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Hyperpigmentation

Posted by nancy pulido on June 10, 2015 at 12:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Hyperpigmentation

Source: Cosmeceuticals

"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...

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Skin Deep Beauty: The Importance of Adopting a Solid Skin Care Routine

Posted by nancy pulido on June 10, 2015 at 12:25 AM Comments 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, ...

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Existing Depigmenting substances

Posted by nancy pulido on June 10, 2015 at 12:10 AM Comments comments (0)

They act through:

 

Tyrosinase Inhibition

Inhibitors of Inflammation-induced Melanogenic Response

Peroxidase inhibition

Product Reduction and ROS (Radical Oxygen Scavengers)

 

Tyrosinase inhibition

hydroquinone

4-hydroxyanisole

4-S-CAP and derivatives

Arbutin

Aloesin

Azelaic Acid

Kojic Acid

Ellagic Acid

Resveratrol

Oxyeresveratrol

Licorice Extract

Lactic Acid

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Cysteamine Cream (CC): The evidence against hydroquinone and treatment of hyperpigmentation

Posted by nancy pulido on June 10, 2015 at 12:05 AM Comments 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...

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Aromatherapy books

Posted by nancy pulido on August 18, 2013 at 5:30 AM Comments 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. 


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