Wound healing is a common concern for most aestheticians. To treat these conditions successfully, many modalities and products are marketed to provide the professional with tools. However, it is imperative to understand the natural wound healing process and how to effectively treat these conditions. This article will review the five phases of wound healing, explore how peptides work in conjunction with the healing process, and…
There are several factors to consider when applying topical products to the skin. It is also important to take into consideration the focus of a product and its relationship to the skin – in essence, what are the concerns? How quickly it may or may not work may be dependent on the efficacy of the product and the bioavailability of its active ingredients. Moreover, an…
With the endless choices of skin care products and the amount of individual ingredients available, tackling a skin condition with the right cocktail is more confusing than ever before. I have highlighted four of the most common skin issues clients come to the spa to treat, along with a detailed list of the most advanced ingredients those skin types will respond to for clear, glowing,…
Menopausal skin has a unique set of challenges that should be addressed prior to the onset of perimenopause. Perimenopause and menopause in general can start in the late forties and last for several years. One of the key changes in the skin during this period is the change in systemic hormonal levels. Estrogen levels decrease dramatically, which cause a ripple effect in the skin’s anatomy…
With every platform for beauty telling us to avoid oils in fear of causing breakouts, the true benefits of oils have become undervalued. Some products that contain specific oils that are known to be comedogenic will act caustic to acneic types. What aestheticians and skin care providers are missing out on are the rich, hydrating oils that do not congest the skin and rather provide…

April 2021

Skin Care Blogs

Brands of the Month

  • Repechage
  • Celluma by Biophotas, Inc
  • Alexandria Professional