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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…
Have you ever asked your clients what it is that keeps them purchasing their favorite skin care product? Do so and you will hear everything from “It reduces the fine lines on my face” to “It feels great on my skin” and “I love the smell.” These answers, and others, speak to the art that is skin care product formulation. Through a delicate balance of…

The Role of Sun Exposure in Skin Aging

Written by Jennifer Linder, M.D.
The quest for a youthful appearance is universal. Unfortunately, age-related changes in our facial structure and appearance are partially intrinsic – aging that is unavoidable and happens due to genetics and the passage of time. Although we can not stop the hands of time, the greatest cause of the visible signs of aging is directly linked to environmental sources and is preventable. This extrinsic aging…

Successfully Addressing Acne by Treating Its Root Causes

Written by Ahmed Abdullah, MD, FICS, FACS
Thousands of products claim to stop acne. So how do you know the treatment you recommend will not only eliminate your clients’ acne symptoms, but also address the factors that cause the disease? Of all the skin conditions that lead consumers to seek treatment, acne is, by far, the most common. A chronic, inflammatory disease of the pilosebaceous units (hair follicles and their sebaceous gland) of…
Problem and solution – if only it were this simple. As skin care professionals, most of the concerns our clients come to us with are multi-dimensional in terms of their origin, and consequently their treatment. As with most things in life, it is almost always necessary to look beneath the surface to determine the underlying cause of a problem.Although this may seem like a more…

Beautiful Skin at Any Age

Written by Lyn Ross, L.M.E
The largest growth area in cosmetic facial treatment is related to aging. People are living longer and healthier and want their appearance to reflect their vital state of mind and health. The aging process begins when we enter the world and the effects of aging are evident in our bodies throughout our lives. Looking forever young has never been as important as it is today…

October 2020

Skin Care Blogs

Brands of the Month

  • GlyMed Plus
  • DMK Skin Revision Center
  • Skin Blends