So, what exactly is PRP and how does it work? PRP stands for platelet-rich plasma. It is an important component of your blood containing important growth factors that help build new healthy tissue while healing damaged tissue.
A nurse aesthetician’s guide to aging gracefully!
Aging is inevitable and unstoppable. Your ultimate goal is to age gracefully and not appear fake or artificial. Remember, no one wants to age! And while it is impossible to stop or reverse the aging process, you can do things to slow changes and have your healthiest skin at every stage in life. I challenge you to embrace your age and focus on mitigating damage for timeless, healthy, glowing skin!
Hello my delightful Denver aesthetic followers! I recently took a course and learned all about your natural moisture factor (NMF) and how important it is to use produces that support and nourish it. With a healthy NMF, your skin will be soft, supple and appear youthful. I found this information absolutely fascinating and wanted to share it with you.
Just a note this post uses medical terms relating to the structure of the skin. For a reference on skin anatomy click here. With that said, lets nerd out about NMF!
You know that living in the Colorado climate is harsh on skin no matter what time of year. Denver is known as the mile high city, we are 5280 miles above sea level and the air is a bit thinner here. This is an amazing benefit for any athletic activity, but not so great for UV protection. And with our 300 days of sunshine a year, you are a prime victim for squinting and early sun damage. In addition to being closer to the sun, we are far from large bodies of water and yup, you guessed it, we are dry up here and your skin knows it. But are you going to stay indoors in Colorado? Not a chance!