Thinking back to your days in aesthetics school, were you taught galvanic current and how to incorporate it into treatments? Remember the metal roller your partner would roll across your face after handing you a metal rod covered in wet cotton to hold? After school, some may have run right out and purchased their own machine. But a majority probably did not, unless they went…
Everyone knows by now that baking for long hours in the sun – think poolside, margarita in hand, body slathered in baby oil – is one of the deadliest sins of skin care (right up there with smoking, popping pimples, and not washing off makeup at night). But, clients often forget about the accidental sun exposure they receive almost daily while walking to their cars,…
Whether managing a clinical dermatology practice or a spa, proper skin analysis is vital when seeing clients, especially if they are new. Old-fashioned or insufficient analysis can involve skipping steps, guessing, “eyeballing” clients, or simply using the latest trends, even when not applicable. However, this type of incomplete analysis carries with it multiple negatives: Inadequate or wrong services and treatments may be provided to the…
Aestheticians in 2020 are able to utilize nanotechnology and special acidic ingredients to create mitosis and desquamation of intercellular lipids in order to create new skin. This take on science is fascinating and propels many aesthetic professionals to want to gain more knowledge of ingredients, benefits, and efficacy. Treating clients with the knowledge of skin care from a scientific, cellular perspective is not only incredible…
Innovative technological advances have afforded the skin care professionals multiple exfoliation options to help achieve their clients’ skin care goals. New protocols have been developed to pre-exfoliate the skin prior to chemical exfoliation by incorporating enzymes or scrubs to the professional treatment, while others mix peel solutions or introduce new layering techniques. Chemical peels utilize various ingredients to exfoliate damaged skin in the outer layers.…

April 2021

Skin Care Blogs

Brands of the Month

  • Celluma by Biophotas, Inc
  • Repechage
  • Alexandria Professional