I began my aesthetic career as a makeup artist. Inspired by the training I received from one of the finest skin care schools in the United States, I felt very confident on my first day at work apprenticing as a makeup assistant for a national hair magazine. What I quickly discovered was that everything I had been taught was the antithesis of what real life…

All About Nails

Written by Marichu O. Cordero
The perfect manicure or pedicure starts with healthy, resilient nails and the role of the nail care professional in their care is critical. Before a nail lacquer color is selected it is important to assess the health and general condition of a client’s nails, cuticles and skin. You should be able to identify and address some common conditions that effect nails and nail growth. If…
Sunless tanning is considered the application of a natural or chemical-based product that is applied to the skin to produce an effect similar in appearance to a natural suntan. The popularity in sunless tanning services has grown over the past 30 years as an increase in concern about sun exposure, the health risks of tanning beds, and the "Hollywood" factor. Originally in a lotion/cream form,…
Around this time of year, most people strive to achieve beautifully bronzed skin. Despite knowing the damaging and aging effects of UV rays, many will ditch the sunscreen in an attempt to obtain glowing skin. Knowing bronzed skin is in high demand amongst our clients this season, how can we drive home the importance of sun protection and what can we offer them as an…

The Magic of Airbrush Makeup

Written by Dina Ousley and George Lampman
As professionals in the aesthetic, salon and medical spa industries, we understand how important it is to exceed the client's expectations in as many ways as possible. On the surface, our mission is to help clients look as youthful, healthy and beautiful as possible. They expect us to share our best services talents and products in the least amount of time and with the least…

August 2022

Brands of the Month

  • Face Reality Skincare
  • Celluma by Biophotas, Inc
  • Skin Script