Perhaps one of the most perplexing anomalies impacting the skin is the development and management of acne scars. To the aesthetic professional, they represent a challenge in devising the most appropriate pathway for treatment, as the final outcome of wound healing is variable and often unpredictable. One factor that remains constant is that the development of scars, no matter their source of injury, represents a…
What is the best method of hair removal for clients? Expectations, body area, Fitzpatrick scale, hair type, time commitment, and financial budget all come into play. When it comes to removing hair, there are many choices for people to choose from. But one thing is for sure: most people are committing to some form of hair removal. It is a big business and adding hair…
Folliculitis is a term skin care professionals are familiar with. It is a skin condition that occurs in areas where hair grows such as bikini, legs, underarm, chest, back, and the face. Folliculitis is caused by improper hair removal, clogged follicles, and friction against the skin. Hairs are trapped underneath the skin causing inflammation known as folliculitis. The inflamed hair follicles can be characterized as…
Who knew wax is actually an acronym for “without any experience.” Perhaps that is why big brand and beauty supply stores that service the public thought it was a good idea to offer wax to the general consumer (insert Youtube at-home waxing disaster video). The irony, is in the professional arena, intimate wax takes an incredible amount of experience and safety and would not be…
Going to aesthetics school is like studying for a driver’s license. They cover the basics what applies most of the time – and then they give the license. However, becoming a great driver requires being in the driver’s seat frequently. Working in the spa industry works mostly the same way. When a professional gets their license, they know the basics, but the school does not…

October 2021

Skin Care Blogs

Brands of the Month

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