Resveratrol and skin care: a great ingredient - if you are a mouse!

Resveratrol and skin care: a great ingredient - if you are a mouse!

Jun 19, 2019

Continuing with OneSkin's new segment which will make you the ultimate skincare guru, this week we will discuss another relatively common ingredient in skincare products - resveratrol. Although other antioxidants, such as vitamin C and vitamin E may be more commonly used in skincare products, lately resveratrol's hype has increased due to the claim that it may have... more about "Resveratrol and skin care: a great ingredient - if you are a mouse!"

Retinoic acid: is it truly a miracle ingredient?

Retinoic acid: is it truly a miracle ingredient?

Jun 13, 2019

Last week, OneSkin introduced a new segment that delves deeper into individual anti-aging ingredients; and for our first post in this segment, we figured that no ingredient would be more fitting to start with than retinol/retinoic acid. After all, if I were a gambling girl I would easily bet that this ingredient can be found on the back of at least a few of your favorite... more about "Retinoic acid: is it truly a miracle ingredient?"

Providing you with a one-stop reference to understand the scientific effects of skincare ingredients

Providing you with a one-stop reference to understand the scientific effects of skincare ingredients

Jun 06, 2019

Have you ever turned your favorite skincare products around and checked out the ingredient list? If so, you may have noticed that their names tend to be unfamiliar, long, and ultra-scientific. This can easily baffle consumers and let's be honest? who has the time to learn about each and every ingredient in their skincare routine? It can seem daunting to do your... more about "Providing you with a one-stop reference to understand the scientific effects of skincare ingredients"

Healthy skin, healthier body

Healthy skin, healthier body

May 29, 2019

Inflammation is a complex process of immunological response, usually raised against pathogens, such as bacteria, fungi and viruses. Inflammation can also be stimulated by damaged and necrotic cells, chemical irritants, and even our microbiota (the population of microorganisms which inhabit our body).During aging, the chronic stimulation of the immune system results in a... more about "Healthy skin, healthier body"

China takes a step closer to cruelty-free cosmetics

China takes a step closer to cruelty-free cosmetics

May 23, 2019

For years, testing cosmetics on animals has been considered a necessary step to ensure the safety of products for use by the public. This includes lipstick, eye shadow, skincare products? basically, anything that you apply to your face.  Anyone who works in science, however, knows that just because a product works (or doesn't work) on animals doesn't guarantee... more about "China takes a step closer to cruelty-free cosmetics"

Fighting zombie cells for a better and longer life

Fighting zombie cells for a better and longer life

May 15, 2019

In our "How does aging work" posts (part 1 and part 2), we discussed that, despite its obvious complexity and individual variations, aging has some common hallmarks, which includes:DNA alterationsTelomere attritionCellular senescenceMitochondrial degeneration.Recently, another aspect of aging has also been uncovered: aging can be contagious between cells. We talked... more about "Fighting zombie cells for a better and longer life"