Fitting Image Feb. 2017 Newsletter

It’s mid-winter and a perfect time to get it all off — dry, dehydrated, flaky body skin that is. The goal is to exfoliate to get rid of the outer layers of dead skin cells resulting in glowing, beautiful skin and skin barrier restoration.
However, it is important to keep in mind that over exfoliating, whether by scrubbing too hard or using overly harsh and inappropriately formulated chemicals, result in the opposite of the goal; irritated skin with a compromised barrier that can be left permanently damaged and scarred.

Rx FOR HEALTHY, HYDRATED BODY SKIN:

— Dermaware’s Vitamin Body Wash
— Decleor’s Arromescence Nutrition and Arromessence Encens
— Decleor’s Aroma Nutrition Body Cream
— Stemulation’s Relance Body Lotion

REPAIRING DAMAGE

Winter Skin Survival Guide

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly Behind the Ingredients!

ALPHA HYDROXY ACIDS: Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHAs) are a category of compounds, either natural or synthetic, that share a similar chemical make-up. Some of the most well-known AHAs are glycolic acid, lactic acid and mandelic acid. In higher concentrations they are used as mild or superficial chemical peels. In lower concentrations, glycolic and other AHAs […]