56 Results for "hydroxy acids"

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  • Foundation Skin
    Acids, Peels, and Exfoliants

    From deep chemical peels to microdermabrasion, skin renewal is the most demanded service in our industry. Explore the many treatment and exfoliation options available while examining skin histology ...

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  • Skin Conditions
    The Future's Looking Bright

    At The International Dermal Institute, we hold that a substantial part of the aging process is attributed to skin discoloration. To achieve brighter skin, one must undergo treatments and use products...

  • 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
    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...

  • 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
    Exfoliants Get Down To Business

    We live in a high-definition, Photoshopped world, where we are bombarded with images of digital perfection, constantly. It's easy to become hypnotized and believe that our favorite celebrities have p...

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Glossary Term 12 Items

  • Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Extract

    An antioxidant. A natural source of Malic Acid, a hydroxy acid that aids in exfoliation.

  • Algae Extract

    A rich source of sugars and amino acids derived from marine algae.

  • Amodimethicone

    Silicone polymer with amino acids, used as a lubricant and conditioner.

  • Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Extract

    A natural source of Salicylic Acid, a beta hydroxy acid that exfoliates superficial skin cells leaving a smoother texture and surface.

  • Portulaca Oleracea Extract

    An enriched extract of vitamins, fatty acids, flavonoids and anti-inflammatory agents that help control and reduce redness.

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Ask the Experts 13 Items

  • Science & Ingredients
    What are the best products to treat Keratosis Pila...

    Keratosis Pilaris is an over production of skin cells and sebum. The best way to treat this condition is exfoliation followed with hydration. Look for creams that have Hydroxy Acids like Lactic Acid ...

  • Skin Conditions & Treatments
    What?s the best way to treat Keratosis Pilaris?

    Keratosis Pilaris is an excess accumulation of keratin within the hair follicles that forms hard plugs (the process is known as hyperkeratinization). While this is usually a cosmetic consequence, the...

  • 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...

  • Science & Ingredients
    What is your view on Microdermabrasion versus frui...

    Depending on what you are treating and the results you are looking to achieve, both can be very effective when used alone or in conjunction with each other. Think of microdermabrasion as a polisher t...

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