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...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...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...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....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...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...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,...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?...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...New email went out to subscribers today: Check it out.New email went out to subscribers today: Check it out.