THE BEGINNING I have always had a strong work ethic. As a kid, my first job was a paper route from when I was eight to 13 years-old. My passion for work continued in high school and through graduate school. I enjoy the satisfaction of a job well done and being able to support myself while helping others achieve their goals. Growing up in the…
Electric current in a treatment room can provide many effective benefits to the client. It often goes un-utilized during skin care treatments, especially for new aestheticians. This is usually due to inexperience, fear, or lack of knowledge, but once perfected, it can be an amazing addition to skin care treatments. {mprestriction ids="3,4,26,18,6,7,8,9,14,18"} Iontophoresis utilizes galvanic current to force or penetrate a water-soluble solution into the…
Aside from the familiar ylang-ylang or geranium, the question of scent in skin care and massage products presents itself. Why do products seem to have a greater benefit than just hydration and relaxation? What makes a certain aroma give such rich results? {mprestriction ids="3,4,26,18,6,7,8,9,14,18"} THE ROOT CAUSE Have clients had issues with their skin itching from pain? The endocannabinoid system is related to the immune…
Muscle Banding Facial Muscle banding is a term Danné Montague-King came up with in the 1970s when he was researching how to strengthen facial muscles through isometric exercise response. He was looking for a better option that did not require a tedious 45-minute daily exercise to target all 57 muscles of the face and neck. He discovered holding the vertical, horizontal, and lateral muscles in…
Healthy, normal skin has an even skin tone and is free of dark areas caused by excess melanin (hyperpigmentation) or light spots void of melanin (hypopigmentation). The variance in pigmentation does not cause any physical or imminent harm but can make people feel self-conscious about their appearance. Simply put, hyperpigmentation is a common skin condition that causes discolored or dark spots anywhere on the skin.…

October 2021

Skin Care Blogs

Brands of the Month

  • Alexandria Professional
  • DMK Skin Revision Center
  • Celluma by Biophotas, Inc