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…

Adding Acne Services: 10 Tips for Success

Written by Laura Cooksey, L.E.
Many clients suffer from acne from the time they are teenagers – some into their mid-thirties and beyond. Aestheticians have the unique position to treat acne and spare many people from the emotional and physical pain that acne can inflict. Often, the best approach accounts for lifestyle, whole body function, and expertly formulated products tailored to each individual client’s needs, rather than turning to antibiotics…
Acne is a disease of the sebaceous hair follicle. Each follicle contains tiny hairs and multi-lobed sebaceous glands. In non-acneic skin, sebum travels up the follicle and out to the skin’s surface. Acne presents itself when sticky sebum and dead skin cells become trapped within the follicle. The sebum attracts the propionibacterium (acne bacteria). Enzymes from the bacteria digest and split the sebum into free…

Fact or Fiction: Sun exposure makes rosacea worse.

Written by Michele Corley, founder and president of Michele Corley Clinical Skin Care
According to various studies, the real answer is (drum roll please) yes. Sun exposure is a clear trigger for rosacea flareups and can make rosacea worse in the near and long-term for most people who experience this skin disorder. Sun exposure is the top trigger for rosacea symptoms in more than 80% of people who have rosacea, according to a survey conducted by the National…
Thanks to modern marvels in health and beauty, great skin is not only easily attainable, but may even be as close as a salad plate. The benefits of this nutritious superfood extend far beyond its internal merits. Not to be cast aside as yet another passing trend, kale is making its mark in skin care, possibly solidifying its place in a skin care array. Long-term…

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…

October 2020

Skin Care Blogs

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Brands of the Month

  • Skin Blends
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  • DMK Skin Revision Center