Exfoliation Techniques

Written by Kristina Valiani
Exfoliation is key to maintaining healthy, functioning skin. Many facials include exfoliation within their protocol and all skin types and conditions can benefit from some form of exfoliation. Our skin naturally reproduces and brings healthy, new skin to the surface while regularly shedding the dead, outermost layer. However, throughout the aging process and following menopause, this natural shedding process slows and can lead skin to…
Before a butterfly breathes its first breath, it is incubated in a cocoon full of silk and nutritious blends of earth’s organic ingredients. What once began as a mere caterpillar, captured in the hands of nature, wrapped tightly in a cocoon of mother earth’s essences, transforms in time to a miraculous, effervescent, polychromatic butterfly. Your client’s body and skin, when treated with the right kind…

Removing Unwanted Tattoos

Written by Shelley Cook, C.L.T.
The reasons people seek out tattoo removal are as unique as each person is. From a former gang member who wants to start a new life to a heartbroken ex who needs to get rid of the constant reminder of a former flame, the stories behind tattoos are endless. I have been performing laser tattoo removal and teaching others to perform the procedure since 2005…

Cellulite

Written by Ken Simpson
Cellulite affects approximately 85 to 98 percent of post‐pubertal females of all races and skin types. It is often referred to as "orange peel" or dimpling skin, appearing in women primarily as they age on the thighs, buttocks, lower abdomen and arms. Since its discovery, there has been lots of purported treatments of what was originally described as a disease. Cellulite is not a disease,…

Physiology & Psychology of a Teenager

Written by Christine Heathman
Body Anatomy and Teenage Hormones “TEENAGER” appears to be the expressive idiom for uncontrollable hormones as adolescent bodies experience various physiological changes, including skin and body transformations resulting in unwelcome acne and weight gain directly affecting a teenager’s self-image. It is a complicated time of life for these young men and women. Professionally speaking, licensed aestheticians should pay close attention to this important youthful consumer…

May 2021

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