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6 Simple Steps to Mastering Retail

Part of being successful as a skin care professional is skill, knowledge, technique, and retail. Services are often the focus for growth and it is important, but it’s retail that really supports and maintains a strong business model. Retail is what will help carry your business to great heights, even when business traffic is low. By offering retail, you [...]

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​Get to know GlyMed Plus Chemical Exfoliants & Peels!

Chemical Exfoliants: Listed from Very Superficial to SuperficialGet to know GlyMed Plus’ award-winning Chemical Exfoliants and Peels! Our Professional Only peels allow you, as the aesthetician, to truly customize your clients' chemical treatments to suit their individual needs. GlyMed Plus can help you to achieve beautiful results, whether you are looking to offer your client [...]

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What is the difference between an Exfoliant and a Peel?

What is the difference between a Chemical Exfoliant and a Chemical Peel? Choosing a chemical exfoliant or peel can be confusing, especially if you don’t know what to look for. You might ask: What is the difference between a chemical exfoliant and a chemical peel? Essentially, they both exfoliate the skin, but the depth and the way [...]

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5 Simple Steps to Protect Skin in Winter

As the seasons change and we move into the colder months, many people will experience more than just nice rosy cheeks. These cold months can also bring dryness, flaking, irritation, cracking, and even eczema to the skin. Moving between the cold and windy outdoors to the warm and inviting indoors can cause your skin to immediately begin drying out. [...]

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Exfoliation…. What’s the difference?

We’ve all heard about exfoliation and how it’s good for our skin- that is, if it is done correctly. Exfoliation helps to keep our skin active, smooth and youthful; BUT do you know the difference in exfoliation? We all know that our favorite ingredients like Enzymes, BHAs and AHAs exfoliate; but how are they different?  3 Types of Exfoliation Enzymatic [...]

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De-Summering Your Skin

The end of summer is approaching. Have you noticed that your skin is looking a little … “rough” lately? Summertime activities that include spending long hours in the sun have a huge impact on not only our skin but our immune system as well. Salt water, chlorine, wind, sand and, especially, the sun ALL contribute to the depletion of [...]

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Treating Summer Skin with Nasturtium - Oxygen!

Summer is one of the busiest seasons of year and one that most people look forward to, but do you know what all that excess UV exposure is doing to your skin?Summer is here and you are spending more time outdoors. We love our Vitamin D just as much as anyone else but have you noticed that your skin [...]

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Why EVERYONE Should Use a Tyrosinase Inhibitor

Inside our skin, specifically the epidermis, we have different layers. One of these layers is called the basal layer and this is where our skin cells form and divide to create the outer layer of our skin. In the basal layer, there is a cell called a Melanocyte. A Melanocyte is a dendritic cell, meaning it has branch-like legs [...]

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Pampered Mother’s Day Treatment

Mothers work so hard every day, 24/7, 365 days a year to be exact. To say they need a relaxing pampered treatment is an understatement! We want all mothers out there to know that they deserve nothing but the BEST everyday but especially on their day. Receive the most relaxing and age defying treatment in the spa and even take [...]

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Stem Cells! What Are They and Why Are They Important?

First off - what are stem cells and why are they so important? There is A LOT of talk going around about stem cells and their role in the skin care industry, but what makes them so special?Stem cells (a cell naturally produced in the body) have the amazing ability to develop into many different types of cells [...]

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