Let’s face it, acne can be a real jerk. Not only is it the most frustrating skin condition to deal with because of its many causes, it can also be painful, time-consuming to treat, and can affect self-esteem. However, acne is simply the messenger for the body. Acne is the body’s way of saying, “Hey! There’s something wrong, please help.” If the body did not give warning signs about potential issues, clients could experience more serious problems down the road. Luckily, skin care professionals can map what the body is trying to say by where the client is experiencing acne. So, do not shoot the messenger. Instead, learn the language of the body. What kind of acne does the client have? What is their body trying to reveal?
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Holly Tanella is an international award-winning aesthetician and business owner with over 10 years of experience in the aesthetics industry. She was named the 2019 Top International Holistic Esthetician at the Skin Games and has owned BOHO Alternative Med Spa in Allen, Texas since 2015. Tanella is a wife, mother of five, and a skin fanatic whose personal mission is to help her clients create healthy, glowing skin through alternative methods.