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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 

Jul 17, 2019

The Best & Worst Skincare Habits

Hi, I’m Monica, a licensed Skin Therapist and mom of 4. I want to look good and feel good and I know most likely, you do too. So I compiled a list of the Best & Worst Skincare Habits to help you out. The Worst Skincare Habits Are… Too much alcohol. This is one of the worst things you can do for your skin! More than a glass, a night or two a week can really jack up your skin....Read More 

Jul 15, 2019

How to apply liquid foundation, concealer and powder

This blog is all about how to apply liquid foundation, concealer and powder. I get asked frequently how I apply my foundation, what products I use, and how my skin looks so flawless. I’m gonna share all that with you now! I will show you  how to apply foundation, concealer and powder, step-by-step in the video below. So here is the order of application: Cleanse, Tone & Moisturize Prime Foundation...Read More 

Jul 10, 2019

Sunscreen info you need to know, from an Esthetician.

What is the difference between Sunblock and Sunscreen? How much SPF Rating do I need? How long will my sunscreen protect my skin when I’m swimming? If you have these questions, then stick around to learn sunscreen info you need to know from an Esthetician, me! Sunblocks vs. Sunscreens Sunblocks reflect the sun’s rays from the skin, blocking the rays from penetrating the skin. They...Read More 

Apr 10, 2019

Facial Hair Removal

As an esthetician, I get lots of questions about facial hair removal. There seem to be new facial hair removal devices all the time on infomercials, at the drug store and of course there is also waxing, tweezing, bleaching creams and even home wax kits (use those at your own risk)! I have been waxing brows, upper lips, chins and entire faces since I got my esthetic license nearly 11 years ago,...Read More 

Feb 27, 2019

Wintertime Pick Me Ups

I used to really like the Winter. But after we had kids, and the yucky germs that get them and us sick, we have had a little different perspective on cold weather. I’m sure I’m not the only one who has been looking for some wintertime pick me ups. So I thought I would compile a list! Wintertime Pick Me Ups Fresh flowers in the house. After the festivity of Christmas and Valentine’s...Read More 

Jan 31, 2019

How To Use Essential Oils In A Bath

Stress relief in the form of a bath? Yes please! Well then let me tell you how to use essential oils in a bath. I need this at times, and chances are, so do you. Sometimes for clearing my head, other times for easing aches, and some times just to help calm me after a stressful day. Here is how I use essential oils in a bath for myself and my family. How to use essential oils safely in a bath. If...Read More 

Nov 30, 2018

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 

Sep 16, 2018

Cleansing Basics – Double cleansing to get clean and clear skin

Cleansing is THE first step in your skin care routine morning and night, so I want to make sure you know how to do it properly. 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 skin for the better....Read More 

Aug 13, 2018

Monica’s Reading List

Monica’s Reading List. What I’m currently reading. I enjoy the escape and imagination that books bring to my life. I’d love to read more frequently than I do, but here is what is on my nightstand currently. I’d love to hear your comments. Each picture is a link to Amazon, should you want more info, just click on the book covers to see the prices and if they are on Prime. amzn_assoc_placement...Read More 


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