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  • There is a new handheld LED device in town, and it actually WORKS!

    I think most of you know by now that it takes some real proof (and a ton of research on my part) for me to get excited about a device, especially an LED device that isn’t Celluma! I’m so sick …
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  • Celluma & Claustrophobia – some tips to relax your clients

    I am often asked if my client’s feel claustrophobic when they are under the Celluma panel. I’m not sure if I’m just really lucky in my practice, or if I’m just really good at preparing my clients for what to …
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  • How to Finance your ThermoClear Machine

    With a large ticket item such as the ThermoClear, often you will need financing options rather than purchasing outright. WE CAN HELP YOU FINANCE YOUR MACHINE!! Here are some of the details of the lease-to-own program offered by ThermoClear. The …
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  • What is up with those konjac sponges, anyway?

    Konjac sponges are increasing are one of the coolest new products on the market! They are a natural sponge that gently cleanse the skin, removing blackheads, dirt, oil & dead skin, leaving a fresh, clean and radiant glow. Retail them to your …
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  • Why I’m choosing The BrowGal as my brow products

    I love eyebrows. In fact, I lust after them. I have dreams about designing them. I stare at them when they pass on the street. I silently (and sometimes not so silently) judge them. Going to Puerto Rico is such a …
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  • Why are you buying cheap magnification??

    I frequently see posts in the esthetician groups on Facebook asking about magnification, and inevitably someone mentions the CHEAP, MADE IN CHINA crap that you can find a dime a dozen on eBay or Amazon. Don’t get me wrong – …
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  • Why I love my ClearFX Skin microdermabrasion machine!

    I never learned how to use microdermabrasion in school, and for that reason I shied away from using it for a long time. I viewed it as being unnecessarily rough on the skin, and preferred to use chemical exfoliants instead. …
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  • Low Level Light Therapy (LLLT): Fabulous ways to use your LED panel in the treatment room

    LED or Low Level Light Therapy (LLLT) is clinically proven to be safe, and has achieved ‘no significant risk status’ for human trials by the FDA. As such, your Celluma panel is a very powerful addition to your Esthetics tool box. …
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  • I just bought a ThermoClear machine. How do I convince my clients to book a treatment?

    Congratulations on your purchase! Ever since purchasing my ThermoLo, and then upgrading to my ThermoClear machine, I have had a BLAST! Using my ThermoClear is a lot of fun, and definitely breaks the day up. It also makes me a …
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  • I have found the BEST Spa Wraps EVER!!!

    I’m a texture person. Like, big time…. I can’t stand the feel of microfiber – the way it picks my hands. GROSS! I LOVE soft things – soft like a kitties belly… soft like freshly exfoliated skin! This makes it …
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  • The BUFF – Miracle Body Buffer

    OH. MY. GOODNESS! I went the IECSC Show in Las Vegas for my first time this year and had a BLAST! I was truly like a kid in the candy store! 🙂 I found some fun new equipment to offer …
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  • Let’s Talk about Magnification

    One of the most frustrating things to me as a skin therapist has been in finding a QUALITY magnification loupe that won’t bonk my clients in the face or make those awful creaking noises when moved. I was so sick …
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    Easy Skin Tag Treatment with ThermoClear

    I just got the photo on the right from one of my clients I had last week. A very large skin tag is now GONE!!! The ThermoClear uses low and high frequency radio waves to dessicate tissues at an epidermal …
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  • There is a new handheld LED device in town, and it actually WORKS!

    I think most of you know by now that it takes some real proof (and a ton of research on my part) for me to get excited about a device, especially an LED device that isn’t Celluma! I’m so sick …
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  • What do Math & Physics have to do with LED lights? A heck of a lot!

    OK – this post is going to be deep because we’re digging into a bit of physics (and therefore math, BUT DON’T PANIC!) You need to understand a few key concepts in order to understand why LED light panels that don’t snug right …
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  • Celluma – when to pulse, and when not to pulse

    Celluma is a powerful stand alone LED panel that is extremely useful in the esthetic treatment room. In order for LED to have any effect on a living biological system, LED-emitted photons must be absorbed by a chromophore or photoacceptor. Light, at …
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  • Celluma & Claustrophobia – some tips to relax your clients

    I am often asked if my client’s feel claustrophobic when they are under the Celluma panel. I’m not sure if I’m just really lucky in my practice, or if I’m just really good at preparing my clients for what to …
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  • How to clean your Celluma panel?

    Quick tip – cleaning your Celluma panel shouldn’t stress you out! There are just a few rules to live by! Don’t use anything on your panel that contains alcohol. Read your labels! Your state board will likely require an EPA …
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  • Low Level Light Therapy (LLLT): Fabulous ways to use your LED panel in the treatment room

    LED or Low Level Light Therapy (LLLT) is clinically proven to be safe, and has achieved ‘no significant risk status’ for human trials by the FDA. As such, your Celluma panel is a very powerful addition to your Esthetics tool box. …
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  • Low Level Light Therapy (LLLT): contraindications with your Celluma panel

    LED or Low Level Light Therapy (LLLT) is clinically proven to be save, and has achieved “no signification risk status” for human trials by the FDA. Contraindications for using LLLT are few, and most clients can safely enjoy the benefits. …
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  • Esthy-Locks and the 3 Celluma panels – which panel is right for you?

    Celluma LITE, Celluma PRO and Celluma ELITE – with three options it’s sometimes hard to figure out which panel is right for you! Here is a little story to help you make your decision…. Esthy-Locks was a smart esthetician – …
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  • Celluma – Why is the treatment so long?

    There are many LED devices on the market, and many of them have a shorter treatment time than the Celluma does. Why is this? The best way for me to explain this is imagine that you’re filling a glass of …
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  • Celluma – what, when & how long?

