I’m certified to Save a Life!

18 May 2017
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I’m certified to Save a Life!

Skin Fetish is now certified to Save a Life! How can I save your life? Aestheticians, massage therapist, hair stylist, barbers and other beauty/wellness professionals are in a unique position to spot suspicious moles. Beauty professionals are familiar with their clients and are able to see changes in areas that’s hard to see such as the neck, scalp and back. These are areas that can go unnoticed by the clients. My job as an aesthetician is to make clients aware of any changes of suspicious moles that may be cancerous. What is Melanoma? Sun cancer is being reported at an alarming rate. Even though basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma.

Know Your Barrier

30 Mar 2017
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Know Your Barrier

The skin is the largest organ of the body and requires TLC from the owner… YOU. The skin consists of 5 layers of the epidermis. The outermost layer of the epidermis is called the stratum corneum, which is dead skin. Skin barrier, acid mantle, defensive barrier are names that defines the outer epidermis layer.  It consists of keratinocytes that constantly shed and replaced by new cells. The other 4 layers contains lipids to hold the skin together and melanocytes to produce pigment. Below the epidermis is the dermis and this is where the magic happens. The dermis produces collagen, protein, and adipose fat, which give the skin its subtleness. The.

Botox, Fillers, & Facials

23 Aug 2016
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There are many options to choose from when it comes to beauty enhancements. Botox and fillers are services that are popular, however, timing is important when scheduling your facial. Correct sequencing of services will assist in proper, post-care regimens. Botulinum Toxin is an injection that relaxes the muscle under the wrinkles/fine lines to appear smoother. Usually used to minimize frown lines around the forehead and crow’s feet around the eyes. Popular injections are: Botox, Dysport and Xeomin Dermal Filler is a hyaluronic acid that is capable of holding 1,000 times its weight in water. Hyaluronic acid is naturally in our skin located between collagen and elastin. This gives us volume in.

Skin Type and Skin Conditions

12 Nov 2014
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Skin Type and Skin Conditions

“My skin is dry in the morning, but then gets oily by the end of the day.” “I think my skin is dehydrated, just around my cheeks.” Sounds familiar? Facial skin problems and skin problems on the body can occur because of age, exposure to environmental elements, hormones and hereditary factors. To know what products works best for your skin, you must first know your skin type and any conditions you may have. Skin type: This is the type of skin you were born with, but may change as you mature. Ethnic background and nationality can determine any conditions you may be susceptible to. Normal skin: *Not too dry and.

Fuller Brows and Lashes

20 Oct 2014
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Fuller Brows and Lashes

Want fuller brows and lashes? Here’s a natural, effective, and inexpensive way using Castor oil. The science: Castor oil is high in ricinoleic acid. This acid is a very effective having anti-bacterial and anti-fungal agents. Fungus or bacteria inhibit hair growth. Since the oil is also very thick, it may help to prevent hair loss simply by helping to coat the hair and protect it from falling out. Castor oil is also high in omega 9 fatty acids, which are nourishing to both the hair and the follicle, as well as the surrounding skin. Castor oil has a unique ability to deeply penetrate so this helps it to deliver its.

Natural Skin Brightening

14 Jul 2014
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Natural Skin Brightening

Here is a simple home recipe to brighten your face. This is gentle, yet effective and will leave your skin baby smooth.2 tablespoons of baking soda 1 tablespoon of lemon*Rub thoroughly on face and neck for 5 minutes. Best if used during or after shower since the pores are open. *Rinse gently and BLOT dry. * Finish off with your favorite moisturizer. *If you really want to be obsessed with your skin. Use Coconut or Argan oil Enjoy!

My Skin care Regimen

04 Nov 2013
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  Hello Fetish Fans! So you wonder what I use for my daily regimen? Well, here it is: Day Time: (Pink Sunglasses) *Ormedic Balancing Cleanser- Ideal for all skin types. *Vital C serum- Great to stimulate collagen. *Daily Prevention SPF 30- moisturizer that only contains Zinc Oxide, so no gray, dull looking skin. Night Time: (Zzz’s) *Ormedic Balancing Cleanser *Ormedic Eye Creme- Helps with puffy eyes. *Clear Cell Medicated Acne Serum- This will minimize oil production! Special Weapon: *Josie Maran Argan Oil- light product that helps moisturize the skin and has high levels of antioxidants to protect skin cells. This oil contains: tocopherols (vitamin E), squalene, and fatty acids, vanillic.

Salt Crystal Lamps

24 Jun 2013
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Salt Crystal Lamps are made from natural salt crystals formed by nature and mined from the Himalayas.  Salt Crystal Lamps emit negative ions into the surrounding air. They are a natural ionizer. The negative ions of the salt lamp neutralize positive ions caused by cars, dust pollution and cigarette smoke. Microwaves, TV’s and computers also emit these positive ions. The negative ions give the air freshness similar to waterfalls or the air you feel after a thunderstorm. Salt Crystal Lamps are used to help relief headaches, allergies, asthma and other respiratory problems. The plentiful negative ions neutralize the potential harmful positive ions causing the air to achieve an electrical balance..

UVA and UVB rays

23 Apr 2013
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Your skin is the first defense in protecting your body in this constant change of weather. A main factor is UV rays, especially in overcast weather. No matter what skin tone you have, it’s important to prepare for the outdoors to avoid future skin issues. UVA-Aging rays (sun damage, fine lines and wrinkles) UVB-Burning rays (over exposure of the sun) that could cause Actinic keratosis, which can be precancerous. What to do? Apply at least SPF 30 BROAD SPECTRUM to protect your skin from both UVA and UVB rays Wear a hat during peak time hours between 10am-4pm Schedule an appointment with me to prep your skin for the Spring/Summer.

Who are Aestheticians?

15 Apr 2013
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You may hear variations of an Aesthetician such as Skin Care Specialist and Facial Specialist, but we are NOT Cosmetologists. Aestheticians are Licensed Professionals that specialize in skin treatments, body treatments, makeup and waxing. An analysis is performed to determine skin types and conditions to customize a skin regime that is beneficial for their clients. Recommendations are also given to the client to maintain their services at home. See a difference in your skin after a session with this Professional.

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