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Study Reveals Pathogen Resistance is Sexy

I love the the smell of a man who doesn't stink; who takes time to wash and apply deodorant. Apparently I'm not alone. In fact, according to a new study, pathogen-prevalent regions see increases in consumer grooming time to give an air of pathogen-resistance and attract mates.

A 'Script' for Aging Skin?

It may be a tough pill to swallow, but a group of university researchers may have stumbled on the ultimate "cure" for sagging and wrinkled skin: a molecule along the Hippo pathway that can be drug-activated.

Massive Study Identifies Genetic Indicators for Skin Cancer Risk

The results of a massive study examining some 7,404 cases of squamous cell carcinoma in skin identified genetic associations with this disease, some for the first time.

For the Love of Microbes: Pigments with Super Powers

They're at it again. Microbes are spreading—but not to our blacklist, as once before. They've flagellated their way into our hearts as their powers are used for good, not evil—in this case, as producers of pigments having bonus antioxidant and antimicrobial benefits, as a new study describes.

10 Reasons the Global At-Home Beauty Device Market is Growing

With the market for at-home beauty devices continuing to grow, here are the top 10 factors for its escalating status.

Skin Care Gets a Good Rub Down: The Role Massage Plays in Cosmetic and Skin Care

Dermatologists often recommend rubbing when applying topicals. Available research suggests that rubbing can significantly affect absorption rates of some chemicals. However, data on the effect rubbing has on cosmetic and skin care formulations is lacking. Thus, rubbing is one variable influencing the efficacy of cosmetic and skin care ingredient chemistry that awaits in-depth evaluation.

Face of the Future

In an eerie stroke of genius, researchers have published on the development of a novel "second" skin that can not only cover existing skin and its imperfections, but also deliver sunscreen, actives and other treatments.

British Columbia's Secret: Rare Clay

Kisameet Bay, British Columbia, has a secret—a rare mineral clay that, according to researchers, potentially holds the power to treat serious bacterial infections ranging from colitis and arthritis to skin irritation and burns.

Study Raises Concerns Over Exposure of African-American Women to Hair, Scalp Care

A new study from Loma Linda University reviewed hair product use among African-American women in relation to breast cancer incidence. Findings suggest a closer look is warranted.

Unilever, University of Liverpool Partner to Research Next Generation of Renewable Chemicals

The three-year project will involve developing renewable chemicals from the surplus sugars, fats, oils and carbohydrates produced via commodity byproducts and forestry wastes.

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