Life After Skin Cancer: How to Restore and Rejuvenate Your

Life After Skin Cancer: How to Restore and Rejuvenate Your Skin


Skin cancer is one of the leading types of cancer in the US. While there are several types of skin cancer, those that are sun-related—like basal and squamous cell skin cancers—tend to be the most common.  Sun-related cancers occur when UVA, UVB, and other rays scientists are still discovering damage the DNA found in skin cells. Instead of dying off, cell growth continues to accelerate. The buildup often forms a tumor, which might look like a red bump, mole, or other skin irregularity.

Once skin cancer has been discovered, it might be killed through chemotherapy or radiation, or be surgically removed, depending on the type of cancer it is. Regardless of the treatment method, the skin should be treated very carefully, and the focus should be on restoration and rejuvenation. At that point, the skin has already gone through major trauma and will be very sensitive, so it’s important to use products that will soothe the skin and bring back its vitality.

Natural Products that Rejuvenate the Skin
Doctor D. Schwab products use natural ingredients that are free of the harsh chemicals that can further aggravate the skin. These botanicals, extracts, and enzymes feed the skin to normalize it and bring it back to a healthy appearance.

Normalizing Moisturizer N
The extremely hydrating Normalizing Moisturizer N helps to normalize hypertrophic or keloid scars, a natural result of the skin’s healing process. Highly concentrated peptides, vitamins, botanical extracts, and Grape Stem Cell Extract are encapsulated into Doctor D. Schwab’s Alphasomes® liposomal technology for optimum delivery and results.

Super Repair CoQ10 Moist
The Super Repair CoQ10 Moist combines the powers of vitamin C, which is wonderful for sustaining the skin and helping it to be healthy, and CoQ10, which is a natural antioxidant found in the body that protects healthy cells. The moisturizer actually contains the highest level of active CoQ10, which feeds the skin with nutrients and keeps it balanced. The result is an improved appearance of skin’s tone, texture, and firmness.

Arnica Mask
Arnica has a natural, anti-inflammatory property, and the concentration of it in Doctor D. Schwab’s Arnica Mask soothes and hydrates sensitive skin. When the arnica is combined with highly concentrated peptides and extracts, it soothes upset skin that has resulted from trauma like skin cancer and cancer treatments. It can be used as a mask or as a moisturizer when skin is feeling extremely dehydrated.

Rescue Cream *we will be donating 10% of sales from Doctor D Schwab’s Rescue Cream and Lip Rescue to National Breast Cancer Foundation
Doctor D. Schwab’s Rescue Cream was created especially for cancer patients and survivors. The rich emollient restores moisture to dry, damaged skin, allowing the skin to begin healing itself. Ultra-soothing botanicals, extracts, and oils reduce the appearance of redness, irritation, and inflammation often associated with cancer treatments. The cream can be applied to the face or body; anywhere there are extremely dry patches that remain after treatments.

Alpha Prho-LE® Enhancing Serum
The Alpha Prho-LE® Enhancing Serum uses a concentrated blend of antioxidants, extracts, and botanicals to help reverse the damage from environmental aggressors and harsh treatments, like chemotherapy and radiation. Its powerful ingredients are encapsulated into a patented Alphasomes® liposomal delivery system for targeted delivery and accelerated results. The ingredients promote overall skin health and provide additional hydration and nutrients, critical for recovering skin. Adding the Alpha Prho-LE® to a post-cancer skincare routine can aid in rejuvenating by fighting off free radicals while skin is most vulnerable to environmental damage.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and we                         
have partnered with National Breast Cancer Foundation         
for the month.   

We will be donating 10% of sales from Doctor D Schwab's Rescue Cream and Lip Rescue to National Breast Cancer Foundation
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Check out our favorite Fall Pumpkin products!

Fall is in the air, and that can only mean one thing…Pumpkin!   There are lots of creative ways to work pumpkin into your fall seasonal treatments. 

Ready to get into the fall spirit and see some brilliant benefits?

