The TCM Health Spa with the Turtle Spa Concept® is the latest addition to the renowned spa world of Schloss Elmau. It is based on a combination of the spa’s…
If there is one word that is synonymous with summer, it is sun – and, since July is national UV Safety Month, there is no better time of year to…
Typically, retail product sales will contribute between 3 and 10 percent to gross sales. While it is tempting to focus primarily on the treatments and technology a spa offers, ignoring…
Every business owner has, at some time, been told that they need a strategic plan to grow their business. Many owners have taken the time to build such a plan.…
Santé Aesthetics & Wellness is a one-of a-kind facility that offers holistic health care and medical aesthetics in a serene, urban oasis. Santé provides naturopathic primary care, including holistic dermatology,…
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…
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…
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…
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…

10 Things About…Homecare Routines

Written by Ashley Stowers
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…
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…
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…

Beauty and Wellness is in their Blood: Incorporating IV Lounges

Written by Cheryl Whitman, founder and CEO of Beautiful Forever Aesthetic Business Consulting
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…
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…
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…
“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…
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…

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  • Eminence Organic Skin CareEminence Organic Skin CareDescription: Éminence Organic Skin Care provides effective, award-winning natural, organic and Biodynamic® skin care to leading spas worldwide. As pioneers of the organic skin care movement since 1958, Éminence combines more than half a century of herbal craft ...

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AIA Featured School

  • Christine Valmy International School of Esthetics & CosmetologyChristine Valmy International School of...Description: Christine Valmy International School of Esthetics & Cosmetology offers a quality education in the beauty industry, based on the teachings of the Founder of Esthetics in the United States—Ms. Christine Valmy. Ms. Valmy opened her very first school ...