Understanding the skin barrier function is believably one of the most important tools professionals have in effectively treating clients’ skin concerns. More than understanding what it is, recognizing when the barrier is compromised helps properly guide treatment protocols and recommendations for a successful service outcome – and a happy client. Skin barrier healing has seemingly become a new buzz phrase, with online marketing campaigns targeting…
Oncology aesthetics is the combination of aesthetic skills combined with specialized oncology training so that a skin care professional can safely and effectively help a client who is experiencing skin-related side effects from cancer treatments. In the 16th century, William Horman is quoted saying, “The mother of invention is necessity.” As with most things, oncology aesthetics was created out of a need and a gap…
The beauty industry is constantly following the rise and fall of different trends. At this moment, no matter where someone shops for their favorite beauty products, whether as a professional or client, they are inundated with clean beauty marketing. But what exactly is clean beauty and how can it impact a spa business and its clients? Within the last 15 years, consumers and companies have…
Having a line for sensitive or sensitized skin in the treatment room and on the retail shelf is imperative to the success of treatments and client satisfaction. Not only can an additional sensitive line help entice those clients with sensitive skin by bringing in new clientele, it can also enhance and supplement some of the more aggressive treatments being performed in the treatment room. A…
Allergies are frequently referenced and occasionally misunderstood. Considering the differences between skin that is sensitized and an allergic condition is critical for successful treatments and client education both in and out of the treatment room. Considering allergies and the condition of skin is an important aspect of determining appropriate professional treatments, including whether they should be administered or postponed, as well as recommendations for homecare…

August 2022

Skin Care Blogs

Brands of the Month

  • Skin Script
  • Repechage
  • DMK Skin Revision Center