Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 15:15
In a retrospective study published in the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology (June 2016), researchers David Lortscher, MD, et al, sought to examine the influence of different, commonly prescribed hormonal contraceptives on acne.
Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 15:11
A study published online June 23 in the British Journal of Dermatology found that low high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol and insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) were associated with a higher risk of hair loss in women.
Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 15:08
A recent study found topical tranexamic acid (TA), a plasmin inhibitor, to be effective for treating melasma, with a possible mechanism of action being the suppression of Endothelin 1 (ET-1). Former studies have suggested that TA interferes with the interaction between melanocytes and keratinocytes and may reverse increased vasculature seen in melasma.

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Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 15:06
SENTÉ has announced the appointment of Virginia L. Vega, PhD, as vice president of research & development and physician education.
Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 08:27
Salon Supply Store, announced details related to their first ever scholarship competition. With a prize of $1,000, Salon Supply Store is seeking candidates currently enrolled in a cosmetology program. Open to students studying all forms of cosmetology including hairstyling, barbering, nails, and makeup application, the ideal candidate for selection will exhibit creativity, passion, and a commitment to advancing the art of cosmetology.
Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 08:19
The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors (ICMAD) announced the three revered beauty business experts who will headline the nation's premiere event honoring innovation and creativity in beauty product manufacturing and distribution: Harlan Kirschner, The Kirschner Group and Tish & Snooky Bellomo, MANIC PANIC. The three beauty insiders have made indelible marks on the $56 billion dollar cosmetics industry and will cap off the award ceremonies with their industry insights and expertise.

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Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 08:04
The Association for Retail Technology Standards, part of the National Retail Federation’s Technology Leadership Community, has announced new resources to help retailers safeguard their data. ARTS is dedicated to helping retailers and solution providers identify, adopt and integrate current and emerging information technology standards.
Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 07:55
Overall revenue for all U.S. salon-industry services (hair, skin and nails) plus salon retail grew 3.2%, according to the new 2015 Professional Salon Industry Haircare Study from Professional Consultants & Resources. Total U.S. salon services and salon retail sales grew to $60.27 billion. In addition, there were nearly 294,000 U.S. salons and barbershops using and selling salon haircare products. Salon count declined by 2.5% as large rental suites opened.
Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 07:48
RangeMe—the online platform that streamlines new-product discovery between suppliers and retailers—and Urban Expositions, one of the fastest-growing trade show-management companies in the United States, have announced that the Windy City Gift Show will leverage RangeMe’s technology to provide exhibitors greater reach to connect with buyers.


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