Aestheticians frequently encounter clients with sensitive skin conditions. While a professional’s scope of practice does not allow them to treat eczema, rosacea, or psoriasis, they can provide treatments that supplement the care the client receives from their medical provider. By gaining an in-depth knowledge of each condition, its causes, and standard treatment options, professionals can combine empathy and understanding with superior skin health services to…
What is the difference between acne and rosacea? How can professionals accurately identify each condition? Both manifest visual signs that require further exploration into the understanding of the pathophysiology of each disorder. Some general similarities are present in both conditions due to the innate immune response that triggers inflammation. Moreover, acne and rosacea may share a common presence of papules on the face. The differences…
Rosacea is a skin condition that affects as many as 1 in 20 people and, because it mainly affects the face, it presents a significant problem for everything from makeup applications to facials. When treating a person with rosacea, here’s what you should and shouldn’t do. DO: BE PARTICULARLY GENTLE Rosacea typically reddens skin and it also generates discomfort through stinging or burning sensations, making…
When the National Rosacea Society published the first diagnostic guidelines for rosacea in 2002, it ushered in an unprecedented era of research into this widespread, chronic facial skin disorder now estimated to affect more than 16 million Americans. This has led not only to major advances in the understanding of the disease, but important insights into how to recognize and treat it. “Even though signs…
People often assume that stress only causes emotional distress or mental health issues; little do they know external appearance can also be adversely affected. Stress can easily affect overall health, including skin, nails, and hair. In addition to putting an individual at risk for high blood pressure, ulcers, and mood disorders, stress can also cause unwanted skin conditions. But how are stress and skin related?…
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July 2020

Skin Care Blogs

Brands of the Month

  • Celluma by Biophotas, Inc
  • Eminence Organic Skin Care
  • DMK Skin Revision Center