Beauty and Wellness Journal

Tanning Beds: To Ban, Or Not To Ban?

Tanning Beds: To Ban, Or Not To Ban?

Growing up on the coast of the Baltic Sea, where sunny days were a rare occasion, I did not get to enjoy much time in the sun. Yet, just like other...

The Dangers And The Benefits Of Sun Exposure.

The Dangers And The Benefits Of Sun Exposure.

(Originally published on June 16, 2015)Summer time is the favorite season for many of us. In the summer we spend most of our time outdoors, enjoyin...

Beauty Oils And Their Skin Care Benefits.

Beauty Oils And Their Skin Care Benefits.

What comes to your mind when you hear the word "oil"? "Grease", "fat", "cooking oil", "mineral oil", "pore-clogging", "film-forming" - these are ju...

Who are Estheticians?

Who are Estheticians?

The most common question I hear when I tell people that I am an esthetician is whether I “put people to sleep” or not. While that sometimes happens...

Can Raspberry and Carrot seed oils really protect your skin from the sun?

Can Raspberry and Carrot seed oils really protect your skin from the sun?

"Before you read, please keep in mind that this post has been originally published in the summer of 2015; therefore, some of the information provi...

When Do Cosmetic Products Expire?

When Do Cosmetic Products Expire?

Let's be honest here. We all know that cosmetic and skin care products do expire. Many of us heard about the "rule of 6 months" (cosmetic products ...

Taking care of your skin. Basics.

Taking care of your skin. Basics.

Educating people about proper skin care is one of my main responsibilities as an Esthetician. Surprisingly many people are unaware of their skin's ...

Dermaplaning 101

Dermaplaning 101

In today's market, there are so many new procedures and products designed to make us look younger. In the addition to the common skin care procedur...

What's on the menu? Your guide to common spa skin procedures.

What's on the menu? Your guide to common spa skin procedures.

Whether you want to address a specific skin concern or just looking for relaxation, a spa appointment always sounds like a good idea. Too often, ho...

Common Skin Conditions.

Common Skin Conditions.

There seems to be a lot of confusion when it comes to skin conditions. Many believe that this term refers to the diseases. This however not always ...

What's your skin type?

What's your skin type?

Seems like a simple question, isn't it. But do you really know what your true skin type is? Without this knowledge any skin care product you purcha...

Face oils: everything you need to know.

Face oils: everything you need to know.

In the recent years the popularity of so-called Face Oils have been increasing rapidly. More and more people add them to their daily routines. Face...