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  • Skin Conditions
    Is Our Skin Dirtier Than Ever?

    Modern life is just rife with irony. Today, we keep our breath fresh with strips that dissolve on the tongue, we deodorize several parts of our bodies and we ward off germs with antibacterial gels. Y...

  • Science & Ingredients
    Are Sunscreens Destroying the Earth's Coral Reefs?

    If it feels like a case of déjà vu you are right! Once again we are dealing concerns about the use of sunscreens and health of coral reefs on our planet. About 6 years ago an article fi...

  • Skin Conditions
    Your Skin Workout

    Exercise isn?t just great for our minds and bodies it?s also great for our skin. Sadly there?s also a ?flip side? to exercise in terms of its impact on your skin. That?s why it?s important to know ho...

  • Science & Ingredients
    Vitamin H

    Today, vitamins and supplements are a multi-billion dollar industry, but few people have even heard of Vitamin H. The “H” in Vitamin H comes from the German words "Haar und Haut"...

  • Methods & Modalities
    The Power of Galvanic Treatments in Your Spa

    Galvanic current offers the professional skin therapist a fantastic array of opportunities to “power up” the service menu. Yet, throughout my years as an educator I find many skin therapi...

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Glossary Term 12 Items

  • Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Water

    A plant extract with astringent properties.

  • Butylene Glycol

    A humectant that attracts and holds water.

  • Ascorbic Acid

    Vitamin C, antioxidant, essential for collagen synthesis, water-soluble.

  • Cetyl PEG/PPG-10/1 Dimethicone

    An emulsifier that allows oil-soluble ingredients to blend with water-soluble.

  • Polyglyceryl-4 Isostearate

    An emulsifier that allows oil-soluble ingredients to blend with water-soluble ingredients.

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Ask the Experts 6 Items

  • Science & Ingredients
    Are the boosters ionized, and if so, what is their...

    Products that are water soluble or water-based are generally ionizable. Just make sure it does not contain oil. If you incorporate products into a skin treatment, products that are designed to assist...

  • Science & Ingredients
    What is the best post-care product for after a che...

    Look for a barrier repairing product that forms a shield to the environment, soothes the skin and also helps to cap in moisture. Something that is preferably anhydrous, meaning it doesn’t conta...

  • Skin Conditions & Treatments
    How do broken capillaries and thread veins occur? ...

    These veins can be caused by many factors, such as allergies, hot water, friction, incorrect extractions, etc. The walls contain collagen, and with constant expansion due to increased blood flow, the...

  • Science & Ingredients
    Should I be concerned about the toxicity of chemic...

    The answer to your question depends on what you mean by toxicity. Water at too high of a dose can be toxic. And are you referring to harm done to the body or the environment? Chemical sunscreens are ...

  • Skin Conditions & Treatments
    My hands get EXTREMELY dry in the winter. I'm cert...

    Your hands seem to be dehydrated and prone to sensitivity due to the climate and the exposure to ingredients that may be high in surfactant level. Washing with soap and water, even though mildly irri...

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