Gem-spired: The Beauty of Rose Quartz

Written by Nicole Majdali, makeup artist and educator at Janssen Cosmetics and Dr Schrammek US
The use of crystals is nothing new. In fact, they have been used since ancient times. Cleopatra, the leading lady of the beauty industry, and ancient Aztecs had their rituals and those rituals are still going strong. Crystals are extremely hot in the spa industry right now, so even if skeptical, understanding the attraction to crystals of some clients is important. Can the gemstone of…
As most aestheticians know, their career can be emotionally taxing because they are often the “best friend” (dumping ground) for their clients. This is, of course, in addition to the stress of their own life and career. To be the best they can be in these areas requires strategies to emotionally decompress, maintain health, and replenish the soul. STAY GROUNDED Walk around barefoot, letting your…

The Global Wellness Institute and Global Wellness Summit: What They Mean to Our Industry

Written by Amy Gardner, L.E., director of education at LightStim
Though often referred to as a trend, the quest for wellness is anything but a fleeting and fashionable shift. One can trace wellness driven practices back as far as 3,000 B.C. with Ayurveda and traditional Chinese medicine. Our industry has been moving in this direction for decades and, in recent years, the subjects of wellness and self-care have become ubiquitous. It seems the more consumers…
Ayurveda is time-tested, effective techniques perfectly customized using exotic ingredients and simple tools that can take results to a new level by helping each client know themselves better and find their own beauty inside and out. WHAT IS AYURVEDA? The goal of Ayurveda has always been to establish lasting beauty by strengthening the body’s own resilience, calming and clearing the mind, and restoring or building…

Wellness Check: The Correlation Between Mental Health and Skin

Written by Irena James, vice president of YG Laboratories
Physical and emotional health are closely linked. Skin is the body’s largest organ, involved in a myriad of biological processes, so it is not surprising that living with a skin condition can take its toll on a person’s state of mind. Stress and anxiety can make existing conditions even worse and bring about new ones, creating a vicious cycle. Numerous experts agree that stress, anxiety,…

May 2021

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  • DMK Skin Revision Center
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