Did you know you can eat your way to better sun protection by adding certain photoprotective foods into your daily nutrition plan? Many foods contain important nutrients and vitamins that can strengthen the body’s immune system and provide a shield of protection from the inside out, as they fight off free radicals and quash inflammation, which can damage skin. Several factors that build the skin’s…

Acne Rosacea

Written by Pam Cushing
Rosacea, a chronic inflammatory skin disorder, has an estimated prevalence of 5.5% among adults globally. A condition affecting the higher skin types, it afflicts those of color. A recent publication identified the prevalence of 2% to 3.9% in all ethnic groups. The incidence may be higher due to misdiagnosis and difficulty in identifying the signs of erythema in the higher skin types. Although erythema is…
Skin pH is an important topic that is often overlooked by clients. For those seeking skin that is more “normal,” having a grasp of pH has the potential to bring about dramatic skin improvement. First, a quick refresher: pH is a measure of the concentration of hydrogen ions that are present in a solution and can range from 0 to 14. A pH of 7…
At some point, sadly, most clients have used a tanning bed or laid out in the sun covered in baby oil and iodine – mostly because they did not know any better. For some clients, it is not uncommon to go to a tanning bed several times a week – there is nothing quite like a nice golden tan to make a person feel like…
After enduring the long gray cast of winter, there is no question that feeling the sun’s warm embrace on bare skin induces a therapeutic pleasure response. It makes sense scientifically, since the body’s ability to produce serotonin, also known as the happy hormone, is directly affected by sunlight. Lack of sunlight can actually lead to a condition known as seasonal affective disorder, in which patients …

October 2021

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