Achieving Beautiful Skin: Exfoliation Methods for Your Client

Written by Anna Sforza, licensed aesthetician and product educator for Somme Institute
Exfoliation is the first step to attaining and maintaining beautiful skin. With so many options to choose from and the majority of our clientele being unfamiliar with the various exfoliation methods, it is imperative to be well educated about what is available to us as professionals. From chemical peels to microdermabrasions to enzymes, rotary brushes and scrubs, it is our job to inform our clients…

Polished to Perfection

Written by Whitney Johnson
Exfoliation is the skin therapist’s art of uncovering what lies beneath. Skin care professionals know that exfoliation, including the new generation of chemical peels, allows for optimum penetration of any active ingredient. With a high demand of consumers desiring a smooth, refined feel to the skin, this essential aspect of the professional skin care service is more important today than ever before. To get optimum…
We all know a necessary part of maintaining healthy skin is regular exfoliation. Removing the buildup of dead skin cells is essential for preventing fine lines and wrinkles, eliminating congestion in the hair follicles, reducing recurring acne breakouts, and helping to maintain a healthy complexion. Dead skin cell buildup also inhibits maximum results from topical skin care products. As we age, the metabolic rate of…

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…