68 Results for "dry"

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  • 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
    The Top Three Causes of Dry, Dehydrated Skin

    Dry, dehydrated skin can be a temporary condition or a lifelong concern. Dry skin can be genetically determined or a product of an increasingly stressful lifestyle coupled with continual exposure to ...

  • Alternative Therapies
    The Benefits of Dry Body Brushing

    How Does Dry Brushing Work? Dry brushing is the manual use of a firm, natural bristle brush. The technique may be used on dry skin at home, or in the spa environment, before massage and body trea...

  • Science & Ingredients
    Smart Mouth

    We often tend to neglect our lips when it comes to facial skin care, except of course for the occasional collagen injection for some. And yet our mouth and lips are so vitally important for an array ...

  • Skin Conditions
    Neglecting Your Skin is a Sin!

    Sadly, many often neglect their skin or don’t care for it as well as they should. But the better we understand our skin, the happier and healthier it will be. Find out about some of the most co...

  • Alternative Therapies
    Oncology Patients and Skin Care

    Skin care treatments for oncology patients can be intimidating – and dangerous – if you are not properly educated. Begin to understand how you can help oncology patients in this Q&A,...

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  • Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil or Extract

    A bland, pale yellow oil containing Vitamin E. Forms a "skin" after drying.

  • Orbignya Oleifera Seed Oil

    Babassu Oil. A non-drying edible oil expressed from the kernels of the Babassu palm, grown in Brazil. An excellent emollient that softens skin.

  • Zea Mays (Corn) Cob Meal

    A finely milled powder from Corn Cobs. The extremely fine milling of the meal ensures that no harsh abrasiveness is left in the action of this exfoliant. Helps cell removal without drying or scratchi...

  • Aleurites Moluccana Seed Oil

    An excellent source of gamma linoleic acid, Kukui Nut Oil smoothes skin while moisturizing. Used to treat dry, chapped, irritated skin.

  • Centella Asiatica Extract

    Extract from the leaves or roots of Hydrocotyl Asiatica. Listed in Indian Ayurvedic medicine to combat excessively dry skin. Particularly suited to the fragile skin around the eyes and is used as an...

Ask the Experts 14 Items

  • Skin Conditions & Treatments
    Living in a dry climate, I get a lot of clients co...

    It’s most important to hydrate the skin from the surface and then reinforce the barrier layer with emollients and lipids such as Evening Primrose, Shea Butter, Vitamin E and Borage Seed Oil. Fo...

  • Skin Conditions & Treatments
    My hands get EXTREMELY dry in the winter. I'm cert...

    Your hands seem to be dehydrated and prone to sensitivity due to the climate and the exposure to ingredients that may be high in surfactant level. Washing with soap and water, even though mildly irri...

  • Skin Conditions & Treatments
    Is it necessary to use steam during a skin treatme...

    Steam is not always necessary. In fact, steam can be drying and irritating to some clients. When you analyze the skin, check for signs of dryness or sensitivity. Steam can actually be a contraindicat...

  • Science & Ingredients
    What?s the difference between Sodium Laureth and...

    Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS) is a powerful and harsh surfactant (meaning that it removes sebum very effectively). Since sebum protects the skin and hair from drying out and conditions its surface, usi...

  • Science & Ingredients
    I?m looking for a cream that will take away brow...

    Look for products that contain Jojoba Oil, Sunflower Oil, Evening Primrose Oil, Shea Butter, and Hyaluronic Acid for the dryness. Peptides are great as well for both aging and dryness. For hyperpigme...

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