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Client care is business essential

Client care is business essential

Most people are very selective when it comes to choosing someone to care for their personal needs. They expect their personal care provider to treat them with respect, advise them honestly and provide appropriate professional services in a safe and supportive environment. In the skin care industry, personal care, also known as client care, is a business essential.   When clients are well cared for, everyone benefits   The goal of client care is to guarantee client satisfaction. There are five phases of service that help the esthetician achieve this goal, and each of the phases has a different objective...

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What are dark eye circles? And how to treat them

What are dark eye circles? And how to treat them

Dark eye circles are known as periorbital hypermelanosis or periorbital hyperpigmentation, which affect both eyes and typically the lower eyelid skin. Some people who have this condition often feel they look extremely tired or sad.   What causes dark eye circles? Causes for prominent circles can be the result of excessive pigmentation in the skin, loss of fatty tissue in the eyelid or around the eye, puffy eyelids, thinning of the skin and prominent shadowing due to skin laxity. There are other factors that can be partly controlled by one’s genetics, other factors such as aging, smoking, fatigue, dehydration and...

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Natural, what does it mean?

Natural, what does it mean?

Natural is a very popular claim that can mean different things. Strictly speaking, “natural” should mean that ingredients are sourced from nature, are usually plant-based, and have been purified to some extent for health and safety reasons. A manufacturer can not responsibly use ingredients straight from a plant source without purifying or cleaning the material. Some examples of natural materials that are commonly purified according to government requirements are colorants and vitamins. Petroleum and/or animal by-products can also be considered natural, however, most people avoid using these materials for a variety of reasons. When buying products the difficulty comes with...

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Retinoids in your Skincare Routine

Retinoids in your Skincare Routine

What are retinoids? The retinoid family is a group of compounds that are derived from vitamin A. They have been available in skincare since the 1970s and scientific studies  shows they are the only topical agents that repeatedly demonstrate anti-aging effects. Retinoids help minimize the appearance of wrinkles, slow the breakdown of collagen and fade pigmentation or age spots. They work by improving skin cell renewal and stimulating collagen production. There are several forms from over-the-counter to prescription strength in topical and oral medication form. Over-the-counter (OTC) retinoids are most often found in eye creams, night moisturizers, and serums. When...

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