AmSpa News You Can Use – December 20, 2013

Posted By American Med Spa Association, Friday, December 20, 2013

U.S. Market for non-surgical procedures skyrockets
According to American Spa Medical Spa Report, non-surgical cosmetic procedures such as fillers and laser treatments have grown by 500% in the past 20 years and in 2012 alone, sales of professional aesthetics products saw a 7.5% increase. Why so popular? …
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Allergan: Eyeing a Turnaround
Although analysts say Allergan has been a disappointment over the past 2 years- only gaining 5% and lagging behind other pharmaceuticals like Valeant and Novartis-that is about to change. According to Credit Suisse analysts, several factors are going t return Allergan to its legacy of outperformance …
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Fill Harmonics
Injectables now account for more than half of the minimally invasive cosmetic procedures performed in the U.S. Non-animal-based hyaluronic acid (HA) dermal filler injections like Restylane and Juvederm have increased to over 1.3 million procedures per year. As the demand increases, so has the number of different available fillers and according to MedEsthetics, finding the right dermal filler is like a painter choosing the right paintbrush …
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Things Clients Say
In the new edition of SkinInc., esthetician and educator Terri Wojak discusses how to address clients’ claims like "I want a treatment to remove my wrinkles” or "my skin it too oily for moisturizer” and educate the client to help them achieve their skin care goals …
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Top 10 Professional Skin Care Industry Trends for 2014
According to SkinInc., the International SPA Association’s 2013 Spa Industry Study revealed an increase in total revenue, spa visits, revenue per visit, number of employees and spa locations last year. So how do skincare professionals ensure that their businesses and careers continue to stay lucrative? SkinInc. shares the top 10 trends shaping the current state of the spa industry …
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