Teen Skin Treatment

Teen Skincare

By: Laura Hunnewell My daughter is 13 and struggles with occasional breakouts. She has a habit of scratching and picking at her acne which leads to redness and irritation. While it might be hard to get kids in this age group to follow a skin care regimen, it is important to remember how frustrating it…

hand dermatitis

Hand Dermatitis

By: Laura Hunnewell They first appeared as itchy red patches on my hands and in between my fingers. Working as an esthetician at a busy spa, I often experience dry skin from frequent hand washing and irritation from application of oils, cleansers and serums. A skin crack followed by swelling and flaking lead me to the…

restorsea

Restorsea Skincare Review

By:Laura Hunnewell I was anxious to try this product line because I have read a lot about it in magazines and beauty sites.  Restorsea uses the Vibransea Complex in their products which comes from enzymes released in and around salmon hatching waters of Norway.  Free of parabens, phthalates, silicone, PEG’s, or mineral oil –  Restorsea…

rosacea

Do you have Rosacea?

By:Laura Hunnewell Do you have Rosacea?   Quite common, this skin disease has many different signs and symptoms.   It might affect your forehead, nose, cheeks, or chin.  Seeking medical treatment so that your skin can be evaluated by a physician is the first step to addressing your concerns about Rosacea. Laser treatments such as V Beam…

laser hair removal arm pit

My Laser Hair Removal Experience

By:Laura Hunnewell I was a regular waxer for well over 15 years.  I liked my esthetician and the convenience of not shaving.  Things started to change with my skin and I was noticing that despite my efforts with exfoliation I was getting some very painful ingrown hairs.   I thought about looking into laser hair removal…

Dermal Fillers

My Dermal Filler

By: Laura Hunnewell I wasn’t really sure about dermal fillers – in fact,   I had seen a few people overdo it with Botox and knew what I did NOT want to look like!   I was open to smoothing out my skin’s surface and adding some fill to the creases around my mouth.    I am a 38…

Dry Skin

How to Treat Dry Skin

The frigid temperatures and long winter have added stress to our general skin health.  Artificial heat in our homes removes moisture from the air, further aggravating the existing skin condition.   Adding a humidifier in your bedroom will help to put moisture back into the air. While going to school to obtain my esthetician’s license, I…

Closeup of Eyes

All About Eyes

When I wake up in the morning, I often glance in the mirror and notice that the skin around my eyes is not what it used to be!  And let’s not forget the added bonus of puffiness and dark circles.  Dehydration, a night of too many cocktails, daily stress, and this most extremely dry winter…