Protection from ultraviolet light was the single most important factor in skin care for the past 20 years. Going into the new millennium, addressing the effects of pollution will become just as important. Signs of aging, such as wrinkles, dark spots and hyperpigmentation, lack of elasticity and firmness, and rough, dry texture, have all been attributed to both intrinsic and extrinsic factors, such as genetics,…
In these days of advanced skin care technology, scientific breakthroughs are constantly evolving as they continue to enhance the efficacy of formulations for acne, brightening, and antiaging. Formulators can now coat large molecules in natural liposomes to ensure effective delivery. Microencapsulation allows multiple active ingredients to reach target sites and perform optimally. Vitamin C can be loaded into an encapsulated vesicle that maintains 100% stability…
Skin care professionals all know that to achieve desirable corrective results for clients, skin care professionals need to choose the most effective treatment products and protocols available. This is impossible without analyzing a complete list of ingredients and not just what is featured on the front of the bottle. Usually, featured ingredients look very good, but skin care professionals need to know what base they…
Client consultations are the most important step to any facial. During this crucial time, not only are you getting to know your client, you’re learning about your client’s skin and their routine by taking the time to ask specific questions. We were taught in school how to analyze our client’s skin before each facial; however, today you’re going to learn how to ask the right…
Our skin’s best defense against signs of aging involves protection from oxidative stress. Aside from using a broad-spectrum sunscreen, it is diet that plays an integral role with intrinsic and extrinsic aging. The gradual loss of skin elasticity and sagging is accelerated due to environmental factors, dietary choices, and metabolic processes. Though we do not have control over all aspects of the aging phenomenon, nor…

July 2021

Skin Care Blogs

Brands of the Month

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