Thanks to government safety procedures and waves of people receiving COVID-19 vaccinations, clients are finally able to pursue skin treatments for the first time since the pandemic began over a year ago.

For some, facials were a part of their monthly beauty routine – but close contact, involving a level of personal touch beyond even hair and nail services, had them unable to return.

In recent weeks, those in the professional skincare industry have been given the go-ahead to reopen their businesses, eagerly setting protocols to perform the usual peels, hydrafacials, microdermabrasian and more without risk of spread.

Dermalogica actually spent the greater part of 2020 working on procedures and precautions, figuring out how to safely operate amid the pandemic. They created the 12 Principles of Enhanced Safety Service and launched a new program called Clean Touch Certification that all skincare pros can use to become certified under new COVID-19 safety guidelines. And yes, Dermalogica's principles go beyond what is legally mandated but should not replace state board or local authority regulations.

We spoke to Jordyn Kornblatt, a skin therapist at Dermalogica in West Hollywood, CA, about what her reopening experience has looked like and how staff can prioritize health and safety through before, during and after services. Watch the video below to hear her insights:


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To become Clean Touch Certified, visit dermalogica.com/inthistogether.

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