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  • Skin Conditions
    When Razor Meets Skin: A Scientific Approach to Shaving

    A survey conducted by The International Dermal Institute indicates that 79 percent of male respondents say they have one or more skin problem(s) that they notice daily, and yet the selection of their...

  • Methods & Modalities
    Save the Shave!

    As skin care professionals, we know that shaving impacts skin health. Ingrown hairs, irritation and redness are just some of the visible signs of trauma your skin undergoes when you take a razor to i...

  • Methods & Modalities
    Brazilian Waxing 101

    Ah, the things we do for beauty. And in the case of body waxing, what we remove for beauty is another story. With its increase in popularity with clients, and profitability with skin therapists, Braz...

  • Science & Ingredients
    Exfoliants Get Down To Business

    We live in a high-definition, Photoshopped world, where we are bombarded with images of digital perfection, constantly. It's easy to become hypnotized and believe that our favorite celebrities have p...

  • Skin Conditions
    Understanding Male Skin

    All men are created equal. While this may ring true in the political realm of society, it is far from true when it comes to the physiology and care of men’s skin. Men, just like women, deal wit...

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  • Beta-Carotene

    Pigment that gives Carrots their orange color. A precursor to Vitamin A, it helps maintain healthy skin and hair.

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  • Nicole Figueiredo

    I graduated Cosmetology school from Riverside City College in 1998. Although my training mainly focused on hair, I really had a passion and love for skin care. In Cosmetology school, during one of ...

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  • Skin Conditions & Treatments
    What do you think of sugaring as a hair removal te...

    Sugaring is very similar to waxing and it has the same contraindications and aftercare. Sugaring works by manipulating or rolling the mixture over the skin where it picks up the hair. Whether you inc...

  • Skin Conditions & Treatments
    How soon should you wax a client?s brows, lip, e...

    We recommend you wax a client about a week and a half before a big event to give skin time to recover in the event of breakouts or sensitization. Any stray hairs that come after can be tweezed.

  • Science & Ingredients
    What?s the difference between Sodium Laureth and...

    Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS) is a powerful and harsh surfactant (meaning that it removes sebum very effectively). Since sebum protects the skin and hair from drying out and conditions its surface, usi...

  • Skin Conditions & Treatments
    Why are you supposed to apply skin care products u...

    It’s best to apply skin products to the face in an “up” and “in” direction to avoid stretching the skin, which over time can cause skin to loosen. Make-up, however, is a...

  • Skin Conditions & Treatments
    What's the easiest way to remove hard wax from a l...

    If you don't have an actual body wax remover, try a body oil, such as Jojoba Oil or Grape Seed Oil. You can apply the oil to the wax and try to work it under the hair.

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