When a man's hair stops growing back, it would be logical to assume his scalp has suffered a loss of stem cells, those versatile dynamos that have the ability to regenerate hair, blood, and other parts of the body.
Scientists testing a cosmetic anti-ageing product sold on the high street have shown it can clinically reduce wrinkles and improve the appearance of skin damaged by everyday exposure to sunlight.
Considerably more people than previously believed are allergic to the most common fragrance ingredient used in shampoos, conditioners and soap. A thesis presented at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden ...
German drugs giant Bayer said Monday it had launched tests into an injectable drug to combat the fat deposits that lead to the dreaded "double chin."
Some creams promising to lighten skin, eliminate age spots and zap freckles contain high levels of mercury, a toxic metal that can cause severe health problems, a Chicago investigation has found.
Put that comb back in your handbag -- a study by an Israeli dermatologist has found that too much combing of the coiffure leads to hair loss, the daily Haaretz reported on Monday.
(Phys.org)—Dermatologists and forensic sketch artists share an obsession with skin that could make them ideal partners in crime investigations, according to a published essay by a well-known forensic art instructor at the ...
Slather on some SPF 30 sunscreen and you know your nose won't turn pink.