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…

Expiration Expert: Understanding Product Labeling

Written by Melanie Timms, director of marketing, innovation, and education at CBI Laboratories Inc.
Nothing lasts forever and the same is true for skin care products. Although it may be tough for a client to throw away an expensive moisturizer, serum, or mask, there is often good reason to discard expired skin care products. Difficult as it may be, expired skin care products may be more than just ineffective. They may potentially be harmful to skin. Unfortunately, it is…
Herbal Obsessions Help clients’ skin feel as light as a feather with these CBD-based products Cannatera Inc. Refresh Cleansing Gel, Revive Facial Serum, and Renew Moisturizer by Cannatera Inc. are perfect for anyone wanting to have a complete skin care routine. Each active ingredient is chosen to leave skin beautifully hydrated with a balanced glow. With ingredients featuring cannabinoid-rich hemp extract, lavender, shea butter, and…
With so many CBD distributors in the marketplace, having a basic understanding of CBD extraction and hemp sourcing can be critical in order to make an informed decision when comparing products. The CBD used in skin care is primarily extracted from the stalks and stems of low THC-content, industrial hemp plants. Hemp farms are found all over the globe and the hemp used to produce…

Hemp Harmony: CBD-Compatible Ingredients

Written by Lisa Richards, co-CEO and formulation specialist at L’eela CBD Body Care
A nutrient-rich ingredient, CBD, particularly that derived from whole plant extracts derived from hemp, is an oil that not only provides excellent hydration, it contains significant amounts of antioxidants, most notably vitamin C and E and amino and fatty acids. These essential elements help to improve skin tone, enhance cellular regeneration, and restore elasticity. To fully unlock the benefits of CBD, when shopping for skin…

No Prescription Needed: 10 Skin Benefits of CBD

Written by Heather Kreider, L.E., R.N., co-founder of Hempfield Botanicals
Hemp-based cannabidiol (CBD) products are all the buzz right now in the skin care and natural wellness industries. With a vast amount of information available, including marketing hype based on unsubstantiated claims, it is natural that many are wondering what the truth is about CBD and its effects on skin and health. It is critical not to accept all claims about CBD’s benefits at face…

November 2020

Skin Care Blogs

  • Winter Skincare
    Winter Skincare Winter Skincare Written by Matt Taylor (as seen in Guild News Magazine) International Lead Educator…

Brands of the Month

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