DIY Treatments

Written by Jeff Birchall, M.D., owner and medical director of Dermacare Laser & Skin Care Clinic of Ranco Bernardo and CarlsbaJeff Birchall, M.D., owner and medical director of Dermacare Laser & Skin Care Clinic of Ranco Bernardo and Carlsba150po
Skin damage brought on by the sun is not just a cosmetic issue; it can easily turn into a life-threatening condition. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime, with melanoma being the most common form of cancer in young adults, ages 25 to 29.
Multi-masking is the latest beauty trend sweeping the social media landscape. Clients are starting to question why one mask would solve all of the diverse problems of the face. As a result, they are using different masks on different parts of their face. The theory behind this concept is that multiple masks can address all of the facial issues much better than just one.

Massage Therapies

Written by Reinhard Bergel, Ph.D.
Once viewed as a luxury, massage has come to be recognized not only as a pampering procedure, but also as an alternative, medical treatment. According to a consumer survey sponsored by the American Massage Therapy Association, 77 percent of respondents said that their primary reason for receiving a massage in the past year was medical or stress-related.

Grounding Improves Facial Skin Blood Flow

Written by Martin Zucker, co-author of Earthing: The Most Important Health Discovery Ever!
Spas and salons abound with products and techniques designed to enhance facial microcirculation, oxygenation, and blood-born nutrition to the skin. What if there were something foundational that could be used to maximize the effects of these products and methods?

10 Things About... Sun Damage

Written by Elina Fedotova
Protecting the skin from the sun should be a major concern for clients of all ages. Skin care professionals need to be aware of the effects the sun can have on skin and be able to educate clients on what they can do to prevent damage before it is too late.

February 2024

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