Special Issue

Topic: Recent Advances in Skin Anti-aging Agents

A Special Issue of Plastic and Aesthetic Research

ISSN 2349-6150 (Online)   2347-9264 (Print)

Submission deadline: 30 Jun 2021

Guest Editor(s)

Prof. Salvador González
Department of Medicine and Medical Specialties, Alcalá University, Madrid, Spain.
Prof. Concepción Parrado
Department of Histology and Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaga, Málaga, Spain.
Prof. Ángeles Juarranz
Department of Biology, Sciences School, Autonoma University, Madrid, Spain.

Special Issue Introduction

Skin is the main defensive barrier of our body and protects us from physical, chemical and biological factors of environment. The cutaneous barrier also provides homeostatic balance maintenance. The external factors (lifestyle, occupation, pollutants, and light exposure), combined with internal factors, are responsible for cutaneous aging, which affect healthy skin and increase the risk of cancer. Skin aging is externally characterized by the appearance of wrinkles, loss of elasticity, spots or loss of skin tone, among others. The aging process produces oxidative stress, inflammatory responses, a decrease of immune functions and the disruption of the skin barrier. Several cell stressors, such as mitochondrial dysfunction, telomere shortening, activation of oncogenes or changes in chromatin structure, are implicated in intrinsic and extrinsic skin aging. Oxidative stress plays a crucial role in both intrinsic and extrinsic aging: in skin, oxygen is converted into reactive oxygen species (ROS) by intrinsic processes; and ROS are the primary effectors of UV-caused photoaging... More recently, research has been focused on the assessment of injury that environmental factors cause to the skin. Besides sun radiation exposure, environmental factors involved in skin belong to the following major categories: air pollution (outdoor and indoor air pollution), tobacco smoke, among others. At the same time, the components of environmental stress can interact with ultraviolet radiation (photo pollution). Three major mechanisms seem to be related to the adverse effects of ambient air pollutants on skin health: the generation of free radicals, the induction of an inflammatory cascade, and the impairment of the skin barrier.
It is of critical importance to have a the deeper knowledge of all the factors (internal and external) involved in skin aging to develop new anti-aging therapies that can keep the skin undamaged over time and improve its ability to repair.

Keywords

Skin, skin aging, external factors, internal factors, oxidative stress, inflammatory responses, immune functions, skin barrier, environmental factors, mechanisms, anti-aging therapies

Submission Deadline

30 Jun 2021

Submission Information

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Submission Deadline: 30 Jun 2021
Contacts: Celine, Assistant Editor, Celine@parjournal.net

Published Articles

Introduction to special issue “Recent Advances in Skin Anti-Aging Agents”

Open Access Editorial DOI: 10.20517/2347-9264.2022.04 5 May 2022
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Anti-aging and anti-carcinogenic effects of 1α, 25-dihyroxyvitamin D3 on skin

Open Access Review DOI: 10.20517/2347-9264.2021.83 13 Jan 2022
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The microbiome and aging

Open Access Review DOI: 10.20517/2347-9264.2020.199 19 May 2021
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Skin collagen through the lifestages: importance for skin health and beauty

Open Access Review DOI: 10.20517/2347-9264.2020.153 7 Jan 2021
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Deschampsia antarctica extract (Edafence®) as a powerful skin protection tool against the aging exposome

Open Access Review DOI: 10.20517/2347-9264.2020.138 4 Dec 2020
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Environmental aging of the skin: new insights

Open Access Review DOI: 10.20517/2347-9264.2020.154 23 Oct 2020
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Botanicals for photoprotection

Open Access Review DOI: 10.20517/2347-9264.2020.87 20 Oct 2020
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