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 […]

What Is the Difference Between Alpha and Beta Hydroxy Acids

Alpha hydroxy and beta hydroxy acids are keratolytics that specifically work to loosen the peptide bonds of proteins, between the keratinocytes, or epidermal cells. They dissolve the surface, intercellular cement that holds these epidermal cells together. Once this intercellular glue has been dissolved, those dry, dull cells fall off, prompting the synthesis of new collagen […]

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 […]

We Are Giving People in the Beauty Industry

Welcome to the first in a new blog series where we will be talking about non-profit, giving back and how to accomplish supporting your favorite causes. We join the beauty care industry because we are passionate about people and having them look and feel their best. Those in the beauty industry have huge hearts and […]

Five Technologies You Need to Run a Spa Successfully

In today’s world of social media and tech inventions, with almost everyone ‘online’, businesses and organizations need to be ‘online’ as well in other to get their products and services in front of a wider audience. For Estheticians, spa businesses leveraging on the virtual space to market their brand, there are certain tools and technologies […]

Causes, Prevention, and Treatment of Sun Poisoning

How to Prevent Sun Poisoning

While it is unclear how many people get Sun poisoning every year mainly because symptoms of Sun poisoning and sunburn are similar, it is still important to note that anyone can have it especially when you have a lighter skin tone and you are living in the sunny areas during summer. What is Sun Poisoning? […]

An Esthetician’s View About Celebrity Skincare

We recently asked a question in our Facebook Group called The Skin Games Esthetician Forum about what our members felt about Celebrity Skincare. We asked because we really wanted to know what our members really thought. The response by Robyn Newmark, of Newmark Beauty, really stood out and we have decided to share it so […]

Strategies to Sell Spa Membership Packages

When a customer is happy with their spa experience, they are more likely to return. That means a more predictable income and a better planned schedule for the spa owner. The difference between getting your calendar filled and always having no shows is down to presentation. In other words, marketing because marketing is presentation. In […]

Chemical Peels: How they work and Side Effects.

Chemical peels keep gaining popularity even though it is a treatment with a downtime of as much as seven days. It is gaining popularity because it drives results. In this post, we will look at how they work as well as their side effects. What is a Chemical Peel? A chemical peel is treatment that […]

Salicylic Acid in Skincare

Salicylic Acid plays a key role in skincare and as such is used in various skincare routines to ensure that targeted results are achieved. It is used to treat psoriasis and other dry, scaly skin conditions because of its gentle exfoliating effect. Salicylic acid is a beta hydroxy acid that is effective in clearing pores […]