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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.

The 2 ingredients you’ll regret finding in your skin care

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Articles that tout the virtues of using a product with one ingredient over another are never in short supply, but what about those you should avoid? I’m not talking about ingredients that those with specific skin concerns should avoid (like using a physical exfoliant on inflamed acne), but ingredients that could actually harm any skin […]

 
 

Dry skin? 4 sneaky culprits.

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During the cold, dry Winter months, the cause of your dehydrated skin might seem like a no-brainer. Simply switching out your moisturizer, or adding a hydrating serum to your daily routine should provide a quick fix. But sometimes a quick fix isn’t enough. The problem isn’t just the weather – it’s your habits. Here are […]

 
 

7 Fall skin care tips your esthetician wants you to know NOW

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The seasonal transition from Summer to Fall is tough on your skin. Cool, dry air robs skin of its moisture, and before you know it you’re dealing with dehydration, flaking, and discomfort. To make sure your skin makes it through the seasonal change seamlessly, we want to give it all the help it can get. […]

 
 

The complete guide to getting a chemical peel

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Chemical peels can make a dramatic difference in your skin – they can smooth texture, improve line and wrinkle appearance, brighten, lift pigment, and increase hydration and firmness. Since adding our new Ultra-Detox Chemical Peel products to Bioelements range of professional chemical peels, I’ve been getting questions about the professional chemical peel process, like what […]

 
 

4 skin care travel tips your esthetician swears by

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  There’s no shortage of articles offering tips for treating your skin while traveling, but with everything that goes into packing and preparing for a trip, they’re often the last thing on your priority list. To make getting great skin on-the-go easy, we decided to ask the pros! We took to Bioelements Facebook Page and […]

 
 

The acne and rosacea-improving ingredient hiding in your anti-aging serum

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They might be famous for their dietary benefits, but it’s been no secret to us that probiotics are the little-known ingredient your anti-aging skin care is probably missing. The topical application of probiotics (pioneered back in 2006 by Bioelements) is now getting the seal of approval from the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD). They’ve just […]

 
 

Your top 6 chemical peel questions answered

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After the launch of Bioelements NEW Ultra-Detox Chemical Peels, I began receiving questions from skin care professionals across the country – How long will it take to see results? Can I perform extractions? Here are the 6 most-asked questions I’ve been asked, along with their (sometimes surprising) answers: Q: How long will it take for […]

 
 

Which chemical peel do you prefer? A look at acids.

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In this SkinReading series, I’m going to give you a rundown of how Bioelements Ultra-Detox Chemical Surface Peels compare to traditional, ablative peels. This week, we’re taking a look at acids. I’m going to discuss how our acid-hybrid formulas work invisibly to reveal results that are dramatic and immediate –  without the burning, excessive peeling, […]

 
 

Meet the new chemical peel – that doesn’t “peel”.

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Estheticians: Have you ever wondered why your clients would ever want a traditional chemical peel? Me neither! An ablative, stinging process that can result in a sunburn-like appearance, flaking and the need to hide for several unsightly, skin shedding days sounds more like torture than treatment. The Bioelements Vision has always been to “coax the […]

 
 

Your treatment room tech secret

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Skin care professionals: With new facial techniques and technologies continuously coming into the spotlight, estheticians are using more than just their hands in the treatment room! We know that great skin care products go hand-in-hand with treatment room technology, so tell us – which ones are you incorporating in your service menu? Cast a quick vote […]