Allergies are frequently referenced and occasionally misunderstood. Considering the differences between skin that is sensitized and an allergic condition is critical for successful treatments and client education both in and out of the treatment room. Considering allergies and the condition of skin is an important aspect of determining appropriate professional treatments, including whether they should be administered or postponed, as well as recommendations for homecare…
With an aggressive skin treatment, a controlled injury is intentionally inflicted to a client’s skin. The barrier function has been compromised and the immune system has been tasked. The client’s skin is vulnerable to prolonged erythema, unwanted edema, and risk of dermatitis or even fungal or bacterial infection. Aggressive skin care treatments could include any number of treatments and could be intentional or unintentional. You…
Everyone wants to glow to the max. From Instagram photos to magazine editorials, radiant skin is popular, and everyone wants to know how to get it. We’ve seen the “glass skin” trend from Korean beauty brands, and we can’t forget the TikTok “slugging” trend. Luminous skin that seems to shine from within not only makes our complexion look healthy and vibrant, but it is also…
When thinking of the word hydration for acne-prone skin, the old school thought process of stripping away the oil is still ingrained in many professionals’ brains. Thankfully, our industry has learned a lot since then, and aestheticians understand the importance of hydrating acne-prone skin to achieve desired results. We have a long way to go because the so-called unlicensed “skin experts” on social media are…
There are many different causes of aging; one of the biggest is sun damage. The lack of a healthy lifestyle also plays a large role in premature aging. An increasing number of scientific articles are being published that show how regularly consuming unhealthy food can make people look older, pointing out that nutritional deficiencies may increase wrinkles. As more and more studies like these are…

February 2024

Skin Care Blogs

Brands of the Month

  • Repechage
  • Skin Script
  • Face Reality Skincare