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Glycolic Acid is one of the Alpha Hydroxy Acids. It gently exfoliates dull skin cells, making your skin look brighter and fresher. It’s derived from plants and is often used for skin that suffers from signs of aging, scarring or skin discoloration. ****Use...

What is Glycolic?

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  Hey folks. It’s time again to vote for your favorite local businesses for Rhode Island Monthly’s Best of Rhode Island! Remember, it’s write-in style voting, so go to http://www.rimonthly.com/best-of-rhode-island/, login and scroll down the statewide section to write in Eliza Williams under...

Voting for Rhode Island Monthly’s Reader Poll!

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The following excerpt illustrates our favorite way to be thankful…Finding lessons in struggle and being thankful for growth in all of life’s challenges! It is great advice we borrowed from a zen blog. The full article can be found at https://zenhabits.net/why-living-a-life-of-gratitude-can-make-you-happy/ “”Give thanks for...

365 days to be thankful

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Japanese Green Tea benefits You have likely heard of all the health benefits you get by drinking Japanese Green tea! However, did you know it can be used topically on your skin? It contains a high concentration of tannic acid, theobromine and polyphenols...

Super powers of Japanese Green Tea

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With waxing being more and more popular, it’s time to talk about how to get the most out of your service and avoid some unwanted side effects from any kind of hair removal, like red bumps, ingrown hair and inflammation. I specialize in...

A great tip for body waxing aftercare!

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Webster’s Dictionary defines the word mask as “ A covering for the face or part of the face used for disguise or protection.”  In the skincare industry, we use masks on both the face and body for protection and rejuvenation. Masks have been...

What kind of mask is that?

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See spots gone!  How to treat acne. For most, acne can be one of  the scariest skin concerns.  Especially because it can occur during multiple stages of our lives.  As an aesthetician I am repeatedly asked how to correct this problem, and with...

See Spots Gone! Treating Acne

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It”s not just for pampering! Although that is nice and a good enough reason! 1. Receiving a massage can alleviate chronic pain. This may seem obvious, but there are many people out there who live with chronic back, shoulder and neck issues. Massages can reduce...

4 ways EVERYONE can benefit from massage

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Skin care comes down to high-quality, concentrated active ingredients. The first one I’d like to talk about is the papaya. To most it is a delicious fruit, but there is so much more to it. Papaya is full of vitamins and minerals that...

Power of Papaya

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This past monday, I had the pure joy of volunteering chair massage at the annual golf fundraiser for Working on Walking (WOW). Working on Walking is a non profit organization dedicated to supporting all efforts towards Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA). In their quest...

Working on Walking

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Summer is finally here! While it brings thoughts of cookouts, swimming, laying in the sun, you cannot forget about your skin! Skin care is important all year round but especially in the warmer months because of prolonged sun exposure. Living in New England,...

Caring for your summer skin

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  TO BE PINCHED OR TO BE PULLED? A client in pain called and asked how she could determine if something was pinched or pulled. I am glad she asked, because there is a big difference between pinching a nerve and pulling a...

TO BE PINCHED OR TO BE PULLED

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Serotonin is an extremely important neurotransmitter that is essential to our survival. Serotonin plays a role in mood, behavior, body temperature, physical coordination, appetite and sleep. Derived from the amino acid tryptophan, serotonin can also be converted by the brain into melatonin. Melatonin...

What is Serotonin and Melatonin?