How to Manage Inflammatory Skin Conditions

How to Manage Inflammatory Skin Conditions
The most common types of skin inflammation include contact dermatitis, atopic dermatitis (eczema) and acne.
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There are many types of skin inflammation that we, as estheticians, observe on a daily basis while treating our clients. Some may be mild, brought on by extrinsic factors, and come and go with time. Other types of inflammation are chronic and may interfere with our clients enjoying their daily lives. The management and treatment of these inflammatory conditions vary depending on their underlying causes, severity, and individual factors. If we as estheticians are not able to treat them, it is essential to refer the client to a dermatologist for a proper diagnosis and treatment plan.

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