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Yoga Skin
If you are the type of makeup artist that constantly refreshes your Instagram feed in hopes of landing upon inspiration, you have probably seen the #yogaskin trend spreading like wildfire. This glowy, lit from within look was started by U.K.
Treating Hormonal Acne
Hormones are chemical messengers that regulate almost every aspect of the human body including the maturation of the oil glands in our skin. When the oil glands mature, they develop the capability of becoming acne lesions. Because of this, there are some hormones that are major players when it comes to the development of acne.
Strike A Balance
Balance is hard to reach in life, but you can easily help your clients achieve it by offering treatments that tend to their inner being. Adding balancing elements to facials, massages, and bodywork can help them disconnect from the hustle and bustle of the day-to-day and embrace the present moment, invoking a sense of calmness, clarity, and positivity. From a reiki facial to a dreamtime journey to a Zen ritual, these five treatments show the many different ways you can help restore balance in your clients’ minds, bodies, and souls.
Borage Seed Oil
With so many organic oils on the market, it’s hard to know which to consider a staple in your arsenal. When it comes to luxurious, nourishing plant seed oils, look no further than Borage Seed Oil to stock your back bar. This flowering plant oil is lightweight, easily absorbed, and delivers a host of benefits, including omega fatty acids, age defying properties, and low comedogenicity.
Behind The Spa Door with Vanessa Vieira
My main goal is to provide a welcoming and safe space for anyone concerned with their skin. I aim to provide effective services and offer products that deliver results, while also treating the skin holistically to get to the root cause of the problem.
Revive Skincare + Spa
Located in the prime area at the heart of Unionville Village, Central Connecticut, surrounded by many successful locally owned businesses, REVIVE Skincare + Spa stands out among the rest. But its high guest satisfaction, word of mouth, stellar reviews and countless testimonials are what bring this chic boutique spa to life. Esthetician and owner Evie Bak brings international experience to her skin care clients, providing luxurious spa services and turning them into monthly necessities!
Estrogen and Skin Aging
Let’s face it, our clients aren’t getting any younger. As we support our clients through the various stages of their lives, it’s inevitable that their skin concerns are going to change.
The Latest In Acne Treatments
Acne is one of the most common conditions in the United States, with an estimate of up to 50 million people being affected at one time or another in their lifetime. While commonly thought of as an adolescent condition, most present in ages 12 -24, over the past 10 years the average age of those experiencing acne has expanded to individuals into their 30s and even 40s. With this new demographic of acne sufferer, it is time to start looking at the topicals we use to treat this difficult condition.
Nutrition and the Skin
Hormonal acne occurs at any point in time when there are fluctuations in our hormones. Anything from flareups during menstrual cycles to changes in the skin from birth control or pregnancy.
Extractions 101
Whatever the word of choice is, one of the biggest concerns of a new client coming in for a facial is extractions. Estheticians have the responsibility to assess, alleviate and educate clients on the do’s and dont’s of the extraction process.
Partnering with a Dermatologist
Many estheticians have considered what it would be like to partner with a medical professional. You may be surprised to know that many medical professionals have also thought about what it would be like to work with an esthetician. There are immense opportunities the partnership can bring. While the benefits are plentiful for both sides, these working relationships don’t come without challenges.
Acne Face Mapping
Face mapping is common practice under many skin care philosophies. Chinese medicine and contemporary medicine both use forms of face mapping to make sense of physical symptoms on the face, such as acne, and how they relate to what exactly is going on inside the body.
Shape Shifter
Just like skin care, makeup is not “one size fits all.” Have you noticed that certain makeup shades bring out facial features while other shades conceal facial features? Your client’s face structure plays a very important role in determining how to apply makeup, in particular which facial features to highlight to make them look their very best.
Behind The Spa Door with Tilza Rizzo
I’ve been doing brows for over 22 years. I started as a makeup artist and while working on clients, I would start fixing up their brows. It all grew from there!
Wellness Wave
The global wellness industry has reached an all-time high of 3.7 trillion dollars, according to the Global Wellness Summit’s 2018 Global Wellness Trends Report. As people around the globe begin to embrace wellness and take their health into their own hands, new trends continue to arise every year.
Alternative Therapies
As the spa industry continues to trend and unravel into creating a wellness enriched lifestyle, estheticians and spa professional must continue to mind licensure and how we can practice wellness while maintaining the standards for our statutes according to each of our states’ requirements as a provider of specific therapies - esthetics.