Trends

Pre-recession Thriftiness Carrying Over to Facial Plastic Surgery

Facial Plastic Surgery

Recession worries may be waning, but for many, the “best for less” mentality still dominates—even in facial plastic surgery.

The Doctor’s In: Physicians' Increasing Interest in Skin Care

Physicians' Increasing Interest in Skin Care

In a blog post from Kline & Company, the market researcher shares information on skin care-dispensing physicians and their growing interest in the retailing of these beauty products.

Skin Science

Why Some May Be More Susceptible to Developing Melanoma

Why Some May Be More Susceptible to Developing Melanoma

A new study shows how a genetic defect in a specific hormonal pathway may make people more susceptible to developing melanoma, the deadliest type of skin cancer.

Hypertension Medication Found to Increase Risk of Psoriasis

Hypertension Medication Found to Increase Risk of Psoriasis

Women with long-term high blood pressure appear to be at an increased risk for the skin condition psoriasis.

Featured Articles

A Flawless Strategy: Airbrush Makeup in the Spa

A Flawless Strategy: Airbrush Makeup in the Spa

By: Jaclyn Peresetsky
Skin care facilities can use airbrush makeup to set themselves apart from cosmetic counters to meet the personalized needs of their clients.

Becoming Involved in Licensure and the State Board

Becoming Involved in Licensure and the State Board

By: Christine Heathman
Do you have the passion and ability to become involved at the state level to upgrade and protect laws for esthetics?

Spa & Supplier News

Medinails Introduces Required Continuing Education for Graduates

Medinails Introduces Required Continuing Education for Graduates

The certifying group of the Medinail Learning Center online programs, the American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine is now requiring MLC graduates have continuing education every two years.

Wellness Retreat Receives World's Best Destination Spa Accolade

Rancho La Puerta

Rancho La Puerta landed the coveted No. 1 ranking as the Top Destination Spa in the world for 2014.

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