Archive for September, 2011

Adult acne

Q: What's causing my breakouts? A: There are many causes behind the formation of breakouts. Stress, excess oil, excess skin cells, bacteria, hormonal fluctuations, and genetics are all factors that can contribute to acne. Working with your professional skin therapist, you can help control the factors that contribute to acne. Through your Face Mapping® skin analysis and professional treatment and prescription, your professional skin therapist can help regulate sebaceous glands, promote exfoliation to help shed skin cells to prevent clogging of the follicle, kill acne-causing bacteria, reduce stress, and help soothe inflammation associated with breakouts. Q: Does milk cause acne? A: This is another misinterpretation: milk doesn't trigger acne or breakouts. It's the hormones produced by cows that are found in milk that can actually over stimulate oil glands and cause overproduction of oil. As cows that give milk are pregnant most of their lives, the natural hormones that occur during pregnancy are found in the ... Read more →

Advanced Face Mapping Chinese Diagnosis

I would like to introduce to you Face Mapping Skin Analysis; this concept was designed by The International Dermal Institute exclusively for Dermalogica. It is only through Face Mapping Skin Analysis that I can ensure the most accurate product prescription for you, my client as well as being able to offer totally customised professional treatments for targeted results. During Face Mapping Skin Analysis your skin is looked at meticulously analysing each of the 14 zones to get an accurate reading of your skin and your concerns. During the consultation I will identify skin complaints as well as their probable cause. I will then be able to educate you and share the information, helping you understand the root cause of any problems, I will also advise you on suitable product solutions that you can use at home. However, the root cause of skin complaints may not always become apparent during consultation and Face ... Read more →