Good Skincare Reads for Estheticians

While Instagram can undoubtedly be entertaining and inspiring for us estys, there’s nothing like taking the time to unplug and read a really good book that broadens our knowledge. You know, the kind of book that sort of just sticks with you and helps you better your practice. If you’re looking to add a few good reads to your bookshelf, then we’ve got you covered. Whether you are reading for fun or to gain better insight on beauty topics to share with your clients, here are the best beauty, skincare, and wellness books to read in your free time. Remember, knowledge is power estys! Consider this time an investment in yourselves and your business!

The Skincare Bible: Your No-Nonsense Guide to Great Skin

Written by one of the UK’s leading consultant dermatologists, Dr. Anjali Mahto, The Skincare Bible busts all the fads and distorted claims that flood the skincare world (from chia seeds and glowing skin to lilac water and acne scarring). It’s honesty we can appreciate! Mahto provides tips on the best products and routines for those struggling with their skin health to find what works for their skin. This book is ideal for estheticians starting out or for those who want to provide simple yet useful tips for their clients!

The Little Book of Skincare: Korean Beauty Secrets for Healthy, Glowing Skin

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👱🏻‍♀️ ‪The Little Book of Skin Care‬ by Charlotte Cho – the secret behind the world’s most beautiful skin! 💕 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ My obsession with Korean Beauty secret got me to buy this book. 📖 I have read mixed reviews about this book but decided to take the plunge and pre-ordered it at a local bookstore since this is not widely available in the UAE. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🛒 Got it for AED 125/USD 35 at @borders_me 📚 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 📝 I just started to read this book, but I’ll surely be sharing bits and pieces of helpful information from this book in my feed ☺️ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #thelittlebookofskincare #charolottecho #sokoglam #abbeatthealgorithm #skincareenthusiast #love #koreantensteps #koreanbeauty #abcommunity #abcommunityph #abcommunityuae #abskincare #skincareroutine #skincarecommunity #kbeauty #skincarereview #kbeauty #skincarebook #soko #bookworm #skincareaddict #skincarejunkie #discoverunder10k #koreanbeautysecret #skincare

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Consider this the perfect little gem for your waiting room. You can also learn a tremendous amount about Korean beauty philosophy from Charlotte Cho, founder of Soko Glam and New York certified esthetician. Every esty has skincare secrets to share, and this esty’s secrets have taken the industry by storm! Find out why through her Korean ten-step skincare routine, tips, and step-by-step tutorials!

The Beauty Geek’s Guide to Skincare

Ok esty nerds, we’ve got something for you, too! When it comes to ingredients, this book covers everything you need in the treatment room in a way that’s clear and understandable. It can also help your clients read labels so that they better understand what they are putting onto their skin.

The Beauty of Dirty Skin: The Surprising Science of Looking and Feeling Radiant from the Inside Out

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I never stop listening, I never stop reading, and I never stop growing -Even when I have a treatment! . The more I study, the more I work with clients, the more evident it is that skin is not a secluded organ that works all on its own. It’s highly dependent upon what’s going on in remote areas of your body, where the sun doesn’t shine! If your skin’s ecosystem is off balance, you can experience any number of skin conditions like rosacea, psoriasis, eczema, acne, and premature aging skin too! If you can promote good health in the stomach, skin will reflect and start to heal itself in addition to good skin care products and in clinic treatments. . This is where my love for nutrition and wellness is really going to enhance my clinic and clients results- they are all related to good skin and aging well! When you walk into my clinic, you can feel good about and trust our holistic approach to wellness and good skin! . I want you to tell me the last book or audio book you listened to!

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This read goes beyond the surface level of the skin and talks about how skin disorders like acne, rosacea, eczema, and psoriasis are manifestations of our gut. Learn more about the microbiome and treating the skin from the inside out from internationally renowned Dermatologist, Whitney Bowe MD. 

Glow from Within by Joanna Vargas

Celebrity esthetician Joanna Vargas believes in glowing skin for everyone! And she is teaching her readers how to create the best skincare routine for their skin type. She also provides product recommendations, DIY recipes, and programs for your clients who have time-specific goals. Maybe helpful for a client with an upcoming wedding!? Joanna proves how just integrating simple steps into your daily routine can work wonders for your skin.

No More Dirty Looks: The Truth About Your Beauty Products

Say no to toxic ingredients in cosmetics! There are so many products that claim to be natural, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that they are 100 percent safe. Discover the harmful effects of “magical” ingredients like formaldehyde. This book isn’t shoving the idea of clean beauty products down your throat, either. It provides you with valuable information so that you can make informed decisions on your own!

Eat Beautiful: Food and Recipes to Nourish Your Skin from the Inside Out: A Cookbook

See what’s cooking in Eat Beautiful and how certain ingredients like pomegranate, spinach, and red wine feed your skin for the better. Whip up some clean, delicious dishes and share them with your clients so that they can practice mindful eating, too. Take the time to pamper yourself with homemade masks, scrubs, and cleansers! 

Les Nouvelles Esthetiques & Spa Magazine

Let LNE be your monthly source of inspiration! This skincare and spa magazine is geared towards estys like you who want to continue to learn and grow their business. We look out for the latest trends, innovations, and best industry tips to share with you to help you perfect your craft and be the best esty you can be. Subscribe now!