First things first, what is the skin barrier? The skin barrier consists of cells and is made up of lipids (fats) and it forms the skin’s outermost layer. Also known as the permeability barrier, moisture barrier, or lipid barrier, the skin barrier is responsible for making sure essential water and electrolytes do not evaporate from the skin. When the skin barrier is damaged, signs of…
Compromised skin can affect a large group of the population, including oncology patients. According to the American Cancer Society, in 2020, there will be an estimated 1.8 million new cancer cases diagnosed.1Among complaints, cancer patients can experience dry skin, hand and foot skin reaction, and dermatitis.2 {mprestriction ids="3,4,26,18,6,7,8,9,14,18"} Oncology patients can alsopsychologically suffer from their condition, as well and aestheticians can impact these patients in…
Most skin care professionals are all seeing many more clients with some sort of compromised barrier these days and this skin condition shows no signs of ending soon. So, how do skin care professionals approach it, and what will they need to treat this skin condition plaguing clients? {mprestriction ids="3,4,26,18,6,7,8,9,14,18"} First let’s define compromised skin and what it looks like.Compromised skin is when the skin’s …
Most aestheticians face clients with a compromised barrier several times a day.To provide the best services and achieve the ideal outcomes without inflaming the client’s skin, it is essential that every aesthetician knows the signs of a compromised barrier.Once this has been identified, it is also critical to know what limitations are necessary in such cases. {mprestriction ids="3,4,26,18,6,7,8,9,14,18"} BARRIER FUNCTION The epidermal barrier provides five …
Adapting to social distancing guidelinesis necessary for the survival of your spa business. The aesthetics industryhas transitioned very quickly into evenhigher standards of sanitation, setting new benchmarks for health and safety. Your ability to adapt and then communicate your realignment means the success and growth of your career. OneLocal, a marketing firm, conducted a survey, asking over one thousandclients what they want in the future …

July 2021

Skin Care Blogs

Brands of the Month

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