36 Results for "enzymes"

Class 1 Item

  • 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...

Article 25 Items

  • 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...

  • Methods & Modalities
    Methods of Exfoliation

    Exfoliation is a fascinating step in the skin treatment. It not only refreshes the skin nearly in an instant, it offers a multitude of methods for its use. From mechanical to chemical means and every...

  • Science & Ingredients
    Fresh Face Forward: The Expert's Guide to Chemical Exfoliation

    Fresh, glowing, resilient skin with evenly distributed pigmentation and ultra-refined texture is what your clients want. Without question, the most effective way to achieve this is through exfoliatio...

  • 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)...

  • Science & Ingredients
    Skin Exfoliation 101

    With so much attention focused on addressing the needs of both maturing and prematurely-aging skin, and the continual interest in using ingredient complexes such as hydroxy acids, retinol and other m...

View All Results

Glossary Term 7 Items

  • Trifolium Pratense (Clover) Flower Extract

    Anti-inflammatory agent, inhibits an arachidonic acid cascade enzymes associated with skin inflammation.

  • Camellia Oleifera Leaf Extract

    Extract from Green Tea. A powerful antioxidant with anti-inflammatory properties. Helps control MMP enzymes.

  • Palmitoyl Tripeptide-5

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

  • Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract

    Extract from either Green tea or White tea. A powerful antioxidant with anti-inflammatory properties. Helps control MMP enzymes.

  • Bacillus Ferment

    A source of bacterial protease enzymes that helps to loosen cell cohesion while stimulating digestion of keratin protein in the epidermis.

View All Results

Ask the Experts 3 Items

  • Skin Conditions & Treatments
    Many of my clients are having severe Milia problem...

    Start by asking your clients if they are using a product ? cosmetic or skin care ? that contains mineral oil. This is often the source of the problem. The long-lasting make-up is probably the culpri...

  • Skin Conditions & Treatments
    I have a client that I'm currently treating ? sh...

    When dealing with inflamed acne, there are better choices to use to treat her hormonal acne than microdermabrasion, which can be a strong physical exfoliant for an inflamed condition. Better choices ...

  • Skin Conditions & Treatments
    How can I treat, and get results, for clients with...

    Unfortunately it is not possible to shrink our pores, but we can reduce the appearance of them. The most effective and non-irritating ingredients that thoroughly cleanse pores are enzymes and hydroxy...