Archive for the ‘Seasonal’ Category

Spring Cleaning

Spring Cleaning

Feel like your skin is looking a little less-than-wow? Are you clinging to some skin care that should have been thrown out a long time ago? Does it make you cringe to think about the last time you cleaned your makeup brushes? Spring is here, let’s do some clean up! Go Green A green juice cleanse […] Read More

Surviving the Holidays

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Surviving the Holidays

Whether it’s those extra cocktails or the cookies you swore you wouldn’t eat, the Holiday season can be rough on your skin. And while we’d never want you to give up your favorite indulgences—we certainly aren’t giving up ours—it’s important to know how they affect your skin, and what you can do about it.   […] Read More

Get The Gift You Really Want

Get The Gift You Really Want

In a perfect world, my husband would be able to read my mind—at least when I wanted him to. He’d know exactly what to get me for my birthday, that I never mean it when I say, “Let’s not exchange gifts for our anniversary,” and that sometimes, “You shouldn’t have,” is a literal expression of […] Read More

Five Reasons to Spend Black Friday at the Spa

Five Reasons to Spend Black Friday at the Spa

Like many of us, when I see those magical words Marked Down, Limited Time Only, or my all-time favorite, 50% Off, I swoon and all reasonable judgment goes out the window. I can’t tell you how many ugly sweaters, awkward pairs of shoes or promising pieces of exercise equipment I own just because they were “on sale.” I could […] Read More

Summer Must Do’s For A Flawless Complexion

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Summer Must Do’s For A Flawless Complexion

This summer seems hotter with more humidity and as always plenty of air pollution floating around. Your skin is your first line of defense so here are tips to keep it clear, bright and glowing.   Carefully select your sunblock. Avoid oily and heavy formulas unless you are blemish free, mature and very dry. Consider […] Read More

Spring Clean Your Beauty Counter

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Spring Clean Your Beauty Counter

It’s not just for your old clothes… Spring is the time we clean out our garages, homes, and closets but lets not forget about our makeup drawers and skin care counters. I recommend going through all your skin care products and cosmetics at least twice a year. Here in the U.S. we still do not […] Read More

Tips to Protect Your Skin This Summer

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Tips to Protect Your Skin This Summer

Summer is by far the harshest season for your complexion. Sun, chlorine or salty seawater can take revenge on even the most beautiful skin and quickly turn it to splotchy, weathered and rough. Here are some helpful tips for how you can prevent summers assault on your skin. 1. Make sure you switch from your […] 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