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Weekend Escape: Philadelphia’s Hidden Treasures Revealed

“In all honesty, I had my best facial experience ever (or even spa experience for that matter) at Rescue Spa Philadelphia.”… “during and after the facial kept my face glowing for weeks! An urban oasis in the Rittenhouse Square neighborhood, … Continue reading

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Men Want to Look Good

Everybody knows that men want to look good too. Most of them don’t want to have a big deal made out of it, but it’s on their mind (don’t let them tell you otherwise). Nor do they want to spend … Continue reading

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Ethnic Skin 2012

Hyperpigmentation. It’s like an unwanted, unexpected guest. It especially loves to visit folks with Ethnic Skin and stay a long time. And it doesn’t discriminate. It loves women and men. If your skin tone ranges from golden to black, if … Continue reading

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Harpers Bazaar: Wrinkle Eraser

Ematrix is a device aimed at eradicating fine lines and facial scars using fractionated bipolar radio-frequency technology. Translation: Heat energy is delivered beneath your skin’s surface to trigger collagen production without damaging the epidermis (top layer), which means no recovery … Continue reading

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Staff Pick: Environ

I love Environ’s C-Boost and Clarifying Lotion. They are my go to products for brightening and smoothing hyper-pigmented, rough skin. Both are non-greasy and very light in texture with virtually no aroma. C Boost contains vitamin C which stimulates collagen; … Continue reading

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FALL INTO PERFECTION

Over the years the most consistent complaints we estheticians hear are, “I hate these brown spots, how can I get rid of them?”, “Oh my God, I’m turning into my grandmother, I have these horrific hairs sprouting from my chin! … Continue reading

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Ravages of Summer Skin

Well, it’s September and by now all of you are looking in the mirror at yourself thinking “Wait… what are those spots? Why is my skin dull? It was just a couple of months ago my skin was glowing, smooth … Continue reading

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Out With the Old Skin-In With the New

As summer begins to wind down, a lot of my clients are becoming aware that their skin, formerly tanned and glowing, is beginning to look a bit flaky and tired. My ethnic skinned folks are experiencing record levels of hyperpigmentation … Continue reading

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Ethnic Skin

My first facial was a disaster. I was 16 years old and had 2 zits. I used my babysitting money for a facial with a celebrated esthetician at a very well known spa and came out looking like I had … Continue reading

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