Body Acne and How to Treat It

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dealing with acne on your body…

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It’s already hard enough when you have to deal with acne on your face, but dealing with acne on your body is another story.

For some of us, skin breakouts can be more far reaching than the face, influencing bigger territories of the body. It normally happens on the back, midsection, neck, shoulders, and upper arms. We spend most of our AM and PM skincare regmen concentrating on the face, neck and décolletage. It is time we start paying attention to our back and work on getting the skin on our back “summer-ready”.

Back acne, simply called bacne, can be very hard to fix. There are a lot of products that are acne fighting and work really really well on the face, but your back does not respond as well to them. Even though the root causes of blemishes are basically the same in both places (face and back), the skin on your face is very different from the skin on your back. The skin on the back is thicker than the skin on the face which means the back is more resilient, can handle stronger treatments and exfoliants that would be considered too harsh for the face.

Here are some of my favorite products that are more specialized and easy to use.

  • Biologique Recherche P50 Corps – the gentle retexturizing formula is great for eradicating pores, smoothing away rough patches, and boosting hydration levels. It balances skin PH and regulates oil production,-perfect for treating your back and the whole body.
  • Gounjae Charcoal Sulfur Soap – amazing handcrafted  bar soap from South Korea. Charcoal sulfur soap targets oily and troubled skin.
  • Environ B-Active Sebuwash Cleanser – a foaming, gel cleanser that gently removes excess oils and environmental debris without drying the skin. Great for oily, problematic and congested skins and with the help of Tea Tree oil and Salicilic Acid it’s perfect for combating stubborn blemishes on your body.
  • Environ Multivitamin Body Moisturiser – with high concentration of Vitamin A, C and E and antioxidants, leaves skin revitalized, radiant, even toned and smooth.
  • Environ Dermalac Lotion – contains AHAs for use on rough, congested skin.

Tools:

  • Baudelaire Cedar Bath Brush – perfect,100% boar-bristles whole body brush that stimulates circulation and speeds up acne healing.
  • Morihata Binchotan Charcoal Body Scrub Towel – removes toxins and excess oil and leaves the skin revitalized and refreshed.
  • Aquis Exfoliating Back Scrubber – helps improve skin texture and reduces bacne. It deep cleans and polishes that hard to reach back side, improves circulation and skin tone, all while removing impurities.
  • Lightstim for Acne – soothes, heals and prevents new acne from forming while healing existing breakouts.

Quick Lifestyle Tips:

  • The shorter the time between exercising and showering, the better for your skin. No shower access, no problem. Sensibio H2O Wipes by Bioderma are awesome for cleansing on the go.
  • Wear loose, breathable, clean clothes.
  • Use mild, fragrance-free detergents.
  • Clean up your diet and remember to hydrate.

A combination of these products and tools will leave bacne no chance!

Cheers to clear skin,

Diana Yerkes

Environ Microneedling Demonstration & Skincare Consultations ~ Tomorrow Wednesday May 31 from 12 pm – 4 pm

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ENVIRON

Complimentary Skincare Consultation and Microneedling Demonstration with Purchase of the Environ CIT Roller:

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Wednesday May 31st, 2017

12 p.m. to 4 p.m. 

Environ representative, Carrie Dodson, will first cleanse and tone your skin to create a clean canvas for the microneedle roller demonstration. Followed by an application of the appropriate Environ products for your skin type Environ CIT Roller.  Receive VIP 10% off of your Environ purchase. 

*Environ CIT roller purchase is necessary for the microneedling demonstration for health and safety reasons.

 Please call to RSVP your Complimentary Skincare Consultation!

215-772-2766

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Environ Microneedling Demonstration & Skincare Consultations ~ Wednesday May 31 from 12pm – 4 pm

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ENVIRON

Complimentary Skincare Consultation and Microneedling Demonstration with Purchase of the Environ CIT Roller:

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Wednesday May 31st, 201712 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Environ representative, Carrie Dodson, will first cleanse and tone your skin to create a clean canvas for the microneedle roller demonstration. Followed by an application of the appropriate Environ products for your skin type Environ CIT Roller.  Receive VIP 10% off of your Environ purchase. 

*Environ CIT roller purchase is necessary for the microneedling demonstration for health and safety reasons.

 

Please call to RSVP your Complimentary Skincare Consultation!

215-772-2766

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Beauty Spring Clean

beauty-spring-cleaningWhen was the last time you checked the expiration date of your sunscreen? How about your favorite mascara? Like most things in life, beauty products don’t last forever, and as you are going through and sprucing up your home for new season, why not take the time and spring clean your cosmetics?


Here Are My Basic Guidelines:


1. PAY ATTENTION TO PAO DATE

PAO stands for Period After Opening. It looks like a picture of a jar with a number next to it. The letter M stands for months and the number for how many months the product is good after opening.

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2. TRUST YOUR SENSES
 
Trust your own eyes and nose when it comes to any strange smelling or odd looking foundation, lipstick or really any cosmetic product for that matter. Throw away anything that has changed in color, smell or texture.
 
