Monthly Archives: August 2016

Reduce Wrinkles With a Chocolate Waste Product

The next great wrinkle reduction ingredient might be a waste material of chocolate production, according to researchers from Malaysia. In a study published in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, the researchers used the antioxidant benefits of cocoa pods in an … Continue reading

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A Good Night’s Sleep Can Put Years on Your Face

Goesel Anson, MD, FACS, of Ansen, Edwards & Higging, Plastic Surgery Associates conducted a study on facial compression during sleep, uncovering the results that it can create wrinkles and contribute to skin expansion over time.“Sleep wrinkles differ from expression wrinkles in mechanism of … Continue reading

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Dry vs. Dehydrated Skin: Causes and Treatments

Dry skin may be one of the most common client complaints, especially when working with mature clients. The first step in addressing this problem is to differentiate between dryness and dehydration. It is important to separate these two issues initially … Continue reading

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Help the Heal When You Peel

Chemical peels are one of the most effective anti-aging tools in an esthetician’s toolbox. Of course, their efficacy must be used responsibly to ensure proper skin healing.There is an art form to peeling, and that art form becomes even more … Continue reading

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