There was a time when clients would spend hours in the sun trying to achieve the perfect tan –lathering on lotions and oils aimed at encouraging deep color development with no consideration for long-term skin damage and health risks. While everyone loves the idea of a suntan, skin cancer is not worth the temporary glow. Thankfully, there is growing awareness of the dangers of clients…
Sunlight produces natural energy known asultraviolet radiation. This radiation is not physically visible andthere are three types that the sun creates: UVA, UVB, and UVC. UVA and UVB are the only two forms of radiation with the capacity to surpass the Earth’s atmosphere and reach the surface. Both types of ultraviolet rays can cause damage to the skin in distinctive manners. UVA Causes aging Contributesto …
Warming weather means one is likely to be spending more time outdoors. Caring forskin properly in sunny weather often means pushing past preconceived notions and unclear science to make solid recommendations toclients. PEOPLE OF COLOR & SPF A very common misconception is that people with darker skin do not need to use sunscreen. While it is true that darker skin does not react to the…

Basking Beauty: Sun Care & the Client

Written by Celeste Hilling
If a clientwants to protect their body and prevent premature aging, spots, or fine linesand wrinkles, they need to be aware of what is needed to keepskin radiant while also protecting the body.Learning what can be done tokeepclients safe from sun damage is very important, especially for skin care professionals.However, not all sunscreens are created equal nor do allhave the ability to protect clients from…
Aestheticians warn clients about the dangers and negative effects of prolonged sun exposure, encouraging the use of sunscreen daily, wide brimmed hats, and sunglasses whenever they are outdoors for a long period of time, especially during peak hours. The sun’s ultraviolet light damages the epidermis by reducing its elasticity, which leads to premature aging and in more severe cases, skin cancer. The epidermis contains melanocytes, …

May 2021

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