HAPPY WINTER SKIN

12 Dec 2016
HAPPY WINTER SKIN

Face facts Moisturizer does not moisturize. Most formulas are a blend of water and emollients, but their role is really to prevent or slow moisture’s escape from the skin’s surface. Cool your jets Reduce that steamy shower temperature – no matter how good it feels. Hot water + cleanser washes away your skin’s natural oils as thoroughly as hot water + detergent washes grease from your dinner plates. Squeaky clean is great for dishware, not so great for skin in winter. Buff up Exfoliate regularly to help lagging cells get out of the way so skin can soak up moisture more easily. A scrubby glove or plain white granulated sugar.

How LED Light Therapy Works

14 Nov 2016
How LED Light Therapy Works

LightStim MultiWave® Patented LED light therapy is an effective and affordable technology for achieving healthy and youthful skin. LightStim, the industry leader in LED light therapy, has been used and recommended by estheticians, dermatol­ogists, plastic surgeons, and other licensed skin care and wellness professi­onals, delivering powerful results for more than a decade. LightStim is the only U.S. manufacturer of LED equipment for professional use in the treatment room, as well as at-home care devices for clients. How LED Light Therapy Works Just as plants absorb and convert sunlight into cellular building blocks, skin absorbs therapeutic light and uses it as a source of energy to stimulate cellular regeneration to produce.

Your Diet for Perfect Skin

20 Apr 2016
Your Diet for Perfect Skin

After all those years of health class, it should come as no surprise to anyone to hear that skin is the body’s largest organ. In that same vein (yep, pun intended), foods that help to keep your body feeling great on the inside will also contribute to helping you look your best on the outside. Add these healthy, delicious foods to your everyday diet, and you’ll be well on your way to looking and feeling amazing, perfect skin included. Water You’ve heard it before, but we’ll tell you again: Fruits and vegetables both tend to be high in water content, but it’s always helpful to simply drink more water, particularly.

4 ways the foods you eat are making you look older

03 Apr 2016
4 ways the foods you eat are making you look older

Before you reach for that second piece of bread at dinner, consider this: the foods you are eating are showing up in your face as wrinkles, blemishes, bags and more. If you can identify and eliminate your skin-aging triggers, you are also able to heal your gut, stop the process of “digest-aging” and reverse these effects on your skin. Further investigation and research has led me to identify four main culprits for premature skin aging: Gluten Face, Dairy Face, Wine Face and Sugar Face. Gluten Face Typically, gluten face will have a blemished forehead, cheeks and the chin area. Dark patches around the chin area are very characteristic of this.

101 Common Beauty & Skin Care Mistakes

19 Mar 2016
101 Common Beauty & Skin Care Mistakes

We all make mistakes—and occasionally, we make the same mistakes over and over again without registering that they’re mistakes in the first place. We’re the first to admit when we’ve made a beauty blunder, which is why we’ve rounded up the 101 most common beauty mistakes to spare you from having the same slip-up time and time again. We’ve learned from experience. Hair 1. You’re holding the brush wrong when you blow-dry. If you hold the hairdryer with your dominant hand and work the brush with the weaker, you’re not alone—but you are wrong. While it feels more natural to hold the larger, heavier item with your stronger hand, you.

Alcohol in Skincare

22 Feb 2016
Alcohol in Skincare

With how much misleading information there is online in regards to alcohol in skincare, it’s easy to see why some people believe it really isn’t all that bad for skin. However, the research is clear: Alcohol as a main ingredient in any skincare product is a problem. Need proof? We’ve got the latest research and, if you’ll pardon the pun, sobering facts about alcohol-based products, but first let’s clarify what kind of alcohol we’re talking about… Bad vs. Good Alcohol in Skin Care (Cosmetic Formulas) When we express concern about the presence of alcohol in skincare or makeup products, we’re referring to ethanol, which you’ll most often see listed as.

HydraFacial MD® – The One Facial You Need Right Now!

18 Feb 2016
HydraFacial MD® – The One Facial You Need Right Now!

HAVE YOU SEEN THE LATEST ISSUE OF INSTYLE MAGAZINE with HydraFacial? InStyle gushes about the HydraFacial MD® exclaiming, “the dry patches around her forehead and chin instantly vanished, along with blackheads dotting her nose.” The award-winning HydraFacial MD® advances skin health by merging invigorating spa therapies with advanced medical technology. Watch educational video: HydraFacial is an innovative breakthrough in today’s skin care. As the name implies, it hydrates the skin. Virtually everyone knows that red, dry, irritated skin will increase the visible signs of aging. What’s the solution? Hydration. Well-hydrated skin equals healthy skin. It is a different kind of skin-enhancing treatment simply because of how well it thoroughly hydrates and improves.

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.

10 Winter Skin Care Tips

24 Jan 2016
10 Winter Skin Care Tips

For many people, the cold clear days of winter bring more than just a rosy glow to the cheeks. They also bring uncomfortable dryness to the skin of the face, hands, and feet. For some people, the problem is worse than just a general tight, dry feeling: They get skin so dry it results in flaking, cracking, even eczema (in which the skin becomes inflamed). “As soon as you turn the heat on indoors, the skin starts to dry out,” Bonnie LaPlante, an esthetician with the Canyon Ranch resort in Lenox, Mass., tells WebMD. “It doesn’t matter if you heat your home using oil, wood, or electricity. The skin gets.

Anna Lotan Skin Products

17 Jan 2016
Anna Lotan Skin Products

Anna Lotan Bio-Cosmetic Laboratories manufacture exclusive, functional, professional skin care treatments for use by licensed estheticians, cosmetologists and other skin care professionals in Salons and Spas, together with synergistic, high quality, home use products for their clients. We have almost four decades of experience in creating professional quality formulations that target skin conditions such as: dry, dehydrated, oily, problem, acne prone, hyper-pigmentation, mature, sensitive, rosacea, seborrhea and couperose as well as products for post laser and other dermato-cosmetic rejuvenation treatments. These products reflect the personal approach and treatment philosophy developed by the company founder Ms. Anna Lotan in her 50 years as an active esthetician and teacher. All our products.

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