A common occurrence is the presence of altered skin health among those struggling with obesity. The physiology of skin changes in direct relation to a person’s weight as it moves from healthy to overweight and beyond. There…
For centuries, people have applied face masks from yogurt, kefir, and kombucha tea to help heal and beautify their skin. In the past, people had no idea that the reason these fermented foods and beverages work is…
Milia occur when keratin becomes trapped beneath the epidermis Milia, the most commonly used term, is the plural form of milium, as many milia are usually found together. Milia are also often inaccurately referred to as “baby…
Energy – when it is in abundance, life is great. It is easy to jump out of bed eager to start the day. Exercising and other tasks are done with gusto. But, waking tired and depleted can…
Do: Take the opportunity to refresh, renew, and rejuvenate. Dust off a mission statement, clear out clutter, refresh colors, sharpen displays, or even plant some flowers. Don't: Overlook the small things. Little details can make all the…
Skin care professionals share a common goal: to achieve business success. That goal, while admirable and necessary, can be far more elusive than many professionals realize. Many may have the required licenses and skills, even the experience…
Collagen determines the smoothness of one’s skin. Men naturally have thicker skin than women. They get fewer lines and wrinkles due to having a greater amount of collagen.
Many factors can be at the root of skin inflammation, such as stress, poor eating habits, genetics, and use of old makeup. There are numerous products on the market formulated to attack this issue. However, those looking…
Think injections are just for just foreheads and fillers are just for lips? Think again! The non-surgical cosmetic procedure industry continues to evolve each year with the ongoing development of promising breakthrough treatments. However, new uses for…
As part of its Massage Makes Me Happy initiative, the Global Wellness Institute has deemed March 20, 2018 Global Massage Makes Me Happy Day. Compared to the high demand found in the ever-expanding massage industry, the number…
The dust in people’s homes is 70 percent made up of dead skin. There can be over 1 million dust mites on pillows and mattresses that consume people’s dead skin cells as they sleep.
Understanding how skin care cosmeceuticals are formulated is important to understanding which products to recommend. The critical knowledge is the anatomy of the skin and the chemistry of the product being used. If skin care professionals understand…
As summer approaches, it is important to protect the skin with a daily sun protection routine. Many people do not fully understand how to use sunscreens to ensure effectiveness. By not using sunscreen as instructed, they could…
As trends predicted, clients are seeking facilities offering a combination of medical, wellness, and aesthetic services to fully address overall well-being. Meeting those demands is the biostation, which currently operates two locations in Delray Beach and Miami,…
Hair removal is big business! Men and women are going to spas in record number for hair removal, creating a huge opportunity for increasing sales of both services and retail products. There are three popular methods for…
It is well-known that stress can wreak havoc on the skin. In fact, the connection is so often made that there is a name for the field: psychodermatology. Dermatologists have found that many skin care clients have…
Imagine this: a client has just settled in for a massage. The spa professional goes to retrieve some tools, only to come back with a meat cleaver in each hand. No, this is not a scene from…
Proper nutrition is essential to obtaining smooth, radiant skin. The nutrients found in raw vegetables, whole grains, fruits, and fish can prevent and reverse common skin issues such as acne, age spots, and fine lines. Tasha D.…
Many clients do not wash their faces properly. Some clients’ face-washing routine may be as simple as splashing water on their faces. These clients are not only doing their skin a disservice, but they are also making…
Probiotics Probiotics are living, good bacteria found in the gut that protects the body from harmful bacteria. The benefits of probiotics include improving digestive function, reducing gastrointestinal discomfort associated with inflammatory bowel disease, and boosting the immune…
By systematically dropping certain essential oils along the spine of dry skin and delicately stroking the oils across the back of the spine to create a goose bump response, the essential oils drain into the pores of…
by Shannon Esau, Rhonda Allison Cosmeceuticals My skin care regimen is somewhat simple, which is important for rosacea sensitive skin like mine. I go between the Rhonda Allison Beta Green Tea Cleanser and Creamy Milk Cleanser to…
More than just a slightly bitter cousin of the orange, grapefruit is packed with vitamins that promote heart health, cancer prevention, and anti-aging. Because there are so many dermatological and wellness benefits, many skin care product lines…
Do: Encourage clients to seek evaluation for new moles or freckles that form after substantial time in the sun.
Dermatologists diagnose sensitive skin by the presence of “pustules, skin bumps, or skin erosion.”1 Sensitive skin can also be defined as “very dry skin which doesn’t protect the nerve endings in the skin” and “a tendency towards…
Any treatment can become a wellness treatment simply by what the customer experiences. A large part of wellness is a state of mind, comprised of experience and a state of being. Every spa experience – be it…
When it comes to choosing what to use to support skin health and vitality, getting desired results will not occur due to popular new trends or celebrity-endorsed products. In reality, the path to beautiful skin lies in…
 Scarring can be an inconvenience for clients, but it can also be an obstacle for skin care professionals when deciding the best methods to treat it. Clients come in with a variety of needs and wants regarding…
Eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis, is an often-chronic skin condition that, according to the medical community, has no known cause. The condition involves a combination of one or more of the following symptoms: redness, peeling or…
Abhyanga pronounced “abbey-youngah” comes from Sanskrit, the ancient vibrational language used in all the root texts of Ayurveda, India’s timeless healing system. Abhy means “to rub” and anga means “limb.” Abhyanga means, simply, to rub the limbs.…
Eyebrows make statements. Understanding how eyebrows work will help makeup artists give clients the look they want.
Busy spa owners and aestheticians running their own businesses have a lot on their plates and marketing is not usually high on the priority list. Given their focus on serving clients and managing staff, these business professionals…
Tattoos are becoming more of a cultural mainstay among people of varying ages. No matter the choice of tattoo, every type of skin – whether it is skin type I or skin type IV on the Fitzpatrick scale –…
Crow’s feet, brown spots, and wrinkles are all classic signs of sun damage, yet most people think they are part of the unavoidable cost of getting older. It is not hard to see why. In the United…
Humans have gravitated toward the use of salt therapy for millennia, with formal halotherapy resorts being documented in Poland as early as the 12th century. Considered a form of alternative medicine by western standards, it has a…
Paraffin treatments are a luxurious and profitable add-on treatment to manicures and pedicures. A natural emollient, paraffin offers guests instant gratification with improved skin elasticity and softness.
The benefits of ingesting apple cider vinegar have been sweeping the internet, becoming one of the latest social media health trends. From putting it in tea to taking “shots” of the vinegar, consumers seem obsessed with this…
Rosacea has probably been one of the most misdiagnosed and misunderstood skin disorders in the history of the human race. The symptoms of rosacea are so variable that many people have been treated for it when they…
Known mainly as a serious problem among teenagers, acne is considered the most common skin affliction affecting pre-teens and young adults. However, acne often affects adults through their 30s, 40s, and even 50s, and the incidence of…
Collagen is all the craze in the aesthetic industry. It seems as though every treatment performed at medical spas, in one way or another, assists with collagen production. Loss of collagen in the skin leads to wrinkles…
Chlorophyll is a green photosynthetic plant pigment which helps transfer light into energy. It is found in most green vegetables – such as spinach, kale, collard, broccoli, wheatgrass, spirulina, and algae – and green herbs – such…

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