Why is Massage Good For You?
Jul08

Why is Massage Good For You?

Massage is the practice of touching and kneading parts of the body to relieve tension and pain.  It’s better known for feeling really good.  Most often times people treat themselves, or others, to the stress-relieving art on occasion. But besides relaxing muscles and leaving you light-headed, massage can play an important part in your overall health. Directly underneath the skin lay structures known as lymph vessels. A licensed...

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How To Eliminate Blackheads
Jul01

How To Eliminate Blackheads

Many people believe that if they scrub, wash, or use enough masks that it will eventually cure them of blackheads. While some maintenance is required for clear skin, your effort to be pore-less might actually be your problem. Photo Courtesy of ramblinkat.wordpress.com In case you weren’t aware, blackheads are not dirt, and they don’t come from your “pores.”  Pores are virtually unseen by the naked eye and they produce sweat rather...

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Top 10 Best Natural Foundations
Jun26

Top 10 Best Natural Foundations

The following foundations have been approved by a licensed esthetician for ingredients and long-lasting wear. 1. Vapour Atmosphere Luminous Foundation   $$ Coverage – Light/Medium Skin type – Dry/Normal/Combo Finish – Satin Compare to Armani Luminous Satin Foundation 2. W3LL PEOPLE Altruist Powder $ Coverage – Medium/Full Skin type – Combination/Oily/Acne Finish – Matte Compare to Studio Fix MAC 3....

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Is Make-Up Bad For Your Skin?
Jun18

Is Make-Up Bad For Your Skin?

How is make-up really bad for your skin?     I’m a licensed skincare professional. I’ve been working in my profession for the last five years and I’ve observed thousands of people’s faces up close. I, too, was someone who neglected to see the potential side-effects of wearing a base of foundation for upwards of ten hours a day. I believe most women, including myself, view make-up as a necessity for being presentable in...

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Better than Bleach
Jun09

Better than Bleach

When I was a kid my mom would come out of the bathroom with her hair a sweaty mess trudging a large bucket and wearing these funny yellow gloves on her hands. She would go around the house and announce, “Don’t go in the bathroom for the next half hour!” I remember that obnoxious smell lingering  from the restroom every time she did. When I began to take on more responsibility as an adult, naturally I learned that smell was bleach, and...

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