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The Convenience of Technology Tools

By David Suzuki
Posted: March 26, 2008, from the April 2008 issue of Skin Inc. magazine.

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       Other handy tools that have made great headway in the last few years are viewing scopes that allow spa professionals and clients an up close and personal view of the skin on a computer monitor. Historically, these devices have been a bit large, cumbersome and expensive, but the latest breed is smaller, more compact, ergonomically correct, affordable and stylish. The scopes can also offer optimum picture quality, high magnification, easy focus adjustment and other invaluable features.




       And though most scopes have the ability to capture a still photograph and save it to a client’s file, forward-thinking skin therapists are using these scopes as a modern mirror. With clients being able to view their skin magnified 50–200 times on a computer monitor, they can instantly take a more significant interest in improving it, as well as gain an entirely new insight into how the skin works and why certain products and professional services are needed.