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…
Being a spa or aesthetics practitioner is an inherently intimate career choice and one that bears intrinsic responsibility. Skin care professionals see clients sometimes at their most vulnerable and are entrusted to maintain client safety while at the spa. This is even more apparent due to COVID-19. The agencies that are responsible for creating guidelines within the industry help practitioners assume this responsibility with pride.…
One of the most asked questions from clients is, “How do I treat discoloration?” From freckles to dark spots, sun damage, and more, practitioners have seen it all and that is because pigmentation is one of the most common skin conditions in the world. {mprestriction ids="3,4,26,18,6,7,8,9,14,18"} DEFINING HYPERPIGMENTATION Hyperpigmentation happens when melanin is overproduced in certain area of the skin, causing discoloration in the skin…
As skin care professionals know, the skin is the largest organ in the human body. Its primary role is to serve as a physical barrier, protecting bodies from potential assault by foreign organisms or toxic substances. But what is less known is that the skin is also a bustling ecosystem comprised of 1.8 million diverse habitats that exist within the human body. The saliva in…
Rosacea is a chronic and progressive disorder impacting an estimated 45 million men and women around the globe. Despite its pervasiveness, rosacea remains one of the most misunderstood inflammatory skin diseases – why? {mprestriction ids="3,4,26,18,6,7,8,9,14,18"} The reason for this is because rosacea has many signs and symptoms that could easily be linked to other conditions such as acne, sensitive skin, eczema, dermatitis, or psoriasis. Adding…

Let’s face it, acne can be a real jerk. Not only is it the most frustrating skin condition to deal with because of its many causes, it can also be painful, time-consuming to treat, and can affect self-esteem. However, acne is simply the messenger for the body. Acne is the body’s way of saying, “Hey! There’s something wrong, please help.” If the body did not…

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