Holistic is a word that is becoming more common in the beauty industry for hair, skin, and nails. However, the concept of a “holistic” practice is not revolutionary. In fact,…
Amedical laser is not just a tool – it is an investment used every day. This article will outline a few items to be done daily to prevent costly maintenance,…
The upper arm can be one of the most challenging areas to improve. Even plastic surgery does not offer an effective solution without leaving long, noticeable scars. Some women with…
DO: Create a festive and upbeat environment. Keep decorations neutral, polished, and professional. Simple, natural elements go a long way.
They say what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas – but, of course, this is not true. Drip bars offering a service called IV therapy may have become popular in…
Simply stated, the lymphatic system is the light, liquid part of the blood connecting to a series of glands or nodes throughout the body. But, unlike all other body systems,…
There are several new (and expensive) machines to perform cold and warm body treatments to combat the signs of cellulite. If clients are looking for a more affordable and natural…
Over 3 million cases of folliculitis are reported each year in the United States. Folliculitis presents as infected hair follicles. Bacterial folliculitis occurs due to a presence of bacteria (usually…

Saddle up, Skin Care: Introducing Horse Fat into a Routine

Written by Anabel De La Vega, certified license specialist and author of TAO – The Art of Relaxation
Horses adjust their body temperatures by secreting sweat, similar to the way a human does. The structure of a horse’s skin and fatty acid are amazing compared to those of…
Fifty-four percent of consumers use the internet to search for local businesses, like aesthetic practices and spas, at least once every month, according to BrightLocal. To convince them to schedule…
DO: Spend some time decluttering. It is easy to accumulate unnecessary stuff without realizing it. Reorder and assess what needs to go.
The spa industry offers multi-faceted services that range from traditional wax treatments to complete holistic skin care; however, gone are the days when clients just want a facial or massage.…
All of the great, traditional healing systems of the world teach a philosophy that inner reflects outer and vice versa. The human body is a fully integrated, inter-connected, system of…

Sunscreen Essentials: Quick Facts You Need to Know

Written by Shannon Esau, CEO of Rhonda Allison Cosmeceuticals
There is no question about it – ultraviolet protection is absolutely essential. Ultraviolet rays are responsible for 90 percent of skin aging and are the leading cause of cancer in…
Recently, gua sha treatments were all the buzz in skin care. Sadly, the word, and its treatment, came and left as quickly as people could pronounce it. But, this folklore…
Ever wonder about bugs intentionally put in food? When food is colored red, it could be synthetic, dye-like, cold, tar sludge or the colorant could be from the cochineal bugs.…

Ditch the Dimples: Can Cellulite Be Cured?

Written by by Louis Silberman, owner and CEO of National Laser Institute
One of the most exciting advances in medical aesthetics in recent years is nonsurgical body contouring – which means significant improvement in the appearance of one of the most stubborn…
Whether a busy spa leader, front desk agent, or multi-talented aesthetician, a spa professional’s role involves multitasking! It requires focusing on managing schedules, inventory, events, and finances, as well as…
The body uses two primary systems to The body uses two primary systems to communicate with itself: the nervous system and the hormonal system. The body’s master hormone is cortisol,…
Hands are recognized as a major vehicle for transmission of infection in both the healthcare and the spa or clinic settings. It is necessary for good hygiene practices to be…
Do: Revamp. Summer is an exciting time and it can be hard to let go. Make fall exciting for clients and staff by simple things like décor, promotions, and new…
In areas of high heat, the skin’s sweat glands can produce up to three gallons of sweat per day, making good skin care habits especially essential, since sweat can cause…
Use diet to supplement sun protection. Eat foods that are known to enhance the skin’s natural ability to protect itself from the sun, such as tomatoes, vitamins C and E,…
Skin imaging is a good practice for any business that focuses on skin care, but how do professionals ensure that the solution in which they are investing is the right…
As a small business owner, it can be both stressful and intimidating to conduct an interview. What questions should be asked? How much information should be given out about the…
Hypopigmentation may sound similar to hyperpigmentation, but they are complete opposites. Hypopigmentation is the lack of pigmentation in the skin, whereas hyperpigmentation is an excessive amount of pigmentation in the…
When working on a cruise ship, teammates often become like a family away from home. They are there to witness accomplishments, share laughs, and supply aid in difficult situations. Some…
There are tons of benefits of eating papayas. Aside from all of the ailments they prevent, papayas are exceptional skin healers, as well. The enzymes and acids in papayas are…
In the business of beauty, the day to day gets complicated, exhausting, and can sometimes make professionals forget why they started down this unpredictable journey to begin with. It is…
Located between the pulsating city of Zurich and the invigorating, natural beauty of Switzerland’s countryside, The Dolder Grand is an oasis for relaxation and rejuvenation. The hotel is home to…
Take time to detox and unwind. Deep breathing, mindfulness, gratitude, exercise, and meditation are just some of the many ways to rebalance. Be defenseless against stress. Professionals and clients alike…
Atopic Dermatitis (AD) is the most common form of eczema found in adults. According to the National Eczema Association, more than 18 million adults in the United States have been…
Arich source of folic acid, vitamin C, and fiber, strawberries can be eaten or mixed into a topical product to combat a myriad of skin conditions. This small fruit contains…
Buzzwords like “self-care” and “wellness” have been floating around the industry more and more lately. Rather than searching for a magic pill or quick-fix product, clients are recognizing that true…

The Power of Probiotics

Written by Elina Fedotova, CEO and formulator of Elina Organics
For centuries, people have applied face masks from yogurt, kefir, and kombucha tea to help heal and beautify their skin. In the past, people had no idea that the reason…

Stepping Up Stamina with Supplements

Written by Debra Koerner, host of “Senior Moments” and co-founder of imassage, Inc. and Well World Group
Energy – when it is in abundance, life is great. It is easy to jump out of bed eager to start the day. Exercising and other tasks are done with…
Do: Take the opportunity to refresh, renew, and rejuvenate. Dust off a mission statement, clear out clutter, refresh colors, sharpen displays, or even plant some flowers. Don't: Overlook the small…

Smart Money: The Advantages of Hiring a Mentor

Written by Douglas Preston, L.E. and owner of Preston Skin Center, Preston Beauty Professional, and Preston Private Label Products
Skin care professionals share a common goal: to achieve business success. That goal, while admirable and necessary, can be far more elusive than many professionals realize. Many may have the…
Collagen determines the smoothness of one’s skin. Men naturally have thicker skin than women. They get fewer lines and wrinkles due to having a greater amount of collagen.
Many factors can be at the root of skin inflammation, such as stress, poor eating habits, genetics, and use of old makeup. There are numerous products on the market formulated…
A common occurrence is the presence of altered skin health among those struggling with obesity. The physiology of skin changes in direct relation to a person’s weight as it moves…

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