More than ever, we are looking for solutions to easily but effectively solve the problem of excessively dry skin and a damaged skin barrier. The effects can be more than just aesthetics. The latest research has found that maintaining a proper moisture barrier can be directly related to the maintenance of overall health and wellness. A recent study showed that treatment with alternative lotion reduces cytokine levels has been linked to many diseases, including Alzheimer’s disease, heart disease, and diabetes.
Dry skin problem
Proper maintenance of the skin’s moisture barrier is important for healthy skin. When the stratum corneum is intact and healthy, Transepidermal Water Loss, or TEWL, cannot occur. Loss of moisture in the skin can lead to lines and wrinkles, and texture becomes rough and uneven. A significant loss of the moisture barrier can also lead to serious conditions like eczema and increased skin sensitivity.
The skin’s moisture barrier exists in the epidermal barrier mainly located in the stratum corneum. The epidermal barrier is defined as a specific set of diverse functions, many of which occur primarily within the stratum corneum. This barrier has many important functions:
- Maintain water intake and balance or permeation barrier
- Prevention and response to invasion of microorganisms and antigens or antibacterial barrier and immune response barrier
- Reduces the effects of exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light or photoprotective barriers
- Minimize the effects of oxidative stress or the antioxidant barrier.
By maintaining proper water balance in skin cells and minimizing environmental and microbial stresses, stratum corneum Maintains normal shedding of skin cells as well as skin elasticity.
Oncology Aesthetics: Dry, damaged skin can also affect cancer patients. According to the American Cancer Society, in 2020, an estimated 1.8 million new cases of cancer will be diagnosed. Cancer treatments can be extremely damaging to the skin. According to the National Cancer Institute, radiation therapy can cause the skin to become dry and flaky, itchy, red, or darker. It may burn or tan and swell or blister. Chemotherapy can cause problems like dry, itchy, red, and flaky skin. Some people may develop a rash or be sensitive to the sun.
Proper training and certification are essential to practicing cosmetic oncology. Certificates in Aesthetic Oncology are becoming increasingly popular throughout the United States, through organizations such as Oncology Training International.
The ultimate face for dry skin
“The Repêchage Hydra Dew Pure™ Moisturizing face lifting”
The Repêchage Hydra Dew Pure™ Moisturizing Lift Facial It’s a 60-minute professional facial using single dose packaging to do 5 complete facials and includes products from Hydra Dew Pure™ Collection Dermatologist reviewed* and clinically tested**, including:
Hydra Dew Pure™ Facial Moisturizer: Clinically proven to increase skin smoothness by 45% in 28 days
Hydra Dew Pure™ Eye Contour Cream: Clinically proven to reduce wrinkles by 44% in just 2 weeks
Hydra Dew Pure™ Night Cream: Clinically proven to increase moisture by 58% in just 4 weeks
Hydra Dew Pure™ Moisturizing Lift Facial and Hydra Dew Pure™ retail collection are formulated with natural skin-cushioning ingredients to help fortify, restore, and renew the look of skin that has been visibly damaged by environmental agents such as pollution and ultraviolet light, microdermabrasion, chemical peels and other aggressive treatments.
Naturally scented, with the soothing scent of 100% pure and natural essential oils of rose, citrus, geranium and woods, the products in Hydra Dew Pure™ Moisturizing Lift Facial are formulated to avoid the irritants. Harsh ingredients and Paraben free, Mineral Oil Free, Petrochemical free and Formaldehyde free.
Key Ingredients in Repêchage Hydra Dew Pure™ Moisturizing Lift Facial and Hydra Dew Pure™ Collection
Repêchage® has traveled the world to find the finest and purest ingredients to address skin care concerns that can lead to compromised skin conditions including:
- mastic: Known as “Tears of Chios,” Mastic or Mastiha is a precious, ivory-colored resin with a balsam-like scent that is derived from the mastic plant scientifically known as Pistacia lentiscus. Although grown in other regions, it is the mantle trees at the southern tip of an island in the Aegean that are the most legendary. For the growing process, incisions are made in the bark to release its sap, which is then dried in the sun to form brittle translucent plastic flakes that harden into drop-like droplets. eye. It is from these tears that gum and oil are created. This ingredient is known to help fortify the appearance of the skin barrier and provide immediate relief from dryness while helping to reduce the appearance of fine lines and dark spots..
- Exclusive Laminaria Digitata Seaweed Filter Repêchage®:At the heart of Repêchage® products is our rich, pure, sustainably harvested Laminaria Digitata Seaweed Water. This Filter pure seaweed Contains 12 vitamins, 18 amino acids, 42 trace elements and minerals, and phlorotannin – vital elements your skin needs for balance and deep surface hydration. In addition, this seaweed is a source of many important nutrients, including polyunsaturated fatty acids, enzymes and bioactive peptides. Among marine resources, it is also one of the richest sources of phlorotannin, sulfated polysaccharides, fucosterol and fucoxanthin.
- Camellia Japonica Seed Oil:Also known as Tsubaki Oil, used for centuries in Japan, this ingredient is known to help fortify the appearance of the skin barrier while helping to prevent moisture loss.
- Codium Tomentosum seaweed extract: A type of seaweed known for its moisturizing properties. It hydrates, nourishes and is a powerful antioxidant.
- Sodium Hyaluronate (Hyaluronic Acid): A natural moisturizing polysaccharide commonly found in the skin that is known to hold up to 1000 times its weight in water.
- Acetyl Hexapeptide-8: This advanced peptide is known to help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
- Kappaphycus Alvarezii Extract and Caesalpinia Spinosa Fruit Extract: In previous studies, an advanced natural biofilm-forming complex has been shown to be effective in providing a visible lifting and smoothing effect.
- Saccharide Isomerate: A known water-binding substance, this composition is similar to the complex carbohydrates found in human skin. It is known to provide deep and long-lasting moisture to the skin.
Having an in-depth knowledge of the causes of compromised skin conditions, as well as the latest advances in skin care ingredients and professional treatments, is vital to ongoing training. practices of an esthetician to not only promote beautiful, healthy skin, but potentially affect your client’s overall health.
How are you dealing with dry, damaged skin concerns at your salon or spa? Let us know in the comments section.
* Repeat Test of the Insult patch on 50 subjects concluded that it is unlikely to cause skin irritation or allergic contact sensitization. Rated by a Board Certified Dermatologist
**Clinical studies performed by independent NY laboratory, September 2020. Individual results may vary.