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Skin and Immunity

Written by: Dr. Charlene DeHaven

Many people think that skin care is only a cosmetic issue, but the reality is that skin health and overall health are linked. Inflammation in the body can translate to inflammation in the skin, leading to a variety of skin issues. This article looks at skin and immunity which impact each other.

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Do Stem Cells Have a Role in Cosmeceuticals?

Written by: Dr. Charlene DeHaven

Stem cell technology is one of the fastest growing and most intriguing areas of current medical research. From uses in burn therapy to orthopedic bone grafting, cancer treatments to bone marrow transplants, stem cells are being used to heal the body in extraordinary ways.

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What You Need To Know About Seborrheic Dermatitis

Written by: Dr. Alpesh Desai

Seborrheic dermatitis is a common inflammatory papulosquamous skin condition that affects areas of the body that are rich in sebum. Sebum is the oily, waxy substance produced and secreted by the body’s sebaceous glands, found mostly on the face, scalp, neck, upper chest and back. Seborrheic dermatitis often presents as an itchy, dry, red, swollen, or greasy appearing rash with white or yellow, crusty scales at the surface.

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How to Get Your Business Moving Forward with Strength and Confidence

Written by: Katherine Medina

As we all continue to adapt to new ways of life, develop innovate approaches for conducting business and wonder about what the future might hold, I encourage everyone to partake in a little CPR. This means Communicating, Planning and Reacting to events that are impacting the world around us. The way we communicate, especially now, holds the key to how we perceive this global crisis in our personal, as well as our professional lives.

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The New Norm for Aestheticians

Written by: Noush Ganey

As aestheticians or business owners, COVID-19 and the resultant lockdowns have altered the dynamics of our profession and skincare centers worldwide and brought the industry to a near standstill. As we venture forward, we must re-invent our mindset and business thinking to adapt to a new way of operating.

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Clinical At Home Skin Care For Hyperpigmentation

Written by: Dr Charlene DeHaven

Hyperpigmentation and pigmentary irregularities can make skin appear older and less healthy. Studies show that someone looking at another person will perceive their age to be ten (10) to twelve (12) years older if that person’s face shows uneven areas of increased pigmentation. Pigment occurs in skin through a sequential process of five (5) steps.

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Increase Expectations, Increase Results!

Written by: Tyler Peters

Without high expectations, most of us would probably wallow in the realm of mediocrity. Be honest with yourself. When is the last time you examined your expectations, personally and professionally? It is a crucial thing to do regularly, to revisit – and reset – what you know you are capable of accomplishing.

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Stress And Skin

Written by: Dr Charlene DeHaven

Skin is not only the largest organ in the body but is responsible for several critical functions – including barrier protection, immunity, and temperature and water regulation. Performance of these roles is impaired by stress. Skin also influences the portrayal of beauty, health, cleanliness, and age.

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