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Do Asian women have less cellulite?

Written by Dr Christine Schrammek on February 28th, 2018.      0 comments

Do asian woman have less cellulite 233x207 Asked by the professionals

Women get cellulite, men do not - that's scientifically proven. However, many do not know that Asian women are less often affected.
The reason for this explains Dr. med. Christine Schrammek.

A focus on education and the benefits of post graduate training

Written by Ruth Nicholson (Course director for NZ Laser Training and Director of Beauty Tech Conference, Consultant advisor to Health and disability commissioner (HDC), Laser safety officer.) on January 26th, 2018.      0 comments

SRC-1-HP-233x207 Have you noticed a shift towards # faster, # better, more invasive treatments?

You would be right to observe that this also highlights that we can no longer rely only on our industry suppliers, to provide the full suite of education required of the modern day skin therapist or aesthetic practitioner.

Not Just a Body Spray

Written by Pure Fiji on January 24th, 2018.      0 comments

hydrosols-banner 233x207 18 Amazing Health & Beauty Benefits of Hydrosols

With the arrival of the New Year comes the desire to change things up a bit – New Year’s resolutions anyone? Often that means a change to a healthier lifestyle complete with a healthy living attitude. And this newfound lifestyle isn’t just about diet and exercise, it’s about your beauty routine too. Turning to natural beauty products is one way to go about creating a healthier beauty routine.

3 Myths You Need to Know About Facial Oils

Written by Pure Fiji on January 24th, 2018.      0 comments

Facial oil myth 233x207 Facial oils are starting to line the beauty store shelves and for good reason

If you already use a facial oil you know the benefits of this wondrous natural skin care product, but there’s also a lot of myths out there. Facial oils get a bad rap when it comes to your skin from claims that it clogs pores to causing acne to making your skin oilier than before. In reality, facial oils can actually be the next best thing for your skin! 
Topics: Tips and Tricks

FDA Bans 24 antiseptic ingredients including Triclosan

Written by Skin Inc. on January 19th, 2018.      0 comments

FDA Bans 24 Antiseptic Ingredients Including Triclosan 233x207 FDA finalized a rule banning 24 active ingredients used in OTC topical antiseptics 

Manufacturers are given one year by the FDA to reformulate or remove products with these ingredients from the market. This rule will not affect most antiseptics in the market, as triclosan is the only non-GRASE ingredient used in health care products.
Topics: Beauty News

Spring/Summer 2018 Beauty Trends

Written by Lisa Niven on January 1st, 2018.      0 comments

1020-883 Another fashion month over, another set of beauty trends to start thinking about now.

And one thing is sure, spring/summer 2018 is going to be a great season for beauty. From glittering, shimmering, rhinestone-studded make-up across New York, London, Milan and Paris, to the best hair accessories to add to your wish list and the return of nail art, see spring/summer 2018's biggest beauty trends here.

Taking new-found knowledge back to the clinic

Written by Ruth Nicholson - NZ Laser Training & Beauty Tech Conference on January 1st, 2018.      0 comments

Back to clinic 233x207 How to implement your new found knowledge back at the clinic 

The excitement of earning a new certificate can bring temporary reward to the recipient who has now completed some professional development, gained a few pearls of wisdom and hopefully mastered or refined a new skillset, so what now?
Topics: Laser and IPL


Written by Dr. med. Christine Schrammek-Drusio on January 1st, 2018.      0 comments

Dr Interview with Dr. med. Christine Schrammek-Drusio

Dr. med. Christine Schrammek Kosmetik is a two product world with high-quality skin care products and treatments based on the dermatological know-how of Dr. med. Christine Schrammek-Drusio, dermatologist and allergologist. The company has a business know-how of more than 60 years and is all family-owned, based in Germany.

Is Nutrition An Esthetic No-no?

Written by Ginger Hodulik, MS, CNS, DermaMed Solutions on December 21st, 2017.      0 comments

Is Nutrition an Esthetic No No-136 Establishing a balance among one’s mind, body and soul

The spa is a perfect setting for wellness, as people typically come to the spa for relaxation and treatments to enhance their skin and bodies through facials and massage. Even though the spa has not traditionally been viewed as a place to receive nutritional advice, people tend to turn to their esthetician as a source of information in this area.
Topics: Beauty News

Understanding the Causes of Aging

Written by Emily Fritchey on December 21st, 2017.      0 comments

How do we age 233x207 How Do We Age?

Research shows that there are three distinct types of aging: biological, extrinsic, and intrinsic. Biological aging is the result of changes that occur naturally within the body. These changes are the result of a gradual shift in the balance of certain hormones and messenger molecules excreted by other glands and organs within the body.
Topics: Skin Care

The Good, the Bad, and the Organic

Written by Courtney La Marine on December 14th, 2017.      0 comments

The Good, the Bad, and the Organic 233x207 16 Ingredients to Look for in Skin Care.

With so many skin care lines on the market today, knowing and understanding all the ingredients can be confusing. Luckily, there are articles to help understand and effectively read a label on skin care products. 
Topics: Skin Care

5 Common Skin Issues that Challenge the Body and How to Treat Them

Written by Rhonda Allison on December 5th, 2017.      0 comments

5 common skin issues that challenge the body 233x207 When it comes to good skin care practices, most clients tend to stop at the neck,

subjecting the body to subpar ingredients found in mass-marketed lotions. Skin is the largest organ and is a reactive mechanism, so it makes sense that what we put into and on the body will most certainly impact its appearance. By treating the body with the same care, quality ingredients, and treatments as the face, is it possible to transform the skin to a more youthful, healthy state?

Holiday Marketing How-To

Written by Jaclyn Strausser, L.M.E. on December 5th, 2017.      0 comments

Holiday Marketing How-to's 233x207 Planning around the holidays can seem repetitive and daunting, but it does not have to be.

Holiday seasons are a great opportunity to revamp and redirect focuses onto certain treatments and products in order to drum up extra sales, as well as keep clients engaged. During the holiday seasons, more people are on the prowl, scouring retail business trying to find unique gifts to give to the ones they love. 

CPD in Beauty

Written by Ruth Nicholson - NZ Laser Training on December 1st, 2017.      0 comments

CPD 233x207 Moving the industry in the right direction with the right ideas lead by the right people

The concept of bringing a medical education quality assessment tool to the New Zealand beauty industry was first presented by Ruth Nicholson (from NZ Laser Training) to the NZ Association of Registered Beauty Professionals (formerly known as NZ Association of Registered Beauty Therapists) in 2015. The verdict at the time was that it was still vaguely understood and would be challenging to implement without substantial debate and monitoring – but overall it was thought to be beneficial for the industry.

Multimasking - the latest trend!

Written by Britta Heilmann on December 1st, 2017.      0 comments

Multimaskin K-Cosmetics 233x207 Masks are known for their special applications and problem solutions.

The difference with creams is that they are (as they are not formulated for daily use) much more loaded with active ingredients. Creams and also serums are designed as a long-term care or as a cure, while masks regulate especially acute skin conditions. It is available for dry skin, very low irritant and soothing for sensitive skin, as a skin care for mature skin, clarifying impurities and much more.



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