The Many Faces of Beauty

Written by Amanda Strunk Miller
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Perception is reality. Happy girls are the prettiest girls. All of these sayings bring about alternate perspectives than the one typically observed through social media. To me, all of these sayings bring about freedom, creativity, and even peace of mind.

The Sensitive Skin Misconception

Written by Amanda Strunk Miller
Last summer, while planning the editorial calendar for 2017, I penned 'sensitive skin' as a topic I believed should be highlighted as a main theme for an issue. Days later, I allotted the subject to the month of August and proceeded to brainstorm on what the main articles for the month would entail. I had ideas like 'skin disorders' and 'skin conditions' in my notebook,…

Gearing Up for 2018

Written by Amanda Strunk Miller
For most people, the word summer brings about enjoyable thoughts, treasured memories, and anticipated vacations. For the staff at DERMASCOPE – and more specifically, the editorial team – the word summer brings about brainstorming and planning for new ideas in preparation for the upcoming editorial calendar year. The year may be only half over, but we are already gearing up for 2018!

A Must-Have Mentor

Written by Amanda Strunk Miller
In our industry, it is of great importance to a skin care professional's successful journey to have a mentor to guide them. Mentors provide invaluable information, expertise, and understanding. They offer insight on what it takes to advance, guidance on improving knowledge and skill, and opportunities and resources for building a strong and successful network.
Be everywhere. This piece of advice is often given to budding businesses who are trying to make an impression. The method is considered a positive way to build visibility online, cultivate traffic, and attract new prospects or leads. This idea works great for print, internet, or even community events; but when it comes to social media specifically, is it the best plan?

November 2022

Fact or Fiction