Six tips for repairing Summer sun damage

Six tips for repairing Summer sun damage

1) Your skin needs peace and quiet. Avoid using anything that is too aggressive. Discontinue laser treatments, cleansing brushes, and facial scrubs. The melanocyte (pigment producing cell in the skin) has been over stimulated excess sun exposure and it needs to rest. 2) Continue to be diligent with your sun protection. Even though the hot…

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What is a chemical peel?

What is a chemical peel?

If you’ve been dealing with persistent skin issues like hyperpigmentation, fine lines, acne, or uneven skin texture you may have looked into getting a chemical peel. They might sound scary or aggressive but a chemical peel performed by a competent and certified esthetician is an easy, low risk, and cost effective way to achieve results…

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Bothered by brown spots?

Bothered by brown spots?

Now that we are in the middle of winter and your summer tan has faded, you may be noticing bothersome brown spots and hyperpigmentation on your skin. Freckles, skin discoloration, and melasma are a huge skin concern for my clientele. It can be caused by sun damage, genetics, hormones, birth control, medications, and injury to…

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Ultrasonic Exfoliation or Microdermabrasion?

Ultrasonic Exfoliation or Microdermabrasion?

I’m often asked why I don’t offer microdermabrasion anymore in my studio. The reason is this, over the years I have seen microdermabrasion do more harm than good. Microdermabrasion became immensely popular in the 90’s and while it is an effective means of professional exfoliation, it really it only suitable for thicker skin types. I…

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The Low Down on Laser Hair Removal

The Low Down on Laser Hair Removal

During the last decade laser hair removal has increased in popularity and is now considered the gold standard in hair reduction. Waxing, tweezing, sugaring and shaving all offer temporary solutions to unwanted hair. Laser hair removal has the potential to offer you long term lasting results. If you’re considering leaping into laser hair removal, read the…

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