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Show Eczema What’s Up

Over 30 million people have some form of eczema, and skin care professionals are seeing more of this in the treatment room. In many, eczema started in childhood and dissipated by adulthood; however, adults that never had it as a child are presenting the condition with growing quantities. Since skin care professionals do to want to “do harm” in the treatment room or provide the wrong home care, we need to look at safe treatments, ingredients and ways to work with medical professionals when necessary to achieve the optimum results.

Eczema really never goes away; however, the symptoms can be managed.

If an esthetician recognizes signs and symptoms of eczema (see Common Symptoms of Eczema), they should refer the client to a physician to make a final decision. Even if you are sure a client has eczema, it is best to…
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by Kris Campbell, Founder/Managing Director, Hale & Hush and Eclectic Solutions
As seen in Skin, Inc. Magazine – July 2017


Skin Types 1 & 2

Diabetes affects over 20 million Americans, and more than 40 million Americans have prediabetes. It is very likely that a portion of our own clients represent some of these prediabetic individuals. The first thing we need to understand is the difference between the two types of diabetes, and the related conditions that may affect the skin. We can then determine a course of treatment that will be most beneficial, and at the same time calming to irritating skin conditions.

Diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic diseases that causes a person to have high blood sugar. This is commonly known as diabetes, a condition in which the body cannot produce the required amount of insulin to properly break down the glucose (sugar) in the blood. This can be caused when the cells don’t respond to the insulin that is normally produced, or when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin. The two main kinds of diabetes are Types I and II. In cases of Type I diabetes, the body makes little or no insulin. Type II is the most common form of diabetes. It arises when the cells cannot use insulin properly… Access Full PDF Article Here.

by Kris Campbell, Founder/Managing Director, Hale & Hush and Eclectic Solutions
As seen in Les Nouvelles Esthétiques & Spa Magazine – February 2013