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Join Shelley's Show & Tell Facebook Group

Please join me on my new Facebook page "Shelley's Show & Tell".....sharing 30 years of experience in the industry! Hope to see you there!…


Added by Shelley Hancock on July 17, 2018 at 8:23am — No Comments

5 Secret Tips for Sleep-Thirsty Skin

Use a Moisturizer

Moisturizing is key to relieve skin hydration and make your skin look supple, refreshed, and youthful. Actually, when you skip on beauty sleep, your skin can appear dry and dehydrated. Therefore, investing in a good moisturizer will help increase hydration and protect your…


Added by Sarah Hugh on July 13, 2018 at 12:00pm — No Comments

5 Weird Ingredients you can find in Beauty Products

Almost since the dawn of time, women have been searching for different ways to look and feel more beautiful. Even the legendary Cleopatra left nothing to chance and was enhancing her gorgeousness with dead sea salts, body sugaring, milk baths, honey, sesame and moringa oil, and burnt almonds. An interesting choice of beauty product ingredients, right? Oh, you haven’t seen anything yet. The ingredients we use in cosmetics today might draw some origin from the…


Added by Emma on July 2, 2018 at 2:50am — No Comments

What About The Body?

Did you know that approximately 135,000 people per day are searching for a solution to sunburn? That’s 135,000 people who are in so much pain from over exposure to the sun that they are seeking solutions on the internet.

What does that say for us estheticians? Sometimes we get so focused on solving issues with the facial skin that we forget our clients have a body! Many of our treatments are from the neck up – if they are lucky, we may include the decollete. But, 90% of our skin…


Added by Karen Garb on June 25, 2018 at 3:43pm — No Comments

Educational Audio Snippets by Shelley Hancock

Have you listened to any of my Shelley's Show & Tell Audio Snippets yet? I had so much fun making them in a professional recording studio! Enjoy them!

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Added by Shelley Hancock on June 22, 2018 at 9:38am — No Comments

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…


Added by Karen Garb on May 21, 2018 at 5:09pm — No Comments

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…


Added by Lisiana Carter on May 21, 2018 at 3:12am — No Comments

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!!! 

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Added by Shelley Hancock on May 19, 2018 at 7:38pm — No Comments

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…

Added by Karen Garb on May 14, 2018 at 12:58pm — No Comments

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…


Added by Karen Garb on May 14, 2018 at 10:42am — No Comments

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…


Added by Lisiana Carter on April 23, 2018 at 1:22am — No Comments

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…


Added by Emma on April 20, 2018 at 4:13am — No Comments

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…


Added by Loana Cristina Curatolo on April 15, 2018 at 9:52pm — No Comments

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…


Added by Evlin Symon on March 27, 2018 at 6:59am — No Comments

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.…


Added by Sandy Defilippi on March 19, 2018 at 2:01pm — No Comments

Get rid of sagging face with natural toners

Aging signs of aging such as a sagging face, have one thing in common with time; they wait for no one. Thus, you need to have an elaborate plan on how to maintain your youthful look from a tender age. Lack of elastin and collagen lead to a sagging face as skin elasticity declines due to aging and lack of enough moisture. Besides, aging makes facial muscles to grow weary further contributing to saggy skin.…


Added by Lisiana Carter on March 7, 2018 at 4:06am — No Comments

Get to know how to remove dark patches from underarms instantly

Underarms is probably the most problematic part of a woman's body. This is because it usually is plagued with various issues like dark skin, body odor, skin tags and many more. That is why it is not surprising to see that some of the most searched questions online include how to remove skin tag underarms or how to lighten dark underarms.…


Added by Lisiana Carter on February 23, 2018 at 3:42am — No Comments

Why Stress Acne Is Located in Specific Areas of Your Face With Treatments

Having acne can ruin a person's confidence. There something about it that can really harm the way you conduct yourself around people. Those with acne always feel like their faces are…


Added by Lisiana Carter on February 21, 2018 at 2:59am — No Comments

Prepare Your Skin on Time: Hair Removal Tips

As soon as the summer starts approaching, every woman begins to think about removing all that annoying hair from her body in order to be ready when the time for wearing a bikini comes. However, it turns out that many of us don’t do this properly, so, we’ve decided to help you a bit and prepare a list of some very useful advice on how to prepare your skin on time.…


Added by Emma on February 8, 2018 at 5:44am — No Comments

Tips on How to Identify your Skin Type & Select Moisturizer Accordingly

If you’ve been paying close enough attention to your skin needs, you will have appreciated by now the benefits a moisturizer can bring to your skin. The benefits go well beyond just keeping your skin supple too, regardless of your skin type.


Why you should choose a…


Added by Addie Davison on January 30, 2018 at 2:30am — No Comments

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