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  • Science & Ingredients
    Hormones and Your Skin

    About one hundred years ago humans doubled their life expectancy. This was a monumental feat, given that the number of years the average person was expected to live was a relatively constant number t...

  • Science & Ingredients
    Through the Changes: How Steroid Hormones Affect the Skin

    Hormones are chemical messengers produced by the endocrine system that tell organs what to do. Yet they are some of the most powerful forces in your life, controlling each moment of your day, from wa...

  • Skin Conditions
    Melasma Unmasked

    Uneven pigmentation is one of the most common complaints skin care professionals hear in the treatment room, right up there with aging and acne concerns. Not surprisingly, these are typically interre...

  • Skin Conditions
    How Does Menopause Affect the Skin?

    Menopause is an incredibly complicated process that all women endure as they reach middle age. For some, symptoms appear to be a mere end to the monthly cycle. For others, it is a difficult process t...

  • Methods & Modalities
    Sensitive Skin: Calm, Cool and Under Control

    Sensitive skin, a condition that is typically genetic and internal, can be painful and difficult to treat. Most sensitive skin clients have fair complexions and are prone to redness. It's common know...

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Ask the Experts 9 Items

  • Skin Conditions & Treatments
    What?s the best way to treat pregnant women?s ...

    Antibacterial products that are designed to reduce the amount of bacteria are a great alternative for someone who is breaking out or experiencing congestion when pregnant. Remember, hormones can play...

  • Skin Conditions & Treatments
    Is it worthwhile to treat clients with melasma (an...

    Hormones are constantly changing during, and even after pregnancy, and no one can predict how they will change once the hormones stabilize. So it’s best to wait until after your client is finis...

  • Skin Conditions & Treatments
    What is the best treatment for Melasma while pregn...

    Treating melasma while pregnant is difficult, as your hormones are constantly changing. It’s best to wait until the hormones have leveled out, which can take several months after giving birth. ...

  • Skin Conditions & Treatments
    What is best for skin that breaks out on the jaw l...

    Skin that breaks out along the jaw is generally hormonal. If you notice a pattern when the breakouts occur, it may be a drop in estrogen hormones and a rise in testosterone (this is common in many pe...

  • Skin Conditions & Treatments
    My 13-year-old daughter has had problems with her ...

    We suggest you speak with your physician regarding this, but we can tell you that yes, birth control pills can regulate hormones. However, we do not recommend using oral contraceptives for this reaso...

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