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…
If the COVID-19 pandemic taught us anything, it is how important infection control protocols are and how to properly implement them. However, there can be areas that are overlooked or even forgotten about completely, as the public has recently become much more aware of. Not all spas or clinics are created equal and the protocols implemented to observe universal precautions vary, including how long those…
Keratosis pilaris (follicular keratosis or lichen pilaris) is a frustrating, yet prevalent skin condition experienced by approximately 40 million individuals worldwide. It is caused by a build-up of the protein keratin in the skin. The build-up of keratin blocks the hair follicle, eventually producing the bump. About three million cases are reported in the United States each year. It estimated that 50% to 80% of…
Nordic skin originated in Scandinavia – in other words, Nordic skin is Viking skin. However, due to the Vikings’ tendency to explore and raid, Viking features can be found in many Northern European countries including Ireland, Iceland, and Greenland. Due to human evolution, people farthest from the equator developed very pale skin, particularly in the northernmost areas of Europe and Asia. They did not need…
The number one reason our clients are coming into our treatment rooms is that they want you to solve their skin problems. When aestheticians give clients facials, they are reading their skin and understanding exactly what they need to achieve healthy skin. We understand the basics of giving a facial, we were taught that in school. Each facial should follow those guidelines to a point…

We are living essentially in an Amazon Prime life and skin care has become no exception to this. Our clients come to us wanting results now with little to no downtime. They see before and after pictures on Instagram and want the after photo, without understanding there was a time frame of several months to possibly even a year in between those photos. Their desire…

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