7 Secrets Every Aesthetician Should Know About Skin of Color

Written by Eunice Cofie-Obeng, founder, chief cosmetic chemist, and aesthetician at Nuekie
The skin care market is growing but there is still an untapped need for personalized skin care services for people of color. Women and men of color are looking for skin care specialists who understand their unique skin care needs. Unfortunately, many aestheticians never receive adequate training on skin of color in aesthetics school. Getting quality education on how to treat the unique structure and…
Seborrheic keratosis is amongst the most common cutaneous (skin) lesions and affects approximately eighty-three million Americans. It is a benign (non-cancerous) skin condition that appears as a brown, black, or tan growth. While one lesion can appear on its own, multiple growths are more common. They tend to develop in older Americans appearing on the face, chest, shoulders, or back with a waxy, scaly, and…
A strong client base can be built by treating East Indian skin through understanding how it functions and the areas of care in each treatment plan. For instance, East Indian skin can have many similarities to Caucasian skin concerning oil gland production and hair follicle distribution, but it also has the second highest melanosome production after black skin of African descent. Clients with East Indian…
As you scan the market for LED light therapy devices, one might wonder why some devices have only one wavelength (color) of light, while other devices have a wide variety of wavelengths. Some devices deliver only a single wavelength of light, while other devices deliver multiple wavelengths simultaneously. The answer to those questions can be found in the developmental history of light therapy and the…
Balance is key in maintaining healthy skin, but environmental humidity can upset skin’s equilibrium. Climates with high humidity and hot temperatures cause increased sweating, which can block pores and breed acne-inducing bacteria. Individuals with combination, oily, or acne-prone skin may experience sudden breakouts and worsened acne flare-ups. Climates with low humidity and cold temperatures rob skin of moisture and oils, triggering dry, cracked skin with…

Fun in the sun is not the care for skin. Particularly with mature skin, age spots just keep coming. The sad truth is that sun damage happened in the past. In fact, most sun damage occurs before the age of 18. To move forward with the healing process, skin care professionals must first have a clear understanding of what is taking place within the skin.…

September 2020

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