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  • Master Therapist
    Skin Series: Aging Skin

    Recommended Prerequisite: How the Skin Works. We all know the tell-tale signs of skin aging, but do you understand what?s triggering them below the surface? This advanced class sets aside the myt...

  • Advanced Skin
    Results and Treatments for Aging Skin

    Skin aging is the number one concern of clients. Understanding the main biochemical reactions responsible for skin aging is essential to delivering visible results -- and driving your financial poten...

  • Master Therapist
    Skin Series: How the Skin Works

    Recommended Prerequisite: International Skin Care Techniques. You?ll never look at skin the same way again! Take a view through the microscope into the anatomy and histology of skin, including a ...

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  • Skin Conditions
    All About Aging

    This article examines the topic of the future of aging from three points of view: branding and world marketing, ingredient formulation, and treatment and education. The opening of the third eye is al...

  • Methods & Modalities
    Awakening Aging Skin

    At The International Dermal Institute, we know that aging skin is largely a matter of skin health, not just esthetics. While overall proper skin care is one of the most effective ways to maintain the...

  • Science & Ingredients
    Controlling Aging Skin

    Scientists have performed extensive research to track the changes that occur during skin aging and understand what we can realistically do for this pre-existing condition. In the past, scientists hav...

  • Science & Ingredients
    What Causes Skin Aging?

    Wrinkles, altered pigmentation, loss of skin tone… we all associate these changes with skin aging. Age-related skin changes are the result of genetically programmed changes (intrinsic factors)...

  • Skin Conditions
    Structural Changes Associated with Aging Skin

    If we look at skin that has only endured normal intrinsic or chronological aging, without environmental influences, it is smooth and generally unblemished. There are exaggerated expression lines on t...

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  • Dioscorea Villosa (Wild Yam) Root Extract

    A nutritional extract; used in cosmetics that control skin aging

  • Silanediol Salicylate

    An anti-inflammatory, anti-aging compound. Soothes skin and acts as an antioxidant. Prevents and restructures anti-aging activity. Helps prevent arachidonic acid associated with inflammation.

  • Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Extract or Oil

    An antioxidant high in Vitamin E. Considered valuable in terms of delaying the signs of aging.

  • Palmitoyl Tripeptide-5

    Helps stimulate collagen synthesis, firms skin and overrides the effects of Matrix Metalloproteinase (MMP) enzymes that contribute to skin aging.

  • Solanum Lycopersicum (Tomato) Extract

    Contains Lycopene, a carotenoid with high antioxidant properties that protects skin from free radicals, protecting cells from aging and degenerative damage.

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  • Michelle Le

    It all started when I enrolled myself into The Skin and Body Therapy program within Vancouver Community College. During my program, I was awarded with ?The Student of the Year 2011? title, which prov...

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  • Skin Conditions & Treatments
    Do you think I should be concerned about aging ski...

    It's never too early to prevent aging, and particularly when you are undergoing treatment with Accutane (which is actually Isotretinoin), your skin is even more photosensitive. So be sure you're wear...

  • Business & Retail
    As a licensed cosmetologist, what classes would yo...

    To start, we recommend you take International Skin Care Techniques; Acids, Peels and Exfoliants; and Results and Treatments for Aging Skin.

  • Skin Conditions & Treatments
    Being a skin therapist in Northern Ireland I see a...

    As with all skin types, prevention is the best way to address aging concerns. For those with sensitive skin, use a physical SPF with Zinc Oxide or Titanium Dioxide as the active ingredient. Inflammat...

  • Methods & Modalities
    What are your thoughts on Microcurrent? Do you fee...

    Microcurrent is excellent for targeting and lifting sagging skin. It works best in a series, but it's excellent to incorporate into treatments, and it's great for those with aging skin.

  • Science & Ingredients
    How can too much exfoliation cause damage to the s...

    Over-exfoliation can impair the barrier function of the skin, which makes it more prone to sensitization and irritation. Continual irritation can thus lead to premature aging and also cause dehydrati...

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