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Inflammation. It’s the root cause of your client’s skin woes – so why aren’t we talking about it or treating it?
Our skin is the largest organ of our body and is made up of over 35 billion cells. Each of these cells actually consist of 70% percent water, so on a scale of 1 to 10, hydration is definitely at a resounding 10 in importance when it comes to skin health!
Inflammation is our body’s protector. Or at least, that is it’s intended physiological purpose! An essential biological mechanism, inflammation is our body's way of defending itself from injury, illness, and infection. White blood cells, immune cells, antibodies and chemicals such as cytokines which help fight infection, all burst into action as a part of the inflammatory response.
Many of your skincare products may appear appealing, however they’re not always as safe and as efficacious as you may think. The majority of products actually contain ingredients that can cause irritation and inflammation to the skin and in some cases be harmful to your health.
Cosmeceuticals are, in simple terms, essentially skincare products that contain therapeutic percentages of highly active ingredients. These ingredients are clinically tested by independent laboratories and have evidence to show they can measurably improve problematic skin conditions such as pigmentation, redness, acne and concerns of ageing - such as fine lines, wrinkles and loss of firmness.
It’s stubborn, it’s persistent, and just when you think you have a handle on it, BANG, it comes back with a vengeance! Yes, we are talking about hyperpigmentation.
If you have Acne, it can be a disheartening experience. Many of us are suffering the emotional and physical effects of this confidence destroying condition. In fact, there are 633 million of us affected worldwide, making it the 8th most common disease globally.
When we are very young, we cannot wait to be old enough to have independence and to grow into our maturing bodies. However, at a certain point, the very thing that we were so excited about in adolescence and early adulthood, can begin to become the cause of anxiety and self-consciousness.