a thorough cleansing, exfoliation (a light application of lactic acid may be used to slough off thickened dead skin), emphasis on extractions to clear congested skin and treatment mask, that is customized to the client's needs, is applied. massage-time varies upon time devoted to clearing client's skin 60 minutes. for additional massage time, see de-stressing head/neck massage below.
customize your facial with a peel -
charcoal detox "peel" *(BioElements) a hybrid of glycolic + lactic acids and activated coconut charcoal filters impurities and detoxifies the skin. these ingredients work together to create a treatment that leaves the skin smooth, brighter and more hydrated with no down time.
sensi peel*(PCA) for all skin types. plumps and hydrates, treats hyper-pigmentation and sun damage. minimizes appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. peeling occurs days 2 through 6.
ultra peel*(PCA) for maturing skin. smoothes, tightens, and helps improve appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. promotes a clear complexion. peeling occurs days 2 through 6.
Eye facial with light double-peel
an aha peel combined with a cinnamon "peel" and enzyme masks to allow better absorbtion of products, followed-up with a collagen mask and intense eye gel. Cinnamon is a natural exfoliate and does not cause peeling. The client will walk out pink which should subside within an hour or so.
de-stressing head/neck massage
30 additional minutes of deep massage targeting the shoulders, neck and head, aimed at reducing stress headaches. may be a single service, or added to any facial.
helps promote healing and rejuvenates sluggish, stressed skin delpeted by toxins, pollutants and sun damage. leaves skin radiant, with a healthy look that will last seven to ten days. this treatment is ideal 2 - 3 days before a special event
drop-by for a quick removal of a few annoying spots with high frequency, specific spot treatment and take-home after care. 15 minutes
Epicures's enzymes facial encourage skin to self-rejuvenate. skin absorbs antioxidants and moisture more easily becoming youthful. the Epicuren facial gives a rosy, dewy glow and products applied, soak into the skin for the next 10 days. 75 minutes
a deep cleansing, followed by gentle extractions. a healing mask helps to rehydrate dry, flaky skin, or eliminate oily particles. includes tips for at-home prevention. 45 minutes.
* As with all peels, the client must discontinue acne products (retinols, tazorac, differing) and any products with AHAs (glycol acid), BHAs (salicylic acid), azelaic acid, and benzoyl peroxide, 3 - 5 days before treatment.