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Myths and Trends in Probiotics

Probiotics are on high-trend alert right now, and these different myths, truths and trends for probiotics will show what topical probiotics have to offer the skin. Source: Myths and Trends in Probiotics Advertisements

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Bring on the Moisture

One of the most important attributes for skin is hydration, no matter what time of year. While the colder, drier winter months make moisturi­zation needs more obvious, being properly hydrated is a must year-round. Understanding how the skin functions, as … Continue reading

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Spa with a Clinical Twist

Medical Spas have grown more than 700% in the last 10 years, according to the National Coalition of Estheticians, Manufacturers/Distributors and Associations (NCEA). 1 Well-trained estheticians are in high demand by physicians who want to pair up esthetics with medicine. … Continue reading

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Damage After Dark—UV Effects Continue Long After Exposure

Much of the damage that ultraviolet radiation (UV) does to skin occurs hours after sun exposure, a team of Yale-led researchers concluded in a study that was published online February 19 by the journal Science. This article originally appeared on … Continue reading

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Why Skin Care Products Work Sometimes, But Not Others

Everyone has experienced the unexplained difference in efficacy of skin care products from client to client. Why is it that a cosmeceutical works so well on one client for reducing wrinkles, redness and pore size, but does not work at … Continue reading

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Study Finds Fewer Moles Lead to Higher Risk in Melanoma

According to a new study from American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), people with fewer moles may be at higher risk for aggressive melanoma cancer than those with more moles. via Study Finds Fewer Moles Lead to Higher Risk in Melanoma.

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SKINtuition: Sleep Deprivation and Skin

Shakespeare wrote that sleep “knits up the ravell’d sleeve of care.” Getting a good night’s sleep may be even more difficult today than in The Bard’s time. A primary cause for a sleep-deprived lifestyle is exposure to the blue light … Continue reading

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