“Will a facial cause me to breakout?” Throughout my career I have heard this question from clients and from time to time have estheticians ask me this question as well. Learn why clients and estheticians should not worry about experiencing severe breakouts after a facial.
Category: Skin Care Science
Those of us with oily skin fight the constant battle of reducing the appearance of shine and oil. For this skin type, many shudder at the thought of putting anything emollient on their face for fear of increasing oil and the slick look they are trying to diminish. Is this way of thinking correct – should you avoid moisturizing if you have oily skin? Read to learn the answer and why this is so.
When I created my first Repêchage products based on our unique seaweed filtrate in 1980, I was told it would take 20 years for the rest of the skin care industry to catch on. Actually, it’s taken over 30 years! Today seaweed is one of the top subjects in international communities for development and continues to play a vital role in skin care. Learn about some of the most recent research as some of the more important aspects of the seaweeds used in the Repêchage product line.
When it comes to helping clients who are experiencing acne, whether they are teenagers or adults, education is key. Aside from discussing the importance of professional skin treatments and following an at-home care program, it’s important to discuss how bad lifestyle habits can affect acne.
Did you know around 85% of people will experience oily or problem skin at some point in their life? Learn what causes it and how estheticians can help.
Today we are lucky to have incredible skin care technology that allows us to help improve the appearance of almost any skin condition. That does not mean however, that we can lie in the sun for hours and soak up the rays. Esthetically we can help reduce the appearance of visible signs of sun damage and photo aging, but the serious risk of melanoma is always present. That is why it is so important to make sure that you clients are educated and prepared for the sun all summer long. And of course, it is our job as estheticians to advise our client’s on the best skin care practices to keep their skin healthy, beautiful and youthful looking.
Missed my Facebook Live chat on anti-aging skin care? Re-watch below as I discuss everything you need to know about the skin aging process including… How environmental exposure, genetics, hormones and lack of sleep...
Hello all! Last week we celebrated the Repêchage 19th Annual International Conference in NYC, attended by spa industry professionals from around the globe! Not only did we have a chance to hear from fabulous...
World renowned skin care expert, Lydia Sarfati, and award-winning plastic surgeon, Dr. Sam Shatkin, discuss chemical peels during a Facebook Live session.
Summer is officially over and we know what this means for estheticians – many clients have sun damaged skin, particularly skin with signs of hyperpigmentation. As an esthetician, it is important for you to understand...