by Mark Gray August 05, 2016
Sirtuins are multi-action proteins that regulate cell metabolism and aging. That makes them very interesting to researchers looking to develop anti-aging treatments for the skin.
We’ve known about sirtuins for over 10 years but it’s proved hard to pin down their actual mechanism. Substances such as resveratol are known to influence sirtuin activity – but how?
Now sirtuins seem set to enter the mainstream, with a growing weight of research showing the link between sirtuins and cell integrity:
In mammals, it has been established that sirtuins regulate physiological responses to metabolism and stress, two key factors that affect the process of aging.
You’ll be hearing more of these substances – and seeing them pop up in anti-aging cosmeceutical products.
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by Mark Gray May 10, 2018
by Lilly Falcon May 10, 2018
While the anatomy of the skin is the same from person to person, there are some gender differences in the physiology of our skin. But is there really a need for skin care products based on gender, and specifically something as universal as moisturizer? To answer this question, we take a look at the differences between male and female skin.
by Mark Gray April 26, 2018
Technologies such as Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) are commonly used for wrinkle reduction, and of course there’s a place for lasers in tattoo removal. This suggests a philosophy of aggressive intervention rather than the approach we generally prefer, which is to promote homeostasis, i.e. the skin’s natural ability to maintain itself.
But it’s not quite that simple.
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