Why Hyperpigmentation is Your Best Friend

Written by Ben Johnson, M.D.
Most clients hate their unsightly spots. If skin care professionals knew that everything they have been taught about age spots is wrong, perhaps they would view them with more love and kindness. Logic and observation shows that it is time to embrace a modernized view of the aging process and, specifically, hyperpigmentation. The skin and body perform trillions of actions every day with grace and…

Taking Natural to the Next Level

Written by Tami Rumbaugh, L.M.E.
Natural ingredients, specifically from botanical sources, are powerful plant extracts and oils derived from flowers, herbs, nuts, seeds, roots, and berries. High-quality, results-oriented botanical skin care today has advanced technology and the latest, most-innovative ingredients. Botanical skin care today helps maintain youthful looking skin, working to prevent future damage. Skin care professionals can address the needs of the skin by using natural ingredient-based skin care…

The Truth About Labels

Written by Rachael Pontillo, L.E., M.Msc., C.N.A.P., CIHC
The organic and natural personal care industry, much of which includes skin care products, is spreading across the globe like wildfire and it is projected to gross nearly $16 billion by 2020.1 That number is nearly double the figure grossed at the end of 2013. This sharp increase in supply is driven by a steep rise in consumer demand of all things natural, organic, green,…
Acne is a genetic, treatable condition with no true cure. Most adult sufferers will be tied to a basic, acne-fighting regimen and an acne-safe lifestyle to help clear acne and prevent new breakouts. To get clear and stay that way, clients need an easy-to-follow regimen that is suited to their skin type, skin tone, sensitivity, lifestyle, and grade of acne, treats hyperkeratosis in the pores,…

To Peel or Not to Peel Treating Acne

Written by Krista McKowen, L.E.
It is generally accepted that the primary event in acne is the obstruction or occlusion of the pilosebaceous follicles resulting in the formation of the microcomedone. This process is caused by keratinization within the follicular infundibulum (hyperkeratinization) or hyperproliferation of keratinotycytes, along with increased adherence to the follicle wall.

April 2021

Skin Care Blogs

Brands of the Month

  • Celluma by Biophotas, Inc
  • Repechage
  • Alexandria Professional