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  • Skin Conditions
    DAMAGE CONTROL: Taking the Sting Out of Sun-Damage Means Taking Charge Now!

    In spite of everything we know about UV damage and the risk of skin cancer, every spring and summer brings waves of lobster-red vacationers to the drugstore and the spa in search of soothing relief. ...

  • Skin Conditions
    What Exactly is a Sunburn?

    How many of you have ever experienced a sunburn? I’m guessing that almost all of us have, with an embarrassing blush! Yes, we know it’s wrong and we kick ourselves when we are wincing wit...

  • Business & Motivation
    Connected Communities

    The most effective businesses today create what I call a "community of value" – based on both touch and technology. It is a cultural evolution which requires integration of left and r...

  • Science & Ingredients
    Tattoos and Skin Health

    Tattooing is as ancient as modern man. These decorative marks have been found in cavemen and mummies, spanning many different cultures worldwide. The first modern tattooing machine was modeled after ...

  • Skin Conditions
    CODE RED: Coping Strategies for Sensitized Skin

    Restoring health and balance to sensitized skin must begin with a basic clarification of terms. If your client complains of tight, red, stinging, itchy, reactive, flushing, blushing or hot skin, she ...

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  • Methods & Modalities
    Types of Skin Pigmentation

    Learn all about sun damage, hormonal and post-inflammatory pigmentation for more greater treatment results.

Glossary Term 9 Items

  • Magnesium Sulfate

    Part of the hydrolyzed algin complex that maintains metalloenzymes (collagenase, elastase, etc.) at optimum activity to repair damaged skin tissue.

  • Manganese Sulfate

    Part of the hydrolyzed Algin complex that maintains metalloenzymes (collagenase, elastase, etc.) at optimum activity to repair damaged skin tissue.

  • Soy Milk

    Assists in stimulating production of Hyaluronic Acid in skin. Also has a protective effect against UVB light damage.

  • Fumaric Acid

    Derived from European plant, Fumitory. Protects tissues from ozone damage. A component of Anti-Ozonate Complex.

  • 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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Ask the Experts 9 Items

  • Skin Conditions & Treatments
    Is there any hope for ridding of sun damage and br...

    Yes there is hope! Some ingredients like Hydroquinone and even Kojic Acid have come under much scrutiny for their irritant properties; however there are other ingredients that have been shown to targ...

  • 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...

  • Science & Ingredients
    There seems to be a strange new trend going on wit...

    Glue is in no way meant to be used on the skin, end of story. As far as we know, you can't see the ingredients in glue, and therefore you have no idea what toxins are absorbing into the skin. Hopeful...

  • Science & Ingredients
    Paula Begoin says that Lavender Essential Oil brea...

    Paula may be taking information from a 2004 study that examined Lavender Oil and cell damage. The authors contribute cellular damage to a byproduct of Lavender Oil – Linalool. However, concentr...

  • Science & Ingredients
    Recently I read an article on Dr. Oz Show.com on t...

    Self-tanners use an active agent called dihydroxyacetone (DHA). They react with amino acids in the skin to make a brown coloration. There is some validity to the concern of spray tanning if you're no...

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