If you are an esthetician or are thinking of becoming one, you understand the importance of staying up to date on an industry that is rapidly changing. It is vital for estheticians and other skincare professionals to stay up to date on the latest products, techniques, beauty technologies, treatments, expert opinions, and industry news and trends to be successful in the long run.

A great resource for the most relevant, up-to-date information are magazines that are geared towards skincare professionals. Not only do these monthly publications offer valuable information, but most of them are also either sponsored, host, or participate in trade shows, so they are a great resource to stay in the know about upcoming events and trade shows happening around the country. The events also present a great way to network your business and services, position yourself as an expert in the aesthetic industry and find deals on products that you might not find anywhere else.

So, which magazine publications should be on every esthetician’s radar? We rounded up the top seven magazines to keep you in the know.

New Beauty Magazine
Brought to you by the folks behind the NewBeauty website that provides commentary from plastic surgeons, dermatologists, aesthetic experts, along with the skincare routines of beauty editors and celebrities, New Beauty Magazine is the ultimate resource for the beauty space that offers trend-driven information, original content and reporting, product and treatment must-haves by the trusted voices of NewBeauty’s editors.

Skin Inc.
Considered one of the leading industry publications for skincare professionals, Skin Inc. delivers timely information about skin science, treatment techniques, products, beauty business solutions, and much more. The company’s business unit provides in-depth, unbiased business and technical information in various formats to serve skincare facility owners, managers, and practicing estheticians in the United States and Canada.

Launched in 1975, DERMASCOPE Magazine is America’s first and most trusted professional trade publication for skincare professionals. Since its inception, the mission of the magazine has been to be a trusted resource for the aesthetics industry by providing cutting-edge information, unbranded education, in addition to unprecedented platforms for continued education.

DERMASCOPE has established themselves as the authority of professional skincare covering a range of topics from chemical exfoliation, hair removal, marketing, trends, hyperpigmentation, and continuing education. Ninety percent of the magazine’s readership are estheticians and spa owners who utilize the magazine as their go-to resource for the latest industry news for their business.

Les Nouvelles Esthétiques
Established in Paris in 1952, Les Nouvelles Esthétiques & Spa magazine has become a trade publication with worldwide recognition and an international network. This long-standing magazine is published in 30 countries including France, Brazil, Italy, China, Japan, the United States and distributed in almost 70 countries.

The domestic version of this magazine has been published since 1985 where it has carved out a reputation of bringing the latest information on spa therapies, operations, make up, business management and more to skincare professionals and business owners. Les Nouvelles Esthétiques & Spa magazine has become more than just a publication, it has evolved into a robust ecosystem of educators in the industry, practitioners, owners, and writers to share the vast knowledge of the industry to advance both beauty professionals and owners to take their businesses to the next level.

Modern Aesthetics
While Modern Aesthetics magazine is geared towards providing advice on practice development and patient care for aesthetic physicians, it is a trusted resource on the latest minimally invasive treatments, technologies, and procedures. Thought leaders with various aesthetic specialties share success stories to help clinicians integrate new technologies successfully into their practice. If you want to hear what the latest innovations are in the medical aesthetic space—this magazine will keep you up to date.

If you are a provider of non-invasive and minimally invasive aesthetic procedures and are looking for the latest information on regulations, skincare research, techniques, and practice management so you can offer your clients the best outcomes, MedEstheticsMag is a must read.

Allure As the first and only magazine dedicated to beauty, Allure is a go-to for the latest information on skincare, beauty products, make-up looks, tips, trends, and more. There is a lot to know when you work in the beauty industry, but Allure will allow you to explore all the latest products and services consumers are seeking.


When you are a licensed esthetician or beauty business owner, there is a tremendous amount of information you need to stay up to date on including regulations, trends, products, techniques, continued education, specialized training and certification, treatments, operations, management, and beauty technology. While you should seek this information on these topics from a variety of sources, the seven magazines geared towards the aesthetic industry above will certainly help you stay ahead of the curve.