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Nov 18, 2020

Fall Skin Care Tips, from an Esthetician

I love fall. It’s my second fav season, Spring is my first. But that’s not what I’m here to talk about. I’m here to share some Fall Skin Care Tips with you. As a licensed Esthetician, or Skin Therapist, I see similar concerns every Fall. So you spent a little too much time outdoors in the midday sun. Maybe forgot to take extra sunscreen with you to that picnic. Check out...Read More 

Sep 12, 2020

Foods & Beauty

Hello out there! It has been a minute or two since I’ve written a blog. 2020 has got me in a mess. I feel like I’m barely keeping up with all my responsibilities, and forget my hobbies, those have been thrown right out the darn window. I am actually writing to you all from a friend’s condo on the coast of South Carolina. I’ve been here for almost 4 days with my husband,...Read More 

Jul 3, 2020

Sunscreen info you need to know!

Most of us enjoy fun in the sun, especially on the lake or beach, but a sunburn is not part of the fun, right? Well let me help you out by avoiding that foolishness all together! Sun protection is the single most important anti-aging step you can take, keep reading for sunscreen info you need to know, to learn more! Sunblocks vs. Sunscreens Sunblocks reflect the sun’s rays from the skin,...Read More 

Jun 30, 2020

After Sun Skin Care Tips

After Sun Skin Care Tips to help your skin recover and regain health! Use a gentle facial wash, not bar soap or gel soap to cleanse your skin. Use it twice if you have a build up of sunscreen, makeup or oil on the skin. Skip the toner. Using alcohol based products could really dry you out even more than you already are, so unless it’s a rosewater or soothing alcohol free toner, just don’t...Read More 

Apr 30, 2020

Skin Consultations Now Available!

Hey ladies! I hope this blog finds you well. I have an announcement! I have launched phone and virtual skin consultations. This service is a new way of doing business amid this virus situation we have going on these days. When all this was beginning, I thought, “This won’t last too long. I’ll be back to work in a month.” Well, that is not the situation. I’ve been...Read More 

Mar 23, 2020

How To Properly Cleanse Your Face

  Cleansing is THE first step in your skin care routine morning and night, so I want to make sure you know how to properly cleanse your face. If you wear any cosmetics then you absolutely positively need to be doing a double cleanse. A double cleanse is a two step skin cleansing process. I first learned about this process in esthetics school back in 2007, and implementing this changed my...Read More 

Jan 6, 2020

Winter Skin Care Tips From A Skin Therapist

Cold weather has descended upon us and with it, dry, flaky and chapped skin is showing up. Many of my clients have noticed a change in their skin and women are flocking in for creams and serums. So since I help clients in my skincare practice, I wanted to share this info I would give you if you were seeing me in person for a facial, or seeking my advice for skincare products. Here are my cool...Read More 

Oct 30, 2019

What Exfoliation Can Do For You

Exfoliation is probably one of THE most important skin care steps you can do for yourself. But exfoliation is a step many women are missing from their daily routine. I think this is because they are not sure what product to use, or even why they need to do this. So I’m gonna tell you. What is exfoliation? Exfoliation is the process of removing dead skin cells from the surface of the skin...Read More 

Sep 3, 2019

Before & After Eyelash Extensions

I have a LOVE affair with eyelash extensions. It began about 7 years ago when my friend Candace did my eyelash extensions for the first time. I instantly felt sexy and glamorous and just, well, pretty. For about 4 years I really enjoyed having eyelash extensions. When my friend, who was the only person who ever did them for me moved out of the country, I was excited for her, but a little sad for...Read More 

Aug 31, 2019

Facial Rollers: Jade, Rose Quartz or Amethyst?

Facial Rollers: Jade, Rose Quartz or Amethyst? Not sure what all the fuss is about? Let me tell you. Benefits of Facial Rollers Facial gemstone rollers can increase the skin’s absorbtion of skin care products like serums and oils, they are soothing and can also reduce inflammation as well as provide a deep relaxation, especially when someone else is doing this for you! They also can aid...Read More 


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