Professional Skin Care Products

How Pollution Is Damaging Your Skin And What To Do

Over the last few decades we’ve all become more aware of pollution’s effect on the planet, but have you ever considered the toll it can take on your skin? Scientists at L’Oréal Research & Innovation did, and in 2017 they published a study in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology that compared 204 healthy female volunteers from two separate industrial cities with very different levels of urban pollution. Unsurprisingly, what they found was that acne prevalence and characteristics, oily skin and pore severity were significantly higher for women from the more polluted city. That makes sense. Along with UV radiation from the sun, excess air pollutants can lower your skin’s normal defenses by breaking down collagen and protective barriers like your...

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Can Collagen Pills Actually Slow Aging?

In the beauty industry, collagen pills have been paraded around as a magical, cure-all beauty product. We hear over and over again that they’ll fight your wrinkles, tighten your skin, and improve the health of your hair and nails. But what do we really know about these potential youthful elixirs? In today’s blog, we’ll discuss whether collagen pills are an effective aging skin treatment and how infrared LED light therapy can help boost collagen in your body. What is collagen? Collagen is a protein that our bodies produce naturally. The amino acid that makes up this protein is key for forming our connective tissues and skin, maintaining strong bones and joints, and strengthening our hair and nails. Aside from making...

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The History of Skin Care

It’s a safe bet that you have switched up your skincare routine throughout your years. But throughout the decades, centuries, and millennia that have passed, skin care has definitely changed a lot more. From the beginning of time, cultures everywhere wanted to achieve beautiful and radiant skin. From Egyptians to Chinese to Greek and Romans, throughout time and around the world, clear, smooth skin has been sought after using a range of methods and techniques. Go back in time for a minute to learn about the professional skin care products that ancient cultures used. 3000 BC Egypt Egyptians during this time used products that were found in nature to help them achieve beautiful skin. If you remember back to fifth-grade...

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Skin Care Through the Decades

If you’re in your 20s, you may not have started worrying about starting a skincare routine or what your skin will look like 10, 20, or 30 years from now. However, if you’re in your 30s, 40s, or 50s, there’s a good chance you have been through it all when it comes to skin care. There’s no doubt about it — our skin changes as we age. These changes come down to hormones, unfortunately. Puberty, pregnancy, menopause, stress — it’s all hormones. The good news is that there are professional skin care products, like iderma®, out there which can slow down the aging process and even reduce the appearance of wrinkles and age spots. So if you want to have...

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Causes of Acne in Adults

  A struggle that nearly everyone has lived through, acne is an unpleasant and often embarrassing skin condition. And unfortunately, the bumps may not go away when you hit your 30s. If you have oily skin as a teenager, it will probably stick around and may even continue to be a problem up into your 50s. And if you were lucky enough to have clear skin in middle and high school, there’s still a chance that acne will develop as you live through your 20s and 30s. So with no consistency to this problem and with countless professional skin care products that promise to rid you of pimples and blackheads, it comes down to the more you know, the better...

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