The use of microcurrent in medicine and cosmetic improvement has been studied for more than 50 years. Stimulation with microcurrents is also called biostimulation or bioelectric therapy because it encourages cell physiology and growth. Essentially, microcurrent is a low level of electrical current that mirrors the natural current flow of the body. It serves as a noninvasive augmentation of the body’s natural electrophysiology through frequency,…
Acne remains one of the most common and challenging skin conditions to treat. The most popular theory is that acne is a bacterial infection, but recent evidence would suggest otherwise. This article will discuss all of the pertinent aspects of managing an acne client, including the latest research, the emotional component, how each of the leading treatments work on the skin, preventing and treating acne…

Adding Acne Services: 10 Tips for Success

Written by Laura Cooksey, L.E.
Many clients suffer from acne from the time they are teenagers – some into their mid-thirties and beyond. Aestheticians have the unique position to treat acne and spare many people from the emotional and physical pain that acne can inflict. Often, the best approach accounts for lifestyle, whole body function, and expertly formulated products tailored to each individual client’s needs, rather than turning to antibiotics…
Acne is a disease of the sebaceous hair follicle. Each follicle contains tiny hairs and multi-lobed sebaceous glands. In non-acneic skin, sebum travels up the follicle and out to the skin’s surface. Acne presents itself when sticky sebum and dead skin cells become trapped within the follicle. The sebum attracts the propionibacterium (acne bacteria). Enzymes from the bacteria digest and split the sebum into free…

April 2021

Skin Care Blogs

Brands of the Month

  • Celluma by Biophotas, Inc
  • Repechage
  • Alexandria Professional