Lactic Acid in Skincare

Lactic acid is an alpha hydroxy acid (AHA), used in over-the-counter (OTC) skin care products and professional treatments. Lactic acid is used to remove dead skin cells, lighten dark spots, and improve the look of fine lines and wrinkles. Lactic acid is one of the most popular alpha hydroxy acids available. It is a common […]

Retinol in Skincare

Retinol plays a major role in skincare and as such is used in various skincare routines to ensure that targeted results are achieved. Retinol is a type of retinoid, which is a fat-soluble organic compound and vitamin A derivative. Retinol exfoliates the skin, increases skin cell turnover, and stimulates collagen synthesis. It is considered the […]

Why SPF is Important for People of Color

You don’t need to be a scientist to know that the sun’s rays are bad for your skin. But if you have a darker skin, does that mean you can skip wearing sunscreen? The short answer is no. Even though people of color are less likely to develop precancerous and cancerous growths, people with darker […]

Hyaluronic Acid In Skincare

What’s Hyaluronic Acid? Hyaluronic acid (HA) is a naturally occurring glycosaminoglycan found throughout the body’s connective tissue. Glycosaminoglycans are simply long unbranched carbohydrates, or sugars, called polysaccharides. Hyaluronic acid is the main component of what gives your skin structure, and is responsible for that plump and hydrated look. You may have heard the chatter around […]

Aloe Vera in Skincare

Aloe vera is a common household plant known for its skin healing properties. Using aloe vera can help moisturize and soothe the skin. Regularly applying a small amount of aloe vera to the face can help treat various skin conditions, including acne, eczema, and sunburn. Aloe vera is a cactus-like plant that grows in desert […]

How to Deliver Great Consultation Experience for Your Clients

Delivering great consultation experiences for your clients is the key to ensuring that you plot a defined road to success for your clients journey. Let’s take a look at the following scenarios: Make The stylist or therapist connects with, and listens to the client – no matter how busy the salon is. The client feels […]

How to Use Different Types of Makeup Brushes

There are about 40 or more types of makeup brushes in the world, each with its distinct functions. A good makeup artist must be able to identify different makeup brushes and their uses. Brushes help makeup products glide smoothly and evenly on the skin, to create a flawless look. Here’s a short list of some […]

How to Setup Light Properly for Mobile Photography

Just as we have good days and bad days in our everyday life, there are also on and off days in mobile photography. Taking pictures in the streets, portraits or even headshots is a dream when you have the best lighting. But some days the light is so awful. This blog post is to show […]

Answers to Some Lash Extension FAQs

Consider this scenario, you wake up and begin the typical rush to get your daily routine started before heading to work. You wake up and gaze in the mirror to discover that your lashes do not require any attention. You don’t even have to look for your mascara because it’s thick, lush, and long. Dreamy […]

Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Wax at Home

You have probably been waxing your body hair since you were a pre-teen, and you think a visit to the spa for a body wax is a mere waste of your hard earned money, when you could DIY. While you could probably wax your underarms and bikini line, thanks to countless DIY tutorials on the […]