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2010-03-03 13:22:09

Scientists at L'Or©al, in hot pursuit of the hidden elements of beauty, seem well on their way to disputing the old adage, "beauty is only skin deep." In fact, their work indicates that what makes hair curly or straight and skin smooth or rough, is much deeper. It actually is linked to molecules within the body, according to an article in Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), ACS' weekly newsmagazine. C&EN Senior Editor Lisa M. Jarvis points out that L'Or©al, one of the...

2009-11-10 11:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- These days, saving a little money here and there is all the rage. Even small changes - carpooling to work or making coffee at home - can really add up. But when it comes to cutting back on hair care, many people might be hesitant to make significant changes for fear that it could impact their looks and the health of their hair. That's where a dermatologist can help. Speaking today at the American Academy of Dermatology's SKIN academy (Academy),...

2009-04-24 18:19:41

British analysts and retailers say hair dye sales have spiked due to recession-hit customers attempting to forgo the salon and do their own hairstyling. Consumer analysts Mintel said the latest projections suggest the home hair dye market will be worth $416 million in 2012, up $41 million from projections made last year. Bottles of hair dye have been selling well in supermarkets as cash-strapped shoppers try to avoid salons, a Mintel spokesman said. Supermarkets have reported a surge in sales...

2009-04-16 17:42:00

MONTREAL, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Snob Girls Professionnelles is proud to announce the launch of its 100% Free Series(TM) Hair & Skin care line, designed with your health and beauty in mind. This new Eco-friendly line features five regimens of cleansers, rebalancing creams, leave-in bio-serums and weekly shock treatments, scientifically formulated to address common hair and skin concerns. While banning over 25 harsh ingredients commonly found in hair, skin and cosmetics products, each...

2009-03-30 08:54:01

If you love the way coloring your hair makes you look and feel but hate what it does to the environment, get ready for the world's first "green" hair bleach. Japanese scientists say they have developed an environmentally friendly alternative to traditional hair bleaches that comes without the unwanted effects, such as the need for frequent applications and subsequent hair damage and irritation to the scalp and other parts of the body. Each year, millions of people use hair bleach to lighten...

2009-03-27 07:00:00

CHICAGO, March 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- America's Beauty Show, March 28-30 in Chicago, is dedicated to safe and healthy beauty salons. By doing so, the Show raises serious and decades overdue concerns on the dangers of conventional nationwide salons. Salon products are generally dispensed from bulk containers without labeled ingredients. Of particular concern is the cumulative contamination of air, particularly in poorly ventilated salons, with volatile ingredients and fine...

2008-05-28 15:00:00

By LING, Jenny AN ALLERGIST is calling for warnings on hair dye labels to highlight the risks of chemical reactions to hair dye. Vincent Crump, of the Auckland Allergy Clinic, said prolonged use of hair dye, particularly permanent colours, could increase the chance of a severe allergic reaction. "People need to be aware if you're going to dye your hair -- especially if it's a permanent dye -- that you run that risk," he said. Dr Crump's comments come after The Dominion Post reported...

2008-03-24 12:01:21

By Dusty Ricketts, Northwest Florida Daily News, Fort Walton Beach Mar. 24--FORT WALTON BEACH -- Anyone considering getting a black henna tattoo might want to think twice. The Florida Department of Health has issued a warning against the use of p-Phenylenediamine, commonly referred to as PPD or black henna, because it can trigger allergic reactions. While traditional henna is made from a plant and has been used for hundreds of years to decorate the skin, black henna is a chemical used...

2006-07-20 07:23:39

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU regulators said on Thursday they would ban 22 substances from use in hair dyes in the European Union from December 1 to ensure consumer safety. But the move will not affect the 2.6 billion euro ($3.4 billion) EU hair dye market because the substances are not used anyway, said Gerald Rennor, director of science and research at the European Cosmetic Toiletry and Perfumery Association. "The impact will be zero," Rennor told Reuters. The EU's Scientific Committee...

2006-07-04 08:59:59

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Using hair dye may increase the risk of a type of cancer known as lymphoma, a European study shows. "Our data suggest that personal use of hair coloring is associated with a small increase in lymphoma risk, particularly among women who started using hair coloring products before 1980," Dr. Silvia de Sanjose of the Catalan Institute of Oncology in Barcelona and colleagues write in the July 1 issue of the American Journal of Epidemiology. Past research has...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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