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Learn About Your Skin - Tips from a Holistic Esthetician

Winter Skin Care and Wellness - a holistic perspective on winter and its affects on skin and body

Winter Skin Care and Wellness - a holistic perspective on winter and its affects on skin and body

  By the time you read this we'll be in the heart of winter.  Had enough of dry skin, stiff joints, weight gain or depressed mood?  Or are you enjo...

Chocolate vs Skin - sorting out the issue of how chocolate affects skin

Chocolate vs Skin - sorting out the issue of how chocolate affects skin

...its not the chocolate itself that's a problem for skin - its how its processed and what additions are made.  

What is dermaplaning?

What is dermaplaning?

Dermaplaning has gained new found popularity recently.  Its not that its a new technique, but sometimes a need comes up and the classic solution is...

LED Facials for Anti-aging: One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind

LED Facials for Anti-aging:  One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind

OK, so you think I’m being dramatic? Let's see what NASA, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration has to say about LED Light and its effe...

3 tips for glowing skin this Fall

3 tips for glowing skin this Fall

In the Fall, your skin may feel flaky, dry, or have an uneven color from fading tans and sun spots that appeared after sunburns.  Here’s how to care for skin in the Fall.

 

Pimple popping gone out of control: Body Image Dysmorphia

Pimple popping gone out of control: Body Image Dysmorphia

I’m concerned about your pimple popping and skin picking.  You thought I didn’t know?  The telltale signs are there, and an esthetician license is...

DIY Dermatologist? Why you pop your pimples and how to stop

DIY Dermatologist?  Why you pop your pimples and how to stop

I know very few people who don’t, at one time or another, pop their pimples. Or pick at the scabs.  OK, hang in there, I don't usually get this gr...

5 Tips for Back Acne

5 Tips for Back Acne

Acne is the same whether it appears on your face or back. However, acne on your back is difficult to eliminate and prevent. 

Why is Holistic Skin Care Helpful for Acne and Aging?

Why is Holistic Skin Care Helpful for Acne and Aging?

My skin care practice is built on a simple premise - that your skin reflects your health, lifestyle choices and state of mind.  This is known as a holistic model for skin analysis, and its the foundation for solving skin care problems.  Without it, your bathroom becomes a wasteland for half used jars of skin care products that don't work for you.

In this article I'll briefly introduce you to some of the factors that I assess when developing a plan for my clients' complaints of acne, acne scars, signs of aging such as wrinkles and sagging, rosacea, sensitivity, sun spots, dark circles around eyes, puffiness, and more.