As aestheticians, we are licensed to work with the integument, treating it according to what was learned in school and what is allowed within our scope of practice. As a practicing aesthetician with over 16 years of experience. I have heard my share of skepticism regarding product efficacy and the effectiveness of topical treatments as compared to more invasive modalities. Surprisingly, such skepticism is generally…
Acupuncture is an ancient technique used in traditional Chinese medicine that is now a common alternative medical treatment used worldwide. According to the National Institutes of Health, acupuncture has been used in some form for at least 2,500 years. It involves inserting very fine needles into the energy meridians or pathways in the body to balance and optimize the flow of the life or energy…
From Cleopatra’s milk baths to Turkish hammams and Egyptian and Chinese reflexology, body treatments and the caring of skin below the neck have been around for centuries. No culture has ever neglected its skin and the body it covers, nor should modern day people. Currently, more people are beginning to take responsibility for their own health, and studies show that Americans are now more interested…

How to Treat Scar Tissue

Written by Cheryl Miller, massage therapist, master aesthetician, oncology aesthetician, and continuing education provider
Just about every client who walks into a spa has a scar. Scar tissue remodeling is a very desired service in the industry and manual manipulation is well within the aesthetician’s scope of practice, but most people are intimidated or not sure how to do it. WHAT ARE SCARS? Scars are areas of fibrous tissue (fibrosis) that develop in the dermis, which is comprised of…

Chemical Solutions: A Peel for Every Body

Written by Brittany Facio, L.C.I., L.C.
Signs of aging, hyperpigmentation, and acne can appear all over the body, including the back, neck, shoulders, and chest. Though primarily thought of as a face treatment, chemical peels can be a great solution for these areas, as well. Armed with an understanding of the various chemical peel categories, prime marketing strategies, and tips for effective pricing, skin care professionals can incorporate chemical peel body…

April 2024

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