Tartaric acid: This naturally-occurring alpha hydroxy acid is found in foods like fermented grapes and apricots. It helps stabilize a product’s pH level and it also boosts the sloughing effects…
From lips to eyelashes and dull skin to brown spots, there are many areas of concern that lead clients to seek help in combatting the signs of aging. To help…
While cellulite cannot be cured entirely, many individuals turn to skin care professionals for help in reducing the appearance of those iconic lumps and dimples. To ensure maximum improvement, professionals…
It is no secret that most clients seek radiant skin. From eliminating dark spots to reversing ultraviolet damage, brighteners are formulated with ingredients that target the root of complexion issues.…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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.…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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.…
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Featured Company

  • BioelementsBioelementsDescription: Chances are, if you have ever had a professional facial, you've experienced Bioelements. Since 1991, skin care specialists have been using our highly individualized formulas to treat the skin, target complexion concerns and discourage skin aging. Since 1 ...

Game Changers

  • Essential Oils
    Essential Oils The use of herbs and plants such as lavender, cinnamon, and manuka for medicinal purposes…
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    Moisturizers Moisturizers were invented to combat sun damage, which causes the skin to dry out, crack,…
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    Toners When aiming for clear skin, toners are the last line of defense against impurities on…

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  • Daisy MD CareDaisy MD CareDescription:   At Daisy MD Care, we take special pride in using the finest equipment and top-quality ingredients that only provide results and improvements in all our services. The mission of Daisy MD Care’s founder, Daisy, is to provide the best skin care tre ...