Why Do Facials Feel so Good?

Written by Melanie Sachs
Some clients prefer massages while others would rather have a facial. While the “feel-good” qualities of massages are widely known, what is it that makes a facial feel so wonderful and good deep down? Many would say that facials are easily as refreshing, rejuvenating, and relaxing as bodywork and may contribute that benefit to the delightful touch of a skin care professional, the intoxicating aroma,…

Techniques for Improving Facial Treatments

Written by Christiane Waldron
The great majority of spas are small businesses and staying relevant and up-to-date should be the businesses’ highest priority. When walking into a large retail chain, skin care professionals may notice brand new areas dedicated to medical devices. Some chains are even carving out large spaces where shoppers can handle and test the devices. Many advertisements are even touting the many benefits of these new…

An Introduction to Teen Skin

Written by Christine Heathman, L.M.E., L.M.T., owner and CEO of GlyMed Plus
Teenager appears to be the expressive idiom for uncontrollable hormones as adolescent bodies experience various physiological changes, including skin and body transformations. These changes can result in unwelcome acne and weight gain, which can directly affect a teenager's self-image. It is a complicated time of life for these young men and women. Professionally speaking, skin care professionals should pay close attention to this important, youthful…
The first thing that usually comes to mind when thinking about teenage skin care is acne treatments. A teenager, or even tween, will usually make their first visit to a spa in a state of desperation, no longer able to self-manage a condition that has probably spiraled out of control and has now become visibly and physically uncomfortable. Furthermore, the treatment of cystic or impacted…

A Step by Step: Treating Teen Skin

Written by Anabel De La Vega
Breakouts can occur out of the blue and cause teenagers to feel as if everyone is staring at their oily complexion that shines out of control. The teenage years can be riddled with a number of skin problems. Teenagers can often feel like they are the only ones that are affected, but that is not true; skin problems are very common in teenagers.

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