Skin Care for High Altitude

designyourdestiny: I just moved to Colorado and have experienced a drastic change in my usually combination skin—it’s bone dry! Here are some high altitude tips for you: Slather on extra moisturizer in the morning and at night. UV radiation increases 10–12% for every 3,000 feet of elevation, so even if you can’t see the sun, apply sunscreen with antioxidants to … Read More

The Perfect Brow Shape For Your.. Personality?

As an esthetician, I’m always shaping people’s brows to frame their face. Stylelist’s article: Eyebrow Shapes and What They Say About You has not only made me take a step back and look at my own brow shape but I will now be forced to look at others’ in a new way (as if I didn’t over-think eyebrows enough!). Keep in mind … Read More

Skin at Risk!

  Allure Magazine recently reported: Women who have had breast cancer are at increased risk for melanoma and vice versatile. “It’s believed that doctors should routinely check breast-cancer survivors for suspicious lesions, and advise melanoma survivors to undergo a breast MRI if they are under 40 and annual mammograms if they are over 40.” Be aware of your body and … Read More

5 Foods for Beautiful Skin

You are what you eat! Try these great healthy options to maximize your glowing skin: 1. Berries: Strawberries, blueberries and blackberries are all berries that are also rich in antioxidants. Eat them alone, toss them in cereal or add them to the sides of other dishes to increase the healthiness of your skin all throughout the day. 2. Low Fat … Read More

DIY: Body Scrubs from beautylish.com

I’m up in the beautiful Aspen, CO mountains enjoying a peaceful afternoon- everyone else’s off snowboarding so I’m taking the day to enjoy pampering myself. Luckily beautylish.com just posted some amazing make-your-own body scrubs! My skin has definitely been lacking in the moisture department and is practically begging me to try one out. I think I’ll try this one..  Beautylish’s … Read More

5 Winter Skin Care Tips: Lose the Dry, Itchy Skin

Cold winter air causes poor blood circulation in facial skin. Moving from the outdoors cold air to the warm and dry indoors can cause stress to the skin which results in loss of hydration, imbalance, and redness. Here are some ways you can help your skin adjust to the winter weather:  1. Moisturize more. Using a moisturizer that is oil-based … Read More