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…
There are several factors to consider when applying topical products to the skin. It is also important to take into consideration the focus of a product and its relationship to the skin – in essence, what are the concerns? How quickly it may or may not work may be dependent on the efficacy of the product and the bioavailability of its active ingredients. Moreover, an…
With the endless choices of skin care products and the amount of individual ingredients available, tackling a skin condition with the right cocktail is more confusing than ever before. I have highlighted four of the most common skin issues clients come to the spa to treat, along with a detailed list of the most advanced ingredients those skin types will respond to for clear, glowing,…
Menopausal skin has a unique set of challenges that should be addressed prior to the onset of perimenopause. Perimenopause and menopause in general can start in the late forties and last for several years. One of the key changes in the skin during this period is the change in systemic hormonal levels. Estrogen levels decrease dramatically, which cause a ripple effect in the skin’s anatomy…
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There are many skin conditons that affect children’s skin, and it is important to stay informed and up-to-date in order to understand the myriad of treatment options available. Skin conditions such as eczema, acne, psoriasis, and infantile hemangiomas are among the most common skin conditions treated by pediatric dermatologists, yet many healthcare professionals do not understand the symptoms and treatment options available. ACNE Acne is…

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