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…
On the morning of the most momentous day of her professional life, Lina Kennedy was lying on a sofa bed in her tiny apartment, recovering from horrific injuries in an accident caused by a drunk driver. Unable to go back to the three part-time jobs she had been holding down, or even to sit up for more than a few minutes without pain, she was…
To be a skin care expert in today’s changing landscape, the professional must understand various skin types. Not educating yourself on this growing, untapped market will be a missed opportunity to build your business and reputation. Knowing the different types of skin and their specific characteristics will allow you to put together a plan that will improve and maintain the quality of the skin. OILINESS…

A New Approach for Melasma

Written by Dr. Wade Cheng
Melasma (also known as chloasma) is a common skin problem. The condition causes dark, discolored patches on skin. It typically occurs on the face, particularly the forehead, cheeks, and above the upper lip. The dark patches often appear on both sides of the face in a nearly identical pattern. The darker-colored patches of skin can be any shade, from tan to deep brown. Rarely, these…
Let’s begin with a brief true or false session, if for nothing more than to debunk a few old myths and unnecessary concerns to help professionals and clients alike better understand how to manage unwanted facial hair. First: full facial hair cannot be safely extracted. This is false. With correct knowledge, skillful techniques, and purposeful experience, the skin care professional can safely extract hair from…

Most clients want to look forever young, having healthy and glowing skin even as they age. Professionals can use a variety of masks to minimize their clients’ fine lines, wrinkles, hyperpigmentation, or even acne. Facial masks can quickly help combat signs of aging and are formulated to treat various skin imperfections. They have been around for decades and are considered a staple in a facial…

November 2020

Skin Care Blogs

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Brands of the Month

  • Skin Blends
  • DMK Skin Revision Center
  • GlyMed Plus