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[podcast] Microbiome Interactions and Skin Health, Part I

New research from Amway and Microbiome Insights underlines the connections between skin health and the microbiome. In a new podcast series, Greg Hillebrand, Ph.D., and Malcolm Kendall share what they've learned.

Industry Insight: Microbiome Interactions and Skin Health

New research from Amway and Microbiome Insights underlines the connections between skin health and the microbiome. In our exclusive two-part podcast series, Greg Hillebrand, Ph.D., and Malcolm Kendall share what they've learned; following is an excerpt.

A New Code for Skin Care, Part III: RNA Activation—The Flipside to RNA Interference

As the scientific knowledge of RNAi has expanded, a completely opposite process of RNA activation (RNAa) has been discovered. In this third and final part in our series, gene activation by non-coding RNA is explored for its potential in skin care applications.

[podcast] How Nutrition Translates to Beauty, Part II: Measurement

This five-part podcast series with Zoe Diana Draelos, M.D., and Alan Dattner, M.D., considers the impact of nutrition on beauty. In this, part II in our series, we consider how to measure this correlation.

Emotion AI and What it Means for User Experiences

"In the future, more and more smart devices will be able to capture human emotions and moods in relation to certain data and facts and to analyze situations accordingly."

Patent Pick: Silencing Sweat

Don't sweat the small stuff, they say. But what if the small stuff is causing big problems? Take hyperhydrosis, for example, which involves certain proteins. Thankfully, Unilever has identified them and, as a new patent application describes, is interfering with their genetic messaging to manage this condition.

Study Sheds LIGHT on Eczema Cause

Research published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine has identified a potential method to block atopic dermatitis by targeting the LIGHT protein.

The Acne Depression Connection

A study in The British Journal of Dermatology investigated just that, finding an increased risk of developing major depression for people who suffer from acne.

Anti-pollution Cosmetics: In the Face of a Changing Environment

Pollution in different forms and media can cause skin distress of various types. In response, leading global cosmetic companies are turning to a full spectrum of anti-pollution ingredients for answers. Both the negative effects of pollution on skin, and ingredients and products to protect against this damage are reviewed here.

Soaking up the Self-Tan: The Pros and Cons of DHA and Self-tanners

Many people utilize non-UV tanning methods to meet fashion demands without exposing themselves to UV radiation. This article reviews the health benefits and possible drawbacks of dihydroxyacetone, the main active ingredient in self-tanning products.

Restoring Hair and Scalp Health: Ceramide-2 Analog for Conditioning and Barrier Benefits

Since ceramides are essential for protecting skin and hair, the natural conclusion would be to use them as cosmetic ingredients. However, naturally occurring ceramides are difficult to extract and can carry a high cost. A structural analog to naturally occurring ceramide-2 was therefore developed.

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