Let's face it, raccoons are really the only creatures that can pull off the dark under eye look. As an esthetician, I am often asked by clients of all ages what they can do for their dark circles and puffiness around their eyes. While there may be many different contributing factors to your dark VIEW MORE
Stay Safe in the Summer Sun…and Get Those Moles Checked!
Summer is in full bloom. The sun is shining, the kids are out of school, and the beaches and pools are calling your name. Just please remember to follow these few steps to help keep you and your family safe and protected from the sun's harmful rays. Apply a potent antioxidant serum (like Glow C VIEW MORE
Hyaluronic Acid: Your Skin’s Fountain of Youth
What Is Hyaluronic Acid? Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring substance found in the body. It acts as a lubricant for the eyes and joints. It is especially beneficial in cushioning tissues and effects your body's response to injury in the body. Hyaluronic acid can be found in oral VIEW MORE
The Holistic Benefits of Gua Sha for the Face
What is Gua Sha? Gua Sha (pronounced "Gwah-Shah") is a natural, alternative therapy that is performed by essentially scraping or rolling the skin with a tool. It loosely translates into "scraping, rubbing, or pushing". The tool is traditionally a smooth-edged tool or roller. Gua Sha can be VIEW MORE
Is Oil Cleansing Right for You?
What is it? Oil cleansing is exactly what it sounds like; the act of cleansing your skin, but instead of a traditional gel, cream, or other water-based cleanser, the cleanser is made up of oils. The reason oil cleansing is so important and effective is because oil attracts oil. This is meant to VIEW MORE
Becoming Holistically Whole – Mind, Body, Spirit Wellness
What is Holistic Wellness? Wellness is not just the absence of sickness, but the whole and complete functioning of some important systems. The basic holistic principles are mind, body, and spirit. In this post, we break those down further into the eight pillars of holistic health. In the VIEW MORE
What Happens to You After Drinking Matcha Tea?
What is Matcha? Matcha is a powdered tea made from the highest grade of Gyokuro Japanese green tea. It comes from the Camellia sinensis plant, just like green tea, but Matcha is harvested from the entire leaf. Harvesting the entire leaf results in Matcha being more nutrient-rich with a VIEW MORE
Adjusting Your Skin Care Routine for the Cooler Months
The leaves are changing...the morning air is crisp...the days are shorter...the nights are longer...there is pumpkin spice EVERYTHING out right now... Its Fall, Y'all! We make many lifestyle adjustments as the weather turns cooler. You change out your sundresses and shorts for sweaters and VIEW MORE
Do You Know What’s in Your Soap?
What is Soap? Soap is defined as the chemical reaction between vegetable or animal fats, water, and lye. When combined, the process of saponification occurs, which transforms the ingredients into soap and glycerin with no lye remaining in the finished product. There are many types of soap, VIEW MORE
The Great Pumpkin Season is Here!
It's October! There's a chill in the air and leaves starting to fall. The time of boots, flannel, bonfires and pumpkin-flavored everything is upon us! Pumpkin 101 - Pumpkins come from the Curcurbitaceae family and are a highly nutritious Winter squash. Contrary to popular belief, the VIEW MORE
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