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Age-Related Depletion of Skin Constituents

1. Aging Aging is a physiologic mechanism that is marked by the deterioration of fertility- and survival-associated functions of the body. Aging or senescence encompasses all human beings as opposed to age-related dermatologic conditions which affect certain individuals. The process of aging is characterized by depletion of collagen and other proteins in the extracellular matrix …

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Never put Undiluted Essential Oils on your Skin

Misleading Claims Related to Undiluted Essential Oils Essential oils are described as aromatic highly-concentrated oil, derived from plants. The essential oils are extracted via pressure, distillation, or hydrodiffusion. Essential oils are used as “neat oil” when they are used undiluted. However, the essential oils are usually diluted using carrier oils. The carrier oils may include …

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Where Does the Energy Come from That Powers Our Skin Cells? Answer: Acyl-Co A (ACAD) and Mitochondria

Introduction The usual textbook description of mitochondria that a few of us are familiar with is that mitochondria are the power generating house of the cell. However, the range of functions of mitochondria and its role in the development of different pathological disorders is rather more complex. Mitochondria are cellular organelles located within out cells …

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