38 Results for "reactive oxygen species"

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  • 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...

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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
    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
    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...

  • Skin Conditions
    Reading Your Clients: Face Mapping

    As skin therapists, Face Mapping® is our bread and butter. While most clients turn to us to help them offset the evidence of aging, skin in fact records and reveals much more than the mere passag...

  • Methods & Modalities
    Emerging Technology and Advanced Treatments

    Professional skin therapists know that while our roles in the world of skincare are of high importance, there is an extensive list of products, treatments and procedures that we are not legally allow...

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  • 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...

  • Methods & Modalities
    Is Direct High Frequency beneficial to adult acne ...

    Direct High Frequency is very beneficial, especially if you just treat the area of congestion. It will introduce oxygen to the environment, helping to reduce the bacteria that are thriving in the are...

  • Science & Ingredients
    I keep hearing the word nanotechnology. What is it...

    Nanotechnology refers to substances that are incredibly small in size. When something is within the nanotechnology scale it has more surface area and is therefore more reactive. The properties of a s...

  • Skin Conditions & Treatments
    What?s the difference between a skin condition a...

    Skin type is what you’re naturally born with. Oily skin, dry skin, combination skin, acneic skin, and sensitive skin all fall into the category of skin type. A skin condition is something that ...