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  • Do I look okay?

    How do I look? Do I look okay? Such loaded questions. These questions may seem innocuous enough, but they’re not always harmless!When you see your own reflection in the mirror, is your first reaction to smile at yourself and think, Wow, there I am - beautiful as ever! ?Or are you critical of your appearance? Do your eyes go straight to the places you deem unattractive and in need of major improvement?It’s kind of an automatic thing - to look at the parts of o...

  • Do you know about your Telomeres?

    Eight years ago, I was working as a Yoga Instructor and an Esthetician at Corepower Yoga & Spa in Edina, MN.Along with a few of my fabulous colleagues there, we held a Youthful Living workshop to discuss how Yoga keeps us younger & best skincare practices. We were honored to have Dan Buettner, author of The Blue Zones come speak at our workshop about what he learned about Youthful Living!The Blue Zones are the 5 places on the planet with the most centenarians (people aged 100+)Da...

  • SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY SPECIAL!

    CLICK HERE FOR SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY GIFT CARD SPECIAL!Every year since 2012, I have offered this special: purchase a gift certificate for $100 and receive an additional $50 gift certificate (to be redeemed for services) for you or to gift to someone you love! In previous years, I made this online special live for one day only - on Small Business Saturday, but inevitably, I had people calling and emailing to express frustration or interest...due to limited time to spend online on a holida...

  • BEST SKINCARE HABITS

    The skin is our largest organ, and it’s the only organ we can see from the outside, which is why it makes perfect sense that what is happening on the inside is reflected through our skin. This is one of the methods our bodies use to communicate it’s state of health.Taking good care of your complexion is an act of caring for your whole self and your health. As it turns out, so many things we do for one aspect of our health have positive effects all over. So whether you&rsquo...

  • Fall Fever!

    I live in Minnesota, land of 10,000 lakes. We enjoy all 4 seasons here, though everyone definitely has their preferences. My favorite season is Autumn. At the end of our short, hot, humid, sweltering summertime, I am longing for the cool, crisp fall. I call it Fall Fever!We have incredible fall weather.

  • 31 Ways in 31 Days! Tips for Better Skincare & Self-care Between Facial Appointments

    1. Cleanse your skin every single night before bed (this can happen anytime between 4pm and bedtime! With wet fingertips, massage a dollop of cleanser into your skin, using small, gently circles.

  • Skincare & Self care for Every Age & Stage - in your 20s!

    Every Age & StageI've been hearing from clients that information about Skincare & Self care for specific ages & stages is of particular interest, so I've decided to do a blog series to address them, decade by decade, starting in your 20s!In Your 20s: LEARNING / College Life / Early working years / Social Life / Relationships/ Skincare & Self Care StrategiesI see young clients in their twenties, still young and fresh in views and physical form. Some still dealing...

  • Acne: Causes & Treatments

    Oh, Acne, you are such a huge, challenging condition and topic, because there is not one truth that fits all.Acne can be painful, persistent, incredibly stubborn and difficult to treat.Causes of Acne & breakouts include:Hormonal disruption & changes A bacterial disorder of the sebaceous (oil) glands Stress of all kinds Food & Diet can be a contributing factor, mainly because of the internal inflammation some foods cause in the bodyTypical treatments of Acne include:Ing...