Fall Transition

September is finally here. I’ve been dreading this month all summer long but it’s time to face reality, Summer is ending and we are going to have to prepare ourselves for the upcoming Fall weather. One thing that I find most important to do at this time of year is alter my skincare routine by…

5 Ways to prevent wrinkles while you sleep

There are so many things that we do during our morning and nightly skin routines to prevent further collagen loss and wrinkle definition that it’s silly not to take those same measures when we sleep. Although it might seem like a minuscule thing, the reality of your preferred sleep position could be one of the…

Pets need protection too

Have you ever looked at your furry little buddy during a long summer walk and wondered if they were feeling the sun rays as much as you are? The answer to that is yes, their skin is just as vulnerable as ours. Luckily, in today’s extremely pet friendly market, we have access to “pet safe”…

We share the same journey

The life of an Aesthetician is both rewarding and challenging. You are constantly reinventing yourself and your techniques. Keeping up with the latest trends in the industry is fun and a great way to stay refreshed on things that can expand your practice. One of the best aspects of my job is being able to…

My decision to stay out of the sun

  There is a well known statistic that states 80% of your sun damage has already happened by the age of 18. Reading that number both astounded me and made me really reflect on how much of my life was spent outside without the proper protection on. I by no means blame the wonderful parents…

Bikini or Brazilian

There are so many different methods of hair removal. Waxing, shaving (who has time to do this every day) and Laser Hair Reduction. With advancements in Laser technology, it’s becoming easier for women to access the proper technicians and rid themselves of all of their unwanted hair for good. If you’ve made the decision to…

What’s hiding in your brush?

When I started using makeup in the 7th grade it was very basic and the application consisted of using the brush that came with my Bare Minerals loose powder. Now when I walk the aisles of Sephora or Ulta the shelves are lined with 40 different brush options. I own at least 10 of them…

What does travel mean for your skin?

Summer is when we utilize those vacation days and slip away from our normal routines to take a break from it all. One of the most common forms of travel is to fly but what is arriving to our final destination in a matter of hours doing to our skin? Most airplane cabins have such low…

Decode Your Skin

“Face reading” has been around long before Aestheticians came into play in the Western world. Chinese Face Mapping is an art form that has been around since the days of Confucius, doctors used this technique as a way to diagnose certain ailments in the body and get an up close and personal look at their…

Lighter! Brighter! Tighter!

Chemical Peels are one of the most misunderstood treatments on the skincare market today. They can smooth texture, improve the appearance of wrinkles, brighten the skin, increase firmness, and much more – without the flaking, redness or peeling that would make you want to go into hiding. There are also different types of acids that…

Exfoliate and Stimulate

Microdermabrasion is a gentle procedure that resurfaces superficial layers of the skin.It’s a customizable treatment that can suit your specific skincare needs and leave you with a smooth, healthy glow. If you’re looking for an affordable treatment that allows you to resume your normal activities immediately then Microdermabrasion is perfect for you. Specific Treatments available: Remove…

Sunless over Sun Exposure

As Spring fast approaches I find myself contemplating how I’m going to acquire a realistic but safe tan this year. There are so many different outlets that we can utilize to accomplish color but which one is right for us? I’ve scoured the internet for great alternatives to cancer causing sunbeds and am listing a…