Radiofrequency (RF) devices are commonly used in skin care and medical practices for skin tightening, body contouring, hair removal, minor skin imperfections, and much more. Radiofrequency waves are a form of radiation, which is the release of energy in the form of electromagnetic waves. These waves can be classified as low or high energy depending on the amount of energy dispersed. The Federal Communications Commission…
Glowing, smooth, and radiant skin is usually the ultimate visual sign of youthfulness. Yet, in a world where the impacts of harmful ultraviolet radiation, visible light, and oxidative stresses are never ending, it makes this goal seem intangible to many clients. Hyperpigmentation is one of the most common skin problems that affects both men and women. Usually, it worsens with age and is most prevalent…
Melasma is a common skin condition affecting approximately six million women in the United States and 45 to 50 million women worldwide. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, 90% of individuals with melasma are women between the ages of 20 to 50 years old. Melasma manifests as light to dark brown or greyish patches of abnormal pigmentation that can appear on the cheeks, upper…
For decades, the professional skin care industry has lamented (if not cursed) the spots that develop on the face due to aging. However, what if those spots were actually beneficial to skin health? Would this change the professional approach to treating them? It is likely that the current strategies used to treat hyperpigmentation may result in more spots over time. There are common misconceptions about…
Hyperpigmentation encompasses several different pigmentation disorders. These conditions may include post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, melasma, solar lentigines (sun exposure), ephelides (freckles), and cafe au lait macules (birthmarks). When encountering clients with hyperpigmentation, performing a history, physical, and lifestyle examination is crucial in developing an appropriate treatment plan. Most hyperpigmentation disorders are exacerbated by ultraviolet rays and heat exposure, although some may be caused by hormonal changes caused…

November 2022

Skin Care Blogs

Brands of the Month

  • Celluma by Biophotas, Inc
  • Eminence Organic Skin Care
  • Skin Script