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Making DNA 'Dance': Chemical Oscillators to Choreograph Biological Functions

Chemical oscillation is at the very core of our circadian rhythm. It is also central to a new discovery from the University of Texas at Austin, and holds potential for molecular machines... possibly for advanced personal care.

Patent Pick: Evergreen and Kunzea Sebum Control

Mary Kay inventors have tapped into two natural solutions to unclog pores and treat acne, according to a new patent: the evergreen Psidium guajava and Kunzea ericoides (kunaka).

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: Digital Dimensions of Cosmetics

Technology is getting smarter—how might this apply to cosmetics? The SCC Annual Meeting closed with conversation and insight on how virtual reality, handheld 3-D scanning and more apply to the industry.

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.

Genome Engineering Boosts Synthetic Biology Market

A recent study from MarketsandMarkets shows the United States is leading the synthetic biology market with various key drivers. The market is expected to reach a new growth worth more than $8 billion in the following five years.

When Pollution and Sensitive Skin Meet

Concerns over air pollution's impact on the skin are on the rise. Research in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology found that skin care formulated with the goal of fighting pollution can make an impact on skin health.

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