Teresa Stenzel

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Teresa Stenzel
Bioelements Director of Education Teresa Stenzel has been a member of the Bioelements esthetics team since 1993. With a key role in the company’s integration of new professional products, she helps develop new facial and body treatment techniques, as well as new curriculum for Bioelements, ensuring skin care professionals receive the education they need to deliver the best skin care recommendations and professional treatments from coast to coast.

Skin Care Ingredients to Avoid: How to Get Rid of Adult Acne

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How to stop breakouts starts with knowing what skin care ingredients to avoid. The best products for adult acne, or acne at any age, will be over-the-counter (OTC) medicines. If you aren’t sure if a product is OTC, check the label. If it’s an OTC acne product it will have a Drug Facts box. Read […]

 
 

How to Get Rid of Adult Acne: The Right Products At Home

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Pimples and breakouts aren’t just for teenagers! Acne in adults is one of the most common skin complaints, and it can be extremely embarrassing and feel downright devastating. How to get rid of adult acne is similar to getting rid of acne as a teen, but there are additional, unique concerns that adults need to […]

 
 

What to Do After a Facial & What to Tip for a Facial: Facial Encyclopedia Part 4

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Ever wonder what to tip for a facial, what to do after a facial or how often should you get a facial? The answer to those questions depends on what kind of facial you received, and what your biggest skin concerns are. In this final part of our Facial Encyclopedia series, I’m giving you easy-to-remember […]

 
 

Oily Skin Mistake: Your Oil Blotting Sheets

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Why is my skin oily? What causes oily skin? These questions often plague those who suffer from oily skin, but the answer isn’t a simple one. Oily skin can be caused by a whole host of unexpected factors like stress, your medication, overusing certain skin care products, or even getting a tan! To see our […]

 
 

What Happens During a Facial: The Facial Encyclopedia Part 3

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Never had a facial before? Wondering what to expect during your treatment? We’re covering what happens during a facial from start to finish in our Facial Encyclopedia series. We’ve already covered types of facials and what to do before a facial, so now we’re talking about what will happen during your 60 minute treatment. In […]

 
 

Oily Skin Remedies: Less is More

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Have you ever cleansed your skin more than twice in a day to help remove excess oil? You could be doing more harm than good. People often compensate for having excessively oily skin by overusing certain skin care products and routines. However, too much of a good thing can be a bad thing. When you […]

 
 

What to Do Before a Facial: The Facial Encyclopedia Part 2

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If you’ve never had a spa facial (or even if you have), you may not know what to do before a facial.  We’re going in-depth with this article on what you should wear to a facial, what you should do the week before and the day of your treatment. It isn’t difficult to prepare for […]

 
 

How to Cure Oily Skin: Don’t Get a Tan

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One of the biggest myths about oily skin is that tanning can be a good oily skin treatment. Nothing could be further from the truth! There are multiple oily skin remedies, but tanning actually worsens oily skin. While tanning can temporarily “dry out” skin, which is why many think it’s an oily skin treatment, that’s […]

 
 

How To Prevent Oily Skin: Look In Your Medicine Cabinet

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Wondering how to stop oily skin? Your medicine cabinet may be to blame. Over 70% of Americans take prescription drugs – and many more take over the counter medications on a daily basis. These drug may actually be the cause of your unexplained oil and shine. Many drugs actually list oily skin as a side […]

 
 

How to Stop Oily Skin: Stress and Skin Problems

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You may have tried a million oily skin remedies, but the underlying cause of your oily skin could be something you didn’t expect: stress. Stress can worsen any skin problem, especially oily skin. Excess oil production is one of the most common skin issues, and stress usually plays a huge role. Stress causes the hormone cortisol […]