Eyelash Extensions Home-Care

(MEDICAL SPA) Eyelash Extensions Home-Care CONTRAINDICATIONS: Visible redness along the orbital area Swollen eyes Itchy eyes Crusting eyes Pregnancy Eye irritations Eye infections Eye allergies Blepharitis (chronic inflammation of the eyelid) Glaucoma (a disease in which the optic nerve is damaged and can lead to progressive, irreversible loss of vision) ..Continue Reading

All You Need To Know Regarding IPL Treatments

(MEDICAL SPA) CONTRAINDICATIONS TO IPL TREATMENTS: Autoimmune diseases (HIV, MS, Hepatitis, Lupus, etc.) Dark birth marks Herpes Simplex Pregnancy/Breast Feeding Pacemaker Skin cancer/tumors or any other cancer or cancer drug therapy Epilepsy CAUTIONS WITH IPL TREATMENTS: Blood coagulation problems/anti-coagulant medication Diabetes History of keloid scarring Implants, prostheses, hearing aids Isotretinoin/Tretinoin/Accutane/Retin-A ..Continue Reading

Understanding AGEs, MMPs And Other Causes Of Skin Aging

  In recent years, scientists have come to understand the actual biochemical triggers that manifest skin aging, such as wrinkles, altered pigmentation, and loss of skin tone. These triggers are known as: •    Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS), also known as free radicals. •    Matrix Metalloproteinases (MMPs). •    Advanced Glycation End-products (AGEs). ..Continue Reading

Importance Of The Skin

Did you know that skin is the largest organ of the human body?  Its primary role is protection. It aids in protection of pathogens and bacteria from environmental factors from entering the integumentary system, therefore protecting all its internal organs. Without your skin, you’d be a mess. Have you ever imagined ..Continue Reading

Preparing your skin for Spring’s arrival ☀

Shedding of winter dull skin. 1. This is a great opportunity to fast and eliminate the body of sugar, processed foods and other artificial or unhealthy ingredients. 2. Switch to a purifying, conditioning wash plus buffing cloth to exfoliate dead skin, follow with a generous layer of Body Hydrating Cream ..Continue Reading

Better Skin, See A Therapist

Why do you need a professional skin therapist? For the same reason doctor and dentist check-ups are necessary: for better health! Skin is a living part of your body (your largest organ, in fact), that defends against environmental assaults and extreme temperatures. It helps eliminate toxins from the body.  It heals ..Continue Reading

Maintaining Healthy Skin

Tips For Healthy Skin: – Exposure to the sun can cause wrinkles, lentigines and other skin problems. Protect yourself with SPF. – Smoking contributes to the process of accelerated aging as it damages collagen and elastin fibers. – Treat your skin gently by using warm water rather than hot water ..Continue Reading

Moisture Tips For The Perfect Lips

So what can you do to keep those lips luscious? 1. If you lick your lips, STOP! Although it can be a difficult habit to break, licking your lips can contribute significantly to dry, cracked skin. The saliva evaporates quickly, taking with it any moisture that was already on your ..Continue Reading

Nighttime Body and Skin

When your head hits the pillow, ideally your blood-pressure gently lowers, allowing you to drift into pleasant sleepiness, deep rest and finally the rapid eye movement cycle. All of these changes the entire body, including the skin, to repair and replenish after a stressful day. In fact, cell regeneration increases by ..Continue Reading

5 Tips for Better Sleep

Below are five tips to provide you with restful sleep for glowing skin.  Develop a routine and go to bed at the same time every night. Our bodies love repetition.  Working out early, at midday or dusk is ideal. Big cardio after dark revs up the metabolism and makes sleep ..Continue Reading