As the end of another transformative year approaches, the team is thrilled to bring readers another December issue full of education, faces of the industry, and holiday joy. This month’s edition is always special for two reasons – the first being the cover that greeted readers upon arrival, and the second is undoubtedly my fondness of Christmas and the holiday season. In addition to the…
As quick as the trend cycle moves, healthy skin seems to always be in fashion. And for the past decade, the wellness industry has exploded as well, making its way inside treatment rooms all over the world. For these reasons, it has become clear that either are not going anywhere soon. This brings me to the theme of this issue, skin health and wellness –…
Collective Aesthetics How is 2023 this close to being over? It seems like only yesterday the year was just getting started. No matter, another month, another issue of DERMASCOPE – like clockwork. The wheels keep turning, and the industry keeps moving, leaving behind outdated ways of thinking. What does that mean for the professional? Simply look around. Look to the new wave of skin care…
The irony is not wasted on me as I write the mature skin issue’s publisher’s note year after year. As children, getting older means a rite of passage. As adults, getting older means more preventative measures. No one is excited when they finally become a candidate for a face-lift. That being said, being a woman of a certain age does not have the same old…
As I draft this note in 2022, I cannot help but look to the future and wonder what 2023 will hold. Will it bring groundbreaking advances in technology? Will TikTok takeover as theorized? Or maybe, it will be just another year around the sun with days full of skin transformations. One thing that is for sure, licensed skin professionals of all calibers will start businesses…

February 2024

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