There are many different causes of aging; one of the biggest is sun damage. The lack of a healthy lifestyle also plays a large role in premature aging. An increasing number of scientific articles are being published that show how regularly consuming unhealthy food can make people look older, pointing out that nutritional deficiencies may increase wrinkles. As more and more studies like these are…

Matrisome Maintenance

Written by Lydia Sarfati
When formulating hydrating products, the latest research requires the formulator to consider the extracellular matrix which provides skin with its major hydration properties.1 This complex network of proteins that comprise the extracellular matrix is now referred to as the matrisome.2 Among these matrisome proteins, collagen is most abundant. Its specific amino acid sequence provides essential functions which can impact the aging process and influence the…

Hydration Harmony

Written by Nichelle Mosley
Every day is a great day for hydration. Whether hydrating the body through increased water consumption or hydrating skin for its optimal health, the skin care professional knows the importance of preventing dehydration and dryness. Designing hydrating treatments for clientele involves a thoughtful approach, but it is not as difficult to do as one might think. There are several aspects that must be considered when…
When it comes to skin care, most people look for a miracle in a bottle – the latest and greatest in ingredient technology that offers a quick fix or immediate results. The truth is that the most powerful tool clients have is their nutrition and water intake. It is a well-known fact that water and food intake alone will not solve every skin concern; however,…

Glow On

Written by Collette Brown
Great philosophers have debated the concept of beauty and what defines it throughout history. Is it subjective, influenced by one’s personal taste, or objective, influenced by others? Although many great minds may not agree on what is aesthetically pleasing, philosophers generally agree that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. What attracts someone is cumulative of not just the physical but the mind, body,…

January 2023

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