Let’s talk essential oils…

Ok, let's get into the whole essential oils thing. I'm just gonna say, as a skincare professional, who works on a lot of people, and sees a lot of skin issues and ailments.... PLEASE don't mix, blend, or create your own essential oil skincare blends for your skin!!! I don't care what that DoTerra rep…

5 tips for good skin…

We all know the basics: wash your face, wear your sunscreen and use retinol... But these are a few extra tips that will help anyone to maintain good skin forever: Use a silk pillowcase. This is a simple swap that will change your life. Silk doesn't tug on the skin, it keeps your hair smooth,…

My Favorite Cleansers…

I love a lot about skincare... serums, masks, newer, better moisturizers, but one of my favorites is cleanser! It seems silly, because cleanser is on our skin for the least amount of time of all of our products, but they really do a lot in that time. I have about 4 cleansers I'm using at…

Let’s talk about ‘Inflammaging’…

So what is 'inflammaging'? It's one of the newer terms in the skincare world and it pertains to the skin aging prematurely because of too much inflammation. Now we all love our exfoliators: our glycolics and our retinols and our scrubs... but if we over do them, it can lead to trouble. When we start…

Marketing and skincare…

So here's the deal... companies want your money, and they will say a lot of fancy stuff and create beautiful ads telling you why their products are SO great... We all know this... But for some reason, when it comes to skincare we all fall for the hype, why? Because we all want look young,…

What’s the deal with serums?

This will be short and sweet, but I feel it's important for everyone to understand. Serums can get a little confusing... I think that people often use the term 'serum' like moisturizer or sunscreen. The problem is, it's not a generic term. Think of the word serum like the word booster. Serums are meant to…

Why I don’t like Mac Cosmetics…

This will be a quick one, but hopefully this advice will help save a few peoples skin! Ok, so, I just don't really get Mac makeup, I know, I know... I love makeup, how could I not like Mac?! Now there are a few reasons I don't like it, but let's start with the fact…

Tips from an esthetician…

Just thought I'd offer up a few tips, fun facts or advice to people that are going to, or are looking for an esthetician. I've worked on thousands of people in my over 13 years in the industry, and I've learned a few things... Please know the name of the products that you're using, especially…

Let’s talk eyebrows…

Brows are sisters, not twins! Eyebrows are my passion. I've been doing my friends eyebrows since freshman year of highschool.  It's one of my specialties and what I'm known for at my spa. I'm always silently judging people with bad brows and always staring, amazed, at people who have enviable brows.  I spend 15 minutes…