Find out how your DNA affects your Skin Beauty
At Beverly Hills Home Healthcare, we provide SkinDNA Genetic test that helps you recognize the suitable skin ingredients and treatment modalities based on your DNA. It is a highly advanced skin DNA test that analyzes 16 genetic markers (SNPs) in five categories linked with skin aging.
Our SkinDNA Genetic tests in Dubai consist of:
- Firmness & Elasticity: Are you genetically predisposed to premature wrinkling?
- Wrinkling / Age: Supporting skin damage through a process called glycation
- Sun Damage & Pigmentation: How well are you intrinsically protected from the sun?
- Free Radical Damage: Are you genetically protected against free radical vulnerability?
- Sensitivity & Inflammation: How well are your genes protecting you against irritation?
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The SkinDNA ™ Genetic Test can help identify if you are a carrier of key genetic variations associated with accelerated collagen loss – even before the signs have become visible.
Keeping the skin firm, plump and wrinkle-free, Collagen is the principle structural protein of the skin. Like many components of the body, collagen undergoes continuous turnover, being produced and recycled on an ongoing basis throughout your life. When you are younger, your body makes more collagen than it loses, but after about the age of 40, collagen loss can accelerate, leading to a decline in the health and appearance of your skin.
Our genetic predispositions play a big role in determining both the speed of collagen production and breakdown. Key variations in this genetic category can identify if the rise and fall of collagen is in balance, or if the breakdown of collagen predominates, which can result in the appearance of premature wrinkling, aging and sagging of the skin.
If you’re like most people, then no one has ever told you about glycation. Affecting Collagen and Elastin fibers, glycation is now well recognized to be a leading cause of accelerated skin aging.
Causing Collagen and Elastin fibers to lose their ability to function normally, glycation is heavily implicated in accelerated skin aging.
Our genetic predispositions play a big role in determining serum glucose levels. Key variations in this genetic category play a key role in preventing glycation of your skin. It is responsible for controlling serum glucose levels, energy intake, and energy release. Having variations in this gene can alter your body’s ability to maintain normal glucose levels and interfere with energy metabolism, both of which lead to glycation.
Glucose is the sugar your body uses as its main source of fuel. If not metabolized properly, glucose can bind to your skin’s collagen and elastin fibers, forming abnormal chemical bridges that cause tissue damage. This process, called glycation, causes your skin to become rigid and lose elasticity. Glycation also impairs your skin’s ability to regenerate, which leads to skin laxity, cracking, thinning, redness, and inability to self-repair.
The sun’s UV rays are one of the most significant causes of premature skin aging. Your genes play an important role in determining how well your skin can naturally cope under the strains of the sun.
Exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light from the sun accounts for 90% of the symptoms of early skin aging, skin damage, and skin cancer. Every time your skin is exposed to UV light, skin damage occurs. The cumulative effect of repeated sun damage causes epidermal DNA damage, persistent inflammation, and oxidative stress, negatively affecting the health and appearance of your skin.
Our genetic predispositions play an important role in determining how your skin can naturally cope under the strains of the sun. The SkinDNA ™ Test can reveal if your skin has a greater or lesser natural genetic solar protection factor (gSPF™), and based on your results can provide you with a unique, enhanced skin care protection strategy that is specially designed to provide the utmost protection for your skin based on your genes.
Scientists now believe that free radicals are causal factors in nearly every known disease, from heart disease to arthritis, cancer to cataracts. In fact, free radicals are a major culprit in the aging process of the skin itself.
Research at SkinDNA ™ has shown that the amount of antioxidants in your body is directly proportional to the healthy long term appearance of your skin! Free radicals are highly reactive short lived molecules that can damage virtually any molecule in our body – including the important cellular structures found in the body’s largest organ – the skin.
Not all people have the same amount of these powerful free radical scavengers. A numbers of skin related genetic variations have been found to alter the production of antioxidant protecting molecules, and your SkinDNA ™ score is the single most powerful indication of your body’s genetic Antioxidant abilities.
Genetic variations found in vital genes can lead to excessive inflammation – one of the most common themes in early onset aging.
Ever wonder why your skin becomes sensitive in the winter? Or why your skin breaks out in the heat? How about developing skin rash or rosacea after applying perfumes or skincare? Many of these redness and sensitivity issues are instigated by your bodies first primal defense – inflammation.
Your genetic predispositions play a big role in determining the supply, or the oversupply of inflammation production. Key variations tested in this category can identify numerous over-reactive inflammatory mechanisms that cause skin irritations.
