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…
Whether managing a clinical dermatology practice or a spa, proper skin analysis is vital when seeing clients, especially if they are new. Old-fashioned or insufficient analysis can involve skipping steps, guessing, “eyeballing” clients, or simply using the latest trends, even when not applicable. However, this type of incomplete analysis carries with it multiple negatives: Inadequate or wrong services and treatments may be provided to the…
Aestheticians in 2020 are able to utilize nanotechnology and special acidic ingredients to create mitosis and desquamation of intercellular lipids in order to create new skin. This take on science is fascinating and propels many aesthetic professionals to want to gain more knowledge of ingredients, benefits, and efficacy. Treating clients with the knowledge of skin care from a scientific, cellular perspective is not only incredible…
Innovative technological advances have afforded the skin care professionals multiple exfoliation options to help achieve their clients’ skin care goals. New protocols have been developed to pre-exfoliate the skin prior to chemical exfoliation by incorporating enzymes or scrubs to the professional treatment, while others mix peel solutions or introduce new layering techniques. Chemical peels utilize various ingredients to exfoliate damaged skin in the outer layers.…
Before discussing all things post-exfoliation, it is necessary to talk a little about pre-care. There are several factors that help aestheticians decide and determine which peel or exfoliating treatment may be best suited for their clients. Some of the biggest factors that play a part of the skin’s condition include medical conditions, medications, lifestyle, homecare, Fitzpatrick types, and so on. In order to obtain this…

Depending on the time of year, certain skin care treatments can be optimum or not so much. Each season has its own events and its own climates, making it best to plan a loyal client’s skin care calendar for the whole year at once. From a revenue perspective, this is both exciting and daunting at the same time. But presenting an annual treatment plan by…

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