|Posted by nancy pulido on June 10, 2015 at 12:50 AM||comments (0)|
"Dr. Loretta, one big challenge for me is treating people with hyperpigmentation. Some people come in after seeing many doctors and after years on protocols like Obagi or TCA peels, without ever clearing. Have you got advice on how to give confidence to clients that I can really help them?" JD, Miami, FL Dr. Loretta’s Answer….Here you go! Tips for Hyperpigmentation Management 1. FIND OUT WHY: Get a good histor...Read Full Post »
|Posted by nancy pulido on June 10, 2015 at 12:25 AM||comments (0)|
Skin Deep Beauty: The Importance of Adopting a Solid Skin Care Routine
The human body is truly amazing, and perhaps one of the most amazing aspects of the human body is its skin. Human skin is the largest organ of the body, and serves as its first line of defense against the elements. Not only does it protect the body and its vital organs from infection and the outside world, it also regulates the body's temperature by producing sweat when hot and goosebumps when cold. In addition, ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by nancy pulido on June 10, 2015 at 12:10 AM||comments (0)|
They act through:
Inhibitors of Inflammation-induced Melanogenic Response
Product Reduction and ROS (Radical Oxygen Scavengers)
4-S-CAP and derivatives
Lactic Acid... Read Full Post »
|Posted by nancy pulido on June 10, 2015 at 12:05 AM||comments (3)|
Cysteamine Cream (CC): The evidence against hydroquinone and treatment of hyperpigmentation
Hydroquinone is the gold standard in the treatment of hyperpigmentary disorders but there are 3. things to bear in mind:
-a concentration of 4% or more is needed to be effective.
-because of a higher concecntration, side effects such as exogenous ochronosis are a risk. Because of a lack of evidence pertaining to long term toxicology issues, the substance is banned in Euro...Read Full Post »
|Posted by nancy pulido on August 18, 2013 at 5:30 AM||comments (4)|
Reference Guide for Essential Oils, here I offer a link to some aromatherapy books. I hope you enjoy them as much as I do.
let me know if you have any quiestions.