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Making Your Detox Experience More Effective and More Enjoyable

Making Your Detox Experience More Effective and More Enjoyable

We hear about toxins all the time and have heard frightening statements of the saturation of environmental pollutants and chemicals in the air we breathe as well as in the food and water we consume. Another common reason people venture into a detoxification program is for weight loss. As we learn more about the body’s […] Read More

Welcome Makeup Artist Leah McKendrick, from the Chanel National Artist’s Team

Welcome Makeup Artist Leah McKendrick, from the Chanel National Artist’s Team

As a San Francisco native, Leah McKendrick’s love of beauty naturally led her to Hollywood, quickly becoming a fixture in the fast-paced world of film sets, red carpet events, photo shoots, high-profile weddings, LA Fashion Week and more. Leah has been on the Chanel National Artist team since 2007 where she has worked alongside celebrity […] Read More

The Benefits of Massage for Men

The Benefits of Massage for Men

In honor of “Father’s” this month, we’re highlighting the many benefits, necessities and pleasures massage therapy can contribute to men in particular. Far gone is the old, wide held belief among men that “spa-going” is a thing exclusively enjoyed by women. As we’ve become more physically active as a society and healthy lifestyle choices are […] Read More

Hyperpigmentation: Treatment and Prevention

Hyperpigmentation: Treatment and Prevention

It almost feels like it happens overnight. One day you wake up to find an assortment of little dark spots on your skin, and they’re not cute. What you’re seeing is called hyperpigmentation. These dark patches are the visible result of an over production of melanin. But where did they come from? They’ve reared their […] Read More

Meet the Kinara Team

Meet the Kinara Team

Kinara boasts an incredibly accredited staff of estheticians, massage therapists, nail technicians and stylists. All therapists are selected based on their extensive experience and undeniable talent, ensuring that the results and rewards of our treatments are unparalleled with each visit. Help us welcome the newest members of our team!   Michelle Bellaver (Above) A Midwestern […] Read More

The Science of Summer Skin

The Science of Summer Skin

Summer is almost here and let’s face it, this is when we do the most damage to our skin. But what kind of damage are we talking about? Hyperpigmentation is what usually comes to mind, but the truth is that hyper-pigmentation, although difficult to treat, can end up being the least of your worries. The […] Read More

Summer Do’s and Don’ts

Summer Do’s and Don’ts

Some Kinara do’s and don’ts to keep you golden and glowing all summer long. Be bronzed, not baked… HOT: Professional skin safe tanning applications that give you a natural golden glow. NOT: Sun tanning and tanning beds are never okay not to mention the oompa loompa orange is out. Olga recommends: There is no such […] Read More

Winter Skin Care

Winter Skin Care

Days are shorter, nights cooler—what about your skincare? We change our wardrobe with the seasons and skincare should follow to adjust to drier, colder air. Get Professional Help Schedule a facial and body exfoliation with hydrating benefits to clear skin spent from sun and surf. This lets natural oils come through to moisturize as nature intended, and lets skin face winter at top condition. Read More