Vitamins and peptides play an important role in the normal biochemical functions of the skin and body. To promote the function of healthy skin, many aestheticians are looking for natural ingredients. This article will address the role of peptides and vitamin B complexes (thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, pyridoxine, biotin, folate, and cobalamin) to increase the healthy function of cells. First, it is important to…

Using CBD to Combat Wrinkles

Written by Jackson Stonewall
Cannabis has officially made its foray into mainstream medicine with the introduction of the first-ever, CBD-based medicine designed to treat epilepsy. It has now reached a point where skin care professionals are passionately coveting for CBD topical and beauty products for their antiaging properties. The best part is that hemp-derived CBD products are legal to purchase in the United States. But, be careful, because some…

Breakout Bingo: Detecting Jawline Breakouts

Written by Dasha Saian Marchese
According to the American Academy of Dermatology, acne is the most common skin condition in the United States, affecting up to 50 million Americans annually. It usually begins in puberty and affects many adolescents and young adults. Approximately 85% of people between the ages of 12 and 24 experience at least some form of minor acne. 15% of the sufferers have acne severe enough to…
Most adults are familiar with diabetes, a disease afflicting over 30 million Americans. Individuals with diabetes have elevated glucose (blood sugar) levels because insulin (the hormone which regulates glucose levels) is not functioning correctly. Insulin acts as a chemical messenger allowing cells to absorb blood sugars, providing the energy needed for cellular function and survival. The blood sugar (glucose) molecules are unable to enter the…

Pregnancy-Safe Skin Care

Written by Ashley Stowers
Pregnancy is a magical time but with it comes much change to a woman’s lifestyle, including her skin care routine. Here are some tips on pregnancy-safe skin care. Avoid the following ingredients because of potential risk: tetracycline, hydroquinone, retinoids, and salicylic acid. Avoid irritating the skin and exacerbating problematic skin by not using a washcloth to clean your face. Use a lightweight, non-fragrant moisturizer that…

July 2021

Skin Care Blogs

Brands of the Month

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