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The perfect podcast for skin care professionals who want to learn more about how to make it in the industry, hear from industry leaders, get one-on-one interviews from your favorite skin care brand creators with the latest dish of news in the industry, and so much more! With a new topic every episode, this podcast has it all for skin care pros who want to go skin deep!

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The perfect podcast for skin care professionals who want to learn more about how to make it in the industry, hear from industry leaders, get one-on-one interviews from your favorite skin care brand creators with the latest dish of news in the industry, and so much more! With a new topic every episode, this podcast has it all for skin care pros who want to go skin deep!

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Wellness Wisdom with Nichelle Mosley

6/20/2024
This week, the Aesthetic Report welcomes DERMASCOPE ambassador, owner of Queen City Beauty Group + Wellness, and founder of The Skin Barrier Academy, Nichelle Mosley, L.E. Tune in as her and host Michelle D'Allaird Brenner get into WholePerson wellness, the importance of comprehensive education and sustainable skin care solutions, and the many obstacles standing in the way of aestheticians and excellent client care. In this episode, Michelle and Nichelle discuss… [4:37] The importance of helping clients understand the why when its comes to their skin, and the shift towards aestheticians for comprehensive care and education. [8:58] Corneotherapy's function and benefits, and why Nichelle is such a fan. [13:00] Lifestyle factors and habits that have a direct link to age management enhancement and skin in general. [19:55] The most pressing obstacles that beauty entrepreneurs face, especially post-COVID, and Nichelle's advice for navigating it all. [29:42] The Skin Barrier Academy and Nichelle's new position as Managing Director with Fearless Beauties. Follow DERMASCOPE: Instagram: @dermascope Facebook: facebook.com/dermascope Pinterest: @dermascope TikTok: @dermascope Follow Nichelle: Instagram: @nichellemosley_thebarrierqueen Facebook: facebook.com/QueenCityBeautyGroup Additional Links: Visit our website. Learn more about this podcast. Sign up for the Be Fearless, Be Free workshop at IECSC Vegas. Learn more about the Skin Barrier Academy. Apply for the cover contest. Subscribe to the magazine. Read the June 2024 issue.

Duration:00:38:30

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Scoop This (June) with Elizabeth, Lauren, & Lonice

6/13/2024
This month's hot topic is one that has been slowly taking center stage in aesthetics: whether beauty services have become exclusively a luxury. Curious what the DERMASCOPE in-house aesthetician team thinks? Tune in as Elizabeth Brasher, Lauren Farmer, and Lonice Stoker, take a nuanced look at the topic, including why beauty services are priced the way that they are and the value provided in exchange for the price tag. SEGMENTS [07:18] Topic Discussion [32:43] Game Follow DERMASCOPE: Instagram: @dermascope Facebook: facebook.com/dermascope Pinterest: @dermascope TikTok: @dermascope Additional Links: Follow Elizabeth Brasher: @theskingal Follow Lauren Farmer: @blush_n_beauty_spa_ Follow Lonice Stoker: @lacedbylonicespa Apply for the cover contest.

Duration:00:40:18

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June Overview (Minisode)

6/6/2024
Join Dorian Reyes, DERMASCOPE managing editor, as she takes you through all that the very first month of the summer season has to offer! Grab your calendars and make note of the incoming 2024 cover contest deadline and FREE webinar, "Synergy with Melanin Homeostasis" presented by DMK Skincare, as well as learn all about this month's magazine theme: business. Follow DERMASCOPE: Instagram: @dermascope Facebook: facebook.com/dermascope Pinterest: @dermascope TikTok: @dermascope Additional Links: Visit our website. Apply for the cover contest. Learn more about this podcast. Subscribe to the magazine. Register for the DMK webinar. Join AIA to be able to replay the full webinar library.

Duration:00:05:58

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Ingredient Icks with Elizabeth, Lauren, & Lonice

5/23/2024
Listen in as DERMASCOPE's in-house aestheticians, Elizabeth Brasher, Lauren Farmer, and Lonice Stoker dish on the skin care ingredients that give them the ick! In this episode, Elizabeth, Lauren, & Lonice dish on... [02:20] Doing what is best for the client to ensure long term results, regardless of trending ingredients and treatments. [07:45] Filler ingredients, such as fragrance, and poorly formulated products. [16:16] Lonice's unique perspective on glycolic acid, and how it can be both a skin care dream and a skin care nightmare. SEGMENTS [07:45] Topic Discussion [22:28] Product Reviews [28:52] Game Follow DERMASCOPE: Instagram: @dermascope Facebook: facebook.com/dermascope Pinterest: @dermascope TikTok: @dermascope Additional Links: Follow Elizabeth Brasher: @theskingal Follow Lauren Farmer: @blush_n_beauty_spa_ Follow Lonice Stoker: @lacedbylonicespa Apply for the cover contest.

