Aesthetician's Guide: Skin Conditions and Key Ingredients that Minimize Them

A MEDICAL AESTHETICIANS GUIDE TO SKIN CONDITIONS

Skin conditions are transient compared to skin types. Skin conditions aren't permanent most times, various intrinsic, and extrinsic factors can cause a variety of conditions. For example one can experience dehydration as a result of a trans-Atlantic flight or upon completion of antibiotic pills. For that reason, skin conditions are more responsive to treatments. The table below shares a simple guide to what a skin condition looks like, causes, and key ingredients that can help you with them.聽聽

Skin Condition
Characteristics
Causes
Objectives
Key Ingredients
Hypersensitive
路Difficult to treat
路History of allergies
路Improper products, drugs,
diet
路It鈥檚 also hereditary
Strengthen
路Green Tea
路Raspberry
路Calendula
路 Arnica
路Chamomile
路Lavender
Blotchy
路Redness, hot to touch
路Can be thin or thick skin
路Thin is more sensitive
路Prone to broken capillaries
路Excessive
circulation caused
by various factors:
- Sun exposure.
- Acne rosacea.
- High blood
pressure.
- Hot drinks.
- Spicy foods.
- Strong emotions
(blushing, get
angry and red
quickly)
- Allergies.
Decongest.
Strengthen.
(Thin skin must be treated delicately, while thick skin can be treated normally).
路Horse chestnut
路Dan Gui
路Linden
路Neroli
路Squalane
Broken Capillaries
路Also known as
Telangiectasis
路Associated with
blotchiness
路Fine thread-like red lines on surface of skin
路Constant dilation聽of capillary walls,聽
thus weakening its elasticity.
Decongest.
Strengthen.
路Lavender
路Echinacea
路Cucumber
路Wheat Germ
Back Acne
Pimples, cysts, scars (keloids - raised,
irregularly-shaped scars)
路Improper cleansing
路Perspiration
路Enlarged pores
-Excessive oil
production.
Deep cleanse
Regenerate
Clear breakouts
Remove bacteria
Reduce Oils
路Aloe Vera
路Camphor
路Horsetail
路Lemon
路AHA'S
Open Pores
路Enlarged pores are聽found around forehead,聽nose, chin, cheeks.
路Common on oily skin and can also be found on聽dry skins that used聽to be oily.
Excessive secretion of sebum聽in hair follicles causing the walls of the follicle to enlarge.
Deep cleanse
Tighten pores
Remove bacteria
路Colloidal Sulfur
路Lemon
路AHA'S
路Witchazel
Acneic
4 GRADES:
Grades 1 & 2 鈥 mild face/neck
Grades 3 & 4 - severe聽spreads to the chest and back.聽
Common Acne Problems:
路聽Acne Vulgaris: -adolescent acne from hormonal imbalance.
路聽Acne Cosmetica: - from excessive make-up.
路聽Acne Rosacea: -adults over 35 (butterfly shape on nose/cheeks) skin is red, sore.
-More common in women and worse in
men (Rhinophyma)
路Excess secretion of oils
路Improper use of products
路Hormonal changes
路Deep cleanse
路Regenerate
路Scar treatment
路Clear Breakouts
路Scar treatment
路 Remove bacteria and reduce Oils
Salicylic Acid
路Chamomile
路Calendula
路Tea Tree
路Horse Chestnut
路 Palmitate (Vit A)
路Camphor
路Lemon
路Menthol
路Sage
路Witch Hazel
路Bromelin
路Glycolic Acid
路Lactic Acid
路Papain
Dull/Devitalized
路Dull, sallow, yellow complexion.
路Usually thick skin.
路Improper
cleansing.
路Lack of
exfoliation.
路Poor circulation.
路Improper diet.
路 Aging
路Regenerate
路Deep cleanse
路 Brighten
路Vitamins A, C, E
路 Hyaluronic Acid
路Borage Seed
路Jojoba Seed Oil
路Shea Butter
Fines Lines and
Loose Skin
路Lines between eyebrows, forehead, and labial lobe
路Crow's feet around eyes
路Lines on neck
路Worry or stress
路Lack of sleep
路Excessive facial
聽expressions e.g.
laughing, frowning
路Age and weight gain/loss
路Regenerate
路Firming/Tightening
路Collagen
路Elastin
路DNA
路Calendula
路Ginseng
路Allantoin
路Hyaluronic Acid
Dehydrated Skin
路Fine lines, flakiness, and tightness.
路Lacking moisture
路Improper products
路Illness
路Climatic conditions
路Moisturize
路Regenerate
路Hyaluronic Acid
路Green Tea
路Licorice
路Canadian
. Willow Herb
路Shea Butter
路Evening
路Primrose Oil
Pigmentation
路Colour appears on the skin darker or lighter than one's normal complexion
路Hyperpigmentation
路 Hypopigmentation
路Sun Exposure
路Age
路Photosensitizing
路Medication
路Treatments
路Hormonal changes
路Reduce appearance
of pigment
路Protection
路Lactic Acid
路Glycine Soya
路Seed
路Fennel Root
路Camellia
路White Tea
路Hyaluronic Acid
路 Salicylic Acid

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