Latest Skin Stories

2011-12-28 08:00:00

Immune-Boosting Skin Care Line Introduces Peaceful Bubbles and Snuggly Lotion Plus New Large 20-Ounce Sizes of Our Bestselling Products. Professional Quality, All Natural and Organic, Episencial Baby Skin Care Reduces Packaging and Rolls Out New Look and Logo. Available Now Online and in Select Whole Foods Stores Nationwide. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 28, 2011 Episencial, natural and organic personal care products for babies and kids, is celebrating 2012 with the launch of two new...

2011-12-27 08:00:00

fiteBac SkinCare, LLC, a leading innovator and global marketer of skincare products, announced today that the Company has officially relocated to its new corporate headquarters in Marietta, Georgia. This move is part of fiteBac SkinCare´s strategy to better accommodate its growth initiatives. Marietta, GA (PRWEB) December 27, 2011 fiteBac SkinCare, LLC, a leading innovator and global marketer of skincare products, announced today the opening of its new corporate headquarters to better...

Scientists Create Human Skin From Baby Foreskins
2011-12-22 06:08:23

Scientists at a secret German laboratory have grown human skin from baby foreskins. The process takes cells from foreskins donated to the project, known as the Skin Factory at the Fraunhofer Institute in Stuttgart, Germany, and grows swatches of skin for use in testing cosmetics and other consumer products. Project spokesman Andreas Traube said that its creators claim that one day their process could replace all animal testing. Scientists extract a single layer of cells from each...

2011-12-20 18:25:24

Scientists at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have used advanced light microscopy to show that a substance can be differently absorbed by the skin, depending on what it is mixed with. This may determine whether it causes contact allergy or not. "We have also been able to identify specific cells and proteins in the skin with which a contact allergen interacts. The results increase our understanding of the mechanisms behind contact allergy", says Carl Simonsson at the Department of...

2011-12-19 15:00:00

For purchases over $100, a tote bag will be included and for more than $200, a tote bag and manicure kit. And also a free LED anti- aging light therapy device with purchases over $300, which is worth $150 alone. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) December 19, 2011 Skincare Market Inc. now carries the SkinCeuticals Advanced Brightening System which is a kit that protects the skin while diminishing the effect of skin damage from UV rays. This five piece system is clinically proven to safely...

Latest Skin Reference Libraries

2013-03-05 14:40:49

Nails are found on the fingers and toes alike. Formation and Orientation Nails are made of the protein keratin, much like hair as they are related, which is tough and strong and able to protect the ends of the fingers they cover. The nail plate, nail matrix, the nail sinus and the nail bed all make up the nail. The matrix is broken up into two sections; the nonvisible layer is simply referred to as the matrix while the visible part is called the lunula. The matrix is the tissue...

2013-03-04 15:18:05

Skin is the outermost organ that protects and incases the tendons, ligaments, bones, muscles, etc. It is also the largest organ of the human body. Formation and Orientation Healthy skin consists of vitamins A, C, D and E, but in all skin, there are melanocytes which produce mesodermal cells. These cells allow for the absorption of UV rays. There are five main pigments that provide color in the skin’s many levels. Although not found in the skin, Oxyhemoglobin is found in the blood,...

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Word of the Day
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.