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Do you know what you really want? What determines the choices you will make? Do you know people who act on compulsions, emotions or habits that fail to provide the…
Award-winning Sante Spa Victoria draws from the elements of nature to inspire, nurture and empower well-being. Their full array of spa treatments offers endless opportunities for relaxation, discovery, renewal and…
A spa is like a building: each and every element of its conception and design is a stone that is part of the foundation supporting the building (or the ambiance…
As I write this article, one of my best friends – along with many other talented aesthetic candidates – is about sit for her New York State Board examinations for…
Aestheticians and other spa professionals all learn about proper safety and sanitation practices in school, but once the state exam is over, much of what was learned is forgotten. Newly…
As skin therapists, face mapping is our bread and butter. While most clients turn to us to help them offset the evidence of aging, skin in fact records and reveals…
I purchased my first skin care center just a little over a year after taking my state boards. I barely knew how to be a good aesthetician, non-the-less a good…
You have invested in the most comfortable aesthetic table available, selected a sleep-inducing soundtrack, and adorned your treatment room with calming colors and décor… You have created the consummate tranquil…
Building Strong Relationships to Create Strong Sales What is your ethic? The word means "habit", and what we do every day, in work and at play, deeply defines who we…
One of the most important steps in your practice is to take the time to perform a thorough skin analysis with a client (whether old or new). A brief look…
The award-winning Woodhouse Day Spa, founded in 2001 by Jeni Garrett, is an upscale chain of day spas with 30 locations across the United States. Each location prides itself on…
Aesthetics is a growing field with a variety of opportunities.A career in aesthetics requires continuing education to be successful. Some states call for a specific number of continuing education hours…
Each of us has the potential to become more as a skin health professional than our license could ever reflect. As clinicians, we have the unique opportunity to change the…
Networking has changed a lot in the past decade. When I opened my first medical spa in 2003, the majority of communication with my customers was accomplished via newspaper advertisements,…
It does not matter if you are new to the industry or a highly skilled expert – there are always new ways to grow in your profession. Do this by…
Every business comes with its challenges. Owning a spa or salon is no different. Your selection of staff, policies and services offered all impact your clientele and reputation. However, there…
Stress less. Eat healthier. Lose weight. The resolutions will be plentiful as the clock strikes midnight on January 1st. The Journal of Clinical Psychology reports 45 percent of adults make…

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