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 […]

Treating Female Adult Acne

Just when you thought your adolescent skin was a thing of the past, you achieve adulthood only to discover you still have acne.  You’re not alone.  Females in their 20’s and 30’s commonly experience adult acne. Whether you have regular acne or occasional monthly outbreaks, it can be frustrating, annoying and even depressing.  But don’t […]

See Immediate Benefits from Microdermabrasion

Do you want to see an immediate reduction in fine lines, age spots and minor acne scars?  Experience the benefits of microdermabrasion – a painless, thorough exfoliation with rapid results.  A microdermabrasion treatment will reveal beautifully rejuvenated skin without any down time for recovery.  Combined with a cleansing facial, your skin with be softer, smoother […]

Best Skin Care Treatment and Facials This Winter

The lack of rain in the Bay Area is affecting more than the foliage and water supply.  The dry weather is taking a toll on your skin, too. The low level of moisture in the air is contributing to the already rough winter elements that dry out your skin.  To avoid further dehydrated skin, take […]

Blueberries and Honey for Hydrated Skin

Don’t let your skin get dehydrated during the cold winter days!  Use the super hydrating powers of blueberries and honey to rejuvenate and hydrate your skin.   My Blueberry and Honey Norwegian Hydrating mask is especially great in this super cold San Francisco weather we are having! This mask helps plump fine lines and crepe-prone skin […]

How to Get Beautiful Skin in Just 8 Weeks

I love beautiful skin. I love helping my clients achieve beautiful skin. My favorite facial treatment for creating beautiful, radiant skin is the G.M. Collin Botinol Facial.  The Botinol Facial treatment visibly reduces lines and wrinkles.  This clinically proven procedure will fight the natural aging process and leave you with younger looking skin.  After one […]

Summer Sunscreen

Hello, and thank you for visiting my blog. I would like everyone to be aware that even though we live in foggy San Francisco, we all need to wear sunblock. I have 4 different sunblocks and 2 tinted sunscreens at my skin care studio to choose from. If you are going on a sunny vacation […]