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36 ASCP Skin Deep Winter 2024 SKIN PHYSIOLOGY Knowledge Is Power A guide to common skin conditions and when to refer out by Mark Lees CLIENTS OFTEN LOOK TO THEIR esthetician for guidance about changes in their skin. It's something we encounter every day. During routine analysis with a magnifying lamp, we can see acne, hyperpigmentation, skin aging, and sun damage, and we can help improve all these conditions. But we also see marks, lesions, growths, and other conditions that may concern clients. It's important for estheticians to recognize these conditions that may need medical referral. COMMON SKIN CONDITIONS You may come across the following conditions with your clients. Here's what to take note of, which conditions can benefit from the care of an esthetician, and which conditions must be referred to a dermatologist.

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