What is really important to know about sunscreen. Timing and chemical ingredients. Read more and then watch for the video for my professional opinion on sunscreen! Truly important for anti-aging!!Read More
Indoor Tanning Beds are deadly. Many states are trying to have them banned. Already there are strict rules for those under 18. The article is a quick video and facts from the American Academy of Dermatology on Indoor Tanning Beds. Just a warning: heat/sun rash or reaction to the cleaner in the bed is another issues my clients faced after using a tanning bed!Read More
Most peels prior to the VI Peel provided minimal results if not damaging results to people with skins of color. By combining a synergistic blend of five acids that no other peel offers the VI Peel produces positive result for all skin types:
I also asked my husband to try threading.
Not that his eyebrows are out of control – I selfishly wanted to see it done up close and personal. Being the gentleman that he is, he agreed. We left the kids with the grandparents and strolled into the mallRead More
Simple and now a beauty status symbol classic eyebrows promote a youthful look. Full groomed eyebrows, are an overlooked way to provide a youthful appearance to any face.Read More
What are the facts about Botox. It seems so simple. Is it really? Get just the facts without the hype.Read More
First, the ultrasonic vibrations exfoliate the superficial scaly layers of the skin, reviving the skin tissue. When water is exposed to ultrasound vibrations, the ultrasonic emission has a spectacular effect on the water molecules, which become pulverized. This is called micronization. It creates a soft peeling effect rendering the skin youthful and luminous after the first treatment.Read More
Outrageously expensive even today, this was beyond luxury for these ladies of wealth. Latte, a Greek donkey farm, gives great information about the process of milking donkeys. Check it out now for a good chuckle!
Below is a cheat sheet of what is most commonly used today. Latic acid is still popular, although it is not made with donkey milk.
Alpha Hydroxy Acid Peels (AHA)
Alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) are often:
- fruit acids
- sugar cane juice of the fermentation of milk
- naturally occurring carboxylic acids such as glycolic acid (a natural constituent of sugar cane juice), and lactic acid (found in sour milk and tomato juice)
Always a Question in the high county. When is the best time to get a peel? We are outdoors folks, hiking, biking, skiing, camping. Spring is the best time to start fresh with new skin. Especially with peels that build on one another. Check out this video for more in formation on peels.Read More
What are the benefits of a Peel?
Combats fine lines and wrinkles (especially around the eyes and mouth)
Reduces hyperpigmentation (aka, brown spots caused by hormones or the sun)
- Lightens and evens skin tone
- Reduces oil (sebum) production
- Reduces appearance of mild acne scaring
- Tightens and strengthens skin
- Smooths rough skin
The amount of change from any Peel depends on the depth of the Peel, or the number of Peels given in a series.Read More
The lipid rich outer layer of the skin (stratum corneum) is damaged by both sun and wind. The good news is that wind damage although uncomfortable does not typically produce lasting damage. As with sunburn, windburn is drying, often turns the skin red and can flake or peel. Prevention is the best option but if wind burn does occur sooth the skin with the followingRead More
For all coconut oils wonderful properties, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and ability to help stop the skin's water loss, it just is not a perfect cure for all acne sufferers. While the topical use of coconut oil can disturb the delicate acid mantle of many acne sufferers ...Read More
Many essential oils pass through the skin and into the blood, while some even pass through the blood/brain barrier. Currently in alternative healing these oils are beginning to be extensively studied for medical purposes.Read More
DHA is a sugar derived from plant sources such as beets and sugar cane, and it works with your skin to create the perfect airbrush spray tan. Once combined with the proteins and amino acids on the top layer of your skin, it creates a temporary darkening effect called theRead More
The beauty of the high country draws visitors and residents outside to play, and that’s generally good for your health. But the dry, thin air can wreak havoc on your skin, requiring extra care to keep it young, supple and radiant. By Cindy KlehRead More
Valentine's Day Chocolate Gifts lend themselves to the wonderful wafting smells of chocolate breads, cookies and candy. Try a different treat this year. Treat your dry, weather-beaten skin to a sumptuous, oozing, indulgent...oh yes, and beneficial...hot chocolate facial!
Uneven tan? Splitting or cracking or even gasp an oompa loompa orange tan, how do you remove a bad airbrush tan?Read More
As the TV commercials tell us the anti aging and anti wrinkle creams are a multimillion dollar industry. But wait, there is something better and cheaper to improve skin appearance. Natural anti aging skin care that includes facial exercises will increase circulation, lessen the appearance of fine lines and improve the overall look of your skin. Get started today with a few simple youtube videos.Read More
What is the perfect solution for hair removal? Facial waxing? Shaving the bikini line? Waxing vs Shaving what is your choice?Read More
Make your Airbrush Spray Tan last the whole 7 days with these 6 tips.Read More