Give these pumpkin-packed skincare products a try:

  • Doctor D. Schwab’s Pumpkin Enzyme Mask  – A protolytic enzyme exfoliator with pure, natural Pumpkin Purée, Pumpkin Seed Extract, and Pumpkin Enzyme Ferment. Cinnamon and Clove Oil add to the micro-peeling effect. It re-texturizes skin while also hydrating. Corrects hyper-pigmentation for a more even-looking skin tone. Active ingredients are encapsulated into our advanced Alphasomes® skin care technology to carry the ingredients to the target area, providing maximum results.
  • Martinni’s Pumpkin Enzyme Collagen Mask – a gentle yet effective enzyme collagen mask treatment that visibly evens skin tone, refines texture, reduces hyper-pigmentation, and diminishes the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
  • Skin Script’s Pumpkin-Orange Enzyme – Packed with Vitamins A and C, this enzyme will exfoliate and reduce oil while your client enjoys the wonderful smell of pumpkin and orange. A 15% pumpkin concentration, it dissolves dead skin while orange provides a beautiful glow to the skin.
  • Skin Script’s Pumpkin Spice Facial Set
  • Pumpkin Orange Enzyme & Autumn Spice Hydrating Mask
    • Fall is in the air and that can only mean one thing….Pumpkin! This spicy mask will nourish the skin with antioxidants as it’s packed with Vitamins A and C. This 15% Pumpkin-Orange enzyme will exfoliate and reduce oil while your client enjoys the wonderful smell of pumpkin and orange.
  • Skin Script’s Pumpkin Latte Facial – 
  • Pumpkin Orange Enzyme & Goji Berry Yogurt Mask
    • Packed with Vitamins A and C, our 15% Pumpkin-Orange enzyme will exfoliate and reduce oil while your client enjoys the wonderful smell of pumpkin and orange. By blending equal parts of Pumpkin Orange Enzyme and Goji Berry Yogurt Mask, your spicy yet creamy “Pumpkin Latte” mixture will dissolve dead skin cells and nourish the skin.
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July Spotlight: Skin Script’s Blueberry Enzyme

Blueberry Month

Celebrate National Blueberry Month by awakening your complexion with this wildly refreshing enzyme!  A medley of blueberry fruit enzymes and skin loving acids erase dead, dull skin cells revealing a your most radiant complexion yet.  Blueberries contain potent antioxidants for anti-aging.  With 1% glycolic and 1% salicylic, this enzyme provides a nice brightening exfoliation that will leave minimized pores and leave the skin feeling very soft.

For more information:
Call us at 303-955-6490 or toll free at 844-772-0052.

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Beyond the Sale: A Genuine Approach to Upselling

Adding waxing services to your spa menu is a great way to grow your business and your bottom line. Waxing is a high margin service that is an effective and quick method of hair removal. Clients feel instant gratification after the service and leave the spa feeling hair-free and smooth. The immediate smooth results are what makes waxing so popular and keeps clients coming back. Additionally, waxing services provide a great opportunity to upsell services, enabling you to further increase profits.

So, when it comes to upselling, where do you start?

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The Benefits of Body Sugaring

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The ancient art of sugaring has been revived to the forefront of the esthetics world in an ever-growing trend to use all natural products on clients’ precious skin. Sugaring uses only sugar, water and lemon to create the water-soluble paste that removes hair. The hair is not only gone from the surface, but it is also removed from the root, which increases hair softness, and over time reduces hair growth. Sugaring only adheres to dead keratin cells and hair so there is no chance of skin damage, leaving the skin not only hairless, but also exfoliated and smooth.  The sugaring process has the technician apply the sugar paste in the opposite direction of the hair growth by molding it gently onto the skin, allowing the paste to seep into the hair follicle.  It is then removed by flicking it off with the fingers in the same direction of the hair growth, allowing for the root to be extracted.  There is no need for strips and sticks—just a small amount of sugar paste will complete an entire treatment.

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Each consecutive sugaring treatment results in an easier removal of the root, as the newly growing hair begins higher in the follicle— closer to the surface of the skin. Since the hair is actively growing, the client will immediately see results —thinner, finer hair growth and eventually, lack of the production of new hair growth.  With the proper sugaring technique, the root is removed in the direction of the growth, which will allow for no breakage and fewer in-grown hairs.  Clients who consistently sugar the same area every 28 days will notice a definite softer, finer re-growth after three months.  The follicle will eventually stop producing new hair growth which will lead to permanent hair loss.  This also leaves the hair shaft less attached to the root, and thereby easier to remove.  Estheticians love the process because it allows for a more efficient use of product.  Less than a palm full of good-quality paste can remove hair from a large area of the body without ever having to go back for more.  Once the paste does finally become saturated with hair and dead skin cells, the professional simply removes the glove with the paste tosses it all away.

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