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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…
This year has been an exciting one for the skin care industry. Trends, such as multifunctionality, age-defying, barrier-repairing, and hydrating, as well as nature-inspired ingredients that dominated skin care launched in 2013, have continued their strong influence into 2014. They solidified their dominance with the arrival of fresh innovations, new research, and more precise evaluation methodologies.

Teen Skin

Written by Linda Gulla
When working with teenage skin, there are various factors to consider. The biggest concern with teenagers is acne. With the approach of puberty, most teenagers become self-conscience of their appearance, and the onset of acne comes with changing hormone levels. As a skin care professional, you should approach your teenage client with sensitivity towards their concerns.
Earlier this year, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), released its 17th annual multi-specialty statistical data, indicating a 12 percent overall increase in cosmetic procedures performed in the United States in 2013. According to ASAPS, Americans spent the largest amount on cosmetic surgery since the great recession of 2008.1 More than 11 million cosmetic surgical and non-surgical procedures were performed by board-certified plastic…

The Key Three: Be Prepared for These Disorders

Written by Kristina Valiani, L.E.
Aestheticians are in the unique position to observe many skin disorders and some diseases. Even though it is out of the aesthetician’s scope of practice to treat skin diseases, having knowledge is power, and skin care professionals should be able to recognize disorders and diseases that require medical referral to a physician or dermatologist. Many chronic conditions require treatment from both a physician and aesthetician;…

Many clients may walk through an aesthetician’s door with common facial manifestations, often agonizing over what once was clear skin that has now erupted into inexplicable redness, dryness, skin thickening, and even bumps and pimples that resemble acne. While these symptoms may be a sign of a variety of skin conditions, they may also be characteristic of the widespread, yet poorly understood facial disorder known…

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