The Highs and Lows of Hormones

Many people associate hormonal fluctuations with women and teens, but these chemical messengers go up and down in all walks of life—male and female, as well as young and old. It is important for skincare professionals to be knowledgeable about hormones for a number of reasons. Being able to associate hormonal fluctuations with the phases of life will help skin care practitioners address certain skin changes regarding oil, hydration and loss of skin elasticity. Of course, if hormonal fluctuations are not tied to life’s phases, being knowledgeable of the more common hormonal disorders and how they affect the skin will help skincare professionals guide clients to achieving skin care goals… Access Full PDF Article Here.


THE HIGHS AND LOWS OF HORMONES
by Kris Campbell, Founder/Managing Director, Hale & Hush and Eclectic Solutions
As seen in Skin Inc. Magazine – February 2018

The 3 Stages of Hormonal Skin

Hormones are the body’s chemicals that send signals between cells. They control and regulate many functions in the body, including temperature and blood pressure, and they support other diverse functions, such as growth, cell repair, metabolism, fertility and reproduction. The communication that a hormone has with organs in the body, along with other hormones, can also affect the skin of both women and men at various stages of their lives.

With all the skin conditions that can arise due to too many or too few hormones, skin care professionals must be aware of everything they can do to treat their clients, from the initial consultation to professional treatments to home care recommendations. Understanding the types of hormones that women deal with during the different stages will help skin care professionals when analyzing the skin. Side effects can be from one end of the scale with overly dry skin, to the other end—acne breakouts… Access Full PDF Article Here.


THE 3 STAGES OF HORMONAL SKIN
by Kris Campbell, Founder/Managing Director, Hale & Hush and Eclectic Solutions
As seen in Skin, Inc. Magazine – April 2013