You probably know that herbs and spices are used as an addition to your favorite culinary dish or cocktail for a delicious flavor boost, but did you know that they have also been used in skin care due to their beneficial medicinal properties? Herbs and spices have been a staple skin care ingredient, particularly in Hungarian skin care, for over half a century, and for…

New Heights: High Altitude Skin Care

Written by Chantal Henderson
Living and treating clients at high altitudes presents challenges to skin care professionals for so many reasons. For example, Colorado’s extreme weather can be particularly unforgiving on skin, and those with an affinity for spending time outdoors are constantly putting their skin in harsh conditions. The first thing visitors will often say is how dry their skin is and the effects the lack of oxygen…
Though dirt may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of luxurious skin care, mud treatments have historically been a favorite in beauty rituals in many cultures throughout all corners of the world. Fangotherapy, the medical use of mud derived from the Italian word for mud (fango), was first introduced by the ancient Greek and Romans that would often socially…
The ocean is an abundant source of truly organic, hydrating, nourishing, and healing ingredients which are beneficial for practically every complexion. Those with aging and dry complexions with discolorations and adult acne require a healing and anti-inflammatory approach that is also hydrating and nourishing. These complexions cannot utilize drying ingredients like salicylic acid, traditionally associated with oily and acne-prone teenage skin. Instead, marine ingredients are…

Uncomplicating Complexions  

Written by C. R. Cooper
The ideal skin complexion is not determined by skin tone or color but rather, the state of skin. When given its adequate necessities, such as hydration, lipids, cellular renewal, and a healthy pH, the complexion is radiant, indifferent of skin tone or color. The role of skin care professionals is to help optimize skin health while mitigating factors that compromise the integrity of skin, and…

April 2024

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