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Why the Fitzpatrick Scale Matters

The Fitzpatrick scale classifies exactly how much pigment our skin has, and therefore how much sun exposure we can handle without our skin reacting. In our line of profession, MAe’s use the Fitzpatrick scale to determine which procedures will suit your skin type without distorting your pigmentation, as well as what type of reaction [...]

2021-01-13T10:46:29+00:00September 22nd, 2020|Categories: Hair Removal, Skin|Tags: |0 Comments

Forever brightening, never lightening

When I walk by Sephora I hear words like ‘radiance’ and ‘glow’, but that’s not enough, even in Canada.  Fair and lovely isn’t just a term you hear overseas, it’s a standard of beauty within communities of color in North America and, disturbingly enough, it’s a skin service request.  It’s no longer enough for [...]

2020-07-01T00:43:25+00:00June 29th, 2020|Categories: Skin|0 Comments