Understand the ingredients that restore normalised cell function for maintaining and optimising skin health.
In order to prescribe a skin care regime it is imperative to understand how intrinsic & extrinsic factors negatively impact the skin functions such as the barrier function, cell turnover and keratinoctye and fibroblast profliferation.
Applying skin products based on marketing information without understanding key active ingredients and skin science will result in poor aesthetic outcome and low patient confidence.
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"The plethora of over-the-counter skin care products available for patient purchase is overwhelming, yet there is certain commonality among 80 percent of the formulations. The majority of the products are moisturizers with added ingredients to support marketing claims. Whether the product is a facial foundation, an antiaging night cream, a sunscreen, a topical antioxidant, or a skin-lightening serum, the formulation is basically a moisturizer" - Zoe Draelos