Over the past decade, intensive stem cell research has greatly increased the general knowledge about stem cells' natural roles and contributions in the development and renewal of plants and animals. Various types of stem cells are found in animals and plants; they play an indispensable role in the development of a new organism and the repair and regeneration of the structures of the organism, due…
Skin health is tied to many distinct and precise factors throughout the human body. Professionals must understand the many avenues that consultations should be based on in order to assist their clients in today's modern and scientific world. Like never before, clients yearn for their service providers to have a thorough education and deep understanding of underlying causes. So much of a proper client consultation…
Historically, clients would go to the spa at the sight of their first wrinkle. Now, however, age spots are driving in more and more clients. Not only is the incidence…
Before beginning any facial or body treatment for clients with a sunburn or sun-damaged skin, skin care professionals should always do a full assessment of the degree of damage. This…
The Darwin Project clarified Charles Darwin's famous conclusion; instead of implying that only the strong survive, Darwin said that "those who survive are the ones who most accurately perceive their…
Broad spectrum sunscreen protects the skin from both UVA and UVB rays.
Monday, 20 February 2017 12:15

10 Things About...Cellulite

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There is no magic cure or quick fix for cellulite. Clients would like to get rid of the lumpy, bumpy appearance of cellulite with minimal time and effort, however, smoothing out the dimples is best achieved by adhering to a three-pronged plan of professional spa treatments, homecare products, and a healthy lifestyle regimen. Professionals should educate themselves about the causes of cellulite and the most…
How do I choose the right sunscreen? What is SPF? Which sunscreen is safe for my children? Should I use a waterproof sunscreen? Many people, including skin care professionals, have…
While exfoliation may seem like a fluff step in professional and homecare routines, it is actually critical for optimal skin health and a glowing, refreshed complexion. There is nothing quite like the look and feel of skin that has been recently exfoliated. Although exfoliation is suitable for all skin types, choosing which exfoliation method will work best for each client can be challenging.
Massage is the most requested spa service. According to the American Massage Therapy Association 2015 consumer survey, about 18 percent of adult Americans received at least one massage between July 2014 and July 2015. With a growing variety of treatments available, such as seashell, stone, and bamboo massage, there truly is a massage for everyone.
• Physical or mechanical exfoliation breaks up the keratinized protein that accumulates on the skin's surface, lifting and whisking away dry, dull cell debris to reveal softer skin.• Chemical exfoliation uses topical ingredients to dissolve cell debris for a glowing finish.
What client does not want to live with perfect skin? Every client's skin is unique and experienced, knowledgeable skin care professionals learn to customize treatment regimens that balance each client's needs and concerns with reliable, affordable, and innovative methods.
1. Hydrotherapy is the use of water in its various forms to relieve discomfort and promote physical well-being. Today, hydrotherapy can mean anything from taking a nice warm bath or using a cold pack after spraining a knee to immersion in sub-zero nitrogen gas or using a warm water flotation tank prior to dental procedures. Although hydrotherapy is very old, it can have very new…
The skin-healing benefits of clay have been recognized throughout history and there is a plethora of scientific evidence to support its therapeutic properties. Various types of clay have been found to detoxify the skin by drawing out impurities, help problem skin by absorbing excess oil, soothe sensitive skin, and offer analgesic effects. Clay-based products are a favorite among skin care professionals and clients for skin…
Although most clients tend to be more concerned with facial skin, the skin on the rest of the body is equally as important and prone to many of the same conditions as the face. At the same time, the body has its own prominent concerns that require their own treatments and products.
The first thing that pops into most clients' minds when they think of skin care is their face. While, of course, everyone wants healthy, radiant, youthful skin, many people forget that the skin is the largest organ and that every inch of it would benefit from the breakthrough ingredients that are regularly applied to the face.
Cellulite is an ongoing concern for many clients. It is recognizable for its dimply appearance, which is comparable to the skin of an orange peel; severe cellulite can even resemble cottage cheese. Understanding what cellulite is and its primary cause is important in order for skin care professionals to be able to repair affected areas.
Throughout history, the skin's color, whether a result of sun tanning or sun shielding, has served as a sort of status symbol. For many years, pale and refined skin was…
"Sunshine on my shoulders makes me happy / Sunshine in my eyes can make me cry," is a wise lyric that says it all. Without the sun, there would be…
Exfoliation has become one of the most dominant activities in skin care and is considered by many to be beneficial as it refreshes the skin and removes dead cells. Before accepting this concept at face value, it is important for skin care professionals to examine why science might be hinting at something completely different. Exfoliation PracticesHere are some of the methods currently being utilized for…
Exfoliation is the removal of the dead skin cells that reside on the outermost layer of the skin. This practice is often recommended because it reveals a fresh layer of skin that is softer, more radiant, and more accepting of product ingredients. Exfoliation can be achieved through physical, chemical, and mechanical methods. Because each of these approaches have different depths of exfoliation and levels of…

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