The Pros of Probiotics

Written by Dawn Clifford
There is a lot of hype surrounding probiotics and the benefits they offer when used in skin care products. But what exactly are these bacteria-filled actives and are they beneficial topically? Simply put, probiotics are microorganisms that naturally live on the surface of the skin, creating a protective veil referred to as the skin’s microbiome. When the microbiome is in balance, it helps offset factors…
Hyperpigmentation and acne are partners in crime. Inflammation from acne lesions triggers the skin’s protective melanin response, which results in aggravating dark spots that remain long after the pimples vanish. While post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation can have other sources, like lasers, microdermabrasion, scratches, or bug bites it is most often associated with the inflammation caused by acne. Because acne inflammation fuels hyperpigmentation, the emphasis needs to be…
MY EARLY YEARS As the son of the international opera star Rosina DeStefano, it was no wonder that I have had a lifelong passion for music. Also, at a very young age, I was exposed to a considerable amount of travel. The combined exposure to the two has contributed greatly to my interest in people and I their quality of life. Being interested in learning…
Milk + Honey Spa’s new Arboretum Market spa is the brand’s largest location yet. The spa boasts a stunning lounge, 14 treatment rooms, eight salon chairs, and four manicure and pedicure stations, all featuring the brand’s signature modern and luxurious design. Clients can enjoy the full range of award-winning, therapeutic treatments with expert, friendly skin care professionals, including massages, body treatments, facials, waxing, hair services,…
Nanotechnology is the science of manipulating atoms and molecules in the nanoscale – 80,000 times smaller than the width of a human hair. The use of nanotechnology has stretched across various streams of science, from electronics, optics, and magnetics to medicine, and has found applications in the field of cosmetics. It is, however, nothing new. Nanoparticles have been around for billions of years, and individuals…

July 2021

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Brands of the Month

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