Sun Exposure

Summertime Skin Issues

by Le Petite Retreat Day Spa on July 9, 2010

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 [ read more → ]


Wear Clothes That Protect You

by Le Petite Retreat Day Spa on May 1, 2010

Your skin is the body’s largest organ, and getting your monthly facial to repair the sun’s damage on your face and neck isn’t enough.  One of the best anti-aging practices is to protect yourself and your entire body on a daily basis.In order of importance, the factors that make clothing sun protective are weave (tighter is better), color (darker is [ read more → ]


Facial Massage

by Le Petite Retreat Day Spa on April 23, 2010

Massage has been practiced for centuries in Asia, the Middle East and Europe.  It is considered the oldest form of healing.But did you know that facial massage can promote the health and well-being of your skin, protecting it from harsh environmental influences and the effects of a stressful lifestyle?  Regular facials and facial massage can lead to smoother, firmer more [ read more → ]


At Home Spa Recipes: Green Tea Toner

by Le Petite Retreat Day Spa on October 26, 2009

Plenty of people leave toner out of their beauty routine, but many estheticians swear by it’s ability to balance the pH of the skin and remove residue left by cleansers, helping to detoxify your skin while being a nourishing benefit.Looking for an easy, affordable way to try a toner in your skin facial regimen?  Here is a refreshing two-ingredient version, [ read more → ]


Skin Cancer: Common But Preventable

by Le Petite Retreat Day Spa on October 21, 2009

The incidence of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, is rising faster than that of any other cancer.The good news is that it just takes a little common sense to protect yourself from the sun – don’t take a gamble on your life.  Here are some of the more alarming statistics you should know: 99% of skin caners are [ read more → ]