Articles

  • Tried and True: Top 5 Ways to Prevent Acne

    Acne is a stubborn skin disorder for many, and there are several ways to treat it. Here are five ways to prevent breakouts from occurring before they begin.
  • Tried and True: Top 5 Treatments for the Eyes

    As one of the first places that clients see aging, the eye area is a common problem area. Reducing the appearance of aging in this area can be difficult, but is common, and prevention goes a long way. Below are the top five treatments that can benefit the eye area.
  • Tried and True: 5 Must-know Masks for Estheticians

    Masks are a staple for an esthetician’s toolbox. They are most commonly used as the last step in a treatment protocol to deliver vital nutrients, rehydrate, exfoliate and/or purify the skin. Below are five types of masks that clients will love.
  • Electric Youth: Exploring the Benefits of Microcurrent

    Microcurrent (MC) is popular not only in medical offices, but also in medical spas and day spas. It can stand alone as a treatment or be easily added as an adjunct to other skin care services including facials, microder­mabrasion, dermaplaning, microneedling and oxygen treatments. This article will take a look at the skin care benefits of MC, but first it will take a deeper dive into the human body’s own electricity and how outside electric current can interact with human cells.
  • Tried and True: Top 5 Ways to Reduce Cellulite

    Cellulite is a common concern for clients, as it is estimated to affect at least 85% of women. It is most commonly seen as a dimpled or lumpy appearance on the thighs and buttocks, although other areas including the stomach, hips, and even arms can also be effected.
  • Top 5 Tips for Safe, Effective Laser Hair Reduction

    As the demand for laser treatments increase, so does the demand for qualified professi­onals. Following these five steps could be the difference between a safe or harmful treatment as well as an effective or non-effective treatment. 
  • Tried and True: The 411 on Microneedling

    "Microneedling is a procedure that was originally developed to create a wound response in the skin to stimulate collagen production, hence the term collagen induction therapy (CIT). Before this column discusses the regulation surrounding it, we will first look into its history..."
  • Are You Choosing the Right Exfoliation Method for your Client?

    "The truth is that several methods of exfoliation can be indicated for one particular concern or condition, so the best decisions are often made following a few basic steps..."
  • Combating Harmful Lifestyle Effects on the Skin

    "It’s no secret that a healthy lifestyle is essential to feeling and looking good. Diet, exercise and stress management are essential consider­ations for whole-body wellness..."
  • Skin Care Before and After Cosmetic Laser Treatments

    "Lasers are an important component of a cosmetic medical practice. They treat many skin conditions, such as hyperpig­mentation, acne, telangie­ctasias, aging skin and many other conditions that are not easily treated by typical facial treatments..."
  • The Evolution of Hair Removal

    "History demonstrates that hair removal methods have been around for a long time. When most people think of evolution, they automatically picture a hairy caveman; however..."