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Akihisa, T., Kojima, N., Kikuchi T., Yasukawa, K., Tokuda, H., T. Masters, E., Manosroi, A., & Manosroi, J. (2010). Anti-inflammatory and chemopreventive effects of triterpene cinnamates and acetates from shea fat. Journal of Oleo Science, 59 (6), 273-80. Abstract retrieved from  

Aslam, MN., Lansky, EP., & Varani, J. (2006). Pomegranate as a cosmeceutical source: pomegranate fractions promote proliferation and procollagen synthesis and inhibit matrix metalloproteinase-1 production in human skin cells. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 103 (3), 311-318. Abstract retrieved from

Beridze, LR., Mikaia, LA., & Bakuridze, AD. (2005). Perolen cream for therapy of rosacea. Georgian Medical News, 120, 55-57. Abstract retrieved from

Braden, R., Reichow, S., & Halm, MA. (2009). The use of the essential oil lavandin to reduce preoperative anxiety in surgical patients. Journal of Perianesthesia Nursing, 24 (6), 348-355. Abstract retrieved from

Brown, AC., Koett, J., Johnson, DW., Semaskvich, NM., Holck, P., Lally, D., Cruz, L., Young, R., Higa, B., & Lo, S. (2005). Effectiveness of kukui nut oil as a topical treatment for psoriasis. International Journal of Dermatology, 44 (8), 684-687. Abstract retrieved from

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Callaway, J., Schwab, U., Harvima, I., Halonen, P., Mykkänen, O., Hyvönen, P., & Järvinen, T. (2005). Efficacy of dietary hempseed oil in patients with atopic dermatitis. Journal of Dermatological Treatment, 16 (2), 87-94. Abstract retrieved from

Chaieb, K., Hajlaoui, H., Zmantar, T., Kahla-Nakbi, AB., Rouabhia, M., Mahdouani, K., Bakhrouf, A. (2007). The chemical composition and biological activity of clove essential oil, Eugenia caryophyllata (Syzigium aromaticum L. Myrtaceae): a short review. Phytotherapy Research, 21 (6), 501-506. Abstract retrieved from

Darbre, PD., & Harvey, PW. (2008). Paraben esters: review of recent studies of endocrine toxicity, absorption, esterase and human exposure, and discussion of potential human health risks. Journal of Applied Toxicology, 28 (5), 561-578. Abstract retrieved from

Dobrev, H. (2007). Clinical and instrumental study of the efficacy of a new sebum control cream. Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, 6 (2), 113–118. Abstract retrieved from

Draelos, ZD., & DiNardo, JC. (2006). A re-evaluation of the comedogenicity concept. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 54 (3), 507-12. Abstract retrieved from

Elmore, AR., & Cosmetic Ingredient Review Expert Panel. (2003). Final report on the safety assessment of aluminum silicate, calcium silicate, magnesium aluminum silicate, magnesium silicate, magnesium trisilicate, sodium magnesium silicate, zirconium silicate, attapulgite, bentonite, Fuller's earth, hectorite, kaolin, lithium magnesium silicate, lithium magnesium sodium silicate, montmorillonite, pyrophyllite, and zeolite. International Journal of Toxicology, 22 (1), 37-102. Abstract retrieved from

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Haftek, M., Mac-Mary, S., Le Bitoux, MA., Creidi, P., Seité, S., Rougier, A., & Humbert, P. (2008). Clinical, biometric and structural evaluation of the long-term effects of a topical treatment with ascorbic acid and madecassoside in photoaged human skin. Experimental Dermatology, 17 (11), 946-952. Abstract retrieved from

Handa, O., Kokura, S., Adachi, S., Takagi, T., Naito, Y., Tanigawa, T., Yoshida, N., & Yoshikawa, T. (2006). Methylparaben potentiates UV-induced damage of skin keratinocytes. Toxicology, 227 (1-2), 62-72. Abstract retrieved from

Henderson Lamb, J. (1946). Sodium Bicarbonate: An Excellent Deodorant. Department of Dermatology and Syphilology, School of Medicine, University of Oklahoma, 131-133. Abstract retrieved from

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Humbert, PG., Haftek, M., Creidi, P., Lapière, C., Nusgens, B., Richard, A., Schmitt, D., Rougier, A., & Zahouani, H. (2003). Topical ascorbic acid on photoaged skin. Clinical, topographical and ultrastructural evaluation: double-blind study vs. placebo. Experimental Dermatology, 12 (3), 237-244. Abstract retrieved from

Jagetia, GC., & Venkatesha, VA.(2005). Effect of mangiferin on radiation-induced micronucleus formation in cultured human peripheral blood lymphocytes. Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis, 46 (1), 12-21. Abstract retrieved from

Katz, TM., Miller, JH., & Hebert, AA. (2008). Insect repellents: historical perspectives and new developments. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 58 (5), 865-871. Abstract retrieved from

Kiechl-Kohlendorfer, U., Berger, C., & Inzinger, R. (2008). The effect of daily treatment with an olive oil/lanolin emollient on skin integrity in preterm infants: a randomized controlled trial. Pediatric Dermatology, 25 (2), 174-178. Abstract retrieved from

Kurtz, ES., & Wallo, W. (2007). Colloidal oatmeal: history, chemistry and clinical properties. Journal of Drugs in Dermatology, 6 (2), 167-70. Abstract retrieved from

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Moreno Gimenez, JC., Bueno, J., Navas, J., & Camacho, F. (1990). Treatment of skin ulcer using oil of mosqueta rose. Medicina Cutánea Ibero-Latino-Americana, 18 (1), 63-66. Abstract retrieved from

Ozcan, MM., & Chalchat, JC. (2008). Chemical composition and antifungal activity of rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis L.) oil from Turkey. International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition, 59 (7-8), 691-698. Abstract retrieved from

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Schelz, Z., Molnar, J., & Hohmann, J. (2006). Antimicrobial and antiplasmid activities of essential oils. Fitoterapia: The Journal for the Study of Medicinal Plants, 77 (4), 279-85. Abstract retrieved from

Sugimoto, N., Tada, A., Kuroyanagi, M., Yoneda, Y., Yun, YS., Kunugi, A., Sato, K., Yamazaki, T., & Tanamoto, K. (2008). Survey of synthetic disinfectants in grapefruit seed extract and its compounded products. Shokuhin Eiseigaku Zasshi, 49 (1), 56-62. Abstract retrieved from

Tavares, RS., Martins, FC., Oliveira, PJ., Ramalho-Santos, J., & Peixoto, FP. (2009). Parabens in male infertility-is there a mitochondrial connection? Reproductive Toxicology, 27 (1), 1-7. Abstract retrieved from