Environmental Health 101

I’m not trying to scare anyone with these statistics but the more you know, the better choices you can make to protect yourself and your loved ones! Our environment has become a health hazard in many ways… This infographic from Beautycounter helps to break it down for ya! Beautycounter has made it easy to choose safe beauty products. Not only … Read More

Are You At Risk Of Skin Cancer?

It takes 3 minutes to save your life… If caught early, melanoma has a 95% survival rate! Get regular skin checks and keep it safe in the sun with sunscreen! My favorite sunscreen: Beautycounter’s Protect Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Face Sunscreen Know your personal risk: Take this Safe Sun Quiz by YouBeauty.  

Exercise & Your Skin

We all know the benefit of facials – clear, glowing skin that appears full and healthy. Did you know that one of the main reasons your skin appears this way after facials is because of increased circulation? All of the massaging, active products and steam increase the blood circulation in your face and body. Blood carries oxygen and nutrients to working cells … Read More

Sharing Secrets

Between my addiction to new ideas and my love of magazines, I feel like I’ve tried every beauty trick out there. While some have been borderline failures, some have been absolute success! I want to let you in on some of these tips that have kept my skin happy through even it’s worst days:  1. Cleanse Twice: When you wash … Read More

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

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