As we roll through the summer months, our thoughts are on sunshine, warm weather, picnics, barbecues, and beaches. Summer is the ideal time of year to enjoy friends and family, reconnect with the great outdoors, and, honestly,…
I never knew exactly what I wanted do when I grew up. During my senior year of high school, my best friend and I decided that we were going to become hairdressers and open our own salon,…
Makeup enthusiasm is at an all-time high. I can barely keep up with the viral video tutorials by professionals, let alone those being made by younger individuals – sometimes under the age of 10! I must admit,…
Often overlooked when treating clients with acne is the emotional side of dealing with the condition. For youth, teasing and bullying often occurs. In some cases, this leads to depression, withdrawal, and even suicide. I have found…
Summer is drawing near, so clients should be drawing out the sunscreen. Proper client education on sun protection is essential. Remind clients that any activity in the sun requires adequate sun protection – from long trips to…
I recently had the wonderful opportunity to spend time in Miami, Florida. There I visited with professionals in the industry and took a look at the trends and services provided in this sunny city. The biggest discovery…
This is a topic that is personal to me as I started noticing small dimples a few years ago. I keep myself in good shape but, as the years have passed, I feel as though my cellulite…
Happy New Year! I know with all the amazing and positive professionals in our industry, everyone had a fantastic fourth quarter and joyful holiday season. The month of January is all about preparation. Start planning now for…
As I sit down to write my final letter of 2017, I have the opportunity to look back over this past year and, as always, it never ceases to amaze me how quickly the year went by.…
There is a quote that states, “sometimes the hardest thing to wear…is our own skin.” The mirror is not always our best friend, how many body contouring clients feel this way? We need to take a deeper…
As an educator and consultant in the aesthetic industry for over a decade, I understand that one of the most common struggles for any business owner is maintaining revenue throughout slow seasons. The most common downtime for…
Education is the golden key to success. Technology, products, and services are constantly changing in our industry. How are you ensuring that you are up-to-date with these changes? Whether you are a business owner, a new graduate,…
If you own your business, aesthetic equipment machinery is one of your vehicles to success. But, there are challenges. Not only are you facing the challenges of keeping up to date with the latest technology, but there…
Thank you to everyone who took the time to stop by the DERMASCOPE booth at the recent Dallas International Congress of Esthetics and Spa to say hello and catch up. This year, I had the opportunity to…
I hope everyone is having a successful and fulfilling first quarter. I have been spending a good amount of time consulting with clients about ways to prevent and correct damage from hyperpigmentation. With such a wide variety…
Summer is almost here. Are you prepared to inform more of your clients about how to properly protect their skin? Sun exposure is the primary cause of skin damage, and while most people are aware of this,…
Every year, my staff, students, and I look forward to attending the International Congress of Esthetics & Spa in Dallas. We go as a group and enjoy seeing all the new skin care products and attending the…
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