Skin care
Cosmetics (also known as makeup or make-up) are care substances used to enhance the appearance or odor of the human body. They are generally mixtures of chemical compounds, some being derived from nat...
7 Secrets For A Wonderful Facial
Facial keeps your skin young but sometime a facial can irritate the region and lead to skin inflammation. Here is list of 7 secrets every women should follow for a beautiful facial
Diabetes: Conversion Of Skin Cells To Produce Insulin Could Lead To New Treatments
Scientists have converted human skin cells into the insulin-producing cells of the pancreas. The development could lead to new treatments for patients with diabetes using tissue transplants derived fr...
Chemical-Only Cell Reprogramming Transforms Human And Mouse Skin Cells Into Neurons
Two labs in China have independently succeeded in transforming skin cells into neurons using only a cocktail of chemicals, with one group using human cells from healthy individuals and Alzheimer's pat...
UCLA Researchers Develop New Material To Accelerate Healing
Doctors treating skin wounds try to keep the area moist because dry wounds heal much more slowly than wet ones. To accomplish this, they often use topically applied hydrogel dressings or films, to sea...
What We Know About Tattoo Reactions Only Goes Skin-Deep
For about as long as there have been humans, it seems there have been tattoos. Ötzi the Iceman, the 5,000-year-old mummy discovered in the Alps in 1991, had 61 tattoos covering his body. And a quick l...
A Woman With Skin Cancer Posted A Graphic Selfie To Warn Against Tanning
Tawny Willoughby, a 27-year-old from Alabama, shared a picture on Facebook showing what skin cancer treatment can potentially look like. The picture has since been shared by nearly 50,000 people. W...
Amazing Skin
One of the most important organs of the body is also one of the most overlooked and abused: the skin. Seldom do we stop to consider the vital fleshy sheath
Tanning
Tanning is the process of treating skins of animals to produce leather, which is more durable and less susceptible to decomposition. Traditionally, tanning used tannin, an acidic chemical compound fro...
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Wet white
Wet white tanning refers to organic tanning methods. The biosynthetics used to tan the leather, which result in a semi-finished leather that looks white-tinted. This fairly new method of tanning has b...
Calfskin
Calfskin is a leather or membrane produced from the hide of a calf. Calfskin is particularly valuable because of its softness, and fine grain, as well as durability. It is commonly used for high-quali...
Calfskin - Wikipedia
7 Secrets For A Wonderful Facial
Facial keeps your skin young but sometime a facial can irritate the region and lead to skin inflammation. Here is list of 7 secrets every women should follow for a beautiful facial
Artificial leather
Artificial leather is a fabric or finish intended to substitute for leather in fields such as upholstery, clothing, and fabrics, and other uses where a leather-like finish is required but the actual m...
Artificial leather - Wikipedia
Leather production processes
The leather manufacturing process is divided into three sub-processes: preparatory stages, tanning and crusting. All true leathers will undergo these sub-processes. A further sub-process, surface coat...
Leather production processes - Wikipedia
Perspiration
Perspiration (sweating, transpiration, or diaphoresis) is the production of fluids secreted by the sweat glands in the skin of mammals.Two types of sweat glands can be found in humans: eccrine glands ...
Perspiration - Wikipedia
Tanners
Tanners may refer to:
Tangra, Kolkata
88°23′E / 22.550°N 88.383°E / 22.550; 88.383Tangra is a region in east Kolkata that traditionally housed a large number of tanneries owned by people of Hakka Chinese origin. "...
Bicast leather
Bicast leather (also known as bi-cast leather, bycast leather or PU leather, sometimes described as split leather) is a material made with a split leather backing covered with a layer of polyurethane ...
Aniline leather
Aniline leather is a type of leather dyed exclusively with soluble dyes without covering the surface with a topcoat paint or insoluble pigments. The resulting product retains the hide's natural surfa...
Dowden Tannery
Dowden Tannery is a historic tannery building located at Cold Spring Harbor in Suffolk County, New York. It was built about 1840 and is a three bay, two story brick structure coated in stucco. Two, ...
Dowden Tannery - Wikipedia
Joseph Harvey Ladew, Sr.
Joseph Harvey Ladew, Sr. (April 10, 1865 – February 16, 1940) was one of the largest leather manufacturers in the world with Fayerweather & Ladew, and he was a yachtsman.
He was born on ...
Joseph Harvey Ladew, Sr. - Wikipedia
Skin immunity
Skin immunity is a property of skin that allows it to resist infections from pathogens. In addition to providing a passive physical barrier against infection, the skin also contains elements of the in...
Barkometer
A hydrometer is an instrument used to measure the specific gravity (or relative density) of liquids; that is, the ratio of the density of the liquid to the density of water.A hydrometer is usually mad...
Barkometer - Wikipedia
Pilosebaceous unit
The sebaceous glands are microscopic exocrine glands in the skin that secrete an oily or waxy matter, called sebum, to lubricate and waterproof the skin and hair of mammals. In humans, they are found ...
Album graecum
Album græcum, or stercus canis officinale, is the dung of dogs or hyenas that has become white through exposure to air. It is used in dressing leather.White dog dung was formerly used as a medicinal d...
Iranian leather industry
Iran’s modern leather industry (صنعت چرم ایران ) began at the beginning of the 20th century. There are references of people trying to import leather processing machinery from the West during the reign...