The Autumn issue of Skin Deep magazine came out in October with articles to help you in your technique, business practices, and general knowledge. In case you missed it, here are a few highlights:
Sustainability in the Beauty Industry
Sustainability is more than just a buzz word. Skin care professionals can adjust their approach and get insight into environmentally friendly solutions to provide clients with services and products that are healthy for their skin and the planet.
Read: “What Sustainable Beauty Means for You and Your Business” by Lisa Bakewell
Read: “Plant Stem Cells: Where Efficacy Meets Environmentalism” by Ella Cressman
Understanding the Role of pH
The skin’s slightly acidic pH, or potential hydrogen, is extremely delicate. This means whatever you apply to the skin can affect the pH and potentially compromise the skin barrier. Author Lydia Sarfati and podcasters Maggie Staszcuk and Ella Cressman break down pH with all the information you need to know.
Read: “Balancing Act: The Importance of pH in Skin Care” by Lydia Sarfati
Listen: ASCP Esty Talk Podcast, Episode 146, “Percentage, pH, and Everything Else”
Invest in Yourself
You deserve a raise! Not to mention, the cost of doing business is going up, and you soon won’t be able to make a profit if you don’t raise your prices to keep pace with inflation. Take a moment to focus on your needs and consider your approach to the price increase process.
Read: “Pay Raise: Why, When, and How to Raise Your Service Prices” by Patti Biro
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