Category: Skin Care Science

Does Oily Skin Need a Moisturizer? | Oily Problem Skin Tips

Those of us with oily skin fight the constant battle of reducing the appearance of shine and oil. For this skin type, many shudder at the thought of putting anything emollient on their face for fear of increasing oil and the slick look they are trying to diminish. Is this way of thinking correct – should you avoid moisturizing if you have oily skin? Read to learn the answer and why this is so.

Seaweed: A Growing Resource & Skin Care Ingredient

When I created my first Repêchage products based on our unique seaweed filtrate in 1980, I was told it would take 20 years for the rest of the skin care industry to catch on.  Actually, it’s taken over 30 years! Today seaweed is one of the top subjects in international communities for development and continues to play a vital role in skin care. Learn about some of the most recent research as some of the more important aspects of the seaweeds used in the Repêchage product line. 

Acne: 4 Lifestyle Changes for Acne Solutions

When it comes to helping clients who are experiencing acne, whether they are teenagers or adults, education is key. Aside from discussing the importance of professional skin treatments and following an at-home care program, it’s important to discuss how bad lifestyle habits can affect acne.

Summer Skin: Do’s and Don’ts to Help Improve the Appearance of Aging Skin

Today we are lucky to have incredible skin care technology that allows us to help improve the appearance of almost any skin condition. That does not mean however, that we can lie in the sun for hours and soak up the rays. Esthetically we can help reduce the appearance of visible signs of sun damage and photo aging, but the serious risk of melanoma is always present. That is why it is so important to make sure that you clients are educated and prepared for the sun all summer long. And of course, it is our job as estheticians to advise our client’s on the best skin care practices to keep their skin healthy, beautiful and youthful looking.