Duration:00:40:57

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Skin, Sales, & Saian with Dasha Saian Marchese

5/16/2024
Tune in as host Michelle D'Allaird-Brenner reunites with DERMASCOPE Ambassador and CEO of Saian Natural Clinical Skincare, Dasha Saian Marchese, to dish on the coexistence of motherhood and business ownership, the ins and outs of Dasha's retail sales philosophy, Saian's upcoming educational offerings, and more! In this episode, Michelle and Dasha discuss… [6:03] the shift that came with mom life, and how that influenced Dasha's perspective towards business and working. [11:09] reframing retail sales as a necessary continuation of treatment rather than just selling, and how to ensure the best client retail experiences. [25:40] the numerous benefits of buying products through a skin care professional rather than a big box store. [30:00] how Saian began drop shipping, its benefits, and the role it still plays in the business. [37:03] Saian's educational offerings. Follow DERMASCOPE: Instagram: @dermascope Facebook: facebook.com/dermascope Pinterest: @dermascope TikTok: @dermascope Follow Saian: Instagram: @saian-skincare Facebook: facebook.com/saianskincare Additional Links: Visit our website. Sign up for a class with Saian. Apply for the cover contest. Learn more about this podcast. Subscribe to the magazine. Read the May 2024 issue.

Duration:00:48:36

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Scoop This (May) with Elizabeth, Lauren, & Lonice

5/9/2024
Hear all about the latest hot topics in aesthetics with another current events-themed episode! Sit down with DERMASCOPE's in-house aesthetician team, Elizabeth Brasher, Lauren Farmer, and Lonice Stoker, as they dish on a topic that has been buzzing around the industry for months: Is Gen Z aging poorly? And how does the skyrocketing popularity of skin care products and treatments, especially more invasive modalities, contribute? SEGMENTS [05:19] Topic Discussion [24:28] Game Follow DERMASCOPE: Instagram: @dermascope Facebook: facebook.com/dermascope Pinterest: @dermascope TikTok: @dermascope Additional Links: Follow Elizabeth Brasher: @theskingal Follow Lauren Farmer: @blush_n_beauty_spa_ Follow Lonice Stoker: @lacedbylonicespa Apply for the cover contest.

Duration:00:30:49

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May Overview (Minisode)

5/2/2024
Sit down with DERMASCOPE managing editor, Dorian Reyes, to discuss the education-packed month of May! Hear about the long time coming and historic brand issue, an update on the 2024 cover contest, and one FREE webinar, "Solo Studies: Building a Business" presented by award-winning professional skin care brand, Skin Script. Take advantage of all DERMASCOPE has to offer this month and be sure to get your cover contest application in by July 7, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. CST! Follow DERMASCOPE: Instagram: @dermascope Facebook: facebook.com/dermascope Pinterest: @dermascope TikTok: @dermascope Additional Links: Visit our website. Apply for the cover contest. Learn more about this podcast. Subscribe to the magazine. Read the May 2024 issue. Register for the Skin Script webinar. Join AIA to be able to replay the full webinar library.

Duration:00:05:09

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Esty Besties with Elizabeth, Lauren, & Lonice

4/25/2024
Grab your esty bestie and join in the discussion with DERMASCOPE's in-house aestheticians, Elizabeth Brasher, Lauren Farmer, and Lonice Stoker! This week, hear them discuss the skin pros that inspire them, the importance of having a strong professional network, and their experiences with community and connection in the industry. In this episode, Elizabeth, Lauren, & Lonice dish on... [05:18] The importance of community building in the aesthetics industry. [12:13] Creating your own network and growing relationships with surrounding skin care professionals. [15:27] The aestheticians that inspire them. [22:55] The value in leaning on your community and utilizing it as a safe space. SEGMENTS [05:18] Topic Discussion [26:04] Game Follow DERMASCOPE: Instagram: @dermascope Facebook: facebook.com/dermascope Pinterest: @dermascope TikTok: @dermascope Additional Links: Follow Elizabeth Brasher: @theskingal Follow Lauren Farmer: @blush_n_beauty_spa_ Follow Lonice Stoker: @lacedbylonicespa Apply for the cover contest.

