Monthly Archives: February 2016

Study Finds Sunflower Seed Oil Hydrates Skin

Sunflowers (Helianthus annus) are used for many benefits in food and medicine. Sunflower seed oil is used to treat essential fatty-acid deficiency as well as maintaining anti-inflammatory properties. via Study Finds Sunflower Seed Oil Hydrates Skin. Advertisements

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Damage After Dark—UV Effects Continue Long After Exposure

Much of the damage that ultraviolet radiation (UV) does to skin occurs hours after sun exposure, a team of Yale-led researchers concluded in a study that was published online February 19 by the journal Science. This article originally appeared on … Continue reading

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Bring More Love Into Your Services

Chances are you are an esthetician because you love skin care, but is that love apparent to your clients? Your schedule may be busy, and you mind may be somewhere else, but the care you take with a client could … Continue reading

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Laser and Light Devices Stay On Top for the Fourth Year

Laser, light and energy-based devices remain the top cosmetic procedure category for the fourth year in a row, new survey results show. Members of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) performed more than 2.7 million procedures using lasers, lights and energy-based devices in 2014, according to the ASDS Survey on Dermatologic Procedures. – See more at: Continue reading

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Why Skin Care Products Work Sometimes, But Not Others

Everyone has experienced the unexplained difference in efficacy of skin care products from client to client. Why is it that a cosmeceutical works so well on one client for reducing wrinkles, redness and pore size, but does not work at … Continue reading

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From Blizzards to X Games: Your Skin vs. Winter Conditions

Originally posted on DermatologistOnCall Blog:
While major eastern U.S. cities finish digging out from this past weekend’s white stuff, ESPN this Thursday kicks off in Aspen, CO, their annual winter “extreme sports” event known as X Games. Both events involve human…

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Brows and Lashes for Clients with Cancer

Eyelash and Eyebrow Purpose Although people typically view eyelashes and eyebrows as beauty enhancers, particularly for women, both of these hair features serve a purpose. via Brows and Lashes for Clients with Cancer.

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