In our latest episode of The Skin Wellness Pro Show, we took the time to reflect on the incredible journey we’ve had so far. Can you believe we’ve already completed 10 episodes? It’s been an amazing experience, and we want to express our gratitude for your continued support and engagement. During the episode, Tara and Rachael discuss their plans for the upcoming second season of the podcast, and what they’re excited about this fall. They also shared some personal insights from their very busy summers, and shared perspectives on what a truly integrative practice can look like.

Watch Episode 1.10, Reflections, Revelations, and Revitalizing the Future of Nutritional Aesthetics® below:

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What is an integrative practice?

As discussed in the podcast, integrative practice refers to the combination of medical and holistic approaches in the beauty industry. By incorporating both practices, we believe practitioners can enhance their value and provide better client results. Now is the perfect time to adopt an integrative approach, as people increasingly seek deeper perspectives on improving their skin and health.

Regardless of one’s job in the beauty or wellness industries, integrating holistic practices can benefit both the practitioner and the client. By offering consultations and providing clients with options to improve their overall well-being, practitioners can increase their value in the eyes of their clients.

One of the main advantages of teaching your clients an integrative approach to healthy skin, is that it focuses on providing information and guidance to clients, suggesting simple changes or swaps that can have a significant impact on their health and well-being. These small changes can lead to big transformations in people’s lives, making them more likely to become long-term clients.

By focusing on foundational changes such as nutrition, lifestyle, and mindset, practitioners can build a stronger foundation for their clients’ skin cells. This, in turn, leads to better results from products, treatments, and procedures offered at salons or spas. What that means is that the results will last longer and come faster, ultimately leading to happier clients who will return more frequently.

Furthermore, we cannot ignore the crucial role of integrative practice in addressing underlying health issues. For example, if a client is experiencing hair loss or thinning, practitioners can suggest that they see a doctor for hormone panels. This holistic approach allows practitioners to assist clients in finding the root cause of their issues rather than simply treating the symptoms with topicals or conditioners. By addressing these deeper imbalances, practitioners can provide more effective solutions and help clients achieve long-lasting results.

Beauty is not just about external appearances.

Our skin, hair, and nails are all influenced by the overall health of our bodies. Integrative practice recognizes this connection and promotes practices that improve overall well-being. By adopting lifestyle practices that support health, clients can experience external improvements and feel better overall.

In conclusion, Nutritional Aesthetics® promotes integrating medical and holistic practices in the beauty industry. It encourages practitioners to consider the whole person and offer various options and pathways to beauty and wellness. By adopting a holistic approach, practitioners can better support their clients in achieving their desired outcomes and feeling their best. There is also a growing interest among medical professionals in incorporating holistic practices into their work.

Overall, the Nutritional Aesthetics® approach emphasizes the importance of being open-minded, inclusive, and supportive of individuals navigating the societal expectations and pressures of aging.

Would you like to learn how to bring our integrative approach to healthy skin to your clients?

You can start your journey today by enrolling in our professionally accredited Certified Nutritional Aesthetics Practitioner® Training Program. Click HERE to learn more and enroll.