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2011-06-09 00:00:30

SciDerma Medical enters into an agreement with The Beauty Exchange to distribute VITAPHENOL® in salons and spas, as well as with select online retailers Doylestown, PA (PRWEB) June 07, 2011 SciDerma Medical, manufacturer of the exclusive VITAPHENOL Skin Care Collection, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with The Beauty Exchange to distribute the VITAPHENOL line in salon and spa channels, as well as with select online retailers. The VITAPHENOL Skin Care Collection is...

2011-06-01 13:28:00

LOS ANGELES, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Within the last few years more and more media coverage has been directed towards a mysterious skin ailment called Morgellons disease. Those who suffer from the disease experience similar systems, which include persistent crawling and biting sensations under the skin, skin lesions, the appearance of colored fibers below and on top of the skin, extreme fatigue, and muscle and joint pain. After an extensive investigation, The Mayo Clinic came to the...

2011-05-31 10:15:00

YOKNEAM, Israel, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Syneron Medical Ltd. (NASDAQ: ELOS) held a media panel on the specific challenges of Asian skin and ways to successfully satisfy the increasing demands of Asian consumers regarding skin tone and appearance. "Many people believe that the most important differences in skin type are related to color or texture," said Bang Soon Kim, MD, Co-Director S&U Dermatological Clinic. "The truth of the matter is that differences in skin according...

2011-05-30 00:00:29

After Sun Skin Care is the most important warm weather skin care. These are vacation must have items. Be sure to pack your hat, your sun screen and mostly your After Sun Skin Care products. North Garden, VA (PRWEB) May 28, 2011 Garden of Eve Kicks off this summer with a June "ËœAfter Sun Skin Care Duo Special.' After Sun Skin Care is the most important warm weather skin care. These are a vacation must have items. Be sure to pack your hat, your sun screen and mostly your After...

2011-05-24 10:00:00

NEW YORK, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Skin Cancer Foundation's Road to Healthy Skin Tour presented by The AVEENO® Brand and Rite Aid, is armed with the tools needed to detect and protect against skin cancer. The Tour provides FREE full-body skin cancer screenings, samples of the latest AVEENO® sun protection products and educational materials to raise awareness of this preventable disease. A 38-foot customized RV will travel more than 17,000 miles...

2011-05-24 06:00:00

ADA, Mich., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Amway and Yale University researcher Dr. John Pawelek, have entered into an exclusive three-year agreement to research the biological mechanisms underlying skin pigmentation. The long-term research goal is to better understand human skin pigmentation disorders, including hyperpigmentation, and develop innovative, safe and effective therapies for these hard-to-treat and often psychologically painful conditions. (Logo:...

2011-05-20 00:00:28

PowerDNN, the leading DotNetNuke hosting and solutions provider, has announced that they are partnering with DNNStyle.com, a skinning company that specializes specifically in DotNetNuke Skins. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) May 18, 2011 Announced Tuesday, PowerDNN and DNNStyle.com are promoting a partnership by offering all PowerDNN customers DNNStyle Skins at a 75% off discount. DNNStyle.com is a perfect compliment to PowerDNN's product offerings, in that it provides PowerDNN customers with a...

2011-05-09 00:00:29

Celebrated annually on May 8, "No Socks Day" encourages everyone to wiggle their toes in freedom. Ways to celebrate this rather bizarre but lighthearted holiday range from decorating bare feet with jewelry to recycling socks that are mismatched or worn. Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) May 08, 2011 Celebrated annually on May 8, "No Socks Day" encourages everyone to wiggle their toes in freedom. Ways to celebrate this rather bizarre but lighthearted holiday range from decorating bare feet with jewelry...

2011-05-06 00:00:29

Give mom the gift of youthful skin this year. This age defying product regimen aggressively fights lines and wrinkles with the most advanced ingredients available today. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 05, 2011 Mother's Day is Sunday, May 8th and Kate Somerville wants to help moms discover more youthful skin. The exclusive Ageless Collection Kit is the perfect gift for mom. Younger skin is affordable with The Ageless Collection. The kit is a $275 value - available for $175. The kit features...

2011-05-05 09:20:00

NEW YORK, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- What is Exfoliation from the skincare industry's point of view? Exfoliation is a procedure that involves the removal of "dead" skin cells from the skin's surface. Theoretically this sounds logical, and that exfoliation should benefit the skin. In practice, it is impossible to perform mechanical or chemical exfoliation without damaging other layers of the skin which means: breaking reproductive and differentiating ability of the skin, exhausting...


Latest Skin Reference Libraries

Nail
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...

Skin
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
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.