Retinol is a powerful skincare ingredient that works to reduce fine lines, wrinkles, acne, scarring and pigmentation. This key ingredient is a form of Vitamin A. Depending on skin type and skin concern will determine which product is right for you and how to apply it. When to start using this skincare product. What is […]
Acne Prone Skin- Ingredients to look for
In our previous blog, we mentioned acne is prevalent in over 50 million Americans annually. You are bound to have a client come in with concerns due to acne, blemishes, dark spots and pigmentation. We are here to help you choose products that have acne fighting ingredients to give your clients results they are looking […]
Face Oil and Moisturizers
What is the difference between face oil and moisturizers? Can you combine these two products in your skincare routine? Let’s determine product functions and whether or not you can pair the two. What are moisturizers What is face oil Can you pair face oil and moisturizers What are moisturizers used for? Moisturizers are made up […]
How to choose the best spa professional products for your spa?
How to choose the best spa professional products for your spa? When choosing the best professional products for your spa you want to pick skin care products that are effective and versatile. In my years of working, managing and owning a spa, the best professional spa products are the ones that you can use on […]
What you need to know about Niacinamide (Vitamin B3)
What you need to know about Niacinamide (Vitamin B3) This is the multi-function vitamin that can tackle many anti-aging issues. This ingredient is one that has been overlooked for a long time. Here are 6 things you must know about Niacinamide Vitamin B3 for you skin. Antioxidant Effects – Niacinamide increases the antioxidant capacity of […]
The Hydration Booster – Hyaluronic Acid in professional skin care
Hyaluronic acid occurs naturally in humans, and is found in young skin. Topical applications are used to treat wrinkled skin and may help to reverse the signs of aging. Hyaluronic acid draws moisture from the environment to the skin for a superb moisturizing effect. Hyaluronic acid became popular in skincare in the 1990s. Why has […]
Blue Green Algae – Superfood for the skin
Blue Green Algae – Super Food for the Skin Where does Blue Green Algae come from? Blue green algae comes from the Pacific Northwest. It is a wild harvested organic certified single celled organism which occurs in the remote area in the Pacific Northwest. The Pacific Northwest enjoys some of the cleanest air on the […]
Home Run Skin Care Regimens
What should your clients go home with after their skin care treatment? Here is a quick guide of some of our suggestions for clients different skin types. Dry Skin Types Purpose: Nourish, hydrate and reverse signs of aging Key Ingredients: MSM, DMAE, Rooibos Tea Extract, Vitamin C, Retinol, Hyaluronic Acid, Jojoba Oil, Neem Oil, Avocado […]
Ingredient Highlight: Bilberry Fruit Extract
Bilberry is a fruit that is related to the American blueberries and is commonly found in various climates in damp woodlands. It has many names such as whortleberry, blaeberry, huckleberry, and black-hearts. Bilberry has been used for centuries medicinally and in different dishes. Overall, bilberry comes with many health benefits.
Why do I need to use toner?
Every time I introduce a client to a skincare regime, 10 out of 10 clients ask me: why do I need toner? Or “I don’t have time for an extra step”. Toners are great for the skin and isn’t just an extra step. Here are 5 reasons why toner is a must: