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…
Exfoliation is a hot topic across treatment rooms, social media, beauty bloggers, and magazine articles. But clients are getting mixed messages about what exfoliants to use and the correct way to exfoliate. The job of the aesthetician is to educate clients about the correct way to use exfoliants to assist the skin without breaking down the delicate barrier. The goal of this article is to…

The Power of Plasma Lifting

Written by Elaine Sterling, CEO, owner, and founder of The Elaine Sterling Institute
Plasma lifting pens harness the power of plasma, a fourth state matter (solid, liquid, gas, and plasma) to help reduce or eliminate certain skin conditions and concerns, such as wrinkles, fine lines, skin tags, and so forth. Through the process of ionization, plasma lifting treatments are able to create an electric charge or arc. This arc is focused on a target on the surface of…
Not all skin is the same and not every product is universal. Aestheticians see clients with a variety of concerns, including acne, hyperpigmentation, dryness, wrinkles, and sensitivity. Which exfoliators are a must in the treatment room and how can professionals determine the most effective treatment protocol for clients? The client should always come out of the treatment room looking much better than when they entered,…
SNOW MUSHROOMS Chinese medicine has known the benefits of consuming snow mushrooms internally for thousands of years, but their benefits are just beginning to be revealed in topical skin care. This miracle mushroom is the new hyaluronic acid, holding more than 500 times its weight in water. What makes this even better than traditional, mammal-based hyaluronic acid is its vegan sourcing and smaller molecular structure,…

The use of platelet rich plasma (PRP) in medical aesthetics has increased significantly since Kim Kardashian had the procedure known as the vampire facial and posted her bloody face (literally) all over Instagram. The buzz was out there, and medical aesthetic practices were quick to add this treatment to their lineup of sought-after services. It is important to note that PRP technology is not only…

November 2020

Skin Care Blogs

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Brands of the Month

  • Skin Blends
  • Celluma by Biophotas, Inc
  • GlyMed Plus