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Dec 17, 2014 | 10:40 AM CST

The Next 10 Years: Three Pillars of Beauty Growth

The Next 10 Years: Three Pillars of Beauty Growth

Over the next decade, the beauty market is expected to grow on three pillars: wellness, technology and cosmetic beauty.

Nov 06, 2014 | 11:00 AM CST

Surveyed Women: Youthful Face More Important Than Youthful Body

Youthful Face More Important Than Youthful Body

According to the results of a national survey, nearly 60% of women surveyed, ages 21–65 say they'd rather have a more youthful looking face than a more youthful looking body.

Nov 02, 2014 | 05:25 PM CST

Is Investing in IPL a Good Move for Your Spa?

Is Investing in IPL a Good Move for Your Spa?
By: Rita Teixeira

Initially, intense pulsed light (IPL) technology was used mainly for photographic purposes. The technology has been changed for use in various fields, such as science, medical esthetics and engineering.

Oct 13, 2014 | 11:04 AM CDT

Study: Botox Injections May Have Negative Emotional Affect on Young People

Botox

Botox injections that induce temporary paralysis of muscles in the upper face could stop young people seeking this treatment from learning how to express emotions fully, according to a study.

Sep 29, 2014 | 09:56 AM CDT

National Domestic Violence Project Celebrates 20 Years

National Domestic Violence Project Celebrates 20 Years

FACE TO FACE is a humanitarian program that offers pro bono facial plastic and reconstructive surgery to domestic violence survivors to repair injuries on the face, head and neck caused by an intimate partner or spouse.

Sep 02, 2014 | 04:17 PM CDT

Modern Exfoliation

Modern Exfoliation
By: Gül Ç. Zone

To select the most suitable treatment systems for a client, you must first appreciate the basics of natural skin growth and desquamation.

Jun 27, 2014 | 04:30 PM CDT

Cosmetic Foot Surgery Trend—Ill-advised By Specialists

Cosmetic Foot Surgery Trend

Getting excited over a snazzy pair of Jimmy Choo stilettos is one thing—having your feet surgically altered to wear them is another.

May 30, 2014 | 05:13 PM CDT

Today’s Skin-tightening Devices

Today’s Skin-tightening Devices
By: Terri A. Wojak

Find out why skin-tightening is desired, what devices are most popular and how to implement them.

May 30, 2014 | 10:18 AM CDT

Survey Finds Half of Consumers Considering Cosmetic Procedures

Survey Finds Half of Consumers Considering Cosmetic Procedures

More than half of consumers are considering a cosmetic skin procedure to improve their appearance, according to just-released survey data from the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery.

Apr 01, 2014 | 10:40 AM CDT

Treating Skin of All Shades: A Guide to Laser and Medical Esthetic Technology

Treating Skin of All Shades: A Guide to Laser and Medical Esthetic Technology
By: Louis Silberman

Become knowledgeable about treating all skin tones, and share this knowledge with your clients so they can learn about safe and effective treatment options.