Breakout Bingo: Detecting Jawline Breakouts

Written by Dasha Saian Marchese
According to the American Academy of Dermatology, acne is the most common skin condition in the United States, affecting up to 50 million Americans annually. It usually begins in puberty and affects many adolescents and young adults. Approximately 85% of people between the ages of 12 and 24 experience at least some form of minor acne. 15% of the sufferers have acne severe enough to…
Most adults are familiar with diabetes, a disease afflicting over 30 million Americans. Individuals with diabetes have elevated glucose (blood sugar) levels because insulin (the hormone which regulates glucose levels) is not functioning correctly. Insulin acts as a chemical messenger allowing cells to absorb blood sugars, providing the energy needed for cellular function and survival. The blood sugar (glucose) molecules are unable to enter the…

Pregnancy-Safe Skin Care

Written by Ashley Stowers
Pregnancy is a magical time but with it comes much change to a woman’s lifestyle, including her skin care routine. Here are some tips on pregnancy-safe skin care. Avoid the following ingredients because of potential risk: tetracycline, hydroquinone, retinoids, and salicylic acid. Avoid irritating the skin and exacerbating problematic skin by not using a washcloth to clean your face. Use a lightweight, non-fragrant moisturizer that…
Wound healing is a common concern for most aestheticians. To treat these conditions successfully, many modalities and products are marketed to provide the professional with tools. However, it is imperative to understand the natural wound healing process and how to effectively treat these conditions. This article will review the five phases of wound healing, explore how peptides work in conjunction with the healing process, and…
There are several factors to consider when applying topical products to the skin. It is also important to take into consideration the focus of a product and its relationship to the skin – in essence, what are the concerns? How quickly it may or may not work may be dependent on the efficacy of the product and the bioavailability of its active ingredients. Moreover, an…

July 2021

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