March 20, 2018
If you know anything about current skin care trends, you know that glowing skin is good. A radiant complexion not only looks beautiful, it serves as a direct reflection of your health. Unlike a pixie cut or a bright orange lip, fresh, glowing skin looks great on everyone. To get that glowing goddess look, keep these five tips in mind.
December 1, 2017
Life can get crazy. It’s important to slow down and take some time to relax every once in awhile. What better way to do that than a spa day? You can use that time to unwind, destress, and beautify! Here’s a few suggestions for your next spa day:
October 18, 2017
When most people think about beauty school their minds automatically think of cosmetology. What they don’t realize is that there are specific portions of cosmetology that you can choose to specialize in. There are a lot of options of things to focus on for aspiring beauty pros.
July 17, 2014
The month of July in Portland is proving to be a sunny and hot one. Since few of us see the sun for 9 months out of the year it’s tempting to try to soak it up as much as possible during the short time it’s out. But be careful, as too much sun exposure can at the least dry out your skin or at the worst put you at a risk for skin damage that may lead to skin cancer years later. So here are a few tips to make sure your skin stays soft, supple, and undamaged while you’re living it up poolside:
Use Sunscreen: Use plenty of sunscreen while you’re soaking up rays. Look for ones that are labelled “broad spectrum” – effective …
March 8, 2014
As temperatures begin to rise, beauty aficionados begin to come out of their long winter hibernation and contemplate the latest, greatest looks for spring. This season, it’s all about a fresh, clean look with a pop of color. If you want to stand out in a sea of bland looks, you can’t go wrong by focusing on your eyes.
Sloughing Off the Winter Blahs
Dry winter heat can wreak havoc on even the most resilient of complexions, and layering makeup over dead, dry skin can leave you looking more like a character in Night of the Living Dead than the fresh-faced beauty you aspire to be. Consider getting a facial before you transition from the winter doldrums to the brightness of spring. A good esthetician can get …
February 27, 2012
1. Clean, clean, clean: Whether you’re diligent about your nighttime routine of makeup removal, cleansing, toning, and moisturizing or you’re simply slapping your face with cold water and Ivory soap, getting a facial can help your skin reach a new level of clean. With a variety of facials to choose from, you can select the one that is right for your skin type and will offer the optimum in a deep-pore clean.
2. Soothing: Day-to-day life is taking a toll on your skin. Environmental agents, …
November 2, 2011
Sandwiched between the lazy, hazy days of summer and the crazy holidays, fall is a great time to take stock, to harvest the fruits of your labor and prepare for the long, dark winter to come. As the days grow shorter and the weather turns crisp, we have time to revel in all the bounty of the season. Wrap up in a warm, cable knit sweater and pull on your leather boots for a trip to the pumpkin patch.
As you revel in all the luxuries of fall, don’t forget to pamper your skin, too. Falling leaves should signal to everyone that it is time to rejuvenate your skin and repair all the damage you’ve done during the previous months by scheduling a facial. According to …