Hi-tech Beauty

Hi-tech beauty applications are seemingly everywhere from the salon to the spa to the department store counter.  What this boils down to is more personalized, effective skin care treatments, hair care applications and make-up strategies. Contextualized Reflection What’s not going away anytime soon? Smart mirrors. Using artificial intelligence and augmented reality, they allow consumers to virtually try on lipstick and eye shadow by...

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Digital Therapy
Jul30

Digital Therapy

“Digital Therapy” is hitting the spas and promotions for home use.  What is digital therapy and how does it work?  Basically, TENS and muscle stimulation technology are utilized to produce motor contraction.  This type of application has been used for years for pain, cellulite reduction and slimming, whole body detoxification and all over health. Generally, digital therapy equipment is comprised of electrode pads that can be placed in...

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Rhamnose
Nov19

Rhamnose

Unlike retinoids, which work by increasing cell turnover (often leaving redness and flaking), rhamnose signals a jump-start, allowing more aged cells to act younger. It was shown to thicken the epidermis significantly after eight weeks and increase production of elastin, collagen, and other beneficial proteins while diminishing the enzymes that break down collagen and lead to wrinkles.  Read whole...

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Biometric Nose
Sep24

Biometric Nose

South Korea has been blowing the world away with their appetite for plastic surgery and cosmetic personal care goods.  Perhaps it is no surprise, then, that scientists in South Korea have invented a “biometric nose.”  Quite literally a nose that can smell and deifer fragrance of any sort, naturally derived and lab designed, with a human description of the scent.  Ultimately this sort of discovery will grace technology that...

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Foundation Trends
Aug13

Foundation Trends

New trends in foundations include a number of unique approaches to the endless search for individualized, flawless coverage, tone and finish.  Some recent options include: Sponge foundation with liquid, natural coverage and the ability to layer additional applications as needed or for concealer or blemishes or under the eye dark shadows. Read whole...

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