WHAT IS FACIAL ACUPUNCTURE

WHAT IS FACIAL ACUPUNCTURE? Acupuncture originated in China and has been practiced there for thousands of years.  It involves the insertion of very thin needles through the patient’s skin at specific points of the body.  It is known to treat everything from migraines to backaches, fertility problems as well as help to improve the skin on our faces. When needles are inserted at pressure points, energy and endorphins are released.

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Valentine’s Day Fundraiser

#letsgivelove Valentine’s Day is around the corner, inspiring all of us to gestures of love. Here at Nadia Tamara Lee Skincare, we too have been inspired to give to those in need. As February is the month of love and most people are focusing on their relationships and how they can make it better, there are others who are trying to redeem themselves from bad relationships.  My intention this Valentine’s

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Benefits to Having a Chemical Peel in the Winter

The gloomy winter weather is on your side because it helps your skin to heal more efficiently by exposing you less to the damaging rays of the sun.  With the low temperatures, there is less moisture in the air and even causes those with normal to oily skin types to experience excessive dryness.  Chemical peels can effectively remove dry, damaged skin from the face to reveal a more youthful, smooth,

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WHAT’S NEW WITH NADIA TAMARA LEE FOR 2017

I hope you’re enjoying what’s left of 2016 and that it has been good to you as it’s been good to me.  2017 is shaping up to be a great year with some positive changes in store.  Here is a list of what will be happening in the next few months with Nadia Tamara Lee: _______________________________________________________________________________ I will be moving to a bigger, brighter more spacious office. Same building and

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CHOOSING THE RIGHT SKINCARE PRODUCT

When choosing a skincare product, the most important thing to look for is not the name or the design of the packaging.  It’s the ingredients.  It’s the ingredients that make the product.  If they are not suitable for the skin and will cause damage in the long run, then you are going backwards in your skin health rather than going forward. Going more natural and organic is definitely ideal when

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POST PEEL TREATMENT TIPS

Superficial peels result in little to no downtime but create dramatic and visible results.  Treatments may cause slight redness, tightness, peeling, flaking or temporary dryness.  Most patients find it unnecessary to apply makeup, as the skin will be smooth, dewy and radiant following your treatment.  If you would like to apply makeup, allow approximately 15 minutes for the pH of the skin to stabilize before applying foundation.  _______________________________________________________________________________ Stay cool!

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WHAT IS MELASMA

Melasma is a very common condition with skin discolouration usually seen in women in the reproductive years, ages 20-50.  The discolouration is a patchy brown, tan or blue grey typically appearing on the upper cheeks, upper lip, forehead and chin and just a little may appear on the arms and neck.  The areas of the body that are more exposed to the sun. This condition is primarily related to daily

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UNDERSTANDING ECZEMA

Many people often mistake the skin condition, eczema, for an allergic reaction but it is not.  The root cause of it are different for everyone but there are factors that can trigger the eczema such as, the change in season, dehydration, stress and poor digestion just to name a few.  Every human being is biochemically unique and eczema has become extremely common amongst people. Once you have been diagnosed with

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Prevention vs Correction

IT IS BETTER TO PREVENT THAN TO CORRECT Our skin engages in a constant cycle of repair and regeneration along with all our other organs. The skin is the largest organ of our body and rejuvenates every 28 days but as we get older the rejuvenation cycle begins to slow down and takes longer for the repair and regeneration to take place. Collagen and Hyaluronic acid are compounds in our

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Chemical Peels: Restore & Refresh

Autumn is a perfect time to recover from Summer’s environmental aggression and to prep the skin for Winter’s harsher climate.  Damage during Summer can result in cellular build-up on the skin’s surface and needs the dead skin cells to be removed effectively for a much more smoother, healthier appearance. Glycolic Acid is an Alpha-Hydroxy Acid (AHA) derived from sugar cane.  It is used to dissolve the bond between the cells which helps

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