Tag: skin

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

Here's Where to Find Discontinued Clarisonic Products

Mere moments after news broke in July that Clarisonic would be going out of business, practically every brush, brush head, and accompanying skin-care product the legendary device brand made sold out on the official website and that of authorized retailers. Shoppers were told that they could get 50 percent off until the anticipated September 30

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

Vaccines through microneedle skin patches

A revolutionary new way to give vaccines through microneedle skin patches is being tested at Swansea University, thanks to £200,000 of EU funding announced by the Welsh Government. The COVID-19 pandemic is giving extra urgency to the search for vaccines and new ways of delivering them. This important research is being conducted by Innoture, a

Range of COVID-19 skin signs linked to disease severity

Skin signs of COVID-19 can range from purple toes, known as “COVID toes” seen in patients with mild infections, to a net-like rash signaling the presence of life-threatening blood clots in patients with severe disease. Certain skin changes may also be the only sign of COVID-19 infection, or may accompany or follow other COVID-19 symptoms,

As summer starts, sun safety slashes skin cancer risk

(HealthDay)—With many beaches and parks opening in time for Memorial Day, the American Cancer Society is reminding people to practice sun safety. Overexposing yourself to the sun increases your risk for skin cancer, which is the most common cancer in the United States, with almost 5.5 million cases each year. That’s more than breast, colon,

Treatment for ‘low T’ could someday come from a single skin cell, research shows

USC researchers have successfully grown human, testosterone-producing cells in the lab, paving the way to someday treat low testosterone with personalized replacement cells. In today’s Proceedings from the National Academy of Sciences, scientists describe how they transformed stem cells into functioning Leydig cells—the cells in the testes that produce the male sex hormone. “Our study

Boy, five, with ‘butterfly skin’ suffers ‘third-degree burns’

Boy, five, with ‘butterfly skin’ suffers ‘third-degree burns that require morphine every time he bumps his skin’ Jamie Cockeram has recessive epidermolysis dystrophic bullosa Slightest graze leaves him with ‘deep wounds likened to third degree burns’ Pain means he is dependent on morphine and a wheelchair to get about  A five-year-old boy with ‘butterfly skin’ suffers ‘third-degree

Q&A: Tanning beds raise risk for skin cancer

Dear Mayo Clinic: My daughter and her friends are all talking about going to a tanning bed. I suggested to my daughter that she get a spray tan instead, but I don’t think I’ve convinced her since she’s under the impression that tanning beds are somewhat safe. Is there any kind of tanning bed that

A new way of diagnosing and treating disease—without cutting skin

University of British Columbia researchers have developed a specialized microscope that has the potential ability to both diagnose diseases that include skin cancer and perform incredibly precise surgery—all without cutting skin. The researchers describe the technology in a study published today in Science Advances. “Our technology allows us to scan tissue quickly, and when we

The typical scabies symptoms you should all know

Itchy skin disease: scabies should be treated immediately In recent years, a noticeable strong increase in scabies cases. The trigger for the infection of the skin, the Krätzmilbe. Who suffers from certain symptoms, you should promptly consult a doctor. Burning of the skin and unbearable itching are the Symptoms. Infectious disease was considered to be