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Ready, Set, Glow!

Ready, Set, Glow!

When I have skincare consultations with clients, and I tell them they need to give their new skincare routine at least two to three months to see visible improvements, or at least 57 days for a retinoid, I can see they’re disappointed. I understand my client’s impatience-in the frenetic world in which we live, weContinue Reading

ABC’s of: Antioxidants

ABC’s of: Antioxidants

As an esthetician I am often asked about aging and the effects it has on our skin. Women are surprised when I tell them that aging doesn’t have to be an inevitable decline in their appearance. There are legitimate and preventive measures one can take to protect and improve their skin. If you are youngContinue Reading

ABC’s of: Retinoids

ABC’s of: Retinoids

I’m going to level with you. There are few skincare products that can pack a punch and get the real, noticeable results you are after. To that end, there is nothing that works like retinoids. It’s the best way to slow down the clock all by simply using a cream. Simply put, retinoids minimize theContinue Reading

Oil Well

Oil Well

Does anyone recall Gwyneth Paltrow’s appearance on the Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien? She received a lot of flak in the media for the “goop” on her legs, as seen here. While her legs were super reflective in the extreme, an overzealous makeup artist or assistant perhaps, I have to say that I love oil.Continue Reading

Aging Makeup Mistake: Heavy Foundation

Aging Makeup Mistake: Heavy Foundation

  One way to look older than you are, aside from this, is using a thick foundation. There are distinct ways to appear younger or older through the use of makeup and being heavy handed with your foundation application is a surefire way to appear older. Heavy foundation can settle into lines and wrinkles, makingContinue Reading

How To: Apply Skincare Products

How To: Apply Skincare Products

Start fresh. Proper cleansing prior to using your treatment products is crucial, you need to remove the waxy coating of dirt, oil, and makeup in order for your products to fully penetrate, and you can read more about effective double cleansing here. Texture common sense. As a rule you want to layer lighter, thinner productsContinue Reading

Taking Inventory

Taking Inventory

January is the perfect time of year to stay indoors and catch up on all the things you were too busy to do during the holidays. For me this is watching all my favorite shows, reading new books, and tackling the stack of magazines that have piled up {seriously I have a huge pile andContinue Reading

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