49 Results for "sensitive"

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  • Advanced Skin
    Treating Sensitive Skin

    Skin Sensitization is on the rise, meaning more clients need your professional help. Understand the root causes, triggers and tripwires for this skin condition. Learn what ingredients, treatments an...

  • 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 ...

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  • Skin Conditions
    Sensitive Versus Sensitized: The Genetic Difference

    Millions of people perceive their skin as sensitive. Although these numbers vary across the world, the American Academy of Dermatology reports that 50% of the United States population experience some...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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
    Neglecting Your Skin is a Sin!

    Sadly, many often neglect their skin or don’t care for it as well as they should. But the better we understand our skin, the happier and healthier it will be. Find out about some of the most co...

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  • Science & Ingredients
    What products are best suited for a client on anti...

    Always consult the client’s doctor when dealing with medications. Generally, acne medications are already exfoliating and drying to the skin, so you want to avoid products that exacerbate these...

  • Skin Conditions & Treatments
    What can you do for skin that stings when it comes...

    This may be related to heat. When working out, the increase of circulation may be causing a prickly heat sensation. It may help to cut back on exfoliation if you exfoliate regularly, and switch to pr...

  • Science & Ingredients
    I was wondering, is it ok to use products that are...

    Different companies will tell you different answers to this, so your best bet will be to contact the company itself and see what is recommended. And note that expiration dates are more sensitive for ...

  • Science & Ingredients
    What is an organic sunscreen, and is it better?

    Organic sunscreens are chemical sunscreens that absorb UV energy and dissipate it as heat. The name organic does not mean the same as it does when associated with an organic plant extract (like what ...

  • Science & Ingredients
    What?s the difference between chemical and physi...

    Physical sunscreen ingredients (such as Zinc Oxide and Titanium Dioxide) reflect ultraviolet (UV) rays (both UVA and UVB), whereas chemical sunscreens absorb UVB, and to a lesser extent, UVA, rays. T...

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