Mushrooms are part of the fungi family. They have been used for health and beauty applications by different cultures for thousands of years. Today, scientific data proves that certain mushrooms provide a host of skin restoring benefits. Edible mushrooms are healthy fungi that can meet many of our skin care needs naturally. Certain types offer multiple benefits, including antiaging, detoxifying, hydrating, and brightening effects. They…
Perhaps one of the most perplexing anomalies impacting the skin is the development and management of acne scars. To the aesthetic professional, they represent a challenge in devising the most appropriate pathway for treatment, as the final outcome of wound healing is variable and often unpredictable. One factor that remains constant is that the development of scars, no matter their source of injury, represents a…
What is the best method of hair removal for clients? Expectations, body area, Fitzpatrick scale, hair type, time commitment, and financial budget all come into play. When it comes to removing hair, there are many choices for people to choose from. But one thing is for sure: most people are committing to some form of hair removal. It is a big business and adding hair…
Folliculitis is a term skin care professionals are familiar with. It is a skin condition that occurs in areas where hair grows such as bikini, legs, underarm, chest, back, and the face. Folliculitis is caused by improper hair removal, clogged follicles, and friction against the skin. Hairs are trapped underneath the skin causing inflammation known as folliculitis. The inflamed hair follicles can be characterized as…
Who knew wax is actually an acronym for “without any experience.” Perhaps that is why big brand and beauty supply stores that service the public thought it was a good idea to offer wax to the general consumer (insert Youtube at-home waxing disaster video). The irony, is in the professional arena, intimate wax takes an incredible amount of experience and safety and would not be…