Latest news, information and inspirations on all topics relating to the skin care industry - expressed by our very own thought leader - Florence Barrett-Hill.
Is Hair Care Affecting Your Skin Health?
It’s Ironic that many people spend a lot of time and money on skin care products for their sensitive, reactive skin, but don’t consider that same amount of money, care, and thought be given to the shampoo, conditioner, and colour frequently applied to their scalp and hair.
As professional skin treatment therapists, could we be doing more to educate them? FBH
Broken capillaries: fact or fiction?
The objective of this blog is to raise the awareness of teachers, educational bodies, and distributors to the medical and skin treatment industry of how teaching incorrect, superseded
or redundant information results in a knowledge base that has no relevance to the current times.
I have often said that many of the modern skin conditions/disorders of today are caused by over treatment and/or over cleansing by the patient. This cleansing habit combined with the poor quality emulsifiers that are used in some cosmetics and the daily application of antibacterial substances has led to situations where the adaptive immune system begins to fail.
In an earlier one of my ‘Flo says’ publications, we talked about hydration treatments and mentioned a little about how the relevant ambient humidity can affect the results of a treatment. I often say in class that you have to think like a ‘weather presenter’ and consider if the treatment is seasonally appropriate or if the correct procedure has been chosen for the client's living, working or play environment.
Repair, Replenish, Regenerate. These three Rs should be second nature to every beauty therapist and form the foundation of effective corneotherapy, but they have also been abused extensively for retail marketing purposes. Learn how to use these three Rs as a methodology of thinking that will truly separate corneotherapy from the domestic retail market.
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