The word vitamin comes from the stems “vita,” meaning life, and “amine,” meaning amino acids. The name seems fitting when it feels like it takes an entire lifetime to master the ins and outs of seemingly singular letters like A, B, C, D, E, and K! Skin care professionals can introduce vitamins to the integumentary system to age gracefully, ward off sensitivity, provide lubrication, plasticize…

Balancing the Biome: Antimicrobial Peptides 

Written by Susan Wade, L.E.  
Skin is home to a unique bacterial environment of microbes. It is imperative to understand this system since the body is continually challenged by toxins, viruses, and bacterial overgrowth. Considering the growing consumer and professional interest in peptides, this article will dive into the nature and processes of antimicrobial peptides. PEPTIDE PARTY Peptides are essential cell messengers with various functions that support healthy cell activity.…
In the world of aesthetics, the pursuit of beauty and wellness is an art form. Skin care professionals are the artists, sculpting and nurturing their canvas – clients’ skin. To create masterpieces, professionals must understand the science behind the products they use and make informed decisions about ingredients. Clients seek results, and professionals strive to provide them with the best solutions. Behind the scenes, the…
In an era where environmental consciousness has become an integral part of daily life, sustainability is no longer a mere buzzword. It is a call to action. The skin care industry, driven by innovation and an unwavering pursuit of beauty, is no exception. Beyond the promises of radiant skin found in lotions, serums, and creams, this industry is undergoing a profound transformation, recognizing the paramount…
Cosmetic Code: Natural Ingredients & Product Labels Proper product labeling is paramount to both the product manufacturer and the consumer. Survey findings show that 61% of women were committed to reading product labels prior to their purchase of skin care products. Furthermore, 68% to 78% of women ages 18 to 54 want skin care made from natural ingredients, stimulating the need to read product labels.1…

February 2024

Wellness Blogs

Brands of the Month

  • Skin Script
  • Celluma by Biophotas, Inc
  • DMK Skin Revision Center