Being able to recognize skin condition such as acne, rosoacea, psoriasis and dermatitis is an essential skill for estheticians. However, in order to help treat and soothe these conditions, a skilled esthetician must also understand the root cause of these conditions....

‘Tis the season to deck the halls with boughs of holly! Getting into the holiday spirit with the sights, sounds and scents of the season will not only spread yuletide cheer to your clients, but will entice them to stay in the spa longer and,...

What are cosmeceuticals? Learn more about the crossroads of cosmetics and pharmaceuticals…...

Gain a deeper understanding of how peptides work to delay skin aging and help you client avoid going under the knife! Anti-aging from your 20s to your 50s!...

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....