Best Foundations for Acne-Prone Skin

One of the most common skin care concerns my clients have is acne. Because acne can make people feel so self-conscious, it is understandable that people would want to cover it up by any means necessary. However, using the wrong foundation can make acne much worse. This article has a list of excellent foundations for […]

Getting the Perfect Brow Shape

Eyebrows are one of the most important features of your face, so it’s so important to have the right shape for your face.  The most common problem I see with eyebrows is that people over-tweeze their brows- leaving small, pencil-like brows.  Allowing your brows to grow in fuller can change the look of your face- […]

What Are Extractions?

I get tons of questions about extractions from first-time clients. Extractions are included in every facial that I offer, and they are a critical part of keeping your skin clean and healthy.  So, what are extractions? Extractions are the process of clearing out clogged pores—namely, comedones, or blackheads. Blackheads appear on the skin like little […]

Dermatologist for Acne?

Should you go to a dermatologist for your acne? This blog is an excellent account of one person’s experience in going to a dermatologist to treat her acne—and how she regretted it. Instead of an analysis of her skin, a discussion of what products she was currently using, and her diet; her doctor prescribed her […]

Chemical Peels 101 – Part 2

What to Expect Before, During, and After a Light or Medium Chemical Peel Before- What do I need to do to prepare for a peel? Avoid shaving, waxing, bleaching hairs, hair removal creams and laser hair removal for at least three days before the procedure. Do not do any exfoliating scrubs or other exfoliating lotions […]

Chemical Peels 101 – Part 1

  As an esthetician, I hear lots of questions about chemical peels. The term itself seems to make some people feel uncomfortable– “Exactly what chemicals do you use?” “Is it painful?” “Will my face peel and be red?” Read on to find out how natural and gentle chemical peels can be, and how much they […]