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Micelle Water: What Is It and How To Use It!

As an esthetician, you have likely come across the word “micelle water” in your professional skin care products. It is a trending ingredient in professional skin care products – but what is it? First popularized in France, this 3-in-1 product removes makeup, cleanses AND tones – without the need for water!WHAT IS Micellar?Micellar water is made up of “micelles” (or small balls of oil molecules) that are in soft water. These small molecules are attracted to dirt and oil which is why it is a…See More
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What are the best anti aging serum for 50's on the market?

Delaying skin aging in your 50s, without doubt, can be so much harder to accomplish. It becomes even harder when you know that you’re playing catch up for all of the damaging practices and shortcomings that you’ve committed to it when you were younger. Caring for your 50s skin goes beyond knowing the best anti aging serum for 50s and must involve making significant lifestyle adjustments. Still, choosing the right products to help boost your anti-aging strategy plays a vital role in delaying the…See More
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How well do you listen?

One of the most important things for us to do in our industry is LISTEN!! How well are you listening to your clients?After 30 years in the industry I've realized that this the most important thing we can do!!! More info there: https://www.shelleyhancock.com/how-well-do-you-listen/See More
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Teresa Escoffery replied to Niki Fowler's discussion practicing esthetics from my home
"Every state is different. Some require a sink IN the room being used and other such things"
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ESS replied to Niki Fowler's discussion practicing esthetics from my home
"Some states require a completely separate treatment area (cannot have entrance from home to treatment area) as well as a business license."
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practicing esthetics from my home 3 Replies

Does anyone have info on this? I want to begin treating a few clients from a former employer in my home spa room. Do I need a permit or anything like that? My license is current.Continue

Started by Niki Fowler in General Questions. Last reply by Teresa Escoffery May 14.

Tell us about your most effective antiaging treatment.

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Looking for your Favorite Skincare Lines and Why 11 Replies

  Hello everyone, my new employer is asking me what lines she should carry (she is considering phasing out what she currently uses), so if you could choose your hands down favorite professional line, what would it be?  I am about 4 years into my…Continue

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Which Dermafile to choose? 28 Replies

Torn between the ones on dermafile.com and Shelley Hancock's. Anyone use either or both and can share info?Continue

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How do you talk to clients who are obviously not following your home-care advice? 10 Replies

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Dermawave machines 3 Replies

Hi. Has anyone used any of the Dermawave machines? Please let me know what you thought of the purformance?  Thanks!Continue

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help! Need to find new mag light & esty stool..

Please give your recommendations for 7" mag light with light options and I need a better stool for my back. After 22 years of facials my back and neck are in bad shape.DO you guys like saddle stool or backless? Whats most comfortable with good…Continue

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Professional LED light therapy..? 2 Replies

As an add-on to services, I would like to offer a professional multi-functioning (yellow,blue,red green) LED light therapy device--preferably not just one that can be used on the face--but body as well (however, I do not want a full-body sized…Continue

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Micelle Water: What Is It and How To Use It!

As an esthetician, you have likely come across the word “micelle water” in your professional skin care products. It is a trending ingredient in professional skin care products – but what is it? First popularized in France, this 3-in-1 product removes makeup, cleanses AND tones – without the need for water!

WHAT IS Micellar?

Micellar water is made up of “micelles” (or small balls of oil molecules) that are in soft water. These small molecules…

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Posted by Karen Garb on May 21, 2018 at 5:09pm

What are the best anti aging serum for 50's on the market?

Delaying skin aging in your 50s, without doubt, can be so much harder to accomplish. It becomes even harder when you know that you’re playing catch up for all of the damaging practices and shortcomings that you’ve committed to it when you were younger. Caring for your 50s skin goes beyond knowing the best anti aging serum for 50s and must involve making significant lifestyle adjustments. Still, choosing the right products to help boost your anti-aging strategy…

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Posted by Lisiana Carter on May 21, 2018 at 3:12am

How well do you listen?

One of the most important things for us to do in our industry is LISTEN!! How well are you listening to your clients?

After 30 years in the industry I've realized that this the most important thing we can do!!! 

More info there: https://www.shelleyhancock.com/how-well-do-you-listen/

Posted by Shelley Hancock on May 19, 2018 at 7:38pm

Does the Dr. Schrammek Green Peel work?

Does the Dr. Schrammek Green Peel work?

Our clients are the best judges!

As Kermit the Frog says, “it’s not easy being green!” But, now, it is easier than ever before. We can drive electric cars, have solar panels, eat…
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Posted by Karen Garb on May 14, 2018 at 12:58pm

6 Ways For Estheticians To Treat Acne Effectively

As a company who provides professional skin care to estheticians, we are often asked: how can we help our clients get rid of acne forever? They have tried all sorts of products but skin still has embarrassing breakouts? Don’t worry – You are about to find the solution!

Did you know that anyone of any age can get acne?  Acne may be caused by a variety of factors. Acne can occur during puberty, menopause, pregnancy or stress. Bacteria, environmental influences, medications, hormonal…

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Posted by Karen Garb on May 14, 2018 at 10:42am

How to prepare oatmeal bath for hives

Hives, otherwise called urticaria, is a hypersensitive response that causes swollen knocks or plaques on the skin. It causes tingling of the skin, and the rashes can cause a consuming or stinging sensation.

The allergens that reason hives are obscure. Nonetheless, the unfavorably susceptible reaction is because of the generation of histamines in the skin cells which could be because of a bug nibble, creepy crawly sting, introduction to daylight, and so on. Hives can happen anyplace on…

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Posted by Lisiana Carter on April 23, 2018 at 1:22am

Top Skincare Treatments You Must Try

Is there anything that feels more luxurious than a good skin treatment? You let professional aestheticians pamper you, and then you walk out looking refreshed and rejuvenated, and feeling like a million bucks. We don’t know about you, but we’re all for that delicious feeling of being transformed and letting our beauty shine. This year, the skincare trends are getting more and more fun, and it’s definitely the time to try some if you haven’t already. Don’t know…

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Posted by Emma on April 20, 2018 at 4:13am

Japanese Facial Massage

Japanese facial massage developed to improve one’s health and longevity, emphasizing the prevention of problems rather than the curing of existing ones. When properly administered, it improves one’s beauty, removes toxins from the face, and balances ki, or life force, to improve overall health.

Japanese facial massage is a profound combination of traditional Japanese medial concepts and distinct hand manipulation techniques. It is a branch…

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Posted by Loana Cristina Curatolo on April 15, 2018 at 9:52pm

7 Reasons Your Skin Looks Dull

Having radiant skin that seems to glow from inside is the ultimate dream of every person as it is a mark of healthy and youthful-looking skin. Therefore, when our complexions look smooth, blemish-free and soft without the revealing glow, we tend to feel as though our skin appears dull. Determining the reasons…

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Posted by Evlin Symon on March 27, 2018 at 6:59am

Chemical Peel Benefits

Chemical peels utilize chemical solutions to penetrate the dermis to correct damaged cells, restoring a youthful and vibrant appearance. Scarring, texture, acne, and photodamage are improved after only a few sessions. Even though there are a few chemical peels available, at SD Aesthetics we utilize TCA and salicylic chemical peels. TCA is classified as superficial to medium depth chemical peel and is highly efficacious in the treatment of wrinkles, photodamage, pigment changes, and scarring.…

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Posted by Sandy Defilippi on March 19, 2018 at 2:01pm

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