Choosing acne products must begin with education about acne. In order to have an effective treatment, today’s aesthetician must choose acne products that treat the causes of acne, rather than just the symptoms. The causes include increased sebum production, irritation, and blockage of the pilosebaceous follicles and the presence of P. acnes bacteria. Study product ingredients and consider using natural ingredients, when possible. Plant extracts…
For professionals looking for hair removal methods outside of waxing or lasering, a natural hair removal product can be a great alternative. When it comes to choosing the right product, it is important to consider a number of factors to ensure the highest level of client satisfaction. Below are just some of the features to look for when comparing products. FORMULATION Formulation is a key…
To address consumer demands, today’s skin care professional must be able to develop highly-customized treatment plans that provide thorough exfoliation, but do not necessarily promote visible skin peeling. Fruit enzymes that contain acids provide gentle, yet effective, treatments that also contain antioxidants to feed and nourish the skin. For sensitive skin, it is often recommended to look for facial exfoliants that are enzyme-based. These enzymes…
There is a wide variety of skin-imaging equipment that professionals can choose from and each device serves an array of purposes. Some devices are able to project an image of what a client will look like post-treatment. Some are designed primarily as an aid to give professionals and clients a closer look at the current state of their skin. There are many essential factors to…
Body sugaring hair removal is an ancient beauty secret and has evolved dramatically in the last 30 years. While a good sugaring technique is key to providing clients with the hair removal results they desire, the sugar paste formulation holds just as much importance. There are countless options for sourcing a professional sugar paste, so how can a professional make the best choice? RESEARCH MANUFACTURERS…
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