Managing the signs of aging for facial skin has been an ongoing pursuit since the beginning of time. From facial masking and beautification rituals of ancient ayurvedic civilizations to present-day products, injectables, and medical treatments, consumers have always been willing to invest time and money into slowing the aging process for the skin on the face. There has been a massive increase in interest and…
As people get older, most yearn for the smooth, plump, even complexion of a time past. It is because of this that many middle-aged individuals first seek out the services of a skin care professional, such as an aesthetician, dermatologist, or plastic surgeon. And while there are many characteristics associated with aging skin (including hyperpigmentation, dryness, thinning, and loss of elasticity), none of these seem…
Lydia Sarfati, founder and CEO of Repêchage Skin Care, has built her career on innovation and dedication to raising the standards of the aesthetics industry. Creating excellence in all that she does, whether with new product formulations, professional treatments, or education, Sarfati has devoted her life to providing the very best in all aspects of her business. As testament to her long-standing success in the…
The term Latinx refers to people who originate from the geographical region known as Latin America. Historically, Latinx civilization extended north from South America into Mexico and eventually the southeastern United States, where it blended with indigenous American cultures. Latinx is often confused with Hispanic and conflated into one monochromatic group of people. Hispanic refers to people of Spanish-speaking origin. For example, Brazil is a…
Urticaria pronounced ur-tuh-keh-ree-uh is another term for hives (wheals). The term comes from Latin origin with “urere,” meaning to burn and “urtica,” meaning nettle. More modern interpretation comes from the European “stinging nettle” Urtica Dioica. Three million Americans are affected with urticaria each year. Classified as a rash, urticaria presents as itchy, raised, red, or skin-colored welts on the surface of the skin. A form…