Black Magic: The Wonders of Black Tea

Written by Anabel de la Vega, certified license specialist and author of TAO – The Art of Relaxation
Black tea is a very common tea that comes from the plant camellia sinensis. The tea’s oxidation level is what gives it its color and flavor. During the process stage, it is fermented and oxidized. The compounds found in black tea are theaflavins and thearubigins, which have great health benefits. Black tea has few calories and minimal proteins, carbohydrates, and sodium. Black tea helps with…

Men's Makeup: Top Tips for a Corrective and Undetectable Application

Written by Pamela Taylor, New York-based author and makeup artist
In the United States, the use of makeup for the average man will continue to grow and men will seek to use products that are both corrective and undetectable. The average American male, no matter what his background, will eventually feel comfortable purchasing and using personal care products as part of an everyday routine. Applying makeup to a man’s face is different than women’s makeup.…
PLANT ESSENTIAL OILSPLANT ESSENTIAL OILSPlant essential oils result from distillation – a process in which the aromatic parts of plants, like the leaves, roots, flowers, and so forth, are placed inside of a steam chamber to release the oils from the plant elements. Essential oils tend to be used for their healing, therapeutic, and medicinal properties. EXTRACTS EXTRACTSPlant extracts are often derived from infusion, through…
What differentiates lactic acid from glycolic acid? Which skin conditions can benefit from the use of mandelic and malic acids? And what is pyruvic acid? Knowing the ins and outs of chemical exfoliation and when to use certain solutions begins with a knowledge of each exfoliant and how it interacts with the skin. This knowledge can help ensure safe administration of treatments, as well as…
Like it or not, clients performing their own skin care treatments at home is an all too common reality for most professionals. In some cases, these homecare efforts can complement professional treatments and help maintain results between appointments. However, in other instances, these attempts can lead to undesired outcomes and even serious damage. When it comes to chemical exfoliation, while there are some peels that…

January 2022

Skin Care Blogs

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  • Celluma by Biophotas, Inc
  • DMK Skin Revision Center