3. KNOW THE BASIC SHELF LIFE RULE
 
In addition to losing their effectiveness, some expired beauty products can cause irritation or other problems. Here are some of the more common products and their typical lifespans:
 
Moisturizer and eye cream: 6 months to a year
Cleanser: up to 1 year
Toner: 6 months to 1 year
Sunscreen: 6 months to a year
Creams and serums with antioxidants and retinoids: 2 to 9 months
Organic products: 4 to 6 months
 
Tip: Products in pump bottles tend to last longer
 
Mascara (regular or waterproof), liquid or gel eyeliners: 4 to 6 months
Cream, Liquid or Stick Foundations: 6 months to 1 year
Powder-based products (including mineral makeup): 2-3 years
Lipsticks, Lip Gloss, & Lip Pencils: 2-3 years
 
TIP: Don’t pump your mascara and do not add water to your cosmetics to make them last longer! Do sharpen your lip or eye pencils before each use to get rid of the bacteria.

4. STORE YOUR COSMETICS PROPERLY 

To make your favorite items last as long as possible, keep them away from humidity, heat, air and sunlight. The most common mistake is to keep your products “safe” in the bathroom medicine cabinet. That is so wrong! Products stored that close to the shower and in humidity tend to spoil sooner. I find that designating an area for a vanity is very exciting and storing your products in a vanity drawer is a MUST.
 
5. MAKE SPACE FOR THE NEW
 
We all share a tendency to collect too much make up or skin care. I definitely am guilty of this and belong in the second category. I find it gratifying to go through my possessions and find items my friends and family can benefit from, thus making space for much more needed or craved new item.
 
6. UPGRADE TO A SUMMER FORMULA
 
With hotter months upon us, it is beneficial to switch to a lighter product formula. I tend to swap my favorite Dermopurifiante for lighter Emulsion Biosensible S.R., and upgrade my SPF from Environ SPF25 to a Jan Marini SPF45.
 
7. DON’T SHARE YOUR PRODUCTS WITH OTHERS
 
We all know that sharing is caring but in order to avoid infections, it’s best to keep your beauty products to yourself.
 
The awakening of spring brings an awareness of a new season and I hope this article has inspired you to freshen up your beauty stash and move forward more confident and informed.
 
Your Esthetician,
 
Diana Yerkes

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Last Minute For Mom!

Stop By The Spa for Your Mother’s Day Gift!
Open Mother’s Day – This Sunday May 14th from 10am – 5pm

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Give Mom the perfect gift!
A Rescue Spa Gift Certificate, redeemable for Facials, Massages, Manicures, Pedicures, Products and our Hair Salon. Or opt for all inclusive package…


OXYLIGHT “RED CARPET FACIAL” New at Rescue!
The holy grail of treatments. The Oxylight Facial goes above and beyond for truly transformative results in just 90 minutes. We begin with Diamond Microdermabrasion to refine the skin’s texture and prime it for an innovative combination of technology: Microcurrents, LED Light Therapy, Oxygen Therapy, Biosonix Ultrasound, and Negative Pressure Therapy. This relaxing and pampering experience is favored by celebrities to dramatically reduce lines, wrinkles, hyperpigmentation, and post acne scars. All while tightening, hydrating, brightening, and firming skin with no downtime. Simply wake up red carpet ready! – $350

ULTIMATE KAI MANI-PEDI
Immerse her in the soothing scent of Kai; gardenia wrapped in lush white exotics.Tired hands and feet are instantly replenished with this glow enhancing & hydrating remedy. 
Ultimate Manicure $45 • Ultimate Pedicure – $60

SIGNATURE RESCUE PACKAGE
While taking care of everyone else, she may have forgotten to take care of herself. Put her first with our most popular package. A Classic Facial and Swedish Massage are guaranteed to be exactly what she needs! – $200


Visit The Shop

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Mother’s Day is this Sunday!

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Open Mother’s Day – This Sunday May 14th from 10am – 5pm
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Give Mom the perfect gift!
A Rescue Spa Gift Certificate, redeemable for Facials, Massages, Manicures, Pedicures, Products and our Hair Salon. Or opt for all inclusive package…


OXYLIGHT “RED CARPET FACIAL” New at Rescue!
The holy grail of treatments. The Oxylight Facial goes above and beyond for truly transformative results in just 90 minutes. We begin with Diamond Microdermabrasion to refine the skin’s texture and prime it for an innovative combination of technology: Microcurrents, LED Light Therapy, Oxygen Therapy, Biosonix Ultrasound, and Negative Pressure Therapy. This relaxing and pampering experience is favored by celebrities to dramatically reduce lines, wrinkles, hyperpigmentation, and post acne scars. All while tightening, hydrating, brightening, and firming skin with no downtime. Simply wake up red carpet ready! – $350

ULTIMATE KAI MANI-PEDI
Immerse her in the soothing scent of Kai; gardenia wrapped in lush white exotics.Tired hands and feet are instantly replenished with this glow enhancing & hydrating remedy. 
Ultimate Manicure $45 • Ultimate Pedicure – $60

SIGNATURE RESCUE PACKAGE
While taking care of everyone else, she may have forgotten to take care of herself. Put her first with our most popular package. A Classic Facial and Swedish Massage are guaranteed to be exactly what she needs! – $200


Visit The Shop

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Institut Esthederm Skincare Event, This Thursday May, 11th – No RSVP Needed

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INSTITUT ESTHEDERM

SKINCARE CONSULTATIONS 
This Thursday May 11th from
12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

No RSVP Needed.
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A special day dedicated to enhancing your beauty!  
Institut Esthederm Ambassador, Heather Pellegrini will provide complimentary skin analysis, personalized recommendation and skin care advice.
Receive a Complimentary Gift with any Institut Esthederm purchase.
Plus enter our drawing for a full sized Bronze Repair for Face, Adaptasun Milky Spray, and Sun Bronze Hair and Body Oil.
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