472 Results for "skin care"

Class 22 Items

  • Foundation Skin
    International Skin Care Techniques 3 day

    All Foundation Skin Classes are recommended prerequisites for Advanced Skin Classes. This is it: your foundation of a successful career in professional skin care! The best skin treatment centers...

  • Foundation Skin
    Skin Analysis 101

    If you?re a skin therapist looking to win in this industry, you better put skin analysis in your corner! Learn to identify and distinguish between skin conditions, disorders and diseases and how to p...

  • Master Therapist
    Medical Skin Care: What Therapists Need to Know

    Let's face it; more people are going under the knife or needle to achieve better skin. Chances are you will encounter these clients in your skin center or spa. Are you fully prepared to treat them co...

  • 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...

  • Advanced Skin
    Results and Treatments for Aging Skin

    Skin aging is the number one concern of clients. Understanding the main biochemical reactions responsible for skin aging is essential to delivering visible results -- and driving your financial poten...

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Article 120 Items

  • Skin Conditions
    Comforting Winter Skin Care Tips

    Winter products need to address the effects of the harsher environment; ingredients such as silicones are a godsend, creating invisible shields to protect our skin against dehydration and can even re...

  • Alternative Therapies
    Oncology Patients and Skin Care

    Skin care treatments for oncology patients can be intimidating – and dangerous – if you are not properly educated. Begin to understand how you can help oncology patients in this Q&A,...

  • Science & Ingredients
    Skin Care Fundamentals: Toners

    Many think it’s not important to use a toner and consider it a waste, when in fact it is a valuable step of any skin care routine. This misconception is due to the traditional function of an ol...

  • Business & Motivation
    New Year's Makeover for Your Skin Care Business

    Use the Four Basics in New Ways to Build a Powerhouse Bottom Line It is a brand new year - the perfect time to re-energize your skin care business for bigger return and a deeper bond with your clien...

  • Business & Motivation
    Hiring a Stellar Skin Care Team

    Great teams begin with hiring the right skin care professionals to care for your clients. Apples, Oranges-and Peaches A major shift has occurred in the skin care industry during the past few years;...

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Video 26 Items

  • Webisodes
    From Cause to Care: Help your clients manage psoriasis

    Dr. Claudia Aguirre-From Cause to Care: Help your clients manage psoriasis Download the Student Notes

  • Methods & Modalities
    Melanin and Skin Color

    The color and intensity of what we see in different shades of skin is all determined by the pigment in our skin.

  • Webisodes
    The Aging Skin Ingredient Revolution

    Dr. Diana Howard, The Aging Skin Ingredient Revolution Download the Student Notes

  • Webisodes
    Power Peptides for Your Skin

    Dr. Diana Howard-Power Peptides for Your Skin Download the Student Notes

  • Methods & Modalities
    Structural Changes in Aging Skin

    Only in recent years have scientists come to understand the actual biochemical triggers that instigate skin aging.

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Glossary Term 136 Items

  • Propylene Glycol

    Clear, colorless liquids which are among the most common moisture-carrying vehicles in skin care. Superb permeation and excellent humectant properties. Softens and moisturizes the skin.

  • PEG-12 Dimethicone

    A skin protectant that leaves a velvety feel to the skin.

  • Hydrolyzed Soy Protein

    Skin conditioning agent derived from Soybean. Firms and conditions skin.

  • Cyclomethicone

    A Silicone skin adherent. Reinforces the barrier layer of skin.

  • Valerianna Officinalis Extract

    Calming and clearing effect on skin.

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Story 22 Items

  • Karon Kelly Cambridge

    My experience at the International Dermal Institute (IDI) at the Headquarters in Toronto, Canada has been nothing short of world class, and it has been pivotal to my success in the skin care industry...

  • Catalina Infante

    My interest in skin care started when I was at the European School of Massage. I noticed how tired we future massage therapists looked compared to the estheticians at the skin therapy school! At the ...

  • Jill Moss Stetson

    When I graduated from aesthetics school I had a basic understanding of skincare, including important issues such as sanitation, facials, massage, etc. However, I didn?t feel I had the details that I ...

  • LaTesha Council

    I recently was recognized for completing 100 continuing education hours at the International Dermal Institute (IDI) and I am super excited. I was truly honored and it made me reflect upon my experien...

  • Sandee Regier

    In 1985, when I first received information from IDI on their post-graduate esthetics courses, I could already tell by the brochure design and wonderful information that I wanted to attend. I had a ma...

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Ask the Experts 146 Items

  • Skin Conditions & Treatments
    Why are you supposed to apply skin care products u...

    It’s best to apply skin products to the face in an “up” and “in” direction to avoid stretching the skin, which over time can cause skin to loosen. Make-up, however, is a...

  • Skin Conditions & Treatments
    I lived in Arizona and had great skin, but then I ...

    This may relate to the change in humidity. Bacteria thrives more in climates with higher moisture, and San Diego has more moisture in comparison to Arizona. Have you made any changes to your skin car...

  • 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...

  • 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
    Why does skin sometimes go through a ?honeymoon...

    There is sometimes a “honeymoon” phase with new products because the skin can dramatically show improvement when it’s exposed to a consistent routine that includes higher quality pr...

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