Hyperpigmentation… What is it and can I get rid of it?

Hyperpigmentation… What is it and can I get rid of it?

The most common skin issue that most of my clients have are pigmentary disorders, such as hyperpigmentation, melasma and post inflammatory pigmentation.  The major complaints and the misimpression that many people have is that this condition can disappear with a treatment or two or with one magical product.  This could not be farther from the truth. We have to remember that conditions like melasma and severe cases of hyperpigmentation is

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Understanding Blemishes

Understanding Blemishes

Understanding Blemishes With most of us, whenever we get a blemish, we want it gone IMMEDIATELY.  We tend to run to whatever we think is a quick fix to have this blemish gone as quickly as possible.   However, once we are able to understand how the skin works, we can work with it to see healing happen faster.   Our skin works as an excretory system and this is the

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What to Expect During and After Dermaplaning

What to Expect During and After Dermaplaning

What to Expect During & After Dermaplaning As your aesthetician, I will perform a thorough skin analysis prior to your first dermaplaning treatment. If dermaplaning is not appropriate for your skin, you will be informed and an alternative treatment will be recommended instead. Maximum results are achieved by participating in a series of treatments plus a home care regimen to follow. I will review your current daily routine and skin

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What is Dermaplaning?

What is Dermaplaning?

What is Dermaplaning? Dermaplaning is a cosmetic skin resurfacing procedure and a form of manual exfoliation.  It is similar to the Microdermabrasion treatment but without the use of suction or abrasive crystals.   In this procedure the Stratum Corneum of the Epidermis is completely removed using an Aesthetic grade, sterile blade stroked along the skin at a 3 – degree angle.  This method gently “shaves off” dead skin cells with

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Chemical Peels in Summer

Chemical Peels in Summer

With the summertime sunshine, it makes it difficult for us who suffer from skin issues to do certain treatments to keep our skin in the best condition.   Chemical Peels such as Glycolic Acid, Salicylic Acid and Lactic Acid, makes our skin photosensitive (sensitive to the sun), which will promote dark spots if we’re not careful with applying an SPF Daily Moisturizer.  Especially if we’re sun lovers. But we shouldn’t let

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Why I Decided To Create Skincare Products

Why I Decided To Create Skincare Products

I decided to formulate my own line of skincare products to provide my clients with a natural, effective solution that will give them the desired results they need.   With the use of Aesthetic Aromatherapy (Essential Oils used in performing beauty treatments and blending cosmetic creams), I formulated a product line to assist and be effective in treating skin issues like acne, eczema, psoriasis, rosacea, sun spots and aging skin.

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Do you have Sensitive Skin?

Do you have Sensitive Skin?

Most people think they have sensitive skin because they have fair skin that burns easily or that gets scaly or stays red for a long time.  These types of conditions is called photosensitive skin, dry skin and healing skin but it is hard for one to determine whether it’s sensitive or one of these other conditions with lack of knowledge.  It’s this confusion that leads many to purchase products that

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What to Know After a Microneedling Treatment

What to Know After a Microneedling Treatment

While the Microneedling treatment produces great results for both wrinkles and scars, there are some side effects to be aware of in order to understand what will happen to the skin after the treatment and what needs to be done to achieve the more desirable results. Here are a few things to do after a treatment to avoid side effects: For the first 24 hours after a treatment make sure

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What to Know Before a Microneedling Treatment

What to Know Before a Microneedling Treatment

A Microneedling treatment, also known as Collagen Induction Therapy (CIT) or Dermapen, will reduce facial scarring, fine lines, hyperpigmentation, sun damage and wrinkles. It will also boost the absorption and concentration of topical skin care products, making them tremendously effective. It is important to understand that precautions need to be taken because there are some conditions that should never do this microneedling treatment. These are as follows. Sunburn Keloid Condition/Scarring

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Benefits & What to Expect After a Microneedling Treatment

Benefits & What to Expect After a Microneedling Treatment

Microneedling (also known as Collagen Induction Therapy {CIT}) induces collagen production and strengthens the epidermis.  A wand-like pen that contains very fine needles is used.  When passed over the skin, the needles create controlled micro “injuries” in the skin to trigger new collagen synthesis.  Each micro “injury” creates a channel that triggers the body to produce new collagen and elastin to fill the microscopic wound.  This treatment has no major

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