Peptides are “messages” made from chains of amino acids and signal your skin to make more collagen.
One of the most popular signal peptide for cosmetic use is palmitoyl pentapeptide (Matrixyl) a neuropeptide that reduces fine lines very well. It can be found in many peptide skin care products and is quite effective in improving the appearance of fine lines and give your skin a more youthful appearance.
This is a good question. In most provinces and states, Estheticians, also Medical Estheticians, also sometimes called Facial Specialist, Skin Care Specialist, or Skin Therapist, are regulated by the State Board of Cosmetology. In Canada, only Nova Scotia has Licensed Estheticians, the rest of the country is unregulated and education is not required. Many States have websites so consumers can check to make sure their specialist is licensed. Sadly, Canada has nothing like this.
Ultrasonic exfoliation (holistic microdermabrasion) uses both liquid and sound waves to leave your skin, smooth, fresh, and perfectly prepared for product application.The Ultrasonic Facial treatment is a gentle, non-invasive treatment that is safe and suitable for all skin types, from Acne to Rosacea and Mature skin.
What are telomeres?
Telomeres are sections of DNA at the end of each chromosome that serve as a cap to your genetic material. Every time a cell replicates, its telomere will become shorter. Shorter telomeres imply a shorter life span for a cell.
Does diet have any effect on telomere length and repair?
More and more lately, stories about facial shaving for women have been trending throughout television and social media. At-home facial shaving, as well as professional dermaplaning, are not new procedures, but have been around for decades.
Azelaic acid is an aliphatic dicarboxylic acid because it has two carboxylic acid functional groups rather than one, which has been out in the market since 1989. Azelaic acid is naturally found in wheat, rye, barley, oat seeds and sorghum. It is also produced naturally by the genus Malassezia, a yeast responsible for a skin condition called tinea versicolor.
Grrr! Large pores, what can you do about them? Plenty! Let’s start with the basics.
The right cleanser: Large pores are often the result of oily skin, sun damage and genetics. Opt for an exfoliant cleanser to slough off the outer layer of dead skin cells, leaving you with smoother skin.
Retinoids: These are not only excellent for reducing the appearance of large pores, but they smooth fine lines and wrinkles!
Medical Esthetics by Katie is proud to Introduce another product in her Clinical Skin Care line
This unique blend of high and low molecular weight hyaluronic acid effectively replenishes skin’s moisture reservoir. Replenishes skin's moisture reservoir. Helps protect the skin against degradation of hyaluronic acid and elastin. HydraBoost Serum helps to maintain firmness. Enhances the benefits of daily moisturizer.
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When I have an upcoming appointment with Katie, I look forward to it so much! I love what she does for me. She has made some great recommendations and, combined with the treatments, I see the benefits in my skin.
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