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Micro current for facial toning

Micro current for facial toning

As far as this modality is concerned, it’s less about improving the skin’s texture, but about tightening the muscles. Microcurrent mimics the body’s own natural bio electrical field and sends tiny electrical currents to our muscles. Two ball probes, negative and positive, with current running […]

Radio Frequency in anti-aging skincare

Radio Frequency in anti-aging skincare

Radio frequency (RF) is a procedure commonly used for the treatment of skin laxity from an increase in tissue temperature. This is an anti-aging modality that produces a selective and controlled rise in tissue temperature from a high frequency alternating current (0.3 to 10 MHz). […]

Laser for Aging Skin

Laser for Aging Skin

With all the constant advancements in our industry, estheticians have never been in a better position to achieve the best anti-aging results for our clients’ skin. There are endless choices of products and modalities available that promise to improve our bottom line, attract and retain […]

All About Extractions

All About Extractions

Extractions are such an integral part of the facial process because they clear out pores that have become clogged with excess sebum and dead skin cells. Most clients require at least a few extractions during the facial, more if this is their first treatment. Extractions clear […]

Winter Skin

Winter Skin

The cold and windy wintertime is here, and that can mean dry, flaky and irritated skin for many women. The majority of clients wish to hydrate their skin, but aren’t sure how and when to use a serum as opposed to a crème, and the […]

Microbeads and the environment

Microbeads and the environment

Have you heard about microbeads? If not, I’d like to educate you on these little plastic culprits, and make sure you stay away from face and body scrubs which list them as an active ingredient. Microbeads are tiny round plastic beads that are found in […]

Sanitation and Infection Control for Spa/Salon Workers

Sanitation and Infection Control for Spa/Salon Workers

Sanitation and infection-control are some of the first things we all learn in beauty school, and for good reason! It is crucial to have an understanding of the different kinds of infections you may come across, in order to protect yourself and the client. Clients […]

Fact or Fiction: exfoliating every day is bad for your skin

Fact or Fiction: exfoliating every day is bad for your skin

Many women tend to over-exfoliate the skin, in hopes of sloughing off dead skin, and thus achieving a fresh and renewed complexion. This is a misconception, since our skin is a very efficient organ, and doesn’t require exfoliation more than 2-3 times per week. In […]

Anti-Aging Treatments for the Neck and Decollete

Anti-Aging Treatments for the Neck and Decollete

The face, neck and décolleté are exposed to the sun, wind and cold weather, and must be all cared for in the same way as the face during the professional treatment and at home. The delicate neck and décolleté area is often ignored when it […]

Supercharge Your Beauty Routine – Almonds 4 Ways for Your Skin Health!

Supercharge Your Beauty Routine – Almonds 4 Ways for Your Skin Health!

Those who know me well, know I am absolutely obsessed with raw nuts, seeds, dried fruit, and berries! In fact, I always keep pumpkin seeds, chia seeds, hemp seeds, and a variety of nuts in the house, and pack them in my bag daily for […]