๐Ÿ”ด ๐Ÿ”ด ๐Ÿ”ด NEW PRODUCT LAUNCH: "Silver Rescue Cream" is the latest addition to the African Botanics Collection, designed for sensitive acne-prone skin.
  • Skincare and Technology

    Kannabia Sense: a step forward in neuro-cosmetics

    Various similarities have been found between brain & the epidermis. Epidermal cells appear to be equipped with sensing systems similar to those of central nervous systems [1] & are able to synthesize neurochemicals such as oxytocin. [2] What is oxytocin?Oxytocin is the happiness/love neurochemical which is released in response to different interactive behaviors; for example oxytocin is released in response to pleasant mental experiences; or during soothing behaviors such as stroking & holding hands; sexual activities; interaction between adults or between humans and animals, or even by food intake specially chocolate! [3] So what does this have to do with skincare?A new active ingredient, called Kannabia Sense, has been introduced…

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    Winleviยฎ: A new FDA-approved drug for hormonal acne

    Winleviยฎ (clascoterone cream 1%) cream is a new topical acne treatment by the Italian biotech Cassiopea which has been approved by the FDA recently. Winleviยฎ is the first acne drug with a new mechanism of action in 38 years; the last one was Accutane! How does this new drug work to combat acne? Acne is a multifactorial skin condition, affected by 3 distinct pathways: excess oil production, C. acne bacteria, and inflammation. Products such as benzoyl peroxide and topical antibiotics can target the acne bacteria and ingredients such as retinoids and salicylic acid can help regulate sebum production and avoid clogged pores, the inflammation which is caused by excess androgen…