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Can I Do That? Deciphering Your State’s Regulations

By: Susanne Schmaling
Posted: April 1, 2014, from the April 2014 issue of Skin Inc. magazine.

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A. Application of electricity that contracts the muscle (faradic current);

B. Application of topical lotions, creams or other substances that affect living tissue (most products used for anti-aging applications);

C. Penetration of the skin by metal needles, except electrolysis needles (cosmetic needling and injections);

D. Abrasion of the skin below the nonliving epidermal layers (anything that penetrates the dermis); and

E. Removal of skin by means of a razor-edged instrument (dermaplaning).