Duration:00:33:10

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Celebrity Status with Michael Pugliese

4/18/2024
In this episode, Michelle sits down with 2023 ACA Winner and CEO of Circadia, Michael Pugliese! Tune in as they discuss Michael's three generations deep passion for skin care, his latest travel destinations, and the exciting new ventures Circadia has coming up. In this episode, Michelle and Michael discuss... [02:44] When and how Michael's passion for skin care developed. [08:35] How Michael stays focused and gets Circadia involved in what matters. [15:19] Giving back to the professional community. [19:30] Where Michael has traveled recently. [23:05] What is next for Circadia. Follow DERMASCOPE: Instagram: @dermascope Facebook: facebook.com/dermascope Pinterest: @dermascope TikTok: @dermascope Follow Michael: Instagram: @pugliese.michael Follow Circadia: Instagram: @circadia Facebook: facebook.com/circadia Additional Links: Visit our website. Apply for the cover contest. Learn more about this podcast. Subscribe to the magazine. Read the April 2024 issue.

Duration:00:36:55

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Scoop This (April) with Elizabeth, Lauren, & Lonice

4/11/2024
Brush up on the latest buzz in aesthetics with this current events-themed episode! Join DERMASCOPE's in-house aestheticians, Elizabeth Brasher, Lauren Farmer, and newest addition, Lonice Stoker, as they delve into the topics you're dying to hear about, including the Sofia Richie Grainge x SkinCeuticals and Michael Cera x Cerave collaborations along with the ins and outs of TikTok shop skin care. In this episode, Elizabeth, Lauren, & Lonice discuss... [06:50] The differences between celebrity skin care lines and celebrity partnerships. [16:28] The marketing behind the Michael Cera x Cerave campaign. [21:36] The effects of TikTok shop skin care on both the consumer and the skin care professional. SEGMENTS [06:30] Topic Discussion [25:44] Game Follow DERMASCOPE: Instagram: @dermascope Facebook: facebook.com/dermascope Pinterest: @dermascope TikTok: @dermascope Additional Links: Follow Elizabeth Brasher: @theskingal Follow Lauren Farmer: @blush_n_beauty_spa_ Follow Lonice Stoker: @lacedbylonicespa Apply for the cover contest.

Duration:00:33:56

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Welcome to Season Four! (Minisode)

4/4/2024
Jump into season four of The Aesthetic Report with the return of our monthly overview minisodes! Hear managing editor, Dorian Reyes, dish on DERMASCOPE's April calendar, including the stand-out articles you will find in this month's hair removal themed issue, the 2024 cover contest, and two FREE webinars, "The Tried & True Acne Preventative: Benzoyl Peroxide" brought to you by Face Reality Skincare and "From Practice to Profit: Who Will Buy My Aesthetics Practice?" presented by Tusk Practice Sales. Don't miss out on April's offerings and be sure to apply to the cover contest by July 7, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. CST! Follow DERMASCOPE: Instagram: @dermascope Facebook: facebook.com/dermascope Pinterest: @dermascope TikTok: @dermascope Additional Links: Visit our website. Apply for the cover contest. Learn more about this podcast. Subscribe to the magazine. Read the April 2024 issue. Register for the Face Reality webinar. Register for the Tusk webinar. Join AIA to be able to replay the full webinar library.

Duration:00:06:50

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Opening A Business (Part 2) with Lauren Farmer & Elizabeth Brasher

12/28/2023
Season 3 of the Aesthetic Report has officially come to a close with this final episode! Lauren and Elizabeth further last month's conversation on opening a business by getting into brand identity. Hear about choosing brand color, font, and aesthetic, keeping your image cohesive, and some tips and tricks from the experiences of DERMASCOPE's in-house aestheticians. In this episode, Elizabeth and Lauren discuss... [5:04] Considerations for naming your business, including how Lauren's business, Blush 'N Beauty Spa, got its name. [14:05] Brand cohesiveness and the root of brand identity. [16:52] Outsourcing technical aspects, like e-commerce and website building. [18:44] Finding something that works for you and keeping it simple, despite the plethora of options. [21:19] Navigating the pressure to give in to trends and outside opinions when building your brand identity. SEGMENTS [3:50] Topic Discussion [28:59] Game Follow DERMASCOPE: Instagram: @dermascope Facebook: facebook.com/dermascope TikTok: @dermascope Twitter: @dermascope Threads: @dermascope Additional Links: Follow Lauren Farmer: @blush_n_beauty_spa_ Follow Elizabeth Brasher: @theskingal

