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…
Who is not looking for tips for treating mature skin? At the top of the list are our clients, and the skin care professional had better have some answers or they will be looking elsewhere. The bottom line is that no one wants to age, especially not prematurely. So, what to do and where to start? First, understand and accept that everyone ages. Aging is…

Gluten-Free Skin Care

Written by Liz Garrison
Gearing up to carry a gluten-free skin care line? Gluten-free is a food trend that has spilled into the realm of skin care. All things gluten-free seem to be selling fast, including rice and beans, which have always been gluten-free. Somehow, saying it on the package makes even the most mundane products fly off the shelves. But, how many clients really need gluten-free in their…

Skin Baselining

Written by Robert Manzo
When treating skin for any type of condition, whether it be acne, redness, inflammation, hyperpigmentation, or other typical conditions, it is critical to understand the role of the skin’s microbiome and barrier function. Let’s examine acne, for instance. Clients often present themselves to a skin care professional after they have failed with retail products or home remedies. Typically, they will have used benzoyl peroxide, salicylic…

April 2024

Skin Care Blogs

Brands of the Month

  • Celluma by Biophotas, Inc
  • Eminence Organic Skin Care.
  • Epionce