Cosmeceutical Critique

Cosmeceutical Critique

Melatonin update, Part 1

Directly or via its circadian impact, melatonin also affects skin as well as core body temperature.

Cosmeceutical Critique

The role of the skin microbiome in skin disease

The microbiome of the gut and skin can impact one another in health and disease. Numerous dermatologic disorders can be traced to gastrointestinal...

Cosmeceutical Critique

The role of the skin microbiome in skin care

Many supplement and cosmeceutical companies have jumped on the microbiome bandwagon prematurely and claim that their products increase "good...

Cosmeceutical Critique

Taurine

This beta-amino acid appears to hold promising potential in the dermatologic realm, particularly for its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects...

Cosmeceutical Critique

Clove

The essential oil of clove shows promise, from treating palmar hyperhidrosis, chronic pruritus, and chronic anal fissure to eradicating acne-...

Cosmeceutical Critique

Tribulus terrestris

Germane to the dermatologic realm, T. terrestris is thought to exhibit antioxidant, anticarcinogenic, and immunomodulatory potential,...

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Five common pitfalls of retailing skin care

Many studies have shown that, although consumers desire a choice when making purchases, they get overwhelmed if they are presented with too many...

Cosmeceutical Critique

Buckwheat Extract

The reputed antioxidant and photoprotective properties of the botanical have led to greater scientific scrutiny.

Cosmeceutical Critique

Sesamol

Sesamol is a strong antioxidant present only in processed sesame oil that appears to contribute to a range of cutaneous effects.

Cosmeceutical Critique

The role of defensins in treating skin aging

Most skin-aging treatments work by prodding old fibroblasts and keratinocytes to accelerate the production of important cellular components. For...

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