Hyperpigmentation – one of the leading reasons individuals seek treatment from a skin care professional – has been a major skin concern for decades. It is a condition that affects men and women alike, regardless…
People often assume that stress only causes emotional distress or mental health issues; little do they know external appearance can also be adversely affected. Stress can easily affect overall health, including skin, nails, and hair.…
Rosacea is a chronic, and well-known, skin disorder primarily apparent in the center of the face cheeks, chin, nose, and central forehead and is often characterized by episodes of remissions and flareups. Rosacea’s symptoms can…
There are several well-documented, root causes of acne. These include overproduction of sebum, increased presence of selective bacteria, higher skin pH, hormonal flux, hyperkeratosis (faster skin growth), underlying inflammation, and even skin dehydration and product…
Cherry angioma: common skin growth that can develop anywhere on the body for individuals 30 years and older. It may be caused by genetics, chemical exposure, excess estrogen, a vitamin C deficiency, or fatty liver…
From sleeping on harsh cotton pillows to environmental exposure, the skin experiences daily assault that can impact the development of fine lines and wrinkles – sometimes prematurely. Still, all hope is not lost. Understanding these…
With its many forms, multiple levels of severity, and wide range of triggers, acne can be one of the most frustrating skin conditions, for both clients and professionals. Fortunately, combining existing treatments with LED light…
Sun spots? Age spots? No matter what name is given to these little brown spots on the skin, they are all hyperpigmentation. The spots are the result of past sun damage – damage that has…
Jeffrey Joseph’s Spafinder Travel Arrangements was the introduction for Hannelore Leavy’s involvement with the American spa market. In the 1970s, however, she started health and wellness travel programs to her native Austria as the North…
As time rolls on, many minor skin abnormalities appear, affecting aging clients’ psyche. Treatment for any anomalism is highly sought-after, as current society values radiant, youthful, and healthy-looking skin.There has been a dramatic increase in…
Turning back the clock of aging skin is not a fad. Instead, with advancing technologythere are various ways this can be achieved. Among them, creams and serums are the most common methods, as they are…
Unfortunately, exposure to ultraviolet rays in younger years increases risk for skin cancer as an adult. Ultraviolet radiation from the sun plays a major role in the development of skin cancer. There is strong evidence…
In a world where personal images are so easily accessible, dealing with teenage acne can be especially challenging. Many are familiar with a recent incident involving gorgeous model Kendall Jenner, who, sporting a few pimples…
There is much information circulating in the world of sun care and it can be difficult to discern fact from fiction. Discover truths about photoaging, ultraviolet rays, sun damage, and SPF. Also, find tips on…
The proper name for age spots is solar lentigines. Despite their nickname, aging is not the primary cause of age spots. Most age spots range in size from a freckle to the size of a…
Having a clean and healthy complexion is important for all age groups, but it can be especially difficult for teenagers as they experience hormonal changes and acne breakouts regularly. The teenage years can also be…
Acne is a well-known adversary for teenagers, but more and more adults are now enduring the challenges of acne-related skin conditions. According to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), adults continue to get acne well…

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