Skin is the largest organ of the human body. It exists as a barrier for the human body against the external environment, serving as the first line of defense, protecting the body from pathogenic microorganisms, chemicals, and physical factors. Skin also plays a role in thermoregulatory function and immunological processes. When assessing and managing skin conditions, practitioners must consider the physiological processes taking place within.…
There is an old saying that tomorrow is not what it used to be – and that could not be truer than it is today. When the pandemic hit, there was tremendous uncertainty in many service industries, and the skin care industry was no exception. Not only did professionals not know when spas would reopen, but they did not know whether clients would be interested…
Many may not realize it, but aging is actually a disease process in itself. How do providers adequately restore youthful facial characteristics? It starts with understanding how the face changes with age, which comprises structural changes with fat, muscles, bone, ligaments, and skin changes. In a prematurely aging client, it is typically the loss of fat pads or skin quality that is affected. In addition…
Aging is a blessing. With age comes wisdom, experience, and oftentimes, stories of those youthful days that are told to whoever is willing to listen. Unfortunately, with this also comes physical aging. For many men, looking in the mirror is confronting the physical reality of their age. As men mature, they may start to notice their face and skin showing signs of aging. Antiaging solutions…
Since peptides were first identified in the early 20th century, chemists and biologists have become increasingly aware of the important role that they can play in improved skin health and appearance. Within the past decade, peptides have been celebrated by both product manufacturers and consumers as miraculous ingredients that deliver numerous tangible benefits to skin. After many years of clinical research, it appears the hype…

August 2022

Skin Care Blogs

Brands of the Month

  • Eminence Organic Skin Care
  • Skin Script
  • Repechage