Touch of Radiance

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Bring the Heat!

There are numerous rituals throughout my skin care treatments. Two of my all-time favorites are the practices that bring the heat! What am I referring to specifically? Using the steamer and hot towels! Now these two procedures can seem basic, but are integral to guarantee you get the most sublime facial experience. Steamer If you’ve […]

Six Skin Benefits of Green Tea

In most countries you would be offered tea as a greeting gesture. In fact, it is the most enjoyed drink worldwide, only second to water. Countries like India and China have grown and prepared tea for centuries. I grew up in a British and Chinese household, so tea was always the drink of choice. It […]

Common Misconceptions about Skincare Treatments

When I tell people that I am an Esthetician and I do facial skincare services, I run into a lot of fears and misconceptions. The purpose of this post is to shine some light and share information. I think it is important to preface these four common ideas of facials and my answers with the […]

Client’s Point of View: Cori

      Periodically I’ll post a client review to give you all a peek inside the thoughts of our guests, and let you know (through their eyes) what you can expect from our treatments. To introduce you to Cori I’ll tell you a little bit about her. She’s a Mama to a sweet little […]

Ingredient Spotlight: Aloe Vera

Aloe vera (Aloe barbadensis) was called “the plant of immortality” and given as funeral gifts to ancient Egyptian Pharaohs. The queens of that age also incorporated aloe vera into their baths and beauty rituals- what did they know that we don’t? Today most would say that aloe’s greatest use is after sun care to treat burned […]