SPF…What you need to know

We all know that sunscreen is the most important product to help prevent aging and to protect your skin from overall damage and skin cancer.  But it is the product with the most questions, concerns and can be the hardest to fit to each individual. So here are some of the basics when it comes…

Skincare at all ages…

Prevention is easier than repair! So here's another post to give you some basic info so you know where your skincare should be at different ages... In your 20's: You want to keep it basic, but also be starting to think about age prevention, and by that I mean SUNSCREEN!!!! If the only thing you…

Fragrance in skincare products…why?!

Another quick post, and a huge gripe of mine: why do they add fragrance to skincare products?!!! It drives me crazy that most all drugstore, and high-end products for that matter, (have you smelled LaMer?) have fragrance or perfume added to them! It's so unnecessary and is such a skin irritant for anyone with sensitive,…

Masks… Use them!

I LOVE face masks, I think they are the quickest, most effective and easiest way to boost your skin.  I use masks about 3-4 times a week, but then again, I'm an esthetician, so I really know what my skin can handle.  But I do think that everyone should be using a face mask about…

How to layer your skincare products…

So this will be a quick and easy post, but hopefully very helpful and informative! A lot of people get confused on exactly how to layer or apply their products properly, so here's an easy guide: AM: Cleanse (either gentle cleanser or miceller water) Tone/essence (if you use one) Eye cream (always before other products…

Retinol… a miracle product?

One of the biggest ingredients in the skincare world is Retinol (Retin-A, Renova and Differin from the Derm), and everyone thinks they should be using it, but should they? I agree that retinol is a great ingredient for some skins types and skin concerns.  I think where people fall into a trap is: if you…

Skin Types vs. Skin Conditions…

So I wanted to start with something pretty basic: skin types vs. skin conditions.  These two things tend to get mixed up quite often, so I wanted to clarify them a bit for you.  Skin types are set.  Its the kind of skin you're born with, and your skin type will not change for the…

Welcome… to OneFace blog!

I've told my clients for years, you only get ONE FACE, take care of it, and treat it well, it's the only one you've got... Welcome all to my blog, I'm so happy you're here! A little background on me: I've been an esthetician for over 10 years (going on 13 actually) and in that…