Facials (and skin care benefits)

In addition to regular skin care, facials are beneficial for looking younger longer. Most everyone washes their face and uses a lotion for moisturizing everyday. Soaps and lotions can build up in the skin pores and leave the skin in worse health than it was before using the soap or moisturizer. Facials are a good way to maintain a healthy balance in the skin. Your face is exposed to elements in the air and daily skin hazards. Facials can be … read more »

Secrets to Great Skin from our Esthetician, Olivia

  The extremely dry air this winter is making everyone’s skin cringe a bit more than usual which has kept our esthetician, Olivia busy, busy, busy. We recently asked her to share a few of her skin secrets so that we could pass them along to you! 1. What are your favorite products? “You can’t go wrong with anything Vitamin C! I always suggest a Vitamin C serum to my clients who have acne scaring or sun damage. Vitamin C … read more »

Face It: Your skin show’s how much you care

When you haven’t seen someone like an old friend (or lover) in a long time, what do you notice first?  Not their shoes, their handbag or their clothing — you notice their face.  You notice if they look tired with bags around their eyes, or if their cheeks droop a bit around the jawline, or if their skin is either ruddy or dull-looking. Face it:  what you notice is what they look like and how they’ve aged.  Guess what — … read more »

Facials That Skin Will Love

There are many claims about products enhancing skin or making you look younger.  The proof in any facial product is how it works for you. Many facial products use natural plant oils extracts in a concentrated form, and use them in the creams and facial masques.  Some of the most common ingredients & their skin benefits: Apricot kernel oil – tones, softens Sesame oil – conditions Caprylic/capric triglyceride – smoothes Avocado oil – cleans, replenishes Squalane oil – moisturizes, soothes … read more »

Chlorophyll Treatment to Help the Body Cleanse

There are various times when we feel that we need an extra boost or some additional protection from getting sick. The best thing that you can do is to purify your body by doing a cleanse. Often, people choose fruit and veggie cleanses combined with a foot detox. By detoxing, you will clean your body of impurities that may lead to illnesses or certain diseases. Before you rush to the store to purchase every detox kit, remember that you should … read more »

Travelzoo: $89 for Two great spa treats!

For $89, enjoy a combo of two services: the Coppertino Bath Experience (reg. $85), plus your choice of a 50-minute Vitamin C Enzyme Facial (reg. $120) or the Deep Tissue Massage (reg. $115) Le Petite Retreat day spa has been praised by Vogue and Cosmopolitan The Coppertino Experience was named “Best Spa Bath” by Los Angeles Magazine The customized Vitamin C Enzyme Facial features botanical extracts rich in antioxidants to regenerate natural skin cell growth and brighten your skin Vouchers … read more »

Top 10 Skin Care Do’s

When you’re taking care of your skin on a daily basis, or practicing good skin care by getting your day spa facial, there are a few things to know and always keep in mind: Take better care of yourself on a daily basis. Wear sun-protective clothing Apply sun protection with SPF and antioxidants, such as green tea, white tea and red tea. Enjoy skin rejuvenating facials at least once a month. Don’t go to bed without soaking for 15 minutes … read more »

Summertime Skin Issues

The long and steamy days of summer often hampers skin care, putting a damper on your complexion.  Microdermabrasion can help keep skin balanced and reduce extra shine.  But there are more dos & don’ts for healthier skin.Sun Damage DO apply at least 1 ounce of an SPF 30 broad-spectrum sunscreen, which contain’s protection against UVA and UVB rays to your face, hands and body. DON’T linger in the sun, particularly between 11 am and 2 pm when the sun’s rays … read more »

Anti-Aging: Reversing The Signs of Aging

Someone once said “Time may be a great healer, but it’s lousy for the looks”.  The signs of aging are obvious, yet we live in an age where skin care is at it’s most advanced, allowing us to prevent and treat the signs of aging like never before, with as many anti-aging treatments as possible. Fine Lines & Wrinkles: There are two types of wrinkles – dynamic wrinkles and wrinkles caused by sun damage or lifestylee choices.  Dynamic wrinkles are … read more »

The Moisturizing Properties Of Jojoba Oil

The natural essential oil from jojoba seeds can benefit your skin, hair, and nails, while making your anti-aging program go a lot further.Grown in the Sonoran desert and surrounding areas of the US., jojoba is a shrub that is popular for the rich yellow-gold oil that is extracted from the seed. Native Americans who inhabited Northwest Mexico, used jojoba oil as a medicine for cancer and kidney disorders, a dietary supplement and healthy beverages.  It’s most popular use was as … read more »