Duration:00:34:01

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5-Minute Throwback: Joshua Davis a.k.a. ToxJosh (Minisode)

12/21/2023
For the final throwback episode of season three, hear from renowned aesthetic nurse injector, Joshua Davis, also known as ToxJosh. In this clip, he offers some tips for conducting a successful and thorough client consultation, including being transparent, staying within scope of practice, and knowing your limits. This one is for you, injectors! Join the Aesthetics International Association to replay the full webinar! Follow DERMASCOPE: Instagram: @dermascope Facebook: facebook.com/dermascope Twitter: @dermascope TikTok: @dermascope Follow Josh: Instagram: @toxjosh Website: toxjosh.com Additional Links: Watch the full webinar. Join AIA. Visit our website. Learn more about this podcast. Subscribe to the magazine.

Duration:00:08:48

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Channeling Success with Dr. Mitchell Schwartz

12/14/2023
Tune in to this insightful discussion on the cutting-edge world of microchanneling with veteran dermatologist and founder of Procell Therapies, Dr. Mitchell Schwartz. Hear about the science behind the next generation of microneedling: microchanneling, the revolutionary advancements in skin care and dermatology pioneered by Procell Therapies, and gain valuable insights into an innovative approach to skin treatment. In this episode, Michelle and Dr. Schwartz discuss... [01:49] Dr. Schwartz's three-decade long background in dermatology and how he discovered microchanneling. [06:32] What microchanneling really is and how it differs from microneedling. [10:43] The ins and outs of Procell Therapies' growth factor serums and what sets their growth factors apart. [20:01] How Procell Therapies continues to flourish as a brand and add value to the aesthetics industry, including information on their newest device and potential future endeavors. Follow DERMASCOPE: Instagram: @dermascope Facebook: facebook.com/dermascope Twitter: @dermascope TikTok: @dermascope Follow Procell Therapies: Instagram: @procelltherapies Facebook: facebook.com/procelltherapies Additional Links: Learn more about Procell Therapies here. Visit our website. Join AIA. Learn more about this podcast. Subscribe to the magazine.

Duration:00:41:45

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December Monthly Overview (Minisode)

12/7/2023
The year may be coming to a close, but DERMASCOPE's educational opportunities are not slowing down one bit. This month, hear about the two webinars being offered, one on microchanneling presented by Procell Therapies and one on gut and skin health presented by Face Reality. In addition, hear about the special issue featuring our 2023 Cover Contest Winner, Jenny Pantoja, and the many articles on this month's theme: chemistry and sustainability. Follow DERMASCOPE: Instagram: @dermascope Facebook: facebook.com/dermascope TikTok: @dermascope Additional Links: Visit our website. Learn more about this podcast. Subscribe to the magazine. Read the December 2023 issue. Register for the "Gut-Skin Axis" webinar. Join AIA to be able to replay the full webinar library, including December 4th's "Microchanneling Mastery" webinar.

Duration:00:05:52

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Opening A Business (Part 1) with Lauren Farmer & Elizabeth Brasher

11/30/2023
The question of whether to open a solo practice is one most skin care professionals will ask themselves at some point in their career, but it can be a complex and seemingly daunting process. This week, Lauren and Elizabeth get into the nitty gritty of what it takes to start a business and keep it open, including warning signs to watch out for when finding a space, how to ensure long term success via your service menu, and who opening a business is -- and isn't -- for. In this episode, Elizabeth and Lauren discuss... [2:33] The roots of Lauren's spa, Blush N Beauty Spa. [6:50] The real costs of opening a business, including preparation, menu pricing, and avoiding unnecessary debt. [15:36] Curating your service menu. [23:53] Reasons not to open a spa business. [30:02] The technical side, including licensing, permits, and laws and regulations. SEGMENTS [02:33] Topic Discussion [35:49] Product Reviews [39:40] Game Follow DERMASCOPE: Instagram: @dermascope Facebook: facebook.com/dermascope TikTok: @dermascope Twitter: @dermascope Threads: @dermascope Additional Links: Follow Lauren Farmer: @blush_n_beauty_spa_ Follow Elizabeth Brasher: @theskingal

