Controlling Acne

30 Jan 2016
Controlling Acne

The most successful approach for skin care professionals in managing any skin condition is to develop a basic approach for assessment, diagnosis and then treatment. I encourage all nurses, estheticians and even physicians to develop his/her own rationale for dealing with specific skin conditions. Acne is NOT a disease, but rather a condition that can be controlled with the correct methodology. Nearly 90% of people in Western society will experience some degree of acne during their life, and acne and acne-like conditions present a complex problem to treat. Medically, acne severity is graded according to four categories; the simplest being the presence of only multiple blackheads or whiteheads, and the most.

HOW TO PUT TOGETHER A SKINCARE ROUTINE

15 Sep 2015
HOW TO PUT TOGETHER A SKINCARE ROUTINE

Knowing what products work together, how they benefit your skin, and the order in which to use them is incredibly important when selecting the best skincare routine for you. Skincare Product What is this for? Why do I need this? What results will I see? Cleanser (Step 1) A gentle, water-soluble cleanser removes debris, oil, and makeup. Rinsing with water is not enough to clean your face. When your face is clean, it allows the other products you use to work even better, morning and evening. With a cleanser, your skin will look and act healthier, feel smoother, and be ready to receive maximum benefits from your other products. Toner (Step.

What is Acne?

13 Aug 2015
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What is Acne?

What is Acne? Acne is the term for plugged pores (blackheads and whiteheads), pimples, and even deeper lumps (cysts or nodules) that occur on the face, neck, chest, back, shoulders and even the upper arms. Acne affects most teenagers to some extent. However, the disease is not restricted to any age group; adults in their 20s – even into their 40s – can get acne. While not a life threatening condition, acne can be upsetting and disfiguring. When severe, acne can lead to serious and permanent scarring. Even less severe cases can lead to scarring. What Causes Acne? Many things can cause acne. Here are some of the most common:.

Do you have sensitive skin?

08 Jun 2015
Do you have sensitive skin?

If you struggle with acne, rosacea or other skin flare-ups, you likely have sensitive skin. But before you invest in pricey treatments to address your specific skin concerns, it’s wise to first understand the causes. Use this handbook as a guide to identifying and treating sensitive skin, to help you maintain gorgeous skin under any circumstances. Acne, rosacea, product sensitivities, genetics or just fickle skin – there are numerous factors responsible for causing skin sensitivities. Don’t let sensitive skin discourage you from building a beauty regimen that’s tailor-made for your skin.   The basics behind sensitive skin Whether or not you have sensitive skin can be difficult to determine, because every.

Best Vitamins for Beautiful Skin

26 May 2015
Best Vitamins for Beautiful Skin

Vitamins have long been known to support healthy immune systems and bones. But, what about your surface? Can a supplement also help cure the daily blemishes and hits your skin takes? Yes, it absolutely can! Vitamin skincare is all the rage and for good reason. Check out these 5 vitamins that will keep your skin glowing all year long and how to incorporate them into your diet. 1. Vitamin C: Vitamin C is your key to anti-aging skincare. Not only does it help fight free radicals, but it also adds density, tightness and glow to skin, while also eliminating uneven skin tone. About suggests looking for serums and moisturizers that come in.

What type of acne do you get?

23 Apr 2015
What type of acne do you get?

What Are Whiteheads? No one on TV or in the movies seems to have acne, ever. Well, that’s just the magic of Hollywood. The fact is everyone gets acne, and whiteheads are one of the most common types. Unfortunately, it’s just part of how your skin works. That doesn’t mean you have to live with whiteheads, however. Knowledge is power, and understanding what whiteheads are (and are not) makes eliminating them faster and easier. In the medical community whiteheads are called closed comedones. They typically appear on your skin as small, whitish bumps. So what causes them? When the pores of your skin accumulate oils or sebum (a natural oil/waxy.

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