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…
Ongoing medical breakthroughs have broadened the treatment options in the field of antiaging. These innovations give patients the desired benefits with faster onset and longer-lasting results. Experienced professionals can choose simple treatments, like facials, exfoliation, dermabrasion, and dermaplaning, and light-based therapies, such as laser, IPL, and LED treatment. For more dramatic results, professionals can use botulinum toxin and filler injections before considering surgeries. These treatments…

Bad Reputation: Two Misunderstood Skin Care Ingredients

Written by Susannah Courteau, L.E., spa director at Sunbear Salon & Medspa and skin health consultant at BREVENA
After a long day at the spa, you come home wanting a glass of wine. Do you choose an organic, high-quality, French wine or the cheap five-dollar bottle that is full of additives, sulfites, and dyes? Both are wine but vastly different from each other. Likewise, a single skin care ingredient could be valuable or damaging depending how it is used. Let’s break down just…
Vitamins and peptides play an important role in the normal biochemical functions of the skin and body. To promote the function of healthy skin, many aestheticians are looking for natural ingredients. This article will address the role of peptides and vitamin B complexes (thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, pyridoxine, biotin, folate, and cobalamin) to increase the healthy function of cells. First, it is important to…

Using CBD to Combat Wrinkles

Written by Jackson Stonewall
Cannabis has officially made its foray into mainstream medicine with the introduction of the first-ever, CBD-based medicine designed to treat epilepsy. It has now reached a point where skin care professionals are passionately coveting for CBD topical and beauty products for their antiaging properties. The best part is that hemp-derived CBD products are legal to purchase in the United States. But, be careful, because some…

Breakout Bingo: Detecting Jawline Breakouts

Written by Dasha Saian Marchese
According to the American Academy of Dermatology, acne is the most common skin condition in the United States, affecting up to 50 million Americans annually. It usually begins in puberty and affects many adolescents and young adults. Approximately 85% of people between the ages of 12 and 24 experience at least some form of minor acne. 15% of the sufferers have acne severe enough to…

September 2020

Skin Care Blogs

Brands of the Month

  • Skin Blends
  • Celluma by Biophotas, Inc
  • DMK Skin Revision Center