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Oct 21, 2020

What is bimatoprost? How can it interfere with permanent makeup retention? In this episode of Esty Talk, we learn the answers to those questions. We also discuss the merits of organic versus inorganic pigment and how they are different from “ink” and are enlightened on the permanent makeup process. Whether you are...


Oct 14, 2020

We have heard about retinol; it is not a new ingredient. But what are the many forms of retinoids? How are they converted in the skin? How do we select the appropriate form and navigate an onboarding to skin care routines? We answer all these questions and more with Amanda Hughes! Amanda is a licensed esthetician and...


Oct 7, 2020

What is the rhythm factor of peels? How have chemical peels evolved from free acids to resurfacing combinations? From instigating two weeks of skin inflammation to a philosophy of strengthening the skin to peel all Fitzpatrick types, in any season, we have witnessed an evolutionary change in chemical peeling solutions...


Sep 30, 2020

What does butt acne and gut health have to do with your complexion? No doubt, there is a connection between what goes IN our bodies and what shows up ON your skin. What is the correlation? What is integrative health? How does it affect your skin? They say our gut is our “second brain,” and if 80% of our serotonin...


Sep 23, 2020

Having your own skin care practice has its benefits—flexibility and an opportunity for a much better income, but is your head really in the game? It takes more than a cute space to get clients in the door.  Kim Trent, licensed esthetician, spa owner, and creator of The Solo Esthetician, a private Facebook group,...