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…

Let’s talk Botox…

So Botox is really a catch all term for freezing the muscle or using botulism in the muscle. I used actual Botox for about 8+ years, but recently I've switched to Dysport which I'm preferring over Botox.  So when I use the word 'Botox' in the following text, I mean 'a botulism solution injected into…

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…

My Favorite Makeup!!

As much as I'm into skincare, I'm as equally into makeup.  It's my hobby, my pastime, and walking through the aisles at Ulta is my happy place 🙂 I've always been a sucker for a new lipstick or eyeshadow palette, and finding a new amazing product at CVS or Target is the best! I have…

What exactly is a peel?

Any product or tool that removes any of the superficial layers of your skin is considered a 'peel'. Ok, so just to clarify, a peel doesn't always mean that your face will peel. A lot of clients come to me and say they want a 'peel', my next question is always, "what do you mean…

What’s the deal with hydroquinone?

Ok, so this might be something some of you don't want to hear... but hydroquinone is not a solution to your pigment problems. I know... I know... it works so well! And doctors hand it out like candy! But guys.... It's not solving your problems, it's actually making them worse... I'll explain: Hydroquinone is a…

My Skincare Routine

I'm going to go over a few of my favorite products! Now remember, I'm an esthetician, so I do have access to professional size products (hence the big GlamGlow mask), and a few things are from a private label line that we sell at the spa. So not all of these will available for you…

“I want immediate results!”

Skincare is not immediate, it didn't take a day for your skin to be like it is, so it will take longer than a day to get it where you want it... I think the biggest misconception when it comes to skincare and facial services, is that you will get immediate, life changing results. Now I'm…