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2012-06-10 23:02:51

Skincare Market Inc. sells only high quality skin care brands such as SkinMedica and SkinCeuticals for the best price nationwide guaranteed! Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 09, 2012 The SkinMedica TNS Essential Serum is a unparalleled anti-aging serum first to combine the benefits of the patented growth factor serum with potent antioxidants, peptides and other innovative anti-aging ingredients to regenerate your skin. This product improves the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and the overall...

2012-06-02 23:01:42

TheBeautyPlace.com features Toppik Hair Building Fibers, a hair loss product used to conceal thinning hair. (PRWEB) June 02, 2012 TheBeautyPlace.com an online retailer of beauty products at discounted prices understands thinning hair is a hair concern millions of men and women experience. The consultants of the online retailer believe that Toppik helps clients address their hair loss. They stated they want clients to start looking and feeling better about their appearance. Toppik Hair...

2012-05-31 01:17:54

Henry Ford Hospital dermatologists say skin transplant surgery is safe and effective for restoring skin pigmentation caused by the skin disease vitligo. In a first study of its kind in the United States, researchers followed 23 patients for up to six months after surgery and found that the treated area regained on average 43 percent of its natural skin color. In eight patients with localized vitiligo, the treated area regained on average 68 percent of its natural skin color. The surgery...

2012-05-27 23:01:56

TheBeautyPlace.com features Joico hair care products, a salon quality line of hair care, concentrated on treating and attending to every hair type's specific needs. Miami, FL (PRWEB) May 26, 2012 TheBeautyPlace.com, a leading online retailer of beauty products at discounted prices, announces the debut of Joico hair care products to their select product lineup. Joico offers shampoo, conditioner and hair treatments targeting dry, damaged hair, to smooth and provide anti-frizz protection, to...

2012-05-25 23:02:28

The recently launched website http://www.skintagshelp.com from Internet Marketing Services has just included two new sections dedicated to skin tag removal and the most common causes of this skin problem. Internet Marketing Services is a well known company that offers top class online marketing consultancy service and has recently decided to diversify their business into new fields of business (PRWEB) May 25, 2012 Internet Marketing Services' recently launched website has just been enhanced...

2012-05-14 14:21:56

by the National Cancer Institute Editor's Note: The following article is part of the monthly Lifelines education and awareness print series that the National Cancer Institute provides to African American media outlets. BETHESDA, Md., May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- You may have heard that people with light skin, light-colored hair, and blue or green eyes have a greater risk for developing skin cancer. But did you know that people with darker skin are at risk for skin cancer...

2012-05-10 14:02:25

This summer's action film, "The Amazing Spider-Man," is another match-up between the superhero and his nemesis the Lizard. Moviegoers and comic book fans alike will recall that the villain, AKA Dr. Curt Connors, was a surgeon who, after losing an arm, experimented with cell generation and reptilian DNA and was eventually able to grow back his missing limb. The latest issue of the journal Physiology contains a review article that looks at possible routes that unlock cellular regeneration in...

2012-05-10 13:48:58

With high UV levels continuing in Queensland this autumn, young people are at risk of suffering the worst skin damage they will receive during their lifetime, research from Queensland University of Technology (QUT) has found. Researcher Professor Michael Kimlin from QUT's AusSun Research Lab said the study found UV exposure during a person's first 18 years of life was the most critical for cancer-causing skin damage and skin aging. Professor Kimlin said while people aged over 50 had the...

2012-05-10 06:22:41

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hope Solo is widely considered the best goalkeeper in the world and with that title comes a hectic life and a busy schedule. Hope plays tough on the field, but she also has a sensitive side - her skin. Now, she is sharing her personal story and advice on how she manages her sensitive skin with balanced lifestyle choices and products like Simple - the first and only collection of mass facial skincare designed especially for those...

2012-05-09 06:26:24

SKILLMAN, N.J., May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Skin Cancer Foundation's Road to Healthy Skin Tour, presented by AVEENO® and Rite Aid, is once again touring the country to raise skin cancer awareness. Since its start in 2008, the Road to Healthy Skin Tour, staffed with local volunteer dermatologists, has made approximately 330 stops, screening more than 13,000 people and detecting 239 suspected cases of melanoma. This year, the AVEENO Brand is hitting the road in the Tour's customized RV...


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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