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Karen

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2014-03-23

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  • Cetaphil Facial Cleanser Review
    on Jul 21, 2014
    Many of my friends and clients are often asking me about daily skin care products.  One of the most common products I'm asked about is Cetaphil cleanser.  I think I get questions about Cetaphil due to it popularity with dermatologists. ...
  • Do You Know your Skin Type? Take this Quiz!
    on Jul 20, 2014
    Many clients I see each day do not know their skin type.  How can you treat your skin properly if you don't know your skin type?  Take this great skin type quiz from celebrity esthetician, Renee Rouleau. I looooove her.  Knowing your...
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  • How to Determine Your Skin Type? Take this Quiz!
    on Jul 20, 2014
    Many clients I see each day do not know their skin type.  How can you treat your skin properly if you don't know your skin type?  Take this great skin type quiz from celebrity esthetician, Renee Rouleau. I looooove her.  Knowing your...
  • After some time away...
    on Jun 12, 2014
    It's been quite a while since my last post.  My skin and my emotions went on a roller coaster the past month or so.  Right about the time I was starting my very first job as an esthetician, I suddenly started having terrible cystic breakout...
  • Perricone Prescription Day 2
    on Apr 28, 2014
    I've been following the Perricone Prescription for a day and half now.  I stated this program in hopes that it would help heal my breakouts faster, since each blemish and cyst seems to be active for a least two weeks before even beginning to ca...
  • Starting the Perricone Prescription 3 Day Program
    on Apr 26, 2014
    Though my skin seems to finally be settling down, it is far from perfect.  I am still embarrassed the state of my skin.  I have read a ton of blogs and found one that I identified with http://mychemicalpeel.blogspot.com.   In one of th...
  • Glycolic Peel Follow Up
    on Apr 8, 2014
    After my major purging of the skin after my first ever glycolic peel last week, it took until today to actually not feel embarrassed walking out of the house.  I was so broken out and peeling.  Yuck.  But today, I did a second peel and...
  • My Post Glycolic Peel Results - Day 2
    on Apr 4, 2014
    My skin erupted yesterday after my first glycolic peel.  Now, not only do I still have my two scars from school  (one under my eye and one on my cheek) but I every clogged pore on my face, chin and jaw has now formed into massive red mounds...
  • How Do You Care for Oily and Acne Prone Skin?
    on Mar 31, 2014
    I am 42 years old and instead of battling my wrinkles, I am battling my acne.  I am beyond frustrated.  Up until 2 years ago when I went off the pill, I had clear skin and was only concerned about fine lines.  What a problem! I recentl...
  • My Esthetican Job Update!
    on Mar 30, 2014
    I had a practical interview with Zazu Spa & Salon Friday evening.  They are a boutique spa and I love the environment and atmosphere.  It is everything I was looking for in a position.  I got the job and we are just working on my p...
  • Hottest New Makeup Colors for Spring 2014
    on Mar 29, 2014
    I love makeup and all the amazing colors that not only transform our faces but our mood as well.  Who hasn't swiped on a bright pink lip and suddenly feels fresh and pretty?  Each season, Pantone, the global authority on color, studies the...
  • Asha Esthetician Practical Interview Follow up
    on Mar 27, 2014
    A couple days ago I went in for a practical interview at Asha Salon & Spa.  I'm not really sure where to start.  The whole practical was just plain crazy and honestly I'm not quite sure if this is the right place to start my career.I gu...
  • My Job Interview at Asha Spa
    on Mar 23, 2014
    Last week I interviewed at Asha Lifestyle Spa.  It is near my house, offers part-time options and is a beautiful spa in a great location.  When I say beautiful I mean stunning!  It is luxiurious and no detail was over-looked.  Whe...
  • Can Drinking More Water Help Hydrate My Skin?
    on Mar 15, 2014
    When I tell clients that their skin is dehydrated, many of them are puzzled at that statement.  I was too when I was in school and first told I had dehydrated skin.  Like me, most of clients drink large amounts of water and practically pee...
  • Cetaphil Facial Cleanser - Is is good to use on sensitive skin?
    on Mar 12, 2014
    On any given day even the most sensitive of cleansers seem harsh on my sensitive, break-out prone skin. This is especially so during these never ending winter months here in Chicago. Many of my friends and clients are often asking me about daily skin...
  • Benefits of a Facial Massage
    on Mar 12, 2014
    A good facial massage can do wonders to our skin.  After receiving a facial massage my clients are often shocked at how youthful and toned their skin looks.  I include an anti-aging or lymphatic drainage massage with every facial.  The...
  • My Last day of Esthetician School
    on Mar 6, 2014
      Tomorrow is my last day of school at International Skin Beauty Academy.  I am both sad but so excited.  I am sad because I will miss my friends, I will my teachers, I will miss Dr. Doran and her funny sense of humor.  Ha! ...
  • My First Product Review!
    on Mar 6, 2014
    I have been walking around with red irritated skin the last few days.  Yesterday I found a terrific little product that is MAGIC with my red skin.  Seriously Awesome.  It's called "Keep the Peace" by Philosophy.  I do love Philos...
  • Product Review - Keep the Peace by Philosophy
    on Mar 6, 2014
    I have been walking around with red irritated skin the last few days.  Yesterday I found a terrific little product that is MAGIC with my red skin.  Seriously Awesome.  It's called "Keep the Peace" by Philosophy.  I do love Philos...
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