Cystic Acne – 4 Steps To Clear Skin

There are few things more frustrating than deep, painful cysts that live under the skin and never come to a head! This type of acne – also referred to as cystic acne – is not only painful, it is difficult to eliminate. Why? Well, everyone seems to have a different...

Strength in the Face of Adversity

Last week I had the pleasure of meeting Nando Parrado – a survivor of a plane crash in the Andes in 1972. You may have seen the movie Alive – a story of immense courage, leadership and endurance. Speaking to our leadership group in Atlanta, Nando assured...

Benefits of Collagen in Skin Care

What is Collagen? Collagen is one one of those terms that we easily toss around in the skin care world. “You must Increase your collagen-production,” we confidently tell our clients. “What is collagen?” they ask.” Stumped, we mutter out a...

Skin Care with Jasmin

Don’t miss this opportunity to study with Dr. Schrammek’s international trainer, Jasmin. Based in Germany, Jasmin has more than 20 years of experience working in the professional beauty business and has been the international head trainer of Dr. med....

Treat Acne With Ancient Chinese Medicine

Impure skin can be very stressful for those affected. After all, our ideal of beauty promotes flawless and smooth skin. The causes of papules, pustules, and comedones vary greatly: One of the most common causes of impure skin is hormones. If the body releases too many...

What Does “Organic” Mean?

Can You Eat Your Skin Care? Did you know that the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act doesn’t require the FDA to approve every ingredient that a cosmetic company uses? Here are the facts: Some very harsh chemicals can be in your cosmetics and skincare products...

How Estheticians Can Fire A Client

When you first started your small skin care business, you were probably overjoyed when you landed your first customer. You were grateful for the work, and their belief in you validated the reason you became your own boss. Then you got your first bad client — you know,...

Estheticians Learn Full Body Facial

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?...