Chemical peels first gained popularity in the 1960s when skin-care options were few and far between. Chemical peel treatments have remained a favorite because they can resurface and refresh the skin by diminishing the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, sun damage, enlarged pores, hyperpigmentation and acne scars. Today, chemical peels are often coupled with other skin-enhancing treatments for maximum benefits. It is extremely important that the person administering these treatments is an experienced skin practitioner. If the peel is not left on long enough there will be no effect on the skin; if it is left on for too long, it can cause damage to the living cells. Read More
Almost everyday I find myself suggesting different types of oils to my clients to use for dry skin or hair. Using oils for beautifying purposes dates back hundreds, if not thousands of years. For centuries women have sworn by all-natural hair oils. Beauty oils once forgotten are experiencing a resurgence, quickly becoming a favorite. It’s no surprise that they are the first choice for fighting common skin, hair and body problems. So whether you have fine or coarse tresses, oily or dry skin, check out a few of Mother Nature’s best moisture-rich serums for your hair type. The best oil formulations are those that are “cold-pressed”- they retain integrity of ingredients and freshness. Beware of bad oils that are heavy and greasy and contain large amounts of heavier oils like mineral, lanolin, and petroleum oil, that sit on the surface of the skin and clog pores. Below are the oils to look for in your beauty and hair products. Read More
There comes a day when one loses a parent and everything about life becomes confusing. The boundaries of our world are torn away and suddenly life seems bigger. It can shatter our limits, opening up our world into new dimensions and possibilities. We start questioning the choices we made in life. Everything from the city we live in, the jobs we have to the friends we’ve befriended. And such was my fate!
After questioning everything I have created so far, I truly liked what I saw except for one area needing my courage. I realized that I needed a new beginning, a breath of fresh air in regards to my career. After two and a half years of consistent training under the very best, I was ready to spread my wings and start a new chapter in my life. I wanted a place where I felt like I was home again, unrestrained and free to share my gifts. Read More
Tiny wrinkles, discolorations and dry patches are all will cause you to reach for the solution you haven’t tried before. And I am not talking about help from a professional. When money is scarce, everyone have to pick and choose where to spend their beauty funds and that includes skimping on expensive skin care treatments! Luckily, innovation in beauty and tech has brought out the coolest new gadgets designed to mimic a trip to the dermatologist. These new at home techno contraptions are changing the future of personal grooming as we know it. Read More
Sticky, smelly, and pasty SPF formulas of yesteryear are long gone, thanks to a new wave of technology! And it’s not just the standard spritz formulations I am into sunscreen now comes in many different forms to fit your lifestyle and beauty routine. Since SPF 15 doesn’t cut it anymore with the FDA’s new regulations, doctors and dermatologists alike recommend a broad-spectrum formulation of at least 30. I’ve done the research, read on and find the one for you. To see the product click on the image. Read More