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Candela Announces Results of Study Using Vbeam Laser System

Candela Corporation, a leading global medical aesthetic device company, announced the publication of the largest study of infants and babies treated with a laser for birthmarks, port wine stains, and other vascular related skin conditions on the face and body. Roy Geronemus, M.D., a world…

FDA Proposes New Sunscreen Regulations
FDA Proposes New Sunscreen Regulations

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a proposed rule that would update regulatory requirements for most sunscreen products in the United States. The proposal addresses sunscreen active ingredient safety, dosage forms, sun protection factor (SPF), and broad-spectrum requirements. It also proposes updates…

New Visitor Record Set at BEAUTY Düsseldorf 2019
New Visitor Record Set at BEAUTY Düsseldorf 2019

New Visitor Record Set at BEAUTY Düsseldorf 2019With 58,000 trade visitors from 76 countries, BEAUTY DÜSSELDORF 2019 recently closed as the best-attended event in its history and confirmed its status as the leading trade fair for the cosmetics sector. Michael Degen, executive director of Messe…

DERMASCOPE Magazine added a new article: The Next Big Thing yesterday

The Next Big Thing

In our industry, new discoveries seem to happen as often as my four-year-old changes his mind about his favorite toy. Whether it’s a new treatment, product, ingredient, or piece of equipment, industry giants are always unveiling the next big thing in skin care. From dermablading…

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