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Feb 02, 2012 | 09:54 AM CST
By: Jack Surrette, SkinHealth Technology LLC
Vitamin D is critical to human health and the best source is from natural UVB light. However, contrary to the benefits gained are the well-documented damaging effects of sun exposure. In response, described here as a complementary approach to sun care is the development of an accurate gauge of UV exposure to produce optimum levels of vitamin D before sunburn results.
Feb 02, 2012 | 09:50 AM CST
By: Katerina Steventon, PhD, FaceWorkshops
Consumers are becoming more aware of the evenness of their skin tone, and it has become an important concern. Consequently, the primary focus of anti-aging skin care has shifted from reducing wrinkles to evening out skin pigmentation
Jan 03, 2012 | 11:06 AM CST
Researchers from the Kunming Institute of Zoology and the Chinese Academy of Sciences have identified a number of antimicrobial peptides in odorous frogs.
Dec 21, 2011 | 11:02 AM CST
Researchers at Kingston University and Neal's Yard Remedies have reported that white tea, witch hazel and rose may hold antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits beneficial for treating skin aging and some inflammatory diseases
Dec 13, 2011 | 03:37 PM CST
By: Anthony J. O'Lenick Jr., Siltech LLC; and Kell…
In this "Comparatively Speaking," Tony O'Lenick refers to Kelly Dobos to explain the difference between a microbiome and a metagenome, the understanding of which can lead to better understanding the anti-aging properties of ingredients and cosmetic products.
Dec 02, 2011 | 02:57 PM CST
By: Melanie George, PhD Avon Products Inc.
This first of two articles reviews transient and resident microbial populations of the human skin and how they alter with age, environment and exposure to antimicrobial agents. Considerations for the formulator of how cosmetic products may affect and be impacted by normal human flora also are provided.
Dec 02, 2011 | 02:29 PM CST
By: Howard I. Maibach, MD, University of Californi…
Following is an overview of research correlating, even at trace amounts, raw materials present in eye area color cosmetics with contact dermatitis.
Dec 02, 2011 | 02:24 PM CST
By: Katie Anderson (Schaefer), Cosmetics & Toiletr…
Chun-Ming (Eric) Huang, PhD, and his team at the University of California, San Diego, have developed what they believe to be a vaccine for acne.
Oct 31, 2011 | 10:10 AM CDT
Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have established a connection between a repairing protein and times of the day with an increased risk of skin cancer.
Oct 28, 2011 | 01:45 PM CDT
By: Elsa Jungman, Cécile Laugel and Arlette Baille…
In cosmetics, parabens are widely used due to their low cost and efficacy. In recent years, however, some reports have claimed that these materials exhibit estrogenic activity, which has led to attempts to replace them in formulations. This article reviews penetration studies of parabens spanning the past 20 years to determine whether they pose a risk to human health.