Skin Health & The Gut

A growing amount of medical research has begun to examine the relationship between the GI tract and skin. Both organs serve essential immune and neuroendocrine functions and play critical roles in maintaining physiological homeostasis. Additional findings have demonstrated a bidirectional link between the gut and skin health, and while supplemental research is needed before the …

Atopic Dermatitis: Therapeutic Treatment Options

Atopic dermatitis, or eczema, is a skin condition that affects approximately 30 percent of people in the United States: most of whom are children and adolescents. A person with eczema will typically experience patches of dry, itchy skin that may crack, bleed, or become infected. Multiple factors can trigger or worsen atopic dermatitis, including low humidity, …

Peptides in Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology

Few therapies are gaining as much clinical credibility, growing popularity, and increasing relevance as peptides: now utilized and applied in numerous therapeutic areas including chronic inflammatory disease, various autoimmune disorders, age-related conditions, and now clinical & aesthetic dermatology—expected to surpass $25 billion by 2018, in a rapidly expanding and cutting-edge market. What are peptides? As …

Understanding the Clean Skincare Movement

In early September of this year, the global market watchdog company Technavio released an extensive research analysis: estimating that the global professional skincare market will leap by 7% between 2018-2022. One of the major trends leading the skincare industry forward includes a continuous increase in demand for clean skincare products and treatments. Several other industry experts …