Duration:00:46:52

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5-Minute Throwback: Michelle D'Allaird-Brenner (Minisode)

11/16/2023
The host of the Aesthetic Report herself, Michelle D'Allaird-Brenner, is the subject of this season's penultimate throwback episode! Coming from season one, episode one, this clip features Michelle diving deep into the reasons why she accepted the offer to host the Aesthetic Report, and how it fulfills the DERMASCOPE mission of excellent continuing education! Follow DERMASCOPE: Instagram: @dermascope Facebook: facebook.com/dermascope Twitter: @dermascope TikTok: @dermascope Additional Links: Listen to the full episode. Visit our website. Join AIA. Learn more about this podcast. Subscribe to the magazine.

Duration:00:08:24

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Behind the Beauty with Amanda Strunk Miller

11/9/2023
Explore the inner workings of the authority on professional skin care as Michelle sits down with DERMASCOPE's very own Publisher, Amanda Strunk Miller. Listen in as they catch you up on the Aesthetics International Association, the latest on trade shows and education, and the 2024 Aestheticians' Choice Awards (make sure to cast your vote before the November 30 deadline)! In this episode, Michelle and Amanda cover... [03:10] DERMASCOPE Magazine in digital and print. [05:05] COVID's lingering industry effects. [07:41] All things AIA, including how it came to be, recent changes, and the opportunities and guidance it offers members. [10:45] The evolution of The Aesthetic Report. [13:00] The ins and outs if the much-anticipated Aestheticians' Choice Awards, and how you can make your voice heard. Follow DERMASCOPE: Instagram: @dermascope Facebook: facebook.com/dermascope Twitter: @dermascope TikTok: @dermascope Additional Links: Vote in the 2024 Aestheticians' Choice Awards (voting open until November 30, 2023) Visit our website. Join AIA. Learn more about this podcast. Subscribe to the magazine. Read the November 2023 digital issue.

Duration:00:33:38

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November Monthly Overview (Minisode)

11/2/2023
November promises an exciting lineup of content to keep you informed and inspired about all things aesthetics throughout the month. In this episode, learn about the November 2023 issue of DERMASCOPE, which delves into the world of medical and holistic aesthetics, as well as the two fantastic webinars we have lined up to further your professional growth. In addition, the 2024 Aestheticians' Choice Awards voting is open now through November 30. Don't miss the opportunity to cast your vote! Stay tuned, stay informed, and embrace the evolving world of aesthetics with all of DERMASCOPE's November offerings. Follow DERMASCOPE: Instagram: @dermascope Facebook: facebook.com/dermascope TikTok: @dermascope Additional Links: Visit our website. Learn more about this podcast. Subscribe to the magazine. Read the November 2023 issue. 2024 Aestheticians' Choice Awards voting (open til 11/30/23). Register for the "Let's Get Clinical" webinar. Register for the "Magic Mix" webinar.

Duration:00:07:44

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The Unkind Side of the Industry (Part 2) with Lauren Farmer & Elizabeth Brasher

10/26/2023
In this continuation of last month's episode, in-house aestheticians Lauren Farmer and Elizabeth Brasher dig further into the side of the aesthetics industry that is not so beautiful. Listen in as they continue the conversation, discussing the complexities of accessing medical-grade products, the harsh side of client treatment, and the shady marketing tactics of some brands that have left professionals feeling left out. In this episode, Elizabeth and Lauren dish on... [05:50] Handling difficult clients -- and their skin. [12:23] The Aesthetic Revolution and how unfair brand treatment displaces professionals. [23:30] Ordering limitations and how they affect both the spa and the soloist. [33:40] How brands that put professionals forward are invaluable. SEGMENTS [05:50] Topic Discussion [44:39] Game [50:23] Product Reviews Follow DERMASCOPE: Instagram: @dermascope Facebook: facebook.com/dermascope TikTok: @dermascope Twitter: @dermascope Threads: @dermascope Additional Links: Follow Lauren Farmer: @blush_n_beauty_spa_ Follow Elizabeth Brasher: @theskingal

Duration:00:56:39