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Thursday, 01 February 2024 17:58

Senescence & the Skin Care Professional 

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Despite anyone’s best efforts to beat the chronological clock, aging is inevitable. In the United Stated, people are legally classified as elderly at 65 years old. 65 may be the chronological marker for elderly skin; however, there are dramatic differences associated with clients between chronological aging influences and extrinsic aging signs, including photoaging. The rate at which people age is, to some extent, within their control. 

 Skin care professionals have many ingredients and technologies at their disposal to help clients battle the signs of aging skin and treat prematurely aged skin. Finding a balance between preventative measures and over treatment is key to providing clients with the best advice and treatment to achieve their personal skin goals. The antiaging landscape provides options from topical measures to fillers and varying modalities. 

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Kirsten Sheridan has a higher national diploma in beauty therapy from the United Kingdom and is a licensed aesthetician. She has 20 years of experience as an aesthetician and educator, holds a teaching qualification through City and Guilds London, and is a CIDESCO diplomat. Sheridan’s other qualifications include massage therapy, aromatherapy, reflexology, and electrology. She has a personal training qualification through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), although not in active practice. In addition, she is the owner and founder of, an online learning hub for aestheticians. Sheridan has taught for Dermalogica, International Dermal Institute, San Francisco Institute of Esthetics and Cosmetology, San Jose City College, and The Dermal Sciences Institute. 

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