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…
Cold processed skin care products are quickly rising to the forefront of the latest beauty trends in the skin care industry. The unique factors that make cold processing so drastically different from regular skin care products hinges on its ability to keep active ingredients like botanicals, vitamins, antioxidants, essential oils, and extracts from breaking down. Regular skin care products that contain ingredients like these are…
Could the lack of one of life’s necessities cause accelerated skin aging? Like everything on earth, skin follows the process of aging during its lifetime. Antiaging research, technology, treatments, and product formulations in the pursuit of the prevention of skin aging are currently multibillion dollar per year industries. This amount only continues to expand as consumers continue to invest in preventing and reversing the signs…
When analyzing a client's skin on a facial table, they may appear to have a practically perfect complexion with a smooth texture and minimal discolorations. But, as soon as the client stands up, their appearance can change drastically due to the effects of gravity. No matter how many facials, acid peels, and skin polishing microdermabrasion treatments are performed, it will not significantly change a sagging…
Skin care ingredients are formulated with specific delivery systems to ensure they reach the targeted skin level for which they were designed to act. If an ingredient is penetrated deeper into the skin, when, in fact, it is meant to remove the dead cells from the stratum corneum, an enzyme for example, it would not be able to carry out its intended function. If that…

With the many alternative skin care products on the market, waterless skin care products are finally making their debut within western societies. Popular in Korean skin care routines, waterless skin care gives consumers the option to use products that leave out the 70% of water found in most lotions and creams. These waterless skin care products allow for the remaining 30% to become the main…

October 2020

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