9 Skincare Essentials For Your Backpack

If you’re an outdoorsy kind of person, these tips can be used for more activities than hiking! Just because we hike, it doesn’t mean that we don’t care about our skin (or our appearance).  We don’t accept sunburn and welts from bug bites as par...

My Top 12 Beauty Products of All Time

These makeup products are my favorite products of all time!  By no means am I saying that I use these products exclusively, but I am saying that these are the first products that I will replace should I lose my purse or if my house burned down.  If you bump into me on...

Cheat on Your Peels with these Side Pieces

Confession time: I cheat on my chemical peels! Yes, I love chemical peels as much as the next person; however, the down time for the mandeliclear peel (It’s the one that y’all get that peels, visibly, like crazy) can be hard to plan for sometimes. On the...

A Better Way to Wash Your Face!

I have a found the answer to your cleanser woes!  Before I tell you how great these cleansers are, let me tell you who I think they work best for: a)  People who wash their faces multiple times per day (i.e., people who exercise and go back to work); b)  People who...

2017 Skin Resolutions

Confession:  I talk about my clients all the time!  More specifically, I talk about how many of the skincare issues that I deal with would be reduced if my clients would make a few simple changes to their skincare routines.  These resolutions will get you there! 1.  I...

How Peels Work and What you Tell Me!

Just a note about your skin:  it consists of several layers that are referred to as the epidermis (one part) and dermis (two parts called the papillary dermis and reticular dermis). The part you touch and see everyday is called the epidermis. This is also the part...

Your Chemical Peel Strength

Did you know that chemical peels are usually classified as very superficial, superficial, medium and deep?  Below is a scale that helps you think about a “very superficial” peel. Very Superficial: -Glycolic acid up to 35% -Salicylic acid up to 30%...