    I love my Celluma panel! I can use it in my treatment room so many different ways! Celluma comes with eight FDA clearances for treating inflammatory acne vulgaris, wrinkles, arthritis, muscle spasm, muscle and joint pain, muscle tissue tension, joint …
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  • Blue, Red & Near Infrared LEDs – What do they do?

    Your Celluma panel has three different types of LEDs; Blue, Red and Near Infrared.  BLUE LED The Celluma panel has approximately 115 Blue light emitting diodes that emit energy in the blue portion (465 nanometers) of the visible light spectrum. …
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  • Positioning your Celluma LED panel

    This is another one of those questions that I get asked a lot. How to position the Celluma panel for maximum effectiveness, how close to the skin does it need to be, how long does it need to be used …
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  • LED Treatments – a general guide to pricing

    Many people seem confused on how to incorporate LED into their treatment room, and how to charge for their new piece of equipment. Keep in mind – there are MANY different areas of the world, and some people can charge …
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  • What in the heck are LEDs anyway? Part 4 Putting it all together

    Ok – Deep breath…. That last post was getting long! 🙂 On to the good…. Let’s start toward the lower end of the visible spectrum that effects a positive change in our skin. BLUE LED Blue LED penetrates through the epidermis …
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  • What in the heck are LEDs anyway? – Part 3 The good, the bad & the beautiful

    So, what have we learned about light therapy so far…. In part 1 of this blog series we reviewed the different electromagnetic rays that the sun produces. In part 2 we gained a deeper understanding of which of those rays are …
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  • What in the heck are LEDs anyway? – Part 2 A bit more about light….

    Ok – So, we now understand the many different electromagnetic rays that are emitted by the sun, and grasp that as skin therapists the rays that we need to be most concerned with are ultraviolet (UV), visible and infrared (IR) rays. …
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    What in the heck are LEDs anyway? – Part 1 Understanding diodes and light energy

    You may already know what LED stands for (Light Emitting Diode, in case you don’t), but do you REALLY know what an LED is, and how an LED array can assist you in your treatment room? Let’s break it down…. First …
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  • How to select an effective LED panel

    An understanding of what goes into making a device efficacious is crucial to understanding what makes the Celluma so powerful. Depending on the program, Celluma emits nearly 9,000 Joules (One joule is the energy required to produce one watt of …
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  • What is the difference between the ThermoClear and the ThermoClear PRO?

    I am often asked what the difference is between the ThermoClear and the ThermoClear PRO. It’s simple! The ThermoClear and the ThermoClear PRO are the same machine, but the ThermoClear PRO has a few convenient upgrades. If you’re unsure what …
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  • How to Finance your ThermoClear Machine

    With a large ticket item such as the ThermoClear, often you will need financing options rather than purchasing outright. WE CAN HELP YOU FINANCE YOUR MACHINE!! Here are some of the details of the lease-to-own program offered by ThermoClear. The …
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  • ThermoClear – The 5 questions you need to answer

    So, you have a ThermoClear machine (or similar) and you’re afraid to use it!? That was TOTALLY me when I first bought my machine! I was so nervous about using it, and I wasn’t entirely comfortable with the protocols… which probe …
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  • How would YOU iron a silk blouse?

    My favorite analogy to explain the difference between using high radio frequency and low radio frequency is this: You can use the same iron on a pair of denim jeans that you would use on a silk blouse, but you …
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  • What is the ThermoClear?

    The ThermoClear utilizes low and high radio frequency to quickly and easily treat benign skin imperfections with no down time and with minimal pain. ThermoClear can treat spider capillaries, cherry angiomas, sebaceous hyperplasia, milia, hyperpigmentation, fibromas & skin tags. Results …
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  • I just bought a ThermoClear machine. How do I convince my clients to book a treatment?

    Congratulations on your purchase! Ever since purchasing my ThermoLo, and then upgrading to my ThermoClear machine, I have had a BLAST! Using my ThermoClear is a lot of fun, and definitely breaks the day up. It also makes me a …
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  • How much should I charge for my ThermoLo or ThermoClear treatment?

    I am often asked how much to charge for a ThermoLo or ThermoClear treatment. Of course, it is ultimately up to you and your skill-set as well as the area that you live in, that will determine how much you …
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  • Pay for your ThermoClear machine in a month!

    I had my first annual Skin Rescue Retreat at my Studio last week, and part of what I offered was a brow design and a ThermoClear demonstration. (Yes, I had a few bookings after showing what my brow design entailed, …
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  • ThermoClear, ThermoLo & similar devices

    Disclaimer – I am a distributor for the ThermoClear, and was previously a distributor for ThermoLo, so I will do my best to present FACTS and not OPINION! There has been a lot of chatter on the Facebook estheticians’ boards …
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    Easy Skin Tag Treatment with ThermoClear

    I just got the photo on the right from one of my clients I had last week. A very large skin tag is now GONE!!! The ThermoClear uses low and high frequency radio waves to dessicate tissues at an epidermal …
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  • Why I love my ClearFX Skin microdermabrasion machine!

    I never learned how to use microdermabrasion in school, and for that reason I shied away from using it for a long time. I viewed it as being unnecessarily rough on the skin, and preferred to use chemical exfoliants instead. …
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  • What is the difference between Myolift Mini, Myolift 600 and Myolift MD?

    With three Myolift models on the market, which one is best for you? Here is a brief summary of what each Myolift device can do to help you choose which one will work the best for your treatment room! Myolift …
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  • What exactly is microcurrent?

    Origins of Microcurrent The use of microcurrent on the face originated in the 1980s when the FDA approved it’s use as a muscle stimulator. Dramatic results were found using microcurrent on patients experiencing Bell’s Palsy, a form of nerve-paralysis which leads …
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