Why You Need To Try Dermaplaning!
What is Dermaplaning and how is it done: Dermaplaning is a manual form of exfoliation that takes off the top layer of superficial dead skin sitting on the epidermis along with all the "peach fuzz". It sounds scarier than it is. It's done with a surgical scalpel and due to the fact that it has no guard on it, it's essentially like getting the best straight razor shave you've ever had (ask the guys about this) minus the lathering foam. It's not painful and in fact most of ou
Facials ~ Pamper Yourself & Improve Your Skin at the Same Time!!
What does a facial do and what are the benefits? A professional facial is designed not just to help you relax, but to help improve your skin. Facials are customized treatments for the face, neck and décolleté that can help prevent and treat common problems. Having a smooth, glowing complexion is only part of the allure, facials can also: Boost collagen production Remove dead skin cells Improve the appearance of fine lines and blemishes Clear your pores Moisturize and hydrat
Glycolic acid: What is it? What does it do for my skin? How do I use it?
Here’s the skinny on what everyone is talking about… What is Glycolic Acid? Glycolic acid is a naturally occurring substance derived from plants – such as sugar cane, pineapple and sugar beets - and when used in skincare products offers many benefits to the skin, from rejuvenating to moisturizing. Benefits of Glycolic Acid Glycolic acid is the holy grail for exfoliation, effectively removing the outermost layer of dead cells from the complexion, revealing brighter, fresher sk
Don't Be Scared of Chemical Peels!
What is a Chemical Peel? Chemical peels are composed of chemical solutions that are designed to remove the top-most outer layers of the skin (stratum corneum) so that new, regenerated skin replaces the old. They can improve uneven skin tones related to age spots, acne scarring, excessive oil and breakouts, enlarged pores, fine lines and wrinkles, poor circulation and skin laxity (loose skin). Chemical peels are classified as light to deep. The depth and strength of the peel d
The Benefits of Microdermabrasion
What is microdermabrasion, and why would you recommend it to someone? Microdermabrasion is a procedure that removes the upper layers of skin known as the stratum corneum. This treatment is a form of physical exfoliation that promotes new collagen production, smooths out the skin and helps reverse signs of aging by minimizing scars and smoothing out fine lines. It can improve your skin’s texture and tone and is also used to treat discoloration, sun damage, light scarring and s