QUESTION: One viewpoint is that the future of cosmetic dermatology, anti-aging, and wellness is reliant on advancements in technology, as it’s really about how we’re going to get these ingredients into the skin. What are your thoughts on this view?

LEARNING: With great technology comes great responsibility. We have to ensure we don’t damage the skin long-term with new treatments available.

Simone said for more than 22 years dermaviduals had been working with a delivery system that worked with the skin’s barrier and not against it.

Eddie said he’d like to see more research on the long-term effects of needling, further ablation and resurfacing, as laser machines were being used too frequently and damaging people’ skin.

Karen said you had to have healthy skin, a healthy cell membrane, and a good acid mantle to get the best results.

Robyn said our skin “knows what to do” but we were the ones that keep interfering with it and that with great technology came great responsibility.

Michelle said therapists had to be mindful they we’re not doctors and not over treat the skin with resurfacing and exfoliation in high doses.

Olivier said marketing companies were promoting ingredients with high concentrations to consumers didn’t have a clear understanding of the potential damage it could do.

Watch the video at the top of the page for the full discussion.

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