APR 2019

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54 @dayspamagazine • April 2019 According to multiple studies and reports, the majority of American women and about one-third of men say they have sensitive skin—and that number appears to be on the rise. Because of such concerns, women have become especially selective about personal care products, with nearly 50 percent now seeking gentler options containing natural or organic ingredients, according to a 2017 report from global information company The NPD Group. Alas, many people discover the hard way that they can't tolerate certain spa services. "Knowing what not to do—harsh peels or excessive heat and exfoliation—is essential," says Heather Glenn, lead esthetician at Tall Grass Spa near Denver. Indeed, skincare pros can serve as the fi rst line of defense when called upon to combat a variety of complaints including acne, eczema, rosacea and dryness. Armed with analytical skill and healing hands, here's how six of them are doing exactly that, and providing their clients with much-needed relief. Six popular protocols for treating easily infl amed complexions. by VICKI ARKOFF © GETTY IMAGES SENSITIVE MATTERS

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