Victims of Sex Trafficking – What to Look for in the Spa and How to Help

Written by Stephanie Andresen-Stevens, L.E., owner of Brilliant Bodywork
In 2008, I was a brand new aesthetician. I worked alone most of the time in a 350-square-foot office suite in the little town of Onalaska, Wisconsin. I was completely oblivious to sex trafficking, let alone how to spot a potential victim of trafficking until I had an eerie incident that led me to do my research. One day, a man called my spa to…

Gender-Neutral Services: Establishing an Inclusive Spa Environment

Written by Edgar Dominguez, global educator at jane iredale
Most makeup artists and skin care professionals view makeup and skin care to be gender-neutral. They apply the same products on male clients as they do on female clients. Skin care professionals do not dictate a skin care solution based on gender. Rather, they base it on what the skin needs. Yet, for the everyday consumer, it is typically assumed that products cater to the…

CBD and Drug Testing – What Passes and What Does Not?

Written by Emily Davis, L.E., president of education at Color Up Therapeutics
With the growth in CBD-infused skin care products and treatments, it is likely clients are asking questions related to drug testing. Skin care professionals can ease their concerns by explaining that the external use of pure isolated CBD skin care does not affect random drug tests. Drug panels test for THC and not CBD. THC is the psychoactive cousin to non-intoxicating CBD and is the…
The ever-evolving world of skin care has embraced the beauty and energy of gems. An ancient practice has moved into the modern world and the results are stunning. We are surrounded in an environment with an electromagnetic field, just as gemstones carry an electromagnetic field. Gemstones have been linked to health, well-being, and the skin with this energy. Gemstone therapy revolves around the idea that…
Have you heard of face yoga, a new way to keep skin looking younger, firmer, and healthier? Read on to discover tips and benefits of this trending, new practice. THE FOREHEAD DAB For preventing and reducing forehead lines, the forehead dab is key. Start with the eyes open or closed, whichever feels more comfortable. Place the palm of the hand on the right side of…

November 2023

Wellness Blogs

Brands of the Month

  • Celluma by Biophotas, Inc
  • DMK Skin Revision Center
  • Skin Script