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Why daily SPF is a MUST in Winter!

Daily, non-chemical SPF is a must for healthy skin. Yes, even in Winter! While it’s true shorter, UVB (burning) rays are shorter in winter and don’t reach us as much, the longer, more damaging UVA (aging) rays are just as strong and sometimes, when bouncing off of clouds and snow, are even stronger!  Even when […]

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The Superior form of Vitamin A: Retinaldehyde vs. Retinol

Retinaldehyde is hands down, a FAR SUPERIOR form of Vitamin A than Retinol. Specifically, liposome-delivered Retinaldehyde, CANNOT be beat! You see, there are other forms of Vitamin A being used in skin care formulas, such as Retinol, Retinyl Palmitate, Retinoic Acid, Retin-A, Renova, etc. but I choose to work with Retinaldehyde (Retinal, for short) for […]

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Fall in love with these seasonal products!

  I’m excited to announce these new Limited Edition products for Autumn. Check them out at your next appointment, or place an order online. If you’re nourished by the warm Autumnal aromas of Cardamom, S’mores, pumpkin and Apples, then you’ll love them as much as I do! Happy Fall, and a chai-tea Cheers! to your […]

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Phasing out body waxing + Referrals

As a response to the increasing demand for my Custom Brow Shaping, Skincare Sessions and my 2019 Simplicity intention, as of August, 2019, I will be phasing out body waxing from my Menu of Services. I will continue to provide services for my current Brazilian/Bikini monthly membership clients only. It has been an honor to […]

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Osmosis Rebranding Guide

The next time you purchase your Osmosis favorites you may notice they look different. They recently rolled out new packaging and changed some product names which could previously be confusing as they were very similar to each other. Please note, the skin care formulas you have used and loved are not different, just a handful […]

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Why Mineral Sunscreen matters

If you’ve been my client for a long time, you know I’ve been talking about chemical vs. mineral (physical) SPF for over a decade now. Sunscreen quality matters, and here’s why: Chemical sunscreens (oxybenzone, avobenzone, octisalate, octocrylene, homosalate and octinoxate) work by penetrating into the skin and absorbing rays from the sun. Along the way, […]

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