Bikini’s and Beards; Tips to Reduce Ingrown Hairs

Lions, Tigers, and Beards, oh my! Whether we’re talking about bikini’s or beards, I’m going to give you tips on how to reduce ingrown hairs. An ingrown hair is a skin condition in which hair grows backwards or sideways under the skin rather than upward out of the skin. Ingrown hairs can arise due to…

Face Facts; You May Be Sensitive or at Least Your Skin Is

Sensitivity can vary from person to person and mean different things. One person might be sensitive due to dryness, while another has blemishes, flaky, itchy or inflamed skin. This means that there is not just one treatment for sensitive skin. Sensitivity can be genetic in origin, induced via the use of harsh products, or due…

10 Tips to Improve Your Skin from an Esthetician 

From morning to evening here are some tips that will make your skin happier. Cleansing your face it is often best to start with a gentle cleanser to help emulsify the oil, makeup, or debris. After rinsing, a second wash with a treatment cleanser is necessary for thoroughly clean skin. This process should be performed…

The Buzz on ‘Back-ne’ aka Back Acne

Pimples popping up on the back are unsightly and can be uncomfortable. Acne can form anywhere on the body; however, acne on your back is different from acne that appears on your face. The skin on your back is much thicker which causes acne to form much deeper and appear more cystic than facial acne….

How Often Do I Really Need a Facial?

The quick answer is that it depends on what type of facial treatment you are getting. There are my types of facials. Here are just a few: Oxygen Facials are typically recommended as a treatment in a series. Your Esthetician may suggest that you have them weekly for up to six weeks in a row,…

Find Out Why You May Have Dry, Dehydrated and Oily Skin All at the Same Time

People who have skin conditions due to excess oil production, such as acne often over wash and under-moisturize, leading to skin that is dehydrated but still oily. Dehydrated skin typically feels tight and dry, even after a moisturizer is applied. Additionally, dehydrated skin can result from not drinking enough water. Those living in dry, arid…

When to Pop Pimples at Home

When you decide to pop pimples at home it’s important to have the right tools and be in a good frame of mind. Removing pimples, using antibacterial products, cold compresses, and spot treatments with ingredients such as salicylic acid (SA) are always the best first step. If you have sensitive skin, salicylic acid is the…

Much Ado about Wrinkles, Laugh Lines and Falling Eyelids

When it comes to aging there are two roads: natural or enhanced. As with all roads, you may not travel them simultaneously. You will come to a certain age where you are at that fork in the road and you will need to choose. But, what does each path look like? I can help you…

Get the Skinny on Sunburns and Base Tans?

When we see tan skin, we are programmed to think healthy, right? It has taken on its own life, with its own vernacular. Think: base tan and sunburn. Many of us start the summer expecting to burn a bit and then turn that into our base tan. Some of my clients have told me that…