Totally Stressed Out: Environmental Stressors That Affect Your Client’s Skin Health

The skin is the first defensive barrier of the body when in contact with the environment and environmental stressors—physical, chemical, and biological. Because of this, skin barrier function and skin immunity go hand in hand. If the barrier is compromised, the natural immunity of the skin is also compromised. This limits the protection the skin … Read more

Save Our Skin

Global warming is a topic that circulates the news daily. It is important to understand how it affects skin and, in turn, both the professional and the client. Learning more about what is going on in the world allows spa businesses to make a difference… Access Full PDF Article Here.

The Rainbow of Skin Sensitivity

Skin Sensitivity, Skin Inc Magazine

The human population is made up all different types of people with a wide variety of ethnic backgrounds. Each ethnic group has its own general traits in regard to skin, hair and eye color, but as we know all too well, ethnicity is more of a broad spectrum of shades and traits rather than a … Read more

Delicate Dealings – Understanding Sensitive Skin

Sensitive skin is a condition the skin care professional sees every day in the treatment room. In a study published in the International Journal of Dermatology, 44.6 percent of individuals polled stated they had sensitive skin.1 As sensitivity levels rise due to various factors, it’s important to determine exactly where your client’s sensitivity comes from … Read more

Adjusting Treatments for Sensitive Skin

Remember the days when people simply described their skin as oily, combination or dry? Today 50 percent of women and 40 percent of men describe their skin as sensitive. Sensitive and/or health challenged skin can arise from several internal factors, ranging from hereditary skin issues to developing skin conditions related to health challenges such as … Read more

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