7 Secrets Every Aesthetician Should Know About Skin of Color

Written by Eunice Cofie-Obeng, founder, chief cosmetic chemist, and aesthetician at Nuekie
The skin care market is growing but there is still an untapped need for personalized skin care services for people of color. Women and men of color are looking for skin care specialists who understand their unique skin care needs. Unfortunately, many aestheticians never receive adequate training on skin of color in aesthetics school. Getting quality education on how to treat the unique structure and…
Acne is a skin condition predominantly experienced in adolescence; however, it may be observed in adult life especially during menopausal years. The etiology of menopausal acne includes many factors with a hormonal imbalance being key. Moreover, the onset of menopause displays biological changes within the entire endocrine system. Menopause is a natural transition in life beginning between the ages of 35 to 55. Perimenopause is…
Acne is a very common skin condition that commonly begins during puberty. Acne is often attributed to DNA factors and a strong family history is usually present in acne clients. According to one United Kingdom study of twins, 81% of their acne was due to genetic factors linked to androgen hormones. The acne skin condition can also be aggravated by emotional stress and environmental factors.…

Menopausal Acne

Written by DERMASCOPE Magazine
Trendsetters share insights on their menopausal and hormonal-based acne products they recommend for clients. {mprestriction ids="3,4,26,18,6,7,8,9,14,18"} Laura Cooksey, L.E. Acne Expert & Educator “Our L-Mandelic Serum collection is ideal for mature acne because it addresses three skin concerns in just one application. These chirally-correct serums are not just powerhouses for clearing acne; they also improve the appearance of pigmentation and boast antiaging benefits with additional…
Thank you for following the skin disorders online column this year. We conclude our 2020 journey together by looking at uncommon skin disorders, including peeling skin syndrome, elastoderma, chromhidrosis, and acanthosis nigricans. {mprestriction ids="3,4,26,18,6,7,8,9,14,18"} PEELING SKIN SYNDROME Peeling skin syndrome is a genetic disorder characterized by the constant flaking of the skin, itchiness, and erythema. The symptoms of this disorder can present shortly after birth…

It is well known that LED therapy using light energy in the blue light range of the electro-magnetic spectrum (400 nanometersto 500 nanometers) is very effective in treating mild to moderate acne vulgaris.When P.acnes bacteria is exposed to blue light energy, a photo-toxic event is created, resulting in the death of the bacteria.Specifically, LED systems utilizes the mechanism of endogenous photodynamic therapy where bacterial porphyrins,…

December 2020

Skin Care Blogs

  • Winter Skincare
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Brands of the Month

  • DMK Skin Revision Center
  • Celluma by Biophotas, Inc
  • GlyMed Plus