Globally, ingredients to brighten and lighten the skin are highly sought after by clients. Every skin type can experience a variety of different types of pigmentation including brown spots, discoloration, redness, or pigmented areas. Pigmentation can be caused by several issues, like sun damage, medications, cosmetic intolerance syndrome, hormonal issues, and more. The skin care professional should do a thorough intake form to determine the…
We’re conscious about what we put in our bodies. We’re conscious about the environment. We want to know that the food we eat is being produced in a sustainable and humane way. Sometimes, just seeing an “organic” or “natural” label puts us at ease. But, when it comes to skin care products, is “all-natural” necessarily better? For many consumers, the misconception is that this label…
The phenomenon of aging and the concept of expanding the human lifespan has thrived over the last several decades. The quest for a more youthful appearance has infiltrated research for several generations. The primary causes for accelerated cellular damage or aging were mostly found to be a result of reactive oxidative stress, over-exposure to ultraviolet rays, environmental factors (pollution and toxins), and illnesses. However, further…
As Instagram eyebrows and microblading have seen a surge in popularity in recent years, more and more consumers are looking for ways to obtain fuller eyebrows, including prescriptions and over-the-counter solutions. While perfect eyebrows cannot be achieved overnight (unless you’re counting on makeup), there are ways to achieve them, including proper grooming, a balanced diet, and results-driven topical care. I spoke to Austin-based, oculoplastic and…

Skin Care: Style Versus Substance

Written by Dr. Elliot Hirsch
Skin care is a multi-billion dollar industry in the United States – take a quick walk through any pharmacy or name brand store and see aisles and aisles of flashy skin care lines promising more youthful, moisturized, happier skin. And, with sophisticated-sounding formulas and all-natural options in shiny packages, who needs medical-grade skin care anyway? Your clients do. Over-the-counter products (even those labeled as clinical…

January 2023

Skin Care Blogs

Brands of the Month

  • Eminence Organic Skin Care
  • Repechage
  • Skin Script