Skin + Spa

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…

The Art of Indulging

Regardless of who you are or what your profession is, we all need to indulge a bit sometimes. Yes, even the owner of a business that caters to indulging needs to unwind from things happening behind the scenes and in their personal life - to take a step back and just breathe.

Why You Should Never Sleep In Your Makeup

It’s something we’ve all probably fallen victim to at least once or twice in our lives (especially in our younger “I didn’t know any better!” or “that was a crazy night!” years) - sleeping with makeup on. We get it - sometimes after a rough day at work or a night of too much fun your bed seems like it’s literally calling your name and you just can’t help yourself… but please, please…

The Truth About Hyaluronic Acid

Hyaluronic Acid. Yeah, we know - that “acid” bit sounds kind of scary. Generally people do everything they can to avoid having acid on their skin - especially their face - but this acid isn’t that type of acid. In fact Hyaluronic Acid doesn’t have any burning properties at all. Phew! So, what is it and why is it important? Read on.

Hyaluronic…

Guest Blogger: Rachel Bimonte - Dealing With Acne at 22

Ever since I was a pre-teen, I have dealt with skin imperfections. When you’re 13 and 14-years-old, it’s only normal. After all, I wasn’t the only person with a few pimples here and there—it seemed like all my classmates had their fair share of the occasional breakout. Some of my peers even had faces full, but no one bothered to make a comment, or care, it was just how we all looked in middle school…

How To Handle Hyperpigmentation and Dark Spots

For many people, hyperpigmentation - or dark/brown spots on the skin - are one of their biggest complexion concerns. These nuisances are typically caused by inflammation or UV exposure that cause the skin to overproduce melanin in an effort to protect itself. Changes in hormone levels,…

The Skinterns Are Back

As you can see from our not-so-subtle title, the Skinterns are back! We know it must feel like forever! When we launched the skintern program last year it was a huge success - so huge that the skinterns we were training got up to speed and were promoted from their skintern positions to full-time skincare experts, which…

The Stunning Benefits of Vitamin C

This time of year there’s always lots of talk about Vitamin D. After a long (exceedingly long this year!) winter, people are psyched to get outdoors and replenish their depleted Vitamin D stores, since it’s a vitamin that requires the sun to be produced naturally in your body. However, as important as stocking up on Vitamin D is in the warm months, one of the most important vitamins…