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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 30, 2019

Fall Skin 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 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 outdoor festival or concert....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 

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 


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