Acne remains one of the most common and challenging skin conditions to treat. The most popular theory is that acne is a bacterial infection, but recent evidence would suggest otherwise. This article will discuss all of the pertinent aspects of managing an acne client, including the latest research, the emotional component, how each of the leading treatments work on the skin, preventing and treating acne…

Adding Acne Services: 10 Tips for Success

Written by Laura Cooksey, L.E.
Many clients suffer from acne from the time they are teenagers – some into their mid-thirties and beyond. Aestheticians have the unique position to treat acne and spare many people from the emotional and physical pain that acne can inflict. Often, the best approach accounts for lifestyle, whole body function, and expertly formulated products tailored to each individual client’s needs, rather than turning to antibiotics…
Acne is a disease of the sebaceous hair follicle. Each follicle contains tiny hairs and multi-lobed sebaceous glands. In non-acneic skin, sebum travels up the follicle and out to the skin’s surface. Acne presents itself when sticky sebum and dead skin cells become trapped within the follicle. The sebum attracts the propionibacterium (acne bacteria). Enzymes from the bacteria digest and split the sebum into free…

Fact or Fiction: Sun exposure makes rosacea worse.

Written by Michele Corley, founder and president of Michele Corley Clinical Skin Care
According to various studies, the real answer is (drum roll please) yes. Sun exposure is a clear trigger for rosacea flareups and can make rosacea worse in the near and long-term for most people who experience this skin disorder. Sun exposure is the top trigger for rosacea symptoms in more than 80% of people who have rosacea, according to a survey conducted by the National…
Thanks to modern marvels in health and beauty, great skin is not only easily attainable, but may even be as close as a salad plate. The benefits of this nutritious superfood extend far beyond its internal merits. Not to be cast aside as yet another passing trend, kale is making its mark in skin care, possibly solidifying its place in a skin care array. Long-term…

June 2021

Skin Care Blogs

Brands of the Month

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