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Is Your BBQ Aging You?

Posted on June 13, 2016 at 7:50 PM



I recently came across this article Is Your BBQ Aging You? and wanted to share it, along with some Healthy Grilling Tips from the Association of Skin Care Professionals.

Healthy Grilling Tips

Summertime and gril...

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What Is LED Therapy?

Posted on June 6, 2016 at 11:15 AM



As we embark into June, one of the most common questions that I am asked as a skin care professional is, "Do facials really work?" My answer: Yes. Of course she's going to say yes, you're thinking. I mean, I want to sell my services, right? That's true, however, anyone who has come to see me at my skin care studio knows that I am not pushy with product sales or even my services. One of the main reasons that I opened my own skin...

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Finding The Right Sunscreen For You: Cut Through The Hype And Find What Works For You

Posted on May 30, 2016 at 8:30 AM



According to the American Cancer Society, more than 2 million people are diagnosed with skin cancer in the United States each year. There are more than 2,000 over-the-counter sunscreen formulas on the market today. How can you tell which sunscreens are the safest, most effective, and represent the best value for your money? In most cases, the answer comes down to the difference between the two types of filtering ingredients.

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Spotting Skin Conditions

Posted on April 20, 2016 at 3:35 PM



Being aware of the first signs of skin conditions will help you know when it's time to visit a doctor. Here is a short refresher on five of the most important signs you might see.

1. Butterfly Rash
This is a facial rash characterized by its shape: the middle part of the butterfly is on the bridge of the nose, with "wings" extending onto the cheeks. "It can signify a range of diseases, from milder conditions like ro...

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Banned: Microbeads

Posted on January 8, 2016 at 10:40 PM



According to Skin Inc, President Barack Obama signed a U.S. Senate approved bill to ban the manufacturing of microbeads in facial scrubs. This new law will take place on July 1, 2017, begining with prohbiting the produ...

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JANUARY FACIAL: Dark Chocolate Coconut Macaroon Facial

Posted on December 31, 2015 at 7:30 PM



Confection connoisseurs will enjoy the scents of coconut and chocolate in this facial. Coconut and papaya enzymes dissolve dead skin cells revealing healthy, soft skin. Cocoa, glycerin and squalane are excellent emollients, lubricants and humectants to draw moisture to dry, flaky skin. Vitamin E is an excellent anti-aging antioxidant.



Coconut/Papay...

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Younique Product Tutorial: Moodstruck 3D Fiber Lashes+

Posted on December 25, 2015 at 8:05 AM

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I have had several inquiries about the Younique Moodstruck 3D Fiber Lashes+, and wanted to share this tutorial on how to apply the lashes in three simple steps. 

What I love about this product is that you get the effect of wearing lash extensions, without the commitment. You can apply the fiber...

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To Tint Or Not To Tint? That Is the Question

Posted on May 10, 2015 at 11:40 PM



One of the most popular services that I offer at my skin care studio is eyebrow tinting. Though it's been around for a while, the service is still new to lots of clients.

What can eyebrow tinting do for you?

It's amazing what a difference a nice pair of shapely eyebrows can make to the structure of the face. Having neat, defined eyebrows frames the eyes, boosts facial symmetry and creates an attractive high-c...

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After You Leave The Wax Studio -- Underarm Waxing

Posted on April 22, 2015 at 12:35 AM



One thing that I'm commonly asked while performing waxing services is "What should I do for after care?" There are quite a few tips and tricks that I mention: exfoliating, waiting to exercise, waiting to shower, etc. There are lots of things that you can do to try to prevent ingrown hairs, but sometimes it's inecitable, no matter on what one does.Today, I want to focus on what to do after you leave my wax studio for underarms. ...

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Waxing vs Shaving -- A Quick Look At The Pros And Cons

Posted on March 29, 2015 at 10:45 PM



I'd say about 95% of my new clients come to me after coming off of shaving, wanting to commit to waxing. Of course, as an esthetician, I am going to tell you why I believe in waxing exclusively. I don't even own a razor anymore! However, I know that there's still a few of you out there, avoiding to make that phone call to me because you're just not quite sure, right?

Here's a quick look at the pros and cons of waxing and ...

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