What do you think of when you hear the word “esthetician”? Often people confuse the word esthetician with “anesthesiologist”. While we can both “knock you out”, we just have different ways of doing it! As a long time esthetician, I have become aware that clients don’t really understand exactly what we can do for them. Despite industry claims that consumers are savvy and looking for high tech treatments, my experience has been that clients rarely know about all the amazing tre
Our skin has two parts, the epidermis which protects us from the environment, and the dermis which builds the structure of our skin.
Our dermis thins at a rate of about 1% a year from the age of 25. In order to protect this thinning dermis, the epidermis naturally thickens. We must maintain the density of the epidermis, because a loss of epidermal integrity will eventually lead to extreme trans-epidermal water loss, dehydration, wrinkles, impaired immune system, and even deat
It doesn't have to be complicated to care for your skin. You don't need all kinds of complicated routines and products. It's pretty simple.
The most important thing to remember is that the older you get, the more effort you do have to put into your skin care, and your whole body care. Things slow down as you get older, and you have to help yourself by making up the difference. But it can still be pretty simple. Let's break it down by age groups. Across the board, all age gr
Microcurrent can be used for various targeted treatments. Microcurrent can help to lift and depuff the eye area, it can be use to lift and tone the face, it can target specific areas of need, and it can be used to help revitalize aging and sun damaged hands.
Microcurrent can be incorporated into a treatment facial or it can be done as a stand alone treatment, for each individual area. Prices and treatment times vary per treatment area. The use of microcurrent therapy in m
Don't forget about your hands! They are always exposed to the environment and are abused by our actions. They are one of the first places aging is seen, along with the neck and decolletage (chest). In the wintertime hand cream is a must, and so are gloves. Gloves are not just meant for warmth, but also for protection from the elements. You may not get cold hands when the temperature starts to drop, but your hands are still feeling the effects of the environment. Dry winter ai