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The Skin/Wellness Connection: Creating the Optimal Skin Barrier

June 20, 2019  Lydia Sarfati, Repêchage Immunoaging and compromised skin conditions have become buzzwords in the beauty industry, but their implications are much more far-reaching than cosmetic. In fact, the latest research has found that maintaining a proper moisture barrier … Continue reading

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CBD: Hype or Hope?

June 12, 2019 Sherrie Tennessee, SpaSOS and Mandarin Oriental Cannabidiol (CBD) in recent years has become one of the biggest trends in the spa and wellness market. There are countless CBD-infused products on the market from face oils, eye cream … Continue reading

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Sunscreen: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow

February 20, 2019  Rob and Carol Trow, DermaConcepts and Rocasuba One thing is clear—consumers and many skin care professionals do not know as much about safe sun as they should. Our profession needs to embrace educating clients on sunscreens, and … Continue reading

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Washington, DC Weather | WTOP

Special Weather Statement MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW CONTINUING THIS EVENING FOR AREAS EAST OF THE BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS TO THE CHESAPEAKE BAY INCLUDING THE GREATER BALTIMORE AND WASHINGTON METROPOLITAN AREAS Source: Washington, DC Weather | WTOP

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When Pollution and Sensitive Skin Meet

Concerns over air pollutions impact on the skin are on the rise. Research in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology found that skin care formulated with the goal of fighting pollution can make an impact on skin health. … Continue reading

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An Esthetician’s Guide to Vascular Lesions

Knowing the difference between rosacea and vascular lesions is crucial to the treatment process. Susanne Schmaling from the Esthetics Council explains the difference. Source: An Esthetician’s Guide to Vascular Lesions

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Skin Remembers Injuries to Maintain Integrity

Stem cells in the skin have memories of previous injuries to help speed along the healing process. Research in Science suggests that this might help understand psoriasis. Source: Skin Remembers Injuries to Maintain Integrity

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