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Studies Find Cocoa Flavanol Reduces Skin Aging Progression

Science is identifying how chocolate can result in leaving skin beautiful and ageless.Cell culture studies utilizing skin cells proved flavanol­­­­­­­­—a compound found in various cocoa products—can help protect the cells from light-induced oxidative damage, according to Knowridge Science Report.Additional studies showed humans … Continue reading

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Best Practices in the Treatment of Hyperpigmentation

Hyperpig­mentation is not only a prevalent condition; it’s one that can also be particularly stubborn to treat. In fact, both skin care professionals—who lament the challenges of treating hyperpig­mented skin—and clients—who suffer through years of unsuccessful attempts at eliminating it—are … Continue reading

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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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Top Ten Sales Tips for Skin Care Salon Profitability

Top Ten Sales Tips for Skin Care Salon Profitability by Aaron Sonnenschein (as seen in Salontoday.com) Healthy retailing requires creating a fluid, personal space [that] moves and changes often enough to capture the attention of easily jaded shoppers. Consumers are … Continue reading

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Staying in Touch with Professional Regulations

Staying in Touch with Professional Regulations by Linda Burmeister Of all the things you have to worry about daily in your business, there are a few that probably rarely cross your mind – that is, until something happens to snap … Continue reading

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