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Part II Health-challenged Skin--Celiac Disease and SLE

By: Morag Currin
Posted: February 28, 2013, from the March 2013 issue of Skin Inc. magazine.

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Artemisia vulgaris (mugwort) extract/algae extract is a combo extract rich in amino acids, polypeptides and cellular carbohydrates. It also combats irritation and redness caused by UV exposure, chemical aggravations and the environment. This ingredient works well on erythema.

Calamine powder is anti-pruritic (anti-itch), and acts as an astringent for blisters. Calamine works well on hives and itching.

Ergothioneine (L) is a chirally correct exogenous antioxidant that protects the skin from oxidative and DNA damage, as well as protects the mitochondrial membrane against oxidation. It also transfers fatty acids into the mitochondria to help use oxygen efficiently and to produce more energy, giving the skin vitality. This ingredient works well for photosensitivity.

Professional skin care treatments are dictated by the client’s current condition at the time of treatment. If pain and inflammation is present, the client should not have a treatment or the skin care professional would have to make lots of adjustments to any treatment provided.

Enhance clients' well-being

Traditional skin care professionals who have an interest in the well-being of their clients, and who are willing to create a new spa model that encompasses health and wellness, are professionals with a successful future. Skin care professionals who are providing additional modalities with their traditional treatments will be in more demand. These are dedicated and outstanding skin care professionals, and more and more of them are rising up to the challenge. Today, with spa clients living longer, there is a need to care for the body—inside and out—and the key to joyful living and success can be obtained from knowledgeable skin care professionals.

Understanding Skin Diseases and Disorders Can Increase Your Treatment Offerings in 2013

Health Challenged Skin: The Estheticians’ Desk Reference is designed to address the lack of esthetic knowledge in the area of skin diseases. Chances are you have come across more clients with diabetes,allergies, Crohn's Disease and Autoimmune diseases just to mention a few. This book covers an incredible range of diseases and disorders and it is organized to offer easy-to-find, hands-on application for daily use.

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