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Winter Skin

Winter Skin

The cold and windy wintertime is here, and that can mean dry, flaky and irritated skin for many women. The majority of clients wish to hydrate their skin, but aren’t sure how and when to use a serum as opposed to a crème, and the […]

Microbeads and the environment

Microbeads and the environment

Have you heard about microbeads? If not, I’d like to educate you on these little plastic culprits, and make sure you stay away from face and body scrubs which list them as an active ingredient. Microbeads are tiny round plastic beads that are found in […]

Sanitation and Infection Control for Spa/Salon Workers

Sanitation and Infection Control for Spa/Salon Workers

Sanitation and infection-control are some of the first things we all learn in beauty school, and for good reason! It is crucial to have an understanding of the different kinds of infections you may come across, in order to protect yourself and the client. Clients […]

SPF – Everything You Need to Know About Sun Care

SPF – Everything You Need to Know About Sun Care

“How do I choose the right sunscreen? What is an SPF? Which sunscreen safe for my children? Should I use a waterproof sunscreen?” It’s not surprising that many people, including estheticians have questions about sun care products. There is a vast array of sunscreens on […]

Supercharge Your Beauty Routine – Almonds 4 Ways for Your Skin Health!

Supercharge Your Beauty Routine – Almonds 4 Ways for Your Skin Health!

Those who know me well, know I am absolutely obsessed with raw nuts, seeds, dried fruit, and berries! In fact, I always keep pumpkin seeds, chia seeds, hemp seeds, and a variety of nuts in the house, and pack them in my bag daily for […]

Lupus and Facial Treatments

Lupus and Facial Treatments

First and foremost, it’s important that lupus patients talk to their doctors about getting a facial, and receiving an approval in writing. Because all clients are different, you want to know what hurts, and what areas have been affected by the lupus. You need to […]

Cupping for Acne

Cupping for Acne

Cupping, a favorite of mine, is highly effective for cystic acne. In Traditional Chinese Medicine acne is often caused by heat, dampness, and stagnation, and cupping is effective at reducing heat and moving stagnation. Cupping is performed by depressurizing the inside of the cup with […]

Estheticians – 20 Minute Activities That Will Nourish Your Body and Soul

Estheticians – 20 Minute Activities That Will Nourish Your Body and Soul

As a business woman, I wear lots of hats daily. My work keeps me busy, but I have made it a point to always allow myself to STOP and relax, play, recharge  and unwind. These 20-minute activities will give your body, mind and heart, the […]