Skin Deeper — Alayne's Blog

St. Patrick's Day Detox

After a night on the town, your skin may definitely show signs of being a little worse for the wear (if your head and body feel it, your skin does too!). And after a full weekend - or a holiday like St. Patrick’s Day of frollicking, your skin could need a major detox. Don’t know where to start? Don’t fret - we have a couple tips for you to get your skin back to normal as fast as…

Skin Spring Cleaning

After a long winter, spring is finally approaching and your skin is waiting to be rejuvenated after the cold. dry months drying out your skin. It is time for a spring cleaning for your skin and a change in your routine. The following steps will help you get your skin back into fighting shape for the spring and summer months:

  • A deep cleansing

Happy Valentine's Day

Ahhh Valentine’s Day. A day filled with love and happiness… and pressure and stress. And if you don’t have a special someone (or just dislike the commercialization of an emotion) it can be filled with irritation. But you know what - it doesn’t have to be that way!

Valentine’s Day is, of course, a wonderful day to make time for your…

How To Keep Your Skin Alive In The Dead of Winter

If you are like most people, cold temperatures leave your skin dull, dry, and feeling like all the moisture has been sucked out. This isn't a good feeling and can linger for months causing discomfort and frustration. When you go to apply makeup and see cracked skin and flakes peeking through, you know it's time to change up your routine to keep your skin glowy…

I Did It

I DID IT

Standing in the kitchen cup of coffee in one hand and my phone in the other, checking Facebook messages, Instagram, Twitter, interest one after the other moving from one to another without so much as a thought. Automatic. Mindless. Again. And again. I wake up in the morning, check my phone.…

Gift Cards During The Giving Season

As much as everyone loves getting gifts, giving gifts during the holiday season is just as rewarding. The season of giving is a time to be thankful for our family and friends and giving a gift that is personalized for them and putting thought into the gift shows them just how much we care. Not to say that you should only be showing your affection via gifts - but it’s just one little…

A HAPPY ENDING

The cabinet, the dark almost black filigreed mahogany one shaped like a quadrangle, is that what those symbols were called in geometry class? You know part octogan, part square, where the front was more narrow than the back but it was kind of rectangularish? The cabinet with the maroon velvet inside that smelled like smoke and scotch and had an unlocked…

The Difference Between Hard Wax and Traditional Soft Wax

Waxing is, in general, something that many people are a bit weary of, but there’s really no need to be. When a skilled esthetician does it, it can be completed with ease and relatively little pain.

There are many types of…

6 Tips To Keep Your Skin Glowing This Winter

It’s no secret that the weather can have a pretty drastic affect your skin. In the colder months your skin can get itchy, red, dry, and flaky. Thankfully, though, there are simple ways to avoid - or control - those undesirable issues with small tweaks to your skincare routine that won’t break the bank.

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Pumpkin, Pumpkin Everywhere | Why It’s Essential For Your Skincare

Every year around this time pumpkin becomes positively prolific - whether you have a couple decorating your front porch or you swing by your local coffee stop for your daily pumpkin latte it’s hard to deny that it’s definitely one of the more popular seasonal gourds. (Okay, it’s actually probably the only popular…