Category: Facials

What’s So Important about Skin Hydration?

IN A WORD: WATER Water is the basic substance in our skin and throughout our body that transports vitamins and nutrients to skin cells.  This keeps them plump, healthy, alive, resilient and younger looking.  In order for your skin to protect itself from UV radiation, micro organisms and toxic agents, it must be kept adequately…

Happy Winter

And so this is winter…  It officially started on December 21st.  For me winter means the onset of an annoyingly itchy back followed by flaky skin on my legs (which hints at the necessity to wear stockings). This is just the beginning of winter weather complexion issues.  Tight, dry, flaky facial skin that increases the propensity for lines; a…

Back to School Facials

It’s back to school time and your teen could use a fun treat that also sets the stage for clearer, more beautiful skin throughout the upcoming year. There are many benefits of having a facial, but a back to school facial for teens will focus on cleaning out the pores and removing blackheads caused by…

The Best Facial for Fall.

Your back home after spending a couple of glorious months enjoying New England’s brief summer utopia.  It was great, but now your skin is in dire need of T.L.C. so you’ve made an appointment at Elizabeth Renee Esthetics Skin Care Spa for some quick skin recovery.  Between the buildup of dead, dull cells, clogged pores…

Six steps to minimize large pores.

Clients often ask me if they can shrink the size of their pores.   The honest answer is “yes and no.”  Pore size is something one inherits.  It is part of your skin type, like having oily skin.  This inherited characteristic is triggered by hormone changes, which is why pores are so much smaller in…

What are these white bumps on my skin?

Here are the most common white bumps found on the skin: MILIA: Milia is a condition that occurs when a pocket of keratinized skin cells is trapped underneath the surface of the skin.  These appear as waxy looking small, hard white bumps that do not usually disappear on their own.  Unlike whiteheads, they are not…