1 in 3 people have a genetic variation that predisposes their skin to accelerated collagen breakdown.
1 in 2 people are genetically predisposed to reduced genetic protection against Glycation.
2 in 5 people have a genetic variation that affects their skin’s UV defenses.
1 in 2 people are genetically predisposed to reduced skin Antioxidant protection.
4 in 5 people have a genetic variation that can cause an over reactive inflammation response.
SkinDNA – Q&A
Taking the SkinDNA ™ Genetic Test is straightforward; simply collect a saliva sample from the inside of you cheek with our easy-to-use DNA Collector. The sample is then analyzed. The key markers we search for are located and an analysis is conducted where we identify the presence of a variation in each marker.
After the data is analyzed, a user friendly report is sent in PDF format based on the proprietary DG-Theorem™ statistical algorithm.
Your SkinDNA ™ Genetic Test Results are presented with a list of key ingredients designed for your gene type, that you should focus on in each of the 5 categories. You can then choose a selection of ingredients to use – with the guidance of your testing report.
This allows the customer to shop for skincare with the knowledge of the products effectiveness and the benefits it’s going to have within their skin. The skincare report guides the client and allowing them obtain the maximum benefit and experience of the SkinDNA™ Genetic Test.
Yes, The skin health insights from your DNA test can point you toward the prevention measures most suited to you. Even if you followed various guidance from magazines and websites, no-one is able to accurately predict how your skin will age just by looking at you.
If you’re overwhelmed with contradicting advice about what’s best for your skin; if you need motivation to maintain the long term health and quality of your skin; or if you just find it easier and more realistic to focus on areas where your skin is genetically weaker, then SkinDNA ™ is the answer.
SkinDNA ™ presents you with the most accurate information based on what your DNA tells us. By gaining insight into your DNA, you can determine your skin’s genetic risks and take the right preventative steps to improve your skin’s future.
Although you could purchase and use a wide variety of skincare products, most skin care professionals would agree that this is neither economical, nor practical. By understanding your skin’s predispositions – from a DNA perspective – we are able to identify the right things you should be using an individualized skincare program specifically for you!
This targeted approach (rather than a shotgun, or one-size fits-all skincare approach) ultimately helps save you time, money and more importantly focuses your skincare regimen on key areas that are important to your individual skin’s physiology.
Emotionally Distressed – these are patients that question and wonder if what they are doing is right for their skin.
Proactive – those who realize the power of prevention and want to take action now before its too late. These people are aged generally between 20 and 40 years of age.
Knowledge Driven – patients who are driven by wanting to understand every aspect of themselves, and this is growing at an exponential rate.
The Confused – patients who simply do not know what to use for their skin or they have tried various products and are struggling to find what is right solution for them.
Whilst the SkinDNA ™ system can be used as an analytical tool, it is the first to introduce solid predictability. Our ability to predict the future of the client’s skin based on their DNA forms the cornerstone of what we’re all about.
The scientific accuracy of the process is currently 99.96%. There is that small margin for error however we have technical measures in place to ensure very high accuracy.
Your genes play a big role on skin outcomes, it’s also important to realize that genes are not the only determinate, one’s lifestyle and diet can also play a role too.
For example, based on a client’s SkinDNA ™ Genetic Test Results – if they are at increased risk to collagen breakdown, it does not necessarily mean that they will definitely come across this problem in later years – if they are also careful with their lifestyle choices.
The SkinDNA™ test empowers individuals and their skincare professionals with the information needed to make more educated decisions about their skin care needs. The key being prevention, SkinDNA™ is designed for early awareness and intervention before the problem strikes.
Consumers are faced with the bewildering choice in what has become a trillion dollar skincare market. The SkinDNA™ Test helps take the guess work away. If a client has a genetic variation making them more prone to wrinkling then one should focus more efforts on ingredients that target that particular issue before the signs even begin to appear. Naturally a genetic profile is that it will never change; the results will apply for the rest of your life.
This technology is being implemented all around the world as a tool to allow customers to come back to their skincare professionals for the correct advice and skincare tools, rather than rely on internet advice which may not be correct for them.
Yes. We’re fortunate enough today, in that the science of skincare has progressed so far we had no problems finding ingredients capable of slowing down Collagen Breakdown, Sun Damage, Oxidation, Glycation and Inflammation.
It’s just a matter of knowing which ingredients are best suited for each individual’s gene type to help address their skin aging problems.
This test is performed by our associated CA, CLIA certified USA Laboratory