The human body has a unique capability to heal itself. When functioning properly, it can kill invading viruses and bacteria, destroy cancer cells and prevent virtually all disease. Your skin is no different.
The skin is the largest organ and each day we subject it to harsh environments, chemicals and unhealthy habits. The skin is made up of several different components including water, proteins, lipids, different minerals, and different chemicals. Your skin is a barrier; its job is to protect you from germs and infections. (Fun Fact…the average person’s skin weighs 6 lbs!)
Throughout life, your skin will change constantly, for better or worse. In fact, the skin regenerates itself approximately every 27 days. Proper skin care is essential to maintaining its health and vitality.
Every day we take our skin for granted by not protecting it. Below is a small list of everyday things that harm our skin:
Unfortunately, as we age so does our skin, changes that are likely to occur are:
Specialized products chosen by the esthetician or skin care specialist, for your individual skin and needs are applied in stages. The products and their application are designed to optimize your skins ability to detox, hydrate, and rejuvenate. Facials help to remove the effects of our harmful habits and environments, the specialized products aid the skin in replacing, restoring, and promoting the production of elastin and collagen in our skin to help keep it looking vibrant and youthful.
You can certainly give yourself a basic facial at home. However, there are many benefits to seeing a licensed esthetician. The Florida Board of Cosmetology requires skin care specialists to pass a state exam and be educated in the following areas, amongst others:
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