When analyzing a client's skin on a facial table, they may appear to have a practically perfect complexion with a smooth texture and minimal discolorations. But, as soon as the client stands up, their appearance can change drastically due to the effects of gravity. No matter how many facials, acid peels, and skin polishing microdermabrasion treatments are performed, it will not significantly change a sagging…
Skin care ingredients are formulated with specific delivery systems to ensure they reach the targeted skin level for which they were designed to act. If an ingredient is penetrated deeper into the skin, when, in fact, it is meant to remove the dead cells from the stratum corneum, an enzyme for example, it would not be able to carry out its intended function. If that…
With the many alternative skin care products on the market, waterless skin care products are finally making their debut within western societies. Popular in Korean skin care routines, waterless skin care gives consumers the option to use products that leave out the 70% of water found in most lotions and creams. These waterless skin care products allow for the remaining 30% to become the main…
Retinoids, topical vitamin A, are widely considered the undisputed champions of skin care. This superhero ingredient has been clinically proven to banish wrinkles, diminish hyperpigmentation and improve skin texture, and is one of the most effective ingredients for treating acne. Other noteworthy benefits include epidermal thickening and increase of glycosaminoglycans (GAGs). The importance of retinol was discovered in the early 1900s, and subsequent research showed…
Have you heard of corneotherapy? If not, be prepared to hear and see it popping up in the skin care industry more and more, especially on the holistic side of the industry, as skin care professionals are looking to tackle the underlying cause (immune response) by treating the outer layer of skin. Corneotherapy is a newer field of skin treatment within the fields of dermatology…

April 2021

Skin Care Blogs

Brands of the Month

  • Alexandria Professional
  • Repechage
  • Celluma by Biophotas, Inc