67 Results for "inflammation"

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  • Master Therapist
    Skin Series: Sensitive Skin and Inflammation

    Recommended Prerequisite: How the Skin Works. Up to 50% of your clients complain of itching, stinging, burning skin. But what are the biological mechanisms underlying skin sensitivity? How should ...

  • Master Therapist
    New! Skin Series: Acne

    Acne. Approximately 40-50 million people in the US are affected by this distressing and emotional skin disorder. There is no shortage of treatments, products or advice, however, clients and skin ther...

Article 49 Items

  • Skin Conditions
    Identifying Inflammation

    A woman enters your retail space and asks if you have products for sensitive skin. The question is a reasonable one—her skin feels prickly, itchy, tight, dry in patches and may even bristle wit...

  • Skin Conditions
    Beyond the Surface of Sensitized Skin

    Sensitized skin reacts in an instant. Can you react just as fast when faced with this condition in the treatment room? IDI has the research and the ingredients to help you manage this condition for s...

  • Science & Ingredients
    Soothing Sensitive Skin

    Burning, stinging, prickling, itching. Sound like a bad gardening experience? Actually, various reports state that 50% of the world’s population suffers from these symptoms in a condition broad...

  • Skin Conditions
    Treat, Clear and Prevent Adult Acne

    Adult acne is often a difficult and persistent condition, and its treatment may seem impossible at times. But The International Dermal Institute has researched several ingredients that are extremely ...

  • Skin Conditions
    CODE RED: Coping Strategies for Sensitized Skin

    Restoring health and balance to sensitized skin must begin with a basic clarification of terms. If your client complains of tight, red, stinging, itchy, reactive, flushing, blushing or hot skin, she ...

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Glossary Term 11 Items

  • Ocimum Basilicum (Basil) Oil

    Used to calm inflammation and swelling in the skin.

  • Bisabolol

    A resin obtained from Chamomile. Reduces sensitivity and inflammation.

  • Cordyceps Sinensis ExtractCordyceps Sinensis Extract

    Mushroom extracts that reduce short and long-term skin inflammation and redness.

  • Trifolium Pratense (Clover) Flower Extract

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

  • Malva Sylvestris (Mallow) Extract

    A plant gel which is soothing, healing and softening to skin. Excellent in reducing inflammation.

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Ask the Experts 5 Items

  • Skin Conditions & Treatments
    Why do dermatologists prescribe acne medication fo...

    Good question! Acne and rosacea are different skin conditions that have one important thing in common: inflammation. Doxycycline is an oral drug prescribed by dermatologists that has anti-inflammato...

  • Business & Retail
    What is the next big thing with skin care that you...

    From a science perspective, the field seems to be getting more and more sophisticated. As an example, the area of Neurocosmetics seems to be increasingly explored and studied. At IDI, we have been st...

  • Skin Conditions & Treatments
    Being a skin therapist in Northern Ireland I see a...

    As with all skin types, prevention is the best way to address aging concerns. For those with sensitive skin, use a physical SPF with Zinc Oxide or Titanium Dioxide as the active ingredient. Inflammat...

  • Skin Conditions & Treatments
    Is there any hope for ridding of sun damage and br...

    Yes there is hope! Some ingredients like Hydroquinone and even Kojic Acid have come under much scrutiny for their irritant properties; however there are other ingredients that have been shown to targ...

  • Methods & Modalities
    Which method of Microdermabrasion do you feel is b...

    Microdermabrasion is a great form of exfoliation. Use of crystal or diamond is purely a matter of preference. The traditional method is crystal; however diamond was developed to reduce the film left ...