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    Clindamycin and exfoliation?

    When a client is using topical clindamycin (unsure of percentage), can their skin be exfoliated?

     •  Asked 4 days ago  •  by claire.maynard27
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    chemical peel product lines

    I'm new in the field and want to offer chemical peels. I've been shopping around to find the best product lines/ brand. I'm wondering if you have any suggestions? My clients vary from acne to…

     •  Asked 1 month ago  •  by jlcheech
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    Pregnancy acne

    Myself and other clients are acne prone ... but then pregnancy has made it worse. What are your suggestions for getting rid of it and keeping it under control? Or help with dark spots during…

     •  Asked 2 months ago  •  by strsgh
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    Retinyl Palmitate

    Hello! I started using a few skincare products recently that contain retinyl palmitate, however, I've read conflicting information when doing research about this ingredient (for example, causes skin to become thin, increase cancer risk, etc).…

     •  Asked 4 months ago  •  by Stephanie
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    Sanitizing microderm tips

    I'm about to open back up! With all this going on with COVID 19, is there something new I should use to clean and sanitize my microderm tips?

     •  Asked 4 months ago  •  by Maria Garcia
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    Making extractions easier

    On some of my clients, extractions are simple and easy. But on others not so much. What is the best products or ingredients to use as a softening gel prior to extractions? 

     •  Asked 5 months ago  •  by Samantha Wilson
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    Microdermabrasion

    Hello, I am following up on my question that I sent two weeks ago about aluminum oxide. Is it safe to use these crystals for microdermabrasion? Does it cause cancer? If so, what is the…

     •  Asked 5 months ago  •  by Francine Calabrese
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    Esthetician

    Hello, Hope all is well. I am getting mixed information about aluminium oxide crystals when using them for Microdermabrasion. My questions are: Are they safe? Do they casue cancer? What crystal method is the best…

     •  Asked 6 months ago  •  by Francine Calabrese