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4 things you CAN’T forget to tell your esthetician

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When your esthetician asks for more details about your skin before a facial, do you tell her everything? Sure, you may not want to admit that you’ve been sleeping in your makeup, or that you’ve been skimping on the SPF – but did you know that the information you omit could negatively affect your facial […]

 
 

Spa Stories: The skin reaction that wasn’t

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One of the best parts of my role as Bioelements Director of Education is that I’m able to talk on a daily basis with skin care professionals all over the globe. I think it’s safe to say I’ve heard thousands of stories from estheticians about what can happen inside the spa treatment room. Now, it’s […]

 
 

Your top 6 chemical peel questions answered

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After the launch of Bioelements NEW Ultra-Detox Chemical Peels, I began receiving questions from skin care professionals across the country – How long will it take to see results? Can I perform extractions? Here are the 6 most-asked questions I’ve been asked, along with their (sometimes surprising) answers: Q: How long will it take for […]

 
 

Which chemical peel do you prefer? A look at acids.

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In this SkinReading series, I’m going to give you a rundown of how Bioelements Ultra-Detox Chemical Surface Peels compare to traditional, ablative peels. This week, we’re taking a look at acids. I’m going to discuss how our acid-hybrid formulas work invisibly to reveal results that are dramatic and immediate –  without the burning, excessive peeling, […]

 
 

Meet the new chemical peel – that doesn’t “peel”.

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Estheticians: Have you ever wondered why your clients would ever want a traditional chemical peel? Me neither! An ablative, stinging process that can result in a sunburn-like appearance, flaking and the need to hide for several unsightly, skin shedding days sounds more like torture than treatment. The Bioelements Vision has always been to “coax the […]

 
 

Your treatment room tech secret

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Skin care professionals: With new facial techniques and technologies continuously coming into the spotlight, estheticians are using more than just their hands in the treatment room! We know that great skin care products go hand-in-hand with treatment room technology, so tell us – which ones are you incorporating in your service menu? Cast a quick vote […]

 
 

The new treatments your clients are asking for

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Skin care professionals: Are your clients asking for more than just a facial in the treatment room? Whether it’s a microtreatment or an entirely separate service on your spa menu, new treatments that target just specific areas of body – like the hands, neck or booty – are becoming increasingly popular from coast-to-coast. Are your […]

 
 

Everything you ever wanted to know about hair removal – how to prep, what to expect, and advice from the pros

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It’s always swimsuit season somewhere, and when it comes to getting bathing suit-ready, hair removal is typically my clients’ #1 concern. With so many methods available, there’s no shortage of ways to shed unwanted body hair – what’s missing is the knowledge surrounding them! Here’s my complete guide to hair removal and everything you need […]

 
 

Steam during a facial: What’s truth, and what’s hot air?

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Some find steaming essential during a facial, while others are using it to blame for a facial that fell flat.But swear by it or swear off it, not everything I’ve been hearing about this heated treatment room topic is accurate. And when you’re talking about water that’s so hot it’s been vaporized, misinformation can be […]

 
 

TREATMENT ROOM TABOO: Gloves or No Gloves?

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  We’re always posting tips, tricks and news on Bioelements Facebook page, often sparking great conversation between both pros and spa-goers alike. Recently, posts demonstrating some of Bioelements Signature Techniques prompted comments, and even some questions, about the use of gloves during a treatment. Curious to hear how others felt about it, we opened the […]