80 Results for "free radical"

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  • Foundation Skin
    International Skin Care Techniques 3 day

    All Foundation Skin Classes are recommended prerequisites for Advanced Skin Classes. This is it: your foundation of a successful career in professional skin care! The best skin treatment centers...

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  • Science & Ingredients
    What Is A Free Radical?

    Free radicals may be formed through natural human physiological processes as well as from the environment. They may be the result of diet, stress, smoking, alcohol, exercise, inflammation, drugs or e...

  • Science & Ingredients
    A Glutton for Gluten: Should Skin Care Be Gluten-Free?

    What’s behind the growing phenomenon of gluten-free foods, and moreover, should it start crossing over into the world of skin care? Gluten is the protein found in wheat, rye and barley flour...

  • 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
    Sunshine, Vitamins and the 'Sunshine Vitamin'

    For a star that’s been around for billions of years, the sun sure knows how to stay in the news. A recent headline claimed that sunshine can prevent cancer. This sort of news may seem paradoxic...

  • 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)...

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  • Methods & Modalities
    Extractions 101

    Is it possible to perform pain-free extractions? It is with the techniques you'll learn from IDI!

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  • Superoxide Dismutase

    A powerful scavenger enzyme for oxygen-free radicals.

  • Silybum Marianum Fruit Extract or Powder

    Commonly known as Milk Thistle, high in antioxidant properties that scavenge free radicals. Also has anti-inflammatory effects.

  • Enantia Chlorantha Bark Extract

    Assists in regulating sebaceous gland secretions by inhibiting 5-alpha reductase enzyme activity while scavenging free radicals.

  • Zinc Gluconate

    Assists in regulating sebaceous gland secretions by inhibiting 5-alpha reductase enzyme activity while scavenging free radicals.

  • Niacinamide

    Assists in regulating sebaceous gland secretions by inhibiting 5-alpha reductase enzyme activity while scavenging free radicals.

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  • Jill Moss Stetson

    When I graduated from aesthetics school I had a basic understanding of skincare, including important issues such as sanitation, facials, massage, etc. However, I didn?t feel I had the details that I ...

  • Sarah Lei Spagnolo

    When I moved to the US, I discovered that one could obtain a license as a skin therapist and decided to pursue it wholeheartedly. I went to school part-time while working full-time for a cosmetics co...

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  • Science & Ingredients
    Should I be concerned about the toxicity of chemic...

    The answer to your question depends on what you mean by toxicity. Water at too high of a dose can be toxic. And are you referring to harm done to the body or the environment? Chemical sunscreens are ...

  • Science & Ingredients
    What are the top 3 products to transition the mid/...

    While a lot of people want to be aggressive and target aging skin while in mid/late 20’s, simplicity is the key. At this age, maintain hydration and look for humectant ingredients like Hylaruon...

  • Science & Ingredients
    I hear that wine is both good and bad for skin. Wh...

    Wine is said to be beneficial to health is because it contains polyphenols that prevent free radicals from causing cellular damage or oxidation. Wine also has resveratrol and quercetin, which help bo...

  • Skin Conditions & Treatments
    Why does skin sometimes go through a ?honeymoon...

    There is sometimes a “honeymoon” phase with new products because the skin can dramatically show improvement when it’s exposed to a consistent routine that includes higher quality pr...

  • Skin Conditions & Treatments
    I have a client with severely dehydrated cheeks bu...

    Exfoliate the whole face to remove the dry skin on the cheeks and the impaction plugs in the T-Zone. It is ok to use two different moisturizers on the skin; you'll want a more emollient moisturizer f...

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