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Honey Helping Out in Antibiotic Wound Resistant Healing
Antibiotic resistance of bacteria is on the rise, which is creating an urgency to discover new alternative therapeutic agents. Read more.
Antioxidants and Skin Cancer
The risk of skin cancers associated with antioxidant intake declines following interruption of supplementation, supporting a causative role for antioxidants in the evolution of skin cancers, according to a recent French study. Read more.
Epidermal Growth Factor for Skin Regeneration
Although the search continues for the proverbial fountain of youth, advancements in skin care have resulted in progress toward its discovery. One such development was the founding of epidermal growth factor (EGF) in 1986 by scientists Stanley Cohen and Rita Levi-Motalcini. Read more.
Why Preservatives Make a Better Mineral Makeup
Today’s women demand more from their skin care products—and makeup—than ever before. In particular, the anti-aging boom of the past decade has brought skin function into sharp focus for discerning consumers. Read more.
Cosmetics & Toiletries
Keratolytic Treatments for Acne: A Review
Keratinocyte deviations in proliferation, adhesion and differentiation obstruct the infundibulum and the sebaceous duct, paving the way for excessive sebum secretion, bacterial overgrowth such as Propionibacterium acnes (P. acnes), and inflammatory response due to release of bacterial and cellular products, i.e. sebum and keratin. Read more.