Raising The Standard Of Esthetics Education

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Educated Therapists is an online educational portal which covers everything from skin anatomy and physiology to business know how.

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Have you ever been unsure about the comedogenicity status of an ingredient?  Perhaps your clients are asking about ingredients you are not familiar with.  This is where membership is vital.

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All our educators have been around skin or business for a long time. They have seen it all and all have had the opportunity to turn companies into raging successes.

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Delivering the latest knowledge on skin and skin care.

Classes of Peptides – Neurotransmitter inhibitor peptides

Our second class of peptides are Neuropeptides….. Neurotransmitter inhibitor peptides inhibit acetylcholine release at the neuromuscular junction. Seven types (A–G) of botulinum toxin target peripheral cholinergic neurons where they selectively proteolyse synaptosome- associated protein of 25 000 Da (SNAP-25), syntaxin 1 and synaptobrevin, the soluble N-ethyl- maleimide-sensitive factor attachment protein receptor (SNARE) proteins responsible for…

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Why Using Oils And Balms Are Actually Ruining Your Skin

Balms and oils are the rage with skin care.  It seems that everywhere I look lately there is a cosmetic range touting a new oil or balm.  Balms are anhydrous products which means they don’t contain any water.  They are a blend of oils, possibly esters and waxes generally.  The claimed benefits of these are…

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The effect of Diet on Sebum and Acne

Diet is one of the pathways that we can have the biggest impact on acne.  Many acne sufferers still have no idea of the impact of diet and actually how it influences the skin and their sebum.  What you eat directly influences the amount of sebum you produce.  It also influences how sticky or free…

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Business Knowledge

Most people are great at what they do, so lets be great at running a business.

Does oily skin age slower

There is a big myth that those with oily skin don’t age as quickly as those with dry skin.  This myth exists because of the confusion with regards to oil production.  The assumption is that the more oil you produce the less moisture loss occurs from the skin.  People think that the upside of having…

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Epigenetics and how we can turn on and off genes

Human DNA has over 25,000 genes; each of the 23 pairs of human chromosomes encodes thousands of genes. Until recently it was believed that the genes you were born with determined the future status of your health.  Now with the discovery of epigenetics, it is known that genes can get turned on and off.   Our…

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Surfactants, Emulsifiers and the Skin Barrier Part One

There is a lot of misinformation out on the internet surrounding emulsifiers and their use in cosmetics.  There are companies who proudly state that they are emulsifier free and others who state that emulsifiers damage the skin barrier and can compound skin problems, hence why they don’t use them.  The implication being that any other…

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