Acne is caused by retention hyperkeratosis; however, there are several exacerbating factors, including stress, that can cause breakouts in even those who typically do not experience acne. For clients who are acne-prone, there is an even higher likelihood of stress-induced breakouts. Skin is affected by increased levels of the stress hormone cortisol. Cortisol disrupts insulin and blood sugar regulation as well as hormones that regulate…
Skin is responsible for clearing toxins, retaining moisture, and defending against environmental stressors. External and internal stressors can result in a myriad of skin responses, including acne, hyperpigmentation, eczema, psoriasis, rosacea, dehydration, and excessive oil production. Inflammation, under-eye bags, dark eye circles, flaky skin, and wrinkles can also be visible when the body or its environment is out of balance. The first thing good skin…
Born into the world, skin is untouched – a clean palette with a few exceptions. Throughout the years, as individuals flirt with the rays of the sun, skin succumbs to its transparent kisses. These kisses strike the melanin within skin, causing a permanent speck forever placed where they land. It is not a mole nor a mimicked age spot; it is a glorified macule –…
As the United States client population continues to become more diverse in culture and ethnicity, dermatologists and skin care professionals must be ready to deliver personalized care. At the forefront of this preparation is ensuring that there is knowledge of how to care for all skin types and tones to successfully treat skin disorders, enhance beauty, and prevent harm from the misuse of personal skin…
Hyperpigmentation can affect anyone. Even though the unwanted darkening of skin is not necessarily tied to a specific time of the year, this past spring and summer, many professionals saw a noticeably higher percentage of new clients than usual for hyperpigmentation. While each case is different, there are many similarities in the proper treatment of these cases. Spot treatments for hyperpigmentation are a necessary part…

October 2021

Skin Care Blogs

Brands of the Month

  • Celluma by Biophotas, Inc
  • Alexandria Professional
  • DMK Skin Revision Center