BANISHING BLEMISHES BY JANINE THOMSON

BANISHING BLEMISHES BY JANINE THOMSON

“Syringoma..form when there is an overgrowth of cells within a sweat gland orsuderiferous duct. The duct becomes enlarged by and clogged withextra cells, forming a hard, round, raised bump.

They are benign, harmless and painless, but unsightly and uncomfortable,and normally affect people with diabetes, with a family history of Syringomas, or those living in very humid areas who sweat profusely and whose perspiration gets trapped under the cornified cells.Treatment includes Lamprobe and BCA (Bichloracetic acid).”

Aging Spots: Seborrheic Keratoses by Pat Lam

Aging Spots: Seborrheic Keratoses by Pat Lam

“..Liver spots, sun spots, lentigines, solar lentigines, macules. senile actinic keratosis, solar keratosis, sebhorreic keratosis. What do all these words mean exactly? Thy are all pigmented spots that appear in aging.

As beauty therapists, we should acquire a clearer knowledge of the varying terminology so we can explain what they mean to our clients especially if they are concerned about them. And if they want to get rid of them, what treatments are available? The following article will help to clarify these terms”

Probiotics: The Latest Buzzword in Nutrition by Pat Lam

Probiotics: The Latest Buzzword in Nutrition by Pat Lam

“The pursuit of better health-particularly among the aging baby boomer population-has resulted in a growing awareness about the relationship between diet and well-being

”Probiotics” is currently a buzzword in nutrition and anti-aging that is being heavily promoted by the food industry. Their health benefits are under intensive research, but most people are unclear about what they are, as well as the benefits of ingesting and applying them…”

Cold Weather Nutrition and the Skin by Pat Lam

Cold Weather Nutrition and the Skin by Pat Lam

“It is important to understand how the cold days of winter cause your clients to change their lifestyles, both physically and psychologically.. Clients living in the North tend to suffer from more depression than those living closer to the equator..

Find out what you can do to help clients beat the winter blues and what skin care advice can be given to maintain clear, healthy skin “during the dark, winter months…”

A Prescription for Success – Part II by Pat Lam

A Prescription for Success – Part II by Pat Lam

“In Part I of this article, skin care professionals learned how to collect sufficient personal history information about the client.

Now, they should begin the most important part of the consultation, which consists of the skin examination. The prognosis of this in-depth examination will determine the treatment objective or goals and should be guided primarily by…”

A Prescription for Success – Part I by Pat Lam

A Prescription for Success – Part I by Pat Lam

“Because skin care is taking a turn toward the medical field, the need for a more thorough prescription sheet is evident.

As in most health care practices in which the patient is required to complete a lengthy form, skin care professionals need to acquire more in-depth information about their clients in order to maximize treatment results…”

What is True Anti-Aging by Pat Lam

What is True Anti-Aging by Pat Lam

“The word “anti-aging” has been abused and misused so much in the spa world that many people have lost confidence in spa menus that list anti-aging treatments.

Perhaps one of the reasons for this reaction is that many individuals who offer these services…”

Posture and Esthetic Professional by Pat Lam

Posture and Esthetic Professional by Pat Lam

“Good posture makes a person look young and strong, while poor posture causes an individual to appear old and frail.

Posture is vital to health and wellness, and the esthetician’s working stance is impacted significantly by it when working on clients…”

Book Review: “Nutrition: the Healthy Aging Solution” by P. Morganti, Editor-in-Chief

Book Review: “Nutrition: the Healthy Aging Solution” by P. Morganti, Editor-in-Chief

“Nutritional education is recognized as an essential component in all health care professions.

Thus, the major objective of this book is to implement the education about correct nutrition…Chapters 1-3 give an expanded overview of the science of nutrition…”

Educator Portraits – Pat Lam

Educator Portraits – Pat Lam

“My Background: I left my job at York University and joined my husband, an Oriental Medical Practitioner in his busy practice 26 years ago when his patients started to ask him for help with their skins.

As the skin care practice flourished, we began to distribute European skin care products…”