By Jessica Toonkel NEW YORK (Reuters) - When Benefit Cosmetics, a San Francisco-based maker of skin care and makeup, used Twitter's Periscope live-streaming video service to make a product demonstration, a heckler became part of the live show, typing to the presenter, "I can see down your top" even though there was no wardrobe malfunction. Show More Summary
(Philadelphia, PA) - College is a stressful time in the lives of students, and a new study by researchers at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM) and Temple University found that heightened levels of psychological stress are associated with skin complaints. read more
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Korean skin care has made its way into the lives of many Americans, and no one knows this better than Soko Glam founder Charlotte Cho. The California native spent five years living in Seoul, South Korea, learning the ins and outs of Korean beauty before launching her online shop, where she sells curated Asian beauty products. Show More Summary
Amber Heard shows some sexy skin on the cover of Marie Claire magazine’s December 2015 issue, on newsstands November 17. Here’s what the 29-year-old The Danish Girl actress had to share with the mag: On her life: “I’ve been on the road or on the run since I was 16.” On rumors of her separation [...]
Dr. Howard Green, a Harvard scientist who made an accidental discovery that led to a method for regenerating human skin and saving the lives of severe burn victims, has died. He was 90. Green's technique involved taking a patch of skin the size of a postage stamp and, under meticulously controlled...
From a failed experiment, Dr. Green discovered how to regenerate skin that could be grafted onto burn victims, and inspired future stem cell research.
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Digital makeup, real-time face tracking and string music accented the Sephora-assisted launch of Von D's beauty line
The trillions of bacteria that live in our guts, and on our skin, also hide out in a strange place – the microenvironment around tumors. One of biotech’s daring early-stage venture capital outfits, well aware of the surge in microbiome research, is committing $35 million to get some answers to [...]
100 billion humans have lived and died over the course of history. If ghosts are real, there are 14 of them for every living person. Sometimes I’m convinced that they are real; I feel like I sense them daily — Permeating my skin as I spill my coffee. Show More Summary
The Michael Todd Soniclear is a game changer when it comes to exfoliating your skin to impart a healthy glow. I currently have both the Soniclear Classic and Soniclear Petite. Using the lowest setting, it’s gentle on my skin and I love how it tackles the blackheads on my nose. If you haven’t tried it […]
Scientists in recent years have made great progress in characterizing the bacterial population that normally lives on human skin and contributes to health and disease. Now researchers have used state-of-the-art techniques to survey the...Show More Summary
PHILADELPHIA -- Scientists in recent years have made great progress in characterizing the bacterial population that normally lives on human skin and contributes to health and disease. Now researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine...Show More Summary
In 1959, Texas journalist John Howard Griffin darkened his skin and lived for six weeks as a black man in the segregated South. In this week's episode of the Futility Closet podcast we'll describe his harrowing story and what it showed about the true state of race relations in America. Show More Summary
The CDC and the Carter Center released some great news about Dracunculiasis this Halloween season. It's not victory over sparkly vampires, though; cases of guinea worms (Dracunculus medinensis) decreased by 85 percent in 2015. The Latin name of “Little Dragon” refers to the fiery burning pain of these yard-long worms that live under human skin.Read full article >>
What if we could grow electronics in a lab, using carefully engineered bacteria rather than wires, plastic, and lithium? At MIT, computer interaction researchers are doing just that. Read more...
Napalm girl Kim Phuc, 52, now a Canadian citizen living outside Toronto, has started going to the Miami Dermatology and Laser Institute for laser treatment on scar tissue marring her skin. Doctor Jill Waibel, who volunteered to donate her services when Phuc sought her out for consultation, indicated that the treatments also would relieve the... Show More Summary
One city council says it's appropriate: “It’s not the color of their skin, but the color of their uniform."
As cooler weather begins its seasonal creep into our lives, it’s time to ramp up the skincare routine.