Increased androgens, sebum production, lifestyle, genes, and hygiene practices can all contribute to teenage acne. Yet another possibility could be due to excessive or poor makeup usage. This type of acne is known as acne cosmetica. {mprestriction ids="3,4,26,18,6,7,8,9,14,18"} ACNE COSMEDICA In the world of aesthetics, treating a teenage client with acne can sometimes be a challenging mystery to solve. Over 85% of teenagers will develop…
Helping a teenager with acne achieve clear skin is one of the most rewarding times of being a skin care professional. The journey, however, is not without its hurdles and obstacles. {mprestriction ids="3,4,26,18,6,7,8,9,14,18"} CAUSES OF ACNE & ACNE-PRONE SKIN Acne is not commonly caused by dirt, eating pizza, chocolate, or dirty phones. While there can be nutritional and other external factors that might make acne…
AN INTRO TO ACNE Acne is a disease of the pilosebaceous unit — blockage or inflammation of this unit will result in acne. Oil glands are found in the highest density on the face, back, and chest and these are the most common sites of acne development. Sebum is a food source for bacteria called propionibacterium acnes (p. acnes) that reside in the skin. As…
Aestheticians, educators, and primary care providers spend much time explaining what acne is to clients and how it can be managed and treated. Currently, in the throes of a pandemic, the world is acutely aware of the sheer havoc a microscopic virus can wreak. The COVID-19 pandemic highlights that skin care professionals should really be speaking more about primary prevention, including the steps to build…
The facial massage is generally the highlight of facial treatment. Massage is not only relaxing, but it also stimulates microcirculation and detoxifies the lymphatic system. There are several benefits to facial massage that keep skin from premature aging. There are also massage techniques that can alleviate sinus pressure and allergies. Allergy season is upon us with everything in full bloom. Skin care professionals You already…

July 2021

Skin Care Blogs

Brands of the Month

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