As skin care professionals know, the skin is the largest organ in the human body. Its primary role is to serve as a physical barrier, protecting bodies from potential assault by foreign organisms or toxic substances. But what is less known is that the skin is also a bustling ecosystem comprised of 1.8 million diverse habitats that exist within the human body. The saliva in…
Rosacea is a chronic and progressive disorder impacting an estimated 45 million men and women around the globe. Despite its pervasiveness, rosacea remains one of the most misunderstood inflammatory skin diseases – why? {mprestriction ids="3,4,26,18,6,7,8,9,14,18"} The reason for this is because rosacea has many signs and symptoms that could easily be linked to other conditions such as acne, sensitive skin, eczema, dermatitis, or psoriasis. Adding…
Let’s face it, acne can be a real jerk. Not only is it the most frustrating skin condition to deal with because of its many causes, it can also be painful, time-consuming to treat, and can affect self-esteem. However, acne is simply the messenger for the body. Acne is the body’s way of saying, “Hey! There’s something wrong, please help.” If the body did not…
Wondering who that is on the cover of DERMASCOPE this month? I didn’t think so. Drew Coleman, nephew to the famous Danne Montague-King and vice president of sales and education for the DMK corporation, is a well-known leader in the industry… and for good reason! The infamous DMK enzyme therapy treatment is one of the most buzzed about demonstrations at every tradeshow in which DMK…

Hair Products Can Cause Acne

Written by Cynthia Malcom Taylor
Do hair sprays, conditioners, and other hair styling products clog pores, resulting in acne breakouts? The answer is a resounding YES. If tiny bumps are seen along the hairline on the upper part of the forehead, this may be an example of clogged pores. Products can cause whiteheads and other types of acne in these areas. The bumps can be so subtle that the client…

September 2021

Skin Care Blogs

Brands of the Month

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