Chemical peel: these two little words have the power to strike fear into our clients’ hearts. Automatically, they think red, swollen, irritated skin peeling in sheets. They think they must hibernate for days to get through it. As skin care professionals, we know different. We know chemical peels have come a long way in the past 20 years. We know that there are varying levels of chemical peels: superficial, moderate, and deep. We know that a chemical peel does not have to cause peeling in order to be effective. Therefore, it is our job to educate our clients on how chemical peels truly work and what they can expect during the process.
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Alisha Shumake is a licensed aesthetician of 15 years and owner of The More You Glow in Detroit, Michigan. She obtained a degree in small business management and has worked in a variety of different roles in the aesthetics industry, such as sales, salons, and medical spas. Shumake decided to take the step into entrepreneurship in 2020, opening The More You Glow. In addition to providing corrective and age management-based treatments, she also strives to educate clients in product knowledge and the latest in treatment advancements to accomplish their skin care goals.