Besides the questionable labor practices that surround the shops, glues, lacquers and dust in the workplace create their own risks for nail technicians
Some claim creams can bust the bulgy bane of many, whereas others swear by pricey procedures. But what is cellulite? And can it really be banished for good? A doctor gives the bottom line
From hydrating to getting a good night's sleep, two dermatologists explain which home treatments actually work--and why
From stem cells to the circadian cycle, the science behind new high-tech anti-aging research
Male circumcision-derived skin-rejuvenator injections in U.K. have yet to be approved in U.S.
Your cell phone could be your link to personally tailored beauty products
Key genes, rather than cell and DNA damage, as causes of aging
Tips on finding a sunscreen that guards from UV rays but does not contain potentially dangerous chemicals
Data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicates that humans carry phthalates—chemicals used as softeners in plastics and found in everything from pill coatings to nail polish—around in their bodies.
Scientists have a hunch that the gray hairs we dread (or welcome) may arrive sooner with stress
The new blond is bound to be green—that is if chemists at a Japanese beauty company have their way. New research, presented today at the American Chemical Society meeting in Salt Lake City, has uncovered an enzyme that can remove dark pigment from hair.
New study links exercise to greater longevity
Apparently not. New research says there's no proof of its supposed anti-aging powers
Early research shows that taranabant helps to suppress appetite and burn fat.
New research indicates that saccharin and other sugar substitutes may not be such a sweet deal for weight watchers
Hey, ladies, been spending hours fretting over your beefy bottoms? Perturbed about your pear-shaped bodes no matter how many lunges you do daily? Don't be.
The government knows just about as much as you do about what you're putting on your skin—that is to say, not much
A weeklong look into the cutting-edge treatments and age-old cures that promise to keep people looking their best
New study shows that Restylane injections do more than just temporarily fill in the lines
Editor's Note: This story is part of an In-Depth Report on the science of beauty. Read more about the series here.
What makes beauty?
Procter & Gamble scientists Greg Hillebrand and Jay Tiesman talk about scientific research related to beauty products and cosmetics. Plus, we'll test your knowledge of some recent science in the news. Web sites related to this episode include www.pg.com/science