Impacting Clients

For those that have been in the industry for years, you understand the skin care profession is one of the most rapidly changing professions out there. For new skin care professionals, I am sure you see it too – keeping up is not an easy task. However, a few things remain the same, and unfortunately, it is the top three skin care concerns: aging, pigmentation,…

Skin Health Reflections

The health of the skin should be a primary priority for skin care professionals. How a skin care professional approach that priority can be multi-faceted. Clearly one of the first objectives is a thorough skin analysis to determine the best skin care treatments and homecare regimen, either for themselves or for clients. Skin care professionals spend hours upon hours studying the physiology of the skin…

Expectations in 2021

Here we are, kicking off a new year, and I know exactly what everyone is thinking – thank goodness and for good reason. 2020 will be a year to remember and not one any of us wishes to repeat, seeing as it felt. Here we are, kicking off a new year, and I know exactly what everyone is thinking – thank goodness and for good…

The Simple Pimple

Often when people consider acne and acne breakouts, the mind instantly hones in on their teenage years. That awful, awkward time of trying to figure out identity, direction, companionship, and how to look like a million bucks... or more likely, how to cover up those unsightly pimples. {mprestriction ids="3,4,26,18,6,7,8,9,14,18"} ADULT ACNE Fortunately for most, they have identified themselves, their forte, and friends, but for many…

A Celebration to Remember

Anniversaries are very special celebrations. They are moments to reflect on growth and regression, strengths and weaknesses, success and failure, laughter and tears, and losses and gains but most importantly the fact that an individual is present, in the moment, and accountable for all of it. There is nothing more rewarding than having the ability to reflect on the past in an effort to grow…

Pigmentation Savior

I can recall a time, not too long ago, when the primary focus of my skin care clients was antiaging and skin renewal. Not that those issues are not still at the top of the list of skin care concerns, but they have surely been surpassed by the skyrocketing concern of hyperpigmentation. I have traveled the world as a skin care educator, and in the…

Thinking Outside the Bottle

I wonder how many of you looked at this month’s topic and thought “Oh, here we go – another article on antiaging?” I know, I sort of thought the same thing when I was assigned the topic. We are inundated with articles, blogs, videos, products, ingredients, and equipment all geared toward antiaging – it is everywhere, so I decided to take a different approach. We…

Preparing for Summer

The month of May is truly one of those transitional months that is like a bursting ball of energy. Flowers are blooming, birds are chirping, temperatures are sneaking up the thermometer, and those extra hours and warmth of sunlight are dominating the days – it’s the best. Now, with that being said, let’s talk a bit about reality. This transitional month moves us right into…

Hairless Heaven

The simplest, fastest, most cost effective way to boost revenue in any beauty business is with hair removal services, especially waxing. The hands of a skilled waxing professional will boost a bottom line in the blink of an eye, and there truly is not a hotter demand than a smooth, hairless face and body. Hair removal services have been at the top of the beauty…

Endless Possibilities

How often have you heard someone make the statement, “You never know where you’ll end up?” I have heard it countless times, but I have said it even more. The fact of the matter is – you just never know. As we roll into the start of tradeshow season, it is the ideal time to keep your eyes, ears, and mind wide open to everything…

Advancing the Industry

So often, I make note of the rapid advancement in technology and ingredients in the skin care profession, but you cannot avoid it, and you cannot ignore it. Today, technology and devices to enhance aesthetic treatments abound. Every time you turn around there is a new gadget running rampant on the market. There are many different views on the use of technology and gadgets in…

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