Fact or Fiction – Facial exercises can help prevent sagging skin

Fact or Fiction – Facial exercises can help prevent sagging skin

How many of us have heard about facial exercises or face yoga, but are unsure if these methods really work for tightening sagging skin? There are a number of YouTube tutorials, as well as books on the subject, and miscellaneous information available online, which may…

Vaginal Rejuvenation

Vaginal Rejuvenation

As women go through the process of aging and childbirth, they may experience changes in their genitalia. The most common changes that can impact a woman’s quality of life are vaginal laxity, stress urinary incontinence, loss of vaginal lubrication, loss of tone of labia majora,…

LED for skin health

LED for skin health

After the age of 30, we lose approximately 1% of collagen per year. To rejuvenate the skin, and stimulate collagen and elastin production, one of the best modalities is LED – light emitting diode – a tiny computer chip encased in glass. Red/Amber anti-aging LED…

Micro current for facial toning

Micro current for facial toning

As far as this modality is concerned, it’s less about improving the skin’s texture, but about tightening the muscles. Microcurrent mimics the body’s own natural bio electrical field and sends tiny electrical currents to our muscles. Two ball probes, negative and positive, with current running…

Radio Frequency in anti-aging skincare

Radio Frequency in anti-aging skincare

Radio frequency (RF) is a procedure commonly used for the treatment of skin laxity from an increase in tissue temperature. This is an anti-aging modality that produces a selective and controlled rise in tissue temperature from a high frequency alternating current (0.3 to 10 MHz).…

Laser for Aging Skin

Laser for Aging Skin

With all the constant advancements in our industry, estheticians have never been in a better position to achieve the best anti-aging results for our clients’ skin. There are endless choices of products and modalities available that promise to improve our bottom line, attract and retain…

LED for anti-aging and skin rejuvenation

LED for anti-aging and skin rejuvenation

After the age of 30, we lose approximately 1% of collagen per year. To rejuvenate the skin, and stimulate collagen and elastin production, one of the best modalities is LED – light emitting diode – a tiny computer chip encased in glass. Red/Amber anti-aging LED…

All About Extractions

All About Extractions

Extractions are such an integral part of the facial process because they clear out pores that have become clogged with excess sebum and dead skin cells. Most clients require at least a few extractions during the facial, more if this is their first treatment. Extractions clear…

Professional Modalities For Acne

Professional Modalities For Acne

As we know, treating acne requires a proper at-home skincare regimen, an understanding of our allergies and intolerances, and regular visits to an esthetician. A knowledgeable skin care professional will use a variety of professional products and modalities to deeply cleanse, exfoliate, de-congest, and disinfect…

Exfoliation – From Ancient Times to Modern Day Esthetics

Exfoliation – From Ancient Times to Modern Day Esthetics

As skin care professionals, we know the importance of skin exfoliation for healthy cell turnover, a refreshed, clear complexion, and better product absorption, but do you know enough methods of exfoliation? No one way of exfoliation is perfect for all skin types, so I would…