Summer Skin

Written by Samantha Fishella-Dench, L.E., author, speaker, and owner of Skin Deep
Tanning may be a desired look but, more than likely, causes damage to the skin. Chlorine kills both good and bad bacteria on the skin, resulting in acne and skin irritations such as eczema and skin rashes. Longer summer days mean increased sun exposure and more intense ultraviolet rays. This is the prime season for skin cancer development. Not washing one’s face shortly after sweating…
Reversing damage in the skin from aging and the sun is the holy grail of skin care. For decades, the focus has been on slowing the aging process, but so much more is possible when applying already-known information from studies and experience. There are three categories for antiaging skin care ingredients recommended for sun damaged skin: prevention, plumping, and wound repair. This article will review…

A Surprise Ingredient: Holistic Healing with Garlic

Written by Sheilah Fulton, L.E., writer, educator, health advocate, and fitness instructor
Garlic is a botanical referred to as allium sativum and is a phenolic compound that is a rich source of antioxidants such as vitamins A, B, and C. This herb offers a plethora of anti-inflammatory and antibiotic benefits. When applied to the skin, it helps fight bacteria that perpetuate acne and increases collagen to protect from premature aging. Thus, the molecules in garlic are medicinal,…

Switching Product Lines: 4 Simple Steps to Ease Clients Through the Change

Written by Ann Brown, CEO and founder of Saltability
As skin care professionals, it is important to provide clients with the best products and services available on the market today. Sometimes, that means sticking with favorite brands that are known and loved. They are the products clients ask for by name and the best sellers on the menu. But, just like any business that thrives on innovation, successful spas cannot remain static for long.…

Innovations in Microwounding: What’s on the Horizon?

Written by Elaine Sterling, school owner, founder, and CEO of The Elaine Sterling Institute
New science on how the skin heals and produces collagen may be a game changer. The latest skin care devices offer age management solutions like never before, from microneedling (collagen induction therapy), skin resurfacing through ablative and non-ablative lasers, chemical peels, dermaplaning, microdermabrasion devices, and plasma fibroblast skin tightening – just to name a few. Never before have skin care professionals had such amazing technology…

October 2021

Skin Care Blogs

Brands of the Month

  • DMK Skin Revision Center
  • Celluma by Biophotas, Inc
  • Alexandria Professional