Oils have been used in skin care for centuries. They are beloved for their hydrating and nourishing properties, and are a part of most estheticians’ professional skin care kits. But, have you ever wondered exactly how plant oils function on the skin, and whether they...

Greens are making their way into skin care and body care products through way of the latest trending superfood: Spirulina. Let’s uncover the what, why and how of spirulina skin care....

Body wraps using clays, muds and other earth materials promote slimming and toning of the body; hydration and skin firming; relaxation and soothing sore muscles and detoxification. ...

Estheticians are invaluable in the fight against skin cancer. Less than half of Americans suffering from a skin condition are likely to consult their dermatologist. Estheticians can use their time with clients to not only change someone’s life, but also to help save it....

Strong and effective leadership skills are vital for the growth of your skin care and spa business, whether you are currently a salon and spa owner, manage a team, or aspire to have your own esthetics business one day. Developing leadership skills promotes growth, both...

The times of viewing the spa industry as attracting primarily female clients are over. Men have slowly but surely joined the spa movement and they are changing the way spas work and develop in today’s day and age....

During the summer, it is critical to understand which treatments are compatible with the rising temperatures, as well as how to educate clients and encourage them to remain compliant....

Did you know that Green Tea is a natural sunburn soother? Learn how this antioxidant packed herb makes a great treatment for red, inflamed skin after a sunburn....

Facial steam is crucial in helping to soften sebum build up and loosen up congestion. Steam also helps the esthetician prepare the skin for maximum absorption of active ingredients used later on during the treatment....

Laser skin care treatments are powerful tools that yield outstanding results over time. However, treat care must be taken before and after treatment to not only protect the client from potential side effects, including burns and scabbing, but also to maximize the efficacy of...