28 Results for "biochemical reactions"

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Skin Conditions
    New Age: No Time Like the Present

    As Americans of the 21st century, we sometimes beat ourselves up for our youth-obsession. More traditional cultures, we remind ourselves, honor elders. We berate ourselves for being shallow and vain ...

  • 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
    Sensitive Versus Sensitized: The Genetic Difference

    Millions of people perceive their skin as sensitive. Although these numbers vary across the world, the American Academy of Dermatology reports that 50% of the United States population experience some...

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  • Science & Ingredients
    Are reactions seen with "chemical" sunscreens from...

    It is difficult to tease out which specific ingredients are the sole reason for an irritant or allergic reaction, as these are all parts of complex formulations. However, there are some ingredients t...

  • Science & Ingredients
    When a product claims to stimulate collagen produc...

    Collagen is a very large group of proteins and is a main component of connective tissues (joints, cartilage) and skin. Because of its size, putting it on the skin will not likely penetrate on its own...

  • Skin Conditions & Treatments
    What would be a great treatment for a client who h...

    It's important to treat this client with products meant for sensitive skin, especially since she/he has rosacea. Treating the skin with more aggressive, acne-fighting ingredients will likely cause th...