Acommon client misconception is that the need for a quality sun care regimen starts when the summer vacation is booked. However, professionals know that sunscreen is an ongoing necessity, requiring ingredients that combat harmful UVA and UVB…
Applied to the skin in a very thin layer, soft waxes are often preferred by professionals because they can be applied and removed quickly and efficiently. Additionally, because they adhere well to the skin, soft waxes simultaneously…
The eyes are a window to the soul, but they do not need to be a window for harsh chemicals. Clients want to ensure that the eye creams they are using are both effective and safe. Just…
When it comes to waxing the face, underarms, and bikini line, professionals want to ensure they are using the best hard waxes for these sensitive, delicate areas. However, there are countless brands and types and choosing the…
Unfortunately, there is not just one trigger for teenage acne. It is the result of a multitude of factors – an increase in sebum production, hormone shifts, poor diet, menstrual cycles, personal stress, genetics, and more. Therefore,…
PEELS Exfoliation is essential to an effective skin care routine. There are countless chemical exfoliators boasting substantial results, but what separates each peel is the functionality of the ingredients incorporated. Even as professionals, it is not a…
Acne is one of the most common skin conditions among adults. Much of a skin care professional’s daily function is performing the right treatments and suggesting the right products for a homecare regimen meant to produce clearer…
Many spa owners opt to work with private labels as they are able to customize and brand a product that is already formulated. Often, it is also a cost-effective way to produce a line of products. Here…
The world of aesthetics, though steadfast in its efforts to sooth and beautify, is forever changing due to clients’ needs – one of the latest trends being a push for organic skin care products. In an effort…
When aiming for clear skin, toners are the last line of defense against impurities on the skin and in pores. Included in most skin care regimens, toners complete the cleansing process, ridding the skin of any leftover…
In 2016, men’s skin care and hair products brought in more than $19 billion globally. As men become more conscious and knowledgeable about their skin, skin care manufacturers and professionals are offering more products and treatments that…
Masks offer a wide range of skin care benefits in one easy application. They are incredibly versatile, as there is a mask available for every skin type. For clients with busy schedules, there are even some that…
Over time, the skin's ability to shed the buildup of unhealthy, dead layers of skin decelerates. Using an exfoliant can mitigate this outcome by being applied to the skin frequently. Exfoliants, such as the ones detailed below,…
Various forms of hair removal have been practiced for cultural, medical, and religious reasons in almost all human cultures since at least the Neolithic era. Waxing, sugaring, and similar hair removal techniques are all a form of…
Moisturizers were invented to combat sun damage, which causes the skin to dry out, crack, and age quicker. Moisturizers have evolved over the years, but recently have gone back to their original roots by incorporating ingredients that…
The use of herbs and plants such as lavender, cinnamon, and manuka for medicinal purposes dates back to ancient times. With the natural trend gaining popularity with consumers, clients are looking to natural applications of plants, such…
People have been concerned with beauty since the beginning of time! While Cleopatra is famous for her milk baths, she was not the only one; according to Pliny the Elder, Emperor Nero's wife washed her face with…
Marine-based skin care employs seaweed, plankton, algae, and other oceanic ingredients to not only beautify the skin, but also provide it with numerous healing benefits. For example, seawater has a positive effect on dermatitis and psoriasis. Furthermore,…
The first serums were commercially produced in 1930 and were created to reduce wrinkles and tighten the face. As these products have evolved, so have the ingredients that are used within them. Marine seaweed, fulvic acid, and…

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