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How does aging work? (Part 2)

How does aging work? (Part 2)

Aug 30, 2018

Last time, we discussed what aging is and how DNA alterations that occur during cellular replication plays into aging. To catch everyone up, each cell contains a copy of DNA and so each time new cells are created by a round of replication, the DNA from the original cell must be copied [1]. During this replication process, mistakes can be made, and if our DNA repair... more

So why are we creating a blog?

So why are we creating a blog?

Sep 06, 2018

Who are we? OneSkin is a biotech startup, based out of San Francisco, with a mission to build a future in which we can age healthier and better! We are harnessing the most advanced tools in tissue engineering and molecular biology to discover compounds that are able to reverse skin aging. Our unique platform combines real human skin models and molecular markers to... more

How does aging work?

How does aging work?

Aug 23, 2018

Overview of Aging  What is aging and can we reverse it? What causes aging? What roles do stem cells play in aging? We can hate it or embrace it, but we all know the hallmark signs: wrinkles, physical weakness, slowed healing, and much more. Unfortunately, some of the most common and detrimental diseases also appear with... more

How Lifestyle Can Affect Skin Health (Part 1)

How Lifestyle Can Affect Skin Health (Part 1)

Sep 06, 2018

Overview of Lifestyle Habits on Aging Role of skin on your health The effects of sun exposure and smoking on skin health Why your skin wants you to eat well and exercise The roles that sleep and stress play in skin health As your number one defense mechanism against harmful environmental factors, your skin works... more

How Lifestyle Can Affect Skin Health (Part 2)

How Lifestyle Can Affect Skin Health (Part 2)

Sep 06, 2018

Last time we talked about the two biggest and most obvious culprits against skin health and came to two very familiar conclusions: wear sunscreen and don't smoke. This post will discuss some more subtle offenders to skin health and how small changes in your lifestyle can make a world of difference for your skin's health and appearance. Diet and Exercise As the saying... more