Skin Care

The Skin Microbiome

Nearly 10 years ago, the National Institutes of Health launched the Human Microbiome Project, setting off a frenzy of research into how the microbial colonies that live in and on our bodies affect...

MedEsthetics Jan/Feb 2018 Removing the Mask

Dermatologists see it regularly—symmetrical patches of excess pigmentation across the nose and/or on the cheeks, chin and forehead. Sometimes called the “mask of pregnancy,” melasma is more common...

How nutrition affects skin health

Whether a patient presents with acne, wrinkles or brown spots, traditional treatments have skewed toward topical remedies and devices, but aesthetic professionals can help patients achieve optimal...

A new standard classification system of rosacea, developed by a consensus committee from the National Rosacea Society (NRS) and review panel of 28 rosacea experts worldwide, has been published...

On the horizon acne treatments

Acne is the most common skin disorder in the U.S., yet a cure remains elusive. Current treatments, including topical medications that decrease sebum or kill bacteria; oral medications such as...

Selling skincare and other products that appeal to your patient base can be an additional revenue stream for your medspa or practice. But for more money to flow in, you’ll need to sell quality...