Eyebrows from Freak to Fleek | Know Who Can Legally Perform Microblading

By: Aly Boeckh

What is it?

Microblading is a semi-permanent cosmetic tattooing treatment that fills in sparse eyebrows. The technique uses a hand-held tool with needles to apply pigments that simulate additional hairs. The color fades over time, and yearly touch-ups are recommended to maintain optimal results.

Microblading is a tattoo technique: The training, tools, and technique are different than what you'd see at a traditional tattoo parlor, but you are still embedding ink underneath the top layers of the skin. A pen-like tool is used to "feather" fine, hair-like lines into the brows.

Retain More Medical Spa Patients with Estheticians

By: Aly Boeckh

With all of the recent regulations affecting estheticians in the medical spa space, you're probably left wondering, "Well what exactly can an esthetician do anymore?" In most states, an esthetician’s scope of practice is limited to skin treatments that are not medical in nature. Which is why microneedling has become completely out of question, as it impacts the living tissue underneath the epidermis. 

However, there are still plenty of services estheticians can perform in a medical spa safely and compliantly that are crucial to your success. Here are just a few ideas on how you can get your estheticians more involved:

Opening a Med Spa Step-by-Step: Maegen Kennedy's Update 2

By: Aly Boeckh

Progress is being made at the construction site! Join Maegen Kennedy, PA-C as she gives you a quick updated tour of her very own medical spa. If you just joined us for the journey, make sure you check out Maegen's part one video to get caught up.

You're Invited! AmSpa's Medical Spa Business Summit

By: Aly Boeckh

Join us for AmSpa's Medical Spa Business Summit an entire day of medical spa training and education from the top educators in the medical spa industry, at Skin Inc.'s Face & Body Spa Conference & Expo in San Jose, CA on August 26. AmSpa will present an overview of the steps you need to take if you're thinking of jumping into the competitive medical spa industry. You will also learn the legal basics of medical spas, find out how to hire, motivate, and properly pay staff, and discover ways to use skin care programs to keep your patients coming back for more. Topics will also include:

3 Ways Skincare Can Make You Money

By: Aly Boeckh

Have you considered adding retail to your practice, but have yet to make it happen? Well don't worry, you're not alone. In fact, "The average retail spend per customer in a Medi Spa is $3.50. Department store brands like Lancome and Estee Lauder are eating your breakfast, lunch, and dinner!" as told by Dori Soukup with InSPAration Management at the Medical Spa Boot Camp in Chicago. 


Shocking, we know. Nealy Skeldon with Environ Skincare has outlined how to effectively incorporate skincare into your practice. Let's explore these 3 steps to boosting your ROI!