Making Waves: Part 1

Take a closer look at the high-level technologies revolutionizing today's esthetics offerings

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Remember when you could impress facial clients with your new-fangled aromatherapy steamer? No one has to tell you, those days are long gone. Today, scientists seem to have figured out how to harness every possible type of energy to help tighten, smooth, feed and even out skin. We're talking electric currents, light rays, magnetic frequency, acoustic services, temperature-based energy and more.

The only problem is, skincare professionals have practically had to rise to the ranks of astrophysicist to figure out how all of these technologies work, not to mention which ones they should use on whom, and when. Making things even more complicated: the various incarnation of terms used to describe similar therapies.

Read more in the DAYSPA August digital edition!