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How To Smize

Smizing, AKA a Duchenne smile, ups your Times of Corona selfies by sparking your eyes over the top of your mask, so your smile shines, even with your mouth covered. Our smiles convey so much - amusement, sociability, welcome - but at this time when we so want to connect, our smiles are hidden behind [...]

August 28th, 2020|Self Care|Comments Off on How To Smize

Preventing & Caring For Maskne

Here's a problem we hope clears up quickly, never to be dealt with again! For many of us, wearing a face mask causes or exacerbates skin problems, mostly acne...yes, maskne is real. If you are grappling with breakouts around the nose and chin or dry skin or abrasions due to your mask rubbing, here's some [...]

July 12th, 2020|Product, Self Care|Comments Off on Preventing & Caring For Maskne

SkinMedica TNS Advanced+ Serum

The launch of SkinMedica's TNS Advanced+ Serum is one of the beauty industry's hottest news items of summer 2020. And it's proving to be worth the hype. Our founder, Linda Behla, RN, was able to use it before it was launched and found that in just two weeks, her skin was firmer. What makes it [...]

July 9th, 2020|Product, Self Care, Uncategorized|Comments Off on SkinMedica TNS Advanced+ Serum

Products For Flight in Approved Sizes

When it comes to air travel and skin hydration, you're flying the not-so-friendly skies! Airplane air is notoriously dry—but with a bit of in-flight skincare you can arrive at your destination looking as refreshed as when you boarded. And don’t forget sunscreen as the sun can be especially harmful at your flight's high elevation, and [...]

October 27th, 2019|Product, Self Care|Comments Off on Products For Flight in Approved Sizes

Our Allison Quistgard, LE in Marin Magazine

Again! Allison Quistgard, LE, Lead Clinical Esthetician at our Marin Location, has an editorial published in Marin Magazine's "The Food Issue". Congrats Alli - and well done! Allison believes that effective skincare comes from optimal products, healthful food, active lifestyle, regular exercise and the balance of body, mind and spirit. This article on six healing [...]

July 27th, 2019|Self Care|Comments Off on Our Allison Quistgard, LE in Marin Magazine

by Allison Quistgard, LE

5 Surprising Habits of People Who Age Well, by our Marin location Lead Clinical Esthetician, Allison Quistgard, LE. From Marin Magazine, January 2019 Issue. 1. Reach Out - make quality connections, participate in activities 2. Do Nothing - "Leave that smartphone at home and walk in nature, take a bath, listen to music or curl [...]

January 10th, 2019|Self Care|Comments Off on by Allison Quistgard, LE

Hand Rejuvenation

What do your hands say about you? Don’t let them give away your age! When your skin starts losing collagen and elasticity, it often shows up first in your hands. The skin becomes thinner, tendons and veins become more prominent, and dark spots may appear. Hand rejuvenation helps treat those telltale signs of aging and [...]

December 18th, 2018|Product, Self Care, Treatments|Comments Off on Hand Rejuvenation

Use Lumivive For Protection From Blue Light

Don't let the glow from blue light overshadow the glow of radiant skin Think how often you're in front of tablets, phones, computers, tv screens, and fluorescent and LED lights. They all emit damaging blue light that can cause: • accelerated aging • dark spots • wrinkles • saggy or loose skin Help achieve that [...]

October 20th, 2018|Product, Self Care|Comments Off on Use Lumivive For Protection From Blue Light

Party Face?

By Holly Byerly, LE Director of Esthetics, Coolsculpting Specialist and VMV Hypoallergenics Brand Educator After a weekend of "fun", our regular routines can feel pretty intimidating. If you look bad all day, you will feel equally as bad – it’s just how it is – if you look good (or at least fake it) you [...]

August 23rd, 2018|Self Care|Comments Off on Party Face?

Can You Really Shrink Your Pores?

If you are looking for products or treatments that will minimize pore appearance, we have some suggestions for you. But first, there is a lot of conflicting information out there on whether it is possible to reduce the size of your pores. Here are some facts, gleaned from an interview with Dr. Howard Sobel, a [...]

November 11th, 2016|Facials, Product, Self Care|Comments Off on Can You Really Shrink Your Pores?