CDT
By: Jeanette M. Waller and Howard I. Maibach, MD
This is the second of three reviews of technical literature examining the facts and misconceptions about aging skin. Articles on cutaneous blood flow were reviewed in the July 2006 issue. The remaining topics are cutaneous biochemistry and skin thickness.
Aug 30, 2006 | 11:14 AM CDT
Recent research findings from the University of Manchester could help an inherited form of baldness.
Jun 29, 2006 | 11:54 AM CDT
By: Bud Brewster
The skin has its own efficient mechanisms and locations for storing water in the stratum corneum (SC). A well-hydrated SC is essential for shedding cells and preventing thickened, dry, rough, scaly skin. But what if the hydration system breaks down? How can the cosmetic chemist help?
Jun 29, 2006 | 11:30 AM CDT
By: Jeanette M. Waller, Howard I. Maibach, M.D.
This is the first of three reviews of technical literature examining the fact and fancy of aging skin. The three topics are cutaneous blood flow, cutaneous biochemistry and skin thickness.