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Feb. 22, 2013




 



Demand for Botox, fillers drives US cosmetic surgery growth
Reuters    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Botox, fillers and chemical peels were among the most popular cosmetic treatments in the U.S. and fueled growth in the cosmetic surgery industry for the third consecutive year, according to recently released statistics. More



Global cosmeceuticals market set for big growth
CosmeticsDesign.com USA    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
A new market report points to category leading growth for the global cosmeceutical market as advancements in ingredients technology leads to more innovative and effective products. More

New technology could make antioxidants in skin care products more effective
American Academy of Dermatology    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Antioxidants have been used as active ingredients in skin care products for years because of their anti-aging abilities, but effectively adding these natural ingredients to skin care products has its challenges. Advances in plant stem cell technology provide a new way to extract antioxidants from plants in their purest and most stable form, which can help products more successfully treat the signs of aging. More

Mismatch: Sun exposure in modern life, skin pigmentation
Medical News Today    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
As people move more often and become more urbanized, skin color may lose some of its evolutionary advantage, according to a Penn State anthropologist. About 2 million years ago, permanent dark skin color imparted by the pigment — melanin — began to evolve in humans to regulate the body's reaction to ultraviolet rays from the sun, said Nina Jablonski, Distinguished Professor of Anthropology. More

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Mycobacterial infections may emerge from fractional resurfacing
Dermatology Times    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Papules and pustules after patients undergo resurfacing procedures with a fractional CO2 laser may be caused by nontuberculous mycobacterial infection, according to a recent study. More

New trials to start on drug to treat chin fat deposits
Private Healthcare UK    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Double chins could soon be a thing of the past for many people, with the news that a drug which targets fat cells accumulated under the chin has been passed to undergo a third round of clinical trials. German drug company Bayer has been working alongside Californian counterpart Kythera Biopharmaceuticals and the pair is now testing a drug, known as ATX-101. More

High GI-diet, dairy intake linked to acne
Medical News Today    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
A diet high in glycemic index foods and dairy products is now linked to acne, according to a new study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The study also suggests using medical nutrition therapy as a form of acne treatment. The findings support rising evidence of a link between diet and acne. More

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Breasts, butts out in 2012; faces in
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For the first time in six years, the number of people enhancing their breasts and plumping their buttocks is declining. The number of people lifting, injecting and lasering their faces is growing. So who's powering this sudden growth in facial cosmetic surgery? Baby boomers. More

Should buyers trust claims that liposomes can carry active ingredients into the skin?
Medical News Today    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
According to the beauty industry, liposomes are capable of transporting active ingredients deep into the skin where they release the active ingredients to alter the skin's structure by rejuvenating and smoothing the skin. Research from University of Southern Denmark now shows that liposomes are not capable of transporting themselves deep into the skin. More

Global cosmetic procedure market to grow by 10 percent in 2013
Plastic Surgery Practice    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The global market for cosmetic procedures grew 10 percent in 2012, and is set to grow at a similar pace in 2013, according to a report by IMCAS. Liposuction, breast augmentation and other surgical procedures, as well as noninvasive treatments, totaled $6 billion in 2012 and are expected to reach $6.3 billion in 2013, the report showed. More


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Looking to share your expertise?
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In an effort to enhance the overall content of Warfield Weekly Update, we'd like to include peer-written articles in future editions. As a member of SDSS, your knowledge of the industry lends itself to unprecedented expertise. And we're hoping you'll share this expertise with your peers through well-written commentary. Because of the digital format, there's no word or graphical limit and our group of talented editors can help with final edits. If you're interested in participating, please contact Ronnie Richard to discuss logistics. More

New therapeutics could accelerate wound healing
University of California, Los Angeles via ScienceDaily    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
In "before" and "after" photos from advertisements for wound-healing ointments, bandages and antibiotic creams, we see an injury transformed from an inflamed red gash to smooth and flawless skin. What we don't appreciate is the vital role that our own natural biomolecules play in the healing process, including their contribution to the growth of new cells and the development of new blood vessels that provide nutrients to those cells. More

Best practice techniques in cervicofacial liposculpture
PRIME Journal    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Subcutaneous fat plays an essential morphological part in facial aesthetics. Just like a veil, it softens, shapes and erases subjacent osteomuscular angles by softening and rounding their shape aspect. In the young adult, the face is oval, with the triangle of beauty resting on the features of the cheekbones and chin. Therefore, beauty in a female face does not simply rest on its tight, smooth and wrinkle-free aspect, but also on harmonious curves and roundness. More

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Susanne S. Warfield, President/CEO of Paramedical Consultants, Inc. (www.PCIJournal.com) Official Publication of the Society of Dermatology SkinCare Specialists. Warfield has over 31 years experience, is a leading expert on business, legal and liability issues that affect physician and esthetician relationships. She has authored over 400 articles and 15 books for the consumer, medical and skin care sectors. More

             

 

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