Peels of the Present

This month’s topic is the ideal bit of conversation for the month of February – peels, peeling agents, peel series, and more! The aesthetics industry has been obsessed with peels since the small hit of glycolic in the early 80s. Do not get me wrong; the industry has come a very long way, but the concept and the desire have not waned. Today’s options in…

Riding Solo

Here we are! Happy New Year! I hope everyone’s 2023 is off to an amazing start! Although in reality, a new beginning can happen any time one chooses, there is something about a new year that grants some type of super permission. It is quite freeing while at the same time quite overpowering. Either way, I am one to take full advantage of it. This…

Thank You 2022

Well, here we are – rounding out another year and preparing for the start of a new beginning. This time of the year holds so much emotion: laughter and joy, sorrow and pain, grief and sadness, relief and calmness, and so much more. I like to take the month of December to reflect on every part of my life, but most importantly, the gratitude for…

The Great Escape

Here it is. The end of another year is approaching. In the blink of an eye, 2022 is coming to an abrupt halt. Hopefully everyone is ready for it! I sure am. This month’s topic weighs heavy on the skin care profession. As the industry and those apart of it have become more educated and increasingly aware of the inner-outer body connection, the topic of…

Guiding Clients

Cheers to October! In my opinion, October is the true transient month from summer to fall. The leaves are changing. The air is cooler and has the best fresh, crisp smell to it – not to mention the cool sweaters and jeans I can pull out of the closet. This month’s issue hits home with a range of ages, skin types, and sexes. What was…

Doing Better

There is something very special about the month of September. I think of it as a transition month. It is that precarious shift between summer and fall, between vacation mode and school mode, and between a little bit of lazy life and structure. It is also a month that sparks a cool energy and newness. New beginnings and fresh starts are often talked about at…

The Sensitivity Game

I feel like I am constantly hearing about sensitivities lately. Unfortunately, when it comes to skin care, skin sensitivity has crept its way to the top of the skin concern list in recent years, and sadly, it does not seem like it is going anywhere anytime soon. There was a time when sensitive skin was a temporary, reactionary concern – the result of medication or…

Radiating Recognition

I love the month of December. It is full of laughter, love, family, friends, and reflection. It is the finale of the year, and the opportunity to embrace the events of the last twelve months in order to boldly steer into a brand-new beginning. But the best part of December is the announcement of the amazing Cover Contest winner for 2021! We all strive for…

Amazing Packages

As an educator and practitioner, the moment I hear skin conditions, I immediately get goosebumps. Not only does it top the list of my favorite subjects, it is also one of the most open-ended, ever-changing topics in the skin care field, which is what makes it so darn exciting. I could take up this entire magazine writing on various skin conditions – what they are,…

Body Care Considerations

I know you all know that skin is the largest organ of the human body. You have studied it for hundreds of hours, analyze it every day, and spend your career focusing on making it healthier and more youthful. What is interesting about this is the fact that for most of skin care professionals, and certainly for the majority of their clients, the focus of…

Hyperpigmentation Across the Board

I can recall a time when the primary focus of my skin care clients was antiaging and skin renewal. Though both remain at the top of the list of skin care concerns, they have been surpassed by the skyrocketing concern of hyperpigmentation. I travel the world to educate on skin care, and in Asia, combating pigmentation ranks at the top of the list, with lightening…

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