Let’s face it, adult acne is influenced by multiple factors and 22% of American women experience some form of adult acne in their life. Scientists continue to research this condition in hopes of finding a simple solution that will improve the lives of tens of thousands of women. Unfortunately, the many variables that contribute to acne, like hormones, stress and sleep, medication, and a genetic disposition, can be unique to each individual. Aesthetician’s who take clients with acne above and beyond the basic facial are the most successful at delivering acne therapy because they understand the physical, social, and psychological...
After months of fun under the sun, clients come to the spa to improve their skin tone, texture and radiance. Chemical peels are an economical way to achieve these rejuvenating results at any time of year. The following protocol is a guideline for professionals to use when choosing to administer a double peel facial.
“Sensitive” is a common word used to describe an individual’s skin type. Research indicates that about 50% of women and 30% of men identify as having sensitive skin. But what does it really mean to have “sensitive” skin?
The body has mechanisms in play to repair damaged skin after sun exposure. However, chronic UV radiation increases the probability that some of that damage will escape repair. Here's what happens to our skin with long-term sun exposure.
Not all plant-derived skin care ingredients are suitable to eat, nor so they offer the same benefits internally as they do topically. However, scientists have discovered links between the foods we eat and the effects these foods may have toward preventing DNA damage and premature aging, while improving common skin concerns, like hyperpigmentation.