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A Path to Self-Awareness with Reiki

If you want your clients to adopt healthier habits, whether it is taking care of their skin or becoming more self-aware, you need to provide the framework for them to succeed.

Tried and True: Wellness in Esthetic Medicine

In this new online column, esthetician and educator Terri Wojak sheds light the latest treatment methodologies, skin care and news in the medical esthetic world. This first column focuses on incorporating wellness into esthetic medicine.

Facial Recontouring with Meridian Massage

You’ve heard of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and are probably a little familiar with the physiological benefits of acupuncture, but have you heard of meridian massage? Adapted from the ancient technique of guā shā, meridian massage fuses the TCM meridian theory used in acupuncture into Western esthetic techniques by massaging key meridian facial points along energy pathways using unique tools for increased circulation, younger-looking skin and overall wellness benefits.

FDA OKs Pembrolizumab to Treat Melanoma

Pembrolizumab, used for patients with advanced melanoma, gets expanded label approval.

The Bright Side of Sunscreen: Q&A

Vincent Hubiche, personal care application lab manager at Gattefossé SAS, shares his knowledge on the significance of wearing sunscreen during colder weather or on overcast days.

The Missing Link: Nutritional Deficiencies and Skin

With regard to the skin, specific macro and micronutrient deficiencies have been correlated to “skin signs” and dermal manifestations of the face and body.

Making Your Spa More Fit

Many spas are looking to incorporate these wellness segments into their offerings. Incorporating fitness into a spa may intimidate some, but it is easier than you think.

Derm Doc Reveals Men's Top 3 Treatments

Three of the most popular aesthetic treatments for men spurred by selfies.

Ibuprofen Put In Patch for Pain Relief

The common pain reliever ibuprofen is usually administered in pill form; however, researchers at the University of Warwick and its spinoff company, Medherant, have found a way to put ibuprofen in a skin patch.

Patching Up Acne

Acne patches have been huge in Asia for a decade and now U.S. skin care brands are launching their own versions. So how do they work?

The Skin-Mind Connection

With acne specifically, the mind-skin link is powerful, but you already know this as a skin care professional. Oftentimes, the skin condition of acne sufferers is treated, but the emotional and psychological issues that can lead to acne are not addressed.

Chicago Spa Defies Gravity with Facial

George the Salon has introduced a new facial that combines microcurrent, radio frequency and light therapy to lift and tone skin. The Anti-Gravity Facial ($225, 60 min.) is said to act like "yoga for the face" using microcurrent to shorten, lengthen, tone, and train the muscles to lift or prevent them from falling.

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