August 27, 2018


WHAT'S MY SECRET? 

Only the best product that you haven’t heard about yet. And no, this isn’t a sales pitch, IT’S A PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT! I’d like to be the first person to admit that I have problem-child clients. The ones that insist on going to hot yoga and sweating their lashes off, or the diva that wears a full face of makeup every single day so the eyeshadow that falls on her lashes bothers her, and she ends up putting mascara on them. I even have that client that is a crossbow hunting champion and spends her weekends “primitive camping” with her husband!

All of these clients had something in common, not only was their retention issues driving me to the brink of firing them, but their lashes looked like crap! This was until a new product hit the market. If you want the dirt out,...

April 3, 2018

In a perfect world, none of us would have acne. But acne is part of life. Your genes, eating habits, hormones, cosmetics, medicine and other factors contribute to the problem.

Even though most people associate acne to their teenage years, adults get acne throughout their lives.

There are two main types of acne - non-inflammatory and inflammatory. Also, there are four grades of acne. Various types of acne cause various kinds of scarring and discoloration. So it's important to know the kind of acne you have.

Maturation arrest acne is a non-inflammatory type with a grade 2 level. It is one of the hardest acne to treat.

What is Maturation Arrest Acne?

Maturation arrest acne looks like small studded nodes. It is non-inflammatory. It’s not visible from far away. However, when you observe your skin clos...

February 13, 2018

A Hybrid Peel/Mask Combo is the PERFECT stepping stone to more advanced resurfacing treatments!

Peels are essential for all successful aestheticians. There were 1.3 million chemical peel procedures in 2016, which is up 5% from 2014 and 14% from 2000.1 With the average cost of a chemical peel in a medical spa or doctor’s office averaging $673, that’s almost $1 billion of business for one procedure alone.

The newest peel combo formulations are an entirely new concept—an express facial peel combined with natural ingredients in an easy-to-apply form, such as a clay-based mask that combines AHAs, TCA's, and Mandelic Acids give fantastic resurfacing properties with benefits of clay to gently help reduce the appearance of a dull and uneven complexion. Check out #dermastart Clay/ Mask Peels. Here's a...

February 5, 2018

With Valentine’s just weeks away, you’re most likely already planning for the one day of the year devoted to love and romance. While you might not be the one in charge of the date plans, you’re still trying to figure out what to wear and how to prepare for the big day. To help you with the pampering side, here are some beauty products that’ll help in your Valentine’s Day prep!

Intimate Brightening

Does your intimate area need some bling? Are you unsatisfied with the dark appearance of your Hoo Haa or your underarms?, you can easily use Prana SpaCeuticals® Intimate Brightening products which can help brighten all body discoloration. The daily maintenance that women do in that region can cause discoloration. Even regular shaving the bikini area can leave horrible dark patches, while ingrown hai...

February 1, 2018

If you’re going to wear foundation every day, you might as well make it a skin-friendly one. The latest age-defying breathable SPF with a hint of color is the perfect treatment to achieve warm glowing skin. Prana SpaCeuticals® Reflect BB Crème comes in 3 fabulous shades; Sun-kissed, Medium, and Rich. Not only do they contain nourishing ingredients such as Gamma Linoleic Acids (nourishing oils similar to the skin sebum) and protecting peptides but the trend of Beauty Balm or Blemish Balms is here to stay.  Prana SpaCeuticals® launched our first tint in 2004, being one of the first in the U.S. market, now advancing into a flawless color dispersion technology; this has given us the need to offer #BBCreams in a color tone adapting coverage.

If by chance you're in need of a colorless SPF, I w...

January 12, 2018

Welcome to 2018, there’s so many amazing things to look forward to!  Butt; - let it be known that if you’re going to be looking backwards, we want your behind to look amazing.  That’s why we created the Fanny Facial!  Your spa clients will love this.  So many women suffer with breakouts on their bum.  Now you can offer them a solution! 

The Science Of Bumpy Butt

Everyone knows about pimples on the buttocks!  They are actually relatively common. Dirt and moisture get trapped by your clothing — add the friction that comes from sitting, tight clothes and hot climates, and you’ve got a recipe for breakouts. Technically, however, pimples on the buttocks aren’t considered acne; usually you’re experiencing one of two related conditions. Folliculitis is a surface inflammation...

January 12, 2018

There are so many different verbs to describe anti-aging actions for skincare products.  There’s rejuvenate, regenerate, revitalize, renew, rebuild, strengthen, repair, lift – you get the idea.  If you’re an avid product aficionado, you know exactly what we mean. 

3 Questions To Ask To Learn How Your Skincare Products Will Work! 

Question #1

“ What does it take to “lift, regenerate and strengthen the skin?”

This skin is composed of many different organic materials, but we’re going to lift, strengthen and regenerate the skin, there is going to need to be a conversation about protein, more specifically – collagen.  When a product or a service can improve collagen in the skin – that’s when our action verbs “lift, regenerate and strengthen” come to life. 

Collagen is where the money’s...

December 29, 2017

It’s the time of year when you’re probably noticing some very distinct issues presenting on your clients’ skin.  You’re most likely noticing skin that is dry. 

Are there more fine lines? 

Is the skin dull? 

Is there a greater laxity in the skin?

If you’re seeing symptoms such as these - you’re not alone.

The cooler temperatures impact skin.  The cooler air will pull moisture from the skin.  This will leave the skin dry, dull and compromised.  As licensed professionals it’s your job to help your client find skincare treatments and products that will give them back, plump, luminescent, firm skin.

You’ll want to have products rich in hydrating properties, full of emollients, occlusive and humectants.  These types of ingredients will soften the skin, pull moisture from the air and then...

December 1, 2017

Over the next few months your spa or medical practice will see a large number of patients who will be presenting with hyperpigmentation.  It’s all that damage that’s left over from summer sun bathing.  Your clients will need your help.  They’ll look to you for advice and solutions.  Treating hyperpigmentation can be one of the most difficult conditions to correct.  There’s a fine line that you cannot cross when working to lighten skin. 

One area that is of great concern when treating hyperpigmentation is skin tone.  It can be challenging to treat darker skin tones, specifically Fitzpatrick’s IV, V and VI.  Skin that is that dark is at a greater risk of being damage by acids.  There is one exception though!  We have a winning combination for you to use on dark skin ton...

November 15, 2017

Ok ladies, skincare is something that we all should be doing day in and day out.  Our motto is that if you have really amazing skincare and get regular skincare treatments you don’t really need a too much make up on a regular basis.  That being said, we wanted to share with you a few fun products that we love that will help you to “pretty up your skin care.” 

These products can technically be considered make up, however, we infuse them with some of the most amazing skincare ingredients so they have a therapeutic benefit to your skin.  Choose a smoothing powder shield that will give you a flawless even complexion while protecting you from the sun’s rays.  Get plump full lips and SPF in the same amazing lip gloss. 

We’ve selected 6 of our skincare products that are fun to use...

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