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  • Aloe Vera

    Dal’ Belo SE, Rigo-Gaspar L, et al. (2006) “Moisturizing Effect of Cosmetic Formulations Containing Aloe Vera Extract in Different Concentrations Assessed by Skin Bioengineering Techniques.” Skin Research and Technology, volume 12: pp. 241-246

    Byeon SW, Pelley RP, Ullrich SE, et al. (1998) “Aloe Barbadensis Extracts Reduce the Production of Interleukin-10 After Exposure to Ultraviolet Raditation.” Journal Investigative Dermatology, volume 110: pp. 811-817

    Chithra P, Sajithlal GB, Chandrakasan G. (1998) “Influence of Aloe Vera on the Glycoaminoglycans in the Matrix of Healing Dermal Wounds in Rats.” Journal of Ethnopharmacology, volume 59: pp. 179-186

    Heggers JP, Kucukcelebi A, et al. (1996) “Beneficial Effect of Aloe on Wound Healing in an Excisional Wound Model.” Journal of Alternative and Complimentary Medicine, volume 2: pp. 271-277

  • Acne Treatment

    Baldwin H, Berman B, et al. (2008) “Act on AcneTM: Evolutionary and Revolutionary Approaches to Treatment – Proceedings from a Scientific Roundtable.” PROCEEDINGS, SynerMed Communications, pp. 1-11

  • Aquaporins

    Diabas AI, Mia AJ, Yorio T (1998) “Aquaporins (Water Channels): Role in Vasopressin- Activated Water Transport.” Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine, volume 219: pp. 183-199

    Hara M, Ma T, Verkman AS (2002) Selectively Reduced Glycerol in the Skin of Aquaporin-3-Deficient Mice may Account for Impaired Skin Hydration, Elasticity and Barrier Recovery. Journal of Biological Chemistry, volume 277: pp. 46,616-46,621

    Hara M, Verman AS (2003) “Glycerol Replacement Corrects Defective Skin Hydration, Elasticity and Barrier Function in Aquaporin-3-Deficient Mice.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, volume 100: pp. 7,360-7,365

    Zheng X, Bollag WB. (2003) “Aquaporin 3 Colocates with Phospholipase D2 in Caveolin-Rich Membrane Microdomains and Is Downregulated upon Keratinocyte Differentiation.” Journal of Investigative Dermatology, volume 121: pp. 1487-1495

    Hara-Chikuma M, Verkman AS. (2005) “Aquaporin-3 Functions as a Glycerol Transporter in Mammalian Skin.” Biology of the Cell, volume 97: pp. 479-496

  • Benzoyl Peroxide

    Del Rosso J. (2003) “Keeping it Clean.” Skin & Aging, volume 11: pp. 82-88

    Dreno B. (2004) “Topical Antibacterial Therapy for Acne Vulgaris.” Drugs, volume 64: pp. 2,389-2,397

  • Chemical Peels

    Tosti, A, Grimes, PE, et al. Color Atlas of Chemical Peeling. Berlin, Germany: Springer-Verlag; 2007