VIRTUAL SKIN CONSULTATIONS

Facials are so relaxing, they give you a chance to snuggle in and leave the rest of the world outside that facial room door.  Soft music, dim lighting, a warm cozy bed while your skincare expert cleans, exfoliates, massages and nourishes your skin.  What could be better than that?  Well, frankly nothing. But in my […]

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IS TAP WATER CAUSING YOUR ACNE?

If you are having problems with breakouts you’ve probably explored many theories to find the root cause. You may have tried several treatments including dietary changes (cutting out sugar and dairy), stress reduction techniques (yoga and meditation) or even harsh acne products and medication.  You may have just given in to the thought that your […]

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Best Facial for Sensitive/Problem Skin.

If you have clogged pores and sensitive skin you probably know you need help from an esthetician to clear those pores and reduce breakouts but… you’re afraid.  The last time you had a facial your skin was beet red for days.  Not worth it.  So, how do you achieve clear skin and avoid feeling like […]

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It’s All About Energy

  Mitochondria are little power houses inside your cells.  These organelles are like little engines that fuel all the metabolic activity that happens in your skin (and in the rest of your body for that matter). Mitochondria transforms nutrients (specifically glucose) and oxygen to create ATP (adenosine triphosphate) which is the energy (think gasoline in […]

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Is Stress Aging Your Skin?

IS STRESS AGING YOUR SKIN? Life brings with it lots of stress. Kids, work and money issues to name a few. All trigger the stress hormone cortisol. Cortisol, produced by our adrenal glands, has the important function of allowing us to survive immediate, danger when in “fight or flight” situations. That was great back when […]

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Cold Weather Skin Savers

Burrrrrr. It’s cold outside. You thought you had your skincare routine tweaked to perfection but when the heat turned on you instantly felt like a prune. Moisture was immediately sucked out of your skin leaving it tight, dry, flaky and uncomfortable. Even worse, you suspect you’re looking a bit older than you did just a […]

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Peels that Reveal

Sun exposure, acne or just getting older can leave your skin tone uneven, wrinkled, spotted or scarred. If you want your skin to look smoother and younger, consider a chemical peel, which uses a chemical solution to smooth the texture of your skin by removing the damaged outer layers.  A chemical peel is one of […]

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How to Hydrate Within Your Skin

Hydration is an indisputable part of all skin care treatments and home care products.  Hydration provides benefits to all skin types regardless of their skin type.  Hyaluronic Acid, Aloe Vera, Panthenol, Glycerin, Sodium PCA and many different sugars heave long been known as effective hydrators that provide precious moisture to the skin.   Because hydrators are […]

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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 […]

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How Vitamins Boost Sun Protection

HOW VITAMINS BOOST YOUR SUN PROTECTION FACTOR Sunscreens are vitally important to the health of your skin and should be applied daily, but they’re not the whole story.  There are two vitamins that have been scientifically shown to protect your skin against sun damage.  They work when applied directly on the skin, or taken internally […]

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