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12
Sep

SPF. Why It’s A Non-Negotiable

So here's the deal. As a your bestie esthie, I feel it's my duty to keep you all on your toes when it comes to certain, ahem, friendly reminders. I walk a fine line between a tsk tsk plus finger wag, and making sure you are all keeping that beautiful skin of yours properly protected. So let's chat a bit about the three little letters that have sent my clients into a whirlwind of denial and / or panic. Sometimes at the exact same time. SPF. That's right. Sun Protection Factor. You may be asking yourself why in the world…

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06
Sep

Brit + Co: 16 Ways to Make Your Own Beeswax Products

Remember when barking, “Mind your own beeswax!” at someone was a total schoolyard diss? Well nowadays whenever someone hits us with that, we gladly accept. Why? Because beeswax is only just about the coolest thing ever. Not only is it made by incredible little worker bees, but it’s also THE ingredient in just about every skincare formula one famous Burt can get his hands on (including our all time favorite lip balm). But why go to Burt for all your skincare needs when you can mind your own beeswax at home with these 16 DIY recipes. Check out the 16…

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04
Sep

The Big Skin Care Secret? Water.

Well, one of. But most definitely the most important. If you have at any point been a client of mine, you know there are a few things I am a bit of a skincare bully about. Anyone care to guess what the number one slot is? Anyone? I'll give you a hint, it's the one thing most people forget to do on any given day and the main reason for an endless array of skin concerns. It's that little check box on our client forms that always leads to a full on confession on the treatment table. That's right. Water…

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02
Sep

Brit + Co: 16 Unexpected Beauty DIYs Using Olive Oil.

You show us one person who isn’t a fan of olive oil, and we’ll show you someone who seriously needs to reconsider. We take our olives and all that comes with them with an intensity level you would not believe. Matter of fact, we’ve taken an oath to fully blow your mind with our out-of-the-box thinking when it comes to this Mediterranean staple. It ain’t just for salads anymore. We have just purposely stumbled upon 16 reasons why you’ll be buying olive oil in bulk and throwing it on everything other than your plate. Check out the 16 Unexpected Beauty…

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30
Aug

Ode To Skin

I heart skin. Big time. Why you ask? Well for one, your skin is the ultimate guardian of all that is you. All of the bits and pieces that are you, are all being held together and protected by your beautiful skin, which is also your largest organ. And while many of us have been known (ahem, yours truly) to take it for granted, it really is a phenomenal organism. Here are just a few reasons why... Good things stay in, bad things stay out: Not only does skin make sure that it keeps bacteria and pathogens out of the…

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