Even though men’s skin care is becoming increasingly more popular, it may still be difficult for some men to take that first step to becoming a client. Stepping into the female-dominated world of personal care…
The biggest question on most clients’ minds when they start a treatment plan, or new product, is, “how quickly will I see results?” More often than not, they are hoping for immediate improvement, but seeing…
The average income of an aesthetician is about $30,000 annually, with the high end of the spectrum being closer to $200,000. In order to reach a higher income tier, skin care professionals often incorporate body…
Marketing is an integral part of every business, but most importantly, of a small business. Professionals do not need an advanced degree in marketing from a top tier school in order to succeed as a…
Succeeding as an aesthetician takes hard work. It starts with getting the client in, servicing them, and then recommending a solid homecare routine that will continue the work put in throughout their treatments. Homecare routines…
When I started my blog in 2009, my intention was to educate others on how best to care for their skin by separating facts from fiction. What was revealed to me over time was how…
Learning how to immediately identify a new client’s personality type can gain professionals a lifetime customer by anticipating their needs and exceeding their expectations. There are a plethora of places where potential clients can receive…
Private IV clinics, specializing in treating hangovers, jetlag, and dehydration, are popping up more and more. An IV is a solution which is infused directly into the bloodstream of a patient through a hollow needle…
Located in Bingham Farms, Michigan, FACE Skincare~Medical~Wellness is a state-of-the-art, award-winning rejuvenation destination that has been operating for over 14 years. The skin and wellness clinic is one of the most extensive, integrative beauty and…
The chemistry for understanding delivery pathways for the application of topical skin care products is found in the pharmaceutical industry. Cosmetic chemistry follows this model when compounding for transdermal application of a product. Drugs (pharmaceutics)…
“You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine.” Rishika Jain This well-known quote applies to diet, exercise, and success,…
Shuffling kids to and from gymnastics, tackling mountains of laundry, preparing Pinterest-worthy birthday parties, and conquering the world one piano recital at a time – it is no secret that mothers carry a great deal…
The aesthetic industry is a multibillion dollar industry that continues to grow as the ever-increasing demand for self-perfection continues to rise. Social media has led to a more self-focused society and cameras and videos now…
Each of the 50 states has their own medical practice act that dictates the “who and how” of a medical spa. It can be confusing and hard to consistently comply with these regulations, but it…
The value of the global anti-aging market is expected to reach $331 billion by 2021 and, according to Reuters, the industry saw a two percent year-over-year growth in the number of cosmetic procedures performed in…
Spring is the season that celebrates life, growth, and new beginnings. It is the perfect time of year for professionals to check in on their yearly goals, spa strategies, and client acquisition and retention efforts…
Udånder is a Scandinavian-style spa that incorporates steam, sauna, massage, facials, and bath and foot soaks. They are in their third year of business and have grown every year since opening, widening their reach to…
by Mara Shorr, B.S., CAC II-XII and Jay A. Shorr, B.A., MBM-C, CAC I-XII When most skin care professionals first opened their spas, they were probably in one of two situations: everything was shiny, new,…
Do: Keep in contact with clients. Use time-specific coupons and rebooking discounts to inspire return visits. Use thank you cards and promotion updates to maintain connections with new and returning customers. Don't: Overdo it. A…
Tradeshows are a one-stop shop for exploring the skin care industry, connecting with other professionals, and learning! Tradeshows are an amazing opportunity to acquire all sorts of tools to grow and advance in the industry.…
Cosmetic labeling can be a dimly lit rabbit hole of ifs, ands, and buts, particularly if skin care professionals are getting better acquainted with ingredients, product formulation, and regulatory language. In addition to the actual…
Teenagers have always been bombarded by peer and academic pressure, but new research is finding that teenagers are having even more difficulties than in the past. One study found that high school students in the…
Anyone with modest experience setting and pursuing goals can confirm that unexpected obstacles are part of the process. These obstacles often represent delays, detours, forks in the road, or even a potential dead end to…
Red Mountain Resort’s Sagestone Spa & Salon showcases a finely-tuned therapy menu that provides rejuvenation and restoration. Through the continued development of new experiences and treatments, Red Mountain, with Sagestone Spa, is frequently recognized as…
Spa product labels need to be more than just pretty; they also need to comply with regulations, specifically those set forth by the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act) and the Fair Packaging…
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