Comprehensive New Study Sheds Light on Birth Delivery Mode and Effects on Skin Microbiome

A new study has found that the bacterial make up of a child’s skin is affected long term by the mode of birth. The study, published online ahead of print in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology (August 8, 2019) looked at children up to the age of 10 years old to determine how their mode of birth may affect their skin microbiome.


Study: Homemade Sunscreen Recipes Found on Pinterest May Leave Skin Vulnerable

Ineffective recipes for homemade sunscreens are being praised on social media platforms such as Pinterest, according to a new study. A study published online ahead of print in the journal Health Communication (May 21, 2019), investigated how homemade sunscreens were marketed, shared, and portrayed on Pinterest.