There is no doubt that acne can be extremely stressful for clients. However unsightly a breakout may be, clients look forward to the future because they know that the unsightly blemishes will not last forever; that is until they realize that once the blemishes heal, they sometimes have to deal with unsightly dark spots. They often cannot help but wonder what is really going on.
by Sara Fulton and Vanessa Campa Exfoliation for skin health and rejuvenation is as old as the quest for beauty itself. Ancient Egyptians and Greeks discovered the benefits of exfoliation centuries ago, utilizing elements like alabaster, oils, and salt. Cleopatra bathed in milk as a mainstay of her beauty regimen. She may not have understood the science behind it, but she was taking advantage of…

Catering to a Male Clientele

Written by Kathryn Leverette, L.E., nationally certified aesthetic specialist
Catering to male clients can be easy once the skin care professional gets them through the door. It can be difficult for professionals to get the average guy to navigate through an estrogen-driven retail area; into a maze of hair, nail, and pedicure stations; past a sea of female faces; and down the hall to a treatment room. It is often much easier for the…

10 Things About...Sensitized Skin

Written by Patricia Faley
Skin sensitivity is on the rise. In fact, it is estimated that up to half of the world's population perceive their skin to be sensitive. It is important, however, to note that there is a marked difference between skin that is genetically sensitive and skin that has been affected by internal or external factors that can accelerate nerve responses and increase permeability of the stratum…
As the population grows increasingly multicultural, skin care professionals will be challenged with the task of recognizing how dark skin differs from light skin, what is normal versus problematic, and which treatments have the highest efficacy and lowest potential for complications for individuals with multiethnic origins. By the year 2065, more than half the population of the United States will be either African American, Hispanic…

April 2021

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Brands of the Month

  • Celluma by Biophotas, Inc
  • Repechage
  • Alexandria Professional