Tag: Skin Care

Every Mario Badescu Product Is on Sale for Amazon Prime Day

All products featured on Allure are independently selected by our editors. However, when you buy something through our retail links, we may earn an affiliate commission. You can spot Mario Badescu Skin Care's green packaging from a mile away. With an over half-a-century legacy of repairing skin, developing a major fan following, it's no surprise

How to Take Care of Your Skin During Breast Cancer

This story is part of Survivor's Guide, a series on navigating the impact of breast cancer through beauty and self-care. Amid so many other transformations to your body, treatments such as chemotherapy, hormone therapy, and radiation therapy often cause dryness, itchiness, and sun sensitivity to the skin. "Studies show skin conditions are the most unexpected

Why I Start and End My Day With a “Fake Commute”

Welcome to My Beauty Ritual, a series where editors, experts, and pros reveal the ways in which they use beauty — especially skin care — as a method of self-care. In this week’s installment, Marianna Hewitt talks about finding a work-life balance.  We all have our rituals. One of Marianna Hewitt's is to create a

A New Innovation in Natural Deodorant: Acids

Acid for your armpits? Connecticut-based dermatologist Alicia Zalkan says absolutely. She has commercialized a product she's calling Anti-Odorant under a new brand, Surface Deep, that use a 5 percent fruit-derived glycolic acid in order to block underarm odor from ever existing, she says. Anti-Odorant comes in individually wrapped pad form, and is used similarly to

Scientists identify unique subtype of eczema linked to food allergy: Children with both conditions have abnormal skin near eczema lesions, research finds

Atopic dermatitis, a common inflammatory skin condition also known as allergic eczema, affects nearly 20 percent of children, 30 percent of whom also have food allergies. Scientists have now found that children with both atopic dermatitis and food allergy have structural and molecular differences in the top layers of healthy-looking skin near the eczema lesions,

Doctors Weigh In On The Causes, Triggers, And Treatments For Acne

MSN recently reported on dermatologist Doctor Daniel Glass’s words about effective acne treatment and prevention. Acne seems to affect everyone to at least some extent. For some it’s a simple blemish around a certain time of the month, and for others the acne is constant, plenty, and persistent. Regardless how frequent, how much, and what

CRISPR gene editing will find applications in plastic and reconstructive surgery

The CRISPR genome editing technique promises to be a “transformative leap” in genetic engineering and therapy, affecting almost every area of medicine. That includes plastic surgery, with potential advances ranging from prevention of craniofacial malformations, to therapeutic skin grafts, to new types of rejection-free transplants, according to a paper in the November issue of Plastic

Novel combination therapy promotes wound healing

By incorporating a gene-suppressing drug into an over-the-counter gel, researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and their colleagues cut healing time by half and significantly improved healing outcomes compared to control treatments. Results from the combination therapy, which was tested in mice, were published online today in Advances in Wound Care. “Not only did

New insights into what drives organ transplant rejection: Subset of cells appear to trigger rejection of skin grafts; pre-treating organs could have positive implications for face transplants

When it comes to transplant rejection, some organs are far trickier than others. Some transplantable organs, such as the liver, are readily accepted by the recipient’s immune system, rarely triggering an immune response and rejection. But the skin is a very different matter: Skin grafts have a high rate of rejection for unknown reasons. Investigators