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Intensive, Natural Anti-aging Therapy

With injectables and fillers slowly moving off-trend in Britain, many beauty therapists look for alternatives to deliver anti-aging results. Natural, intensive, evidence-based anti-aging facial massage might be the answer.

Anti-aging Targets for the Paramedical Practioner

I have spent the last six months at medical and esthetics conferences abroad, which opened my eyes to two potential new anti-aging targets for esthetics—fillers with facial mapping and enzymes with face lift threads.

AAD Updates its List on Unnecessary Care

The American Academy of Dermatology released another list of recommendations of dermatology tests and treatments found unnecessary, as part of the Choosing Wisely campaign.

Counteracting Hormone and Chemotherapy Skin Aging

In this article, we will discuss the two main body agers in cancer treatment—chemotherapy and hormone therapy—and discuss proper treatment for an improved quality of life.

Scientists Use Nano Polymer to Prevent Sunscreen Absorption

Scientists used a sticky nanoparticle polymer in a sunscreen to prevent the body's absorption of the chemicals into the skin and bloodstream.

2015 ISPA Spa Industry Study: 6 Key Takeaways

iSPA's 2015 U.S. Spa Industry Study is jam-packed with in-depth insight about the spa industry over the past year, but we are highlighting seven key takeaways that stand out.

Spa Snapshot:Spa at the LINQ

The Spa at the LINQ offers millennials—and all of its clients— total body wellness, from its unique treatments to its salt cave and fitness center.

Addressing Aging for the Eyes, Neck, Chest and Hands

Understanding the physiology of the skin in these often overlooked areas is key to preventing and treating the signs of premature aging.

What Makes Asian Skin Different?

Men and women of Asian descent commonly experience certain skin conditions due to their skin's adaptation to the climate and the pigment composition of their skin, according to a blog posting by the Dermatology Associates of Central Texas.

Study Links Skin Microbiome to Infections

Evidence was found to suggest the makeup of the skin microbiome can affect the ability of a bacterial pathogen to cause an infection.

Spring 2016 Colors Transcend Norms

Season after season, Pantone Color Institute reports on leading color trends impacting all design industries, particularly cosmetics.

Advise Clients to Toss Expired Makeup

Items in makeup bags can often stick around much longer than what is healthy for the skin.

Reflections: It's Personal

Beauty is personal. We all have different skin issues, favorite products and application techniques, and clients are no different.

Treatments to Transform: How to Design a Profound Spa Experience

There isn’t a formula for life-changing facials or massage; however, some helpful points can be considered to help you design transformative treatments. Following are the top five principles in crafting a profound spa experience..

Face & Body Northern California: The Best Techniques and Technology

Those looking for the very best in cutting-edge skin care and techniques and technology attended Face & Body Northern California (FBNC), held Aug. 22–24, 2015, where 188 exhibitors and 93 presentors spoke about the latest in skin research, ingredient insights, product launches and treatment protocols

Micro-focused Ultrasound Safe for Darker Skin Types

A study by JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery found micro-focused ultrasound treatment to tighten and lift skin on the face and neck appeared to be safe for patients with darker skin types.

Seven Wellness Travel Insights for 2015

Yesterday, Spafinder Wellness 365 released part one of its eighth annual State of Wellness Travel Report, which revealed record-high expectations for 2015.

FDA Warns Against Injectable Skin Lighteners

FDA has issued a consumer notice to avoid injectable drugs for skin whitening or lightening.

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