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Salicylic Acid

Salicylic Acid

At one point or another, skin care professionals will all use salicylic acid โ€“ it is one of the most popular ingredients in anti-acne skin care. Salicylic is the only beta hydroxy acid used in skin care; it occurs naturally in wintergreen leaves, sweet birch, […]

Fact or Fiction: exfoliating every day is bad for your skin

Fact or Fiction: exfoliating every day is bad for your skin

Many women tend to over-exfoliate the skin, in hopes of sloughing off dead skin, and thus achieving a fresh and renewed complexion. This is a misconception, since our skin is a very efficient organ, and doesnโ€™t require exfoliation more than 2-3 times per week. In […]

Exfoliation – From Ancient Times to Modern Day Esthetics

Exfoliation – From Ancient Times to Modern Day Esthetics

As skin care professionals, we know the importance of skin exfoliation for healthy cell turnover, a refreshed, clear complexion, and better product absorption, but do you know enough methods of exfoliation? No one way of exfoliation is perfect for all skin types, so I would […]