Cold immersion is an age-old tradition in hydrothermal bathing. The Finnish were the first known culture to actively use hot and cold contrast therapy as part of a cleansing or bathing ritual. After spending time in a hot Finnish sauna, bathers would leave the hot, smokey cabin (sweating profusely), and then take roll in the snow to both cool down and cleanse the dirt from…
As women go through the process of aging and childbirth, they may experience changes in their genitalia. The most common changes that can impact a woman’s quality of life are vaginal laxity, stress urinary incontinence, loss of vaginal lubrication, loss of tone of labia majora, stretching of labia minora, and a decrease in sensation. Although surgical vaginal tightening procedures are not new, historically they have…
The skin periodically encounters a variety of incursions and, within its extraordinary capacity for surveillance, is able to initiate its defense systems at a moment’s notice to fight infection and initiate healing. The intricate relationship that the skin has with the body represents a complex network of communication via the entire integumentary structure: nervous system (neurons for sensory function), immune system (healing response and defenses),…

May 2021

Brands of the Month

  • Alexandria Professional
  • DMK Skin Revision Center
  • Celluma by Biophotas, Inc

Business

Skin Infusion Modalities

A New World: Representation & Inclusivity in Skin Care

Seasoned Seller: Retail Revelations & Goal-Based Selling

Sensational Senses: Incorporating the Five Senses into Spa Design

Medical

Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow: Spa Rooms

Genomic Testing: The Future of Skin Care Detection

Non-Surgical Body Contouring

Beauty

Au Naturel: Eyebrow Options

The Brush Up: Importance of Cleaning Makeup Brushes & Facial Cleansing Tools

Making It in Microblading: The Truth About Certifications and Classes

Makeup for Mature Women

Body

The Power of Touch

Renew & Restore: Body Facials Treatments to Add to Any Spa Menu

Nutrition and the Skin: Communicating the Benefits of Vitamins and Minerals to Clients

Water Wellness: The Role of Hydration for Optimal Skin Health

Hair Removal