Sebaceous Filaments Vs. Blackheads – What’s the Difference? by: Jen Okhiria February 5, 2019 Updated on February 7, 2019 If you’ve ever suffered a smattering of blackheads that just don’t clear away, take a closer look. You might not be dealing with blackheads at all, but sebaceous filaments instead. While similar to blackheads, sebaceous filaments are a different animal altogether. What Are Sebaceous Filaments? Unlike blackheads, sebaceous filaments are not a clogged hair follicle that needs to be cleared away. Rather, they are a completely normal function of the skin. As Dr. Lily Talakoub of McLean Dermatology and Skincare Center explained to us, “Sebaceous filaments are particles released from oil glands. Blackheads are oxidized keratin (produced by the squamous cells of the skin). Because they are open to the air, they oxidize and look black.” Sebaceous filaments are needed in order to carry sebum through the hair follicle to the…Read More.
Valentines Day Saint Valentines’s Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine. In the 14 century it first became affiliated with romantic love. Soon after it flourished and people expressed their love with an Valentines Sweetheart Facial from Sunrise Wellness Spa along with a complimentary back scrub with a delicious Blueberry Soy Sugar Scrub topped off with a Souffle that will tantalize your senses. Our Valentines Sweetheart Facial is involves 5 of the most romantic senses out of the Eminence Collection. First we cleanse your face with an appropriate cleanser, next we dual masque with a Chocolate Mousse Hydration mixed with Sour Cherry. This combination supplies intense hydration leaving your skin feeling refreshed. Lastly an appropriate serum for your complexion is applied teeming with a Sour Cherry moisturizer. The complimentary Blueberry Soy Sugar scrub has antioxidant healing power. It sloughs off dead skin bringing fresh blood to the surface. It…Read More.
Eminence Customized Facial – Before and After Robin came in for an Eminence Customized Facial and we asked her to partake in Before and After Photos. Robin is a regular enthusiast of Eminence. She has facials with the change of the seasons. This time she was concerned about the “puffiness” under her eyes. She was excited to use her 18th wedding anniversary gift certificate from her husband Johnny. The Facial Geraldine chose was to target dark spots and tone her beautiful freckles as well as address her puffy eyes. After the consultation Geraldine chose to use the Red Currant and Monoi Age Corrective Cleansers. The Red Currant Rapid Infusion Masque, layered with the Balancing Masque Duo and the Lime Stimulating Masque. Geraldine then added the Bright Skin Masque. Experiencing the benefit of 4 masques working together is the luxury of booking a facial. This is a great way to address…Read More.
August 4, 2016 I was apprehensive before my first facial as I thought it would make my face very red. Geraldine explained what every cream and masque contained – and about all the natural ingredients eg. citrus, kale, apricot…. All this was done on a warm bed while I was lying down comfortably. There were cool and hot sensations. The chamomile lotion was calming. My skin now looks smooth and is not red! I have booked another facial for September! Sharon FluneyRead More.
Why is Eminence so AMAZING? Because: 1. CERTIFICATION: USDA ORGANIC-A leading global standard committed to recognizing organic agriculture. DEMETER CERTIFIED -Demeter is a certifying body for products from Biodynamic® Agriculture. All products are subject to a strict and comprehensive verification process. And more…… 2. THEY CARE: Forest for the Future- “We are planting trees in 19 developing countries throughout the world including Burundi, Uganda, Ghana and Tanzania. In Africa, agro-forestry provides families with the education and tools to create their own tree nurseries. The profits allow them to support their basic needs, while also benefiting the environment and fighting deforestation.” – From: www.eminenceorganics.com Eminence…Read More.
VitaSkin™ Targeted Treatments Vs. VitaSkin™ Booster-Serums Written By: Karen Young Chester Do you suffer from problem skin, uneven skin tone or aging skin? If so, you’re probably using the VitaSkin™ booster-serums to remedy your skin problems. And if you’re applying these in your regular skin care routine, you may be wondering, “Why do I need VitaSkin™ Targeted Treatments too?” We have three examples that compare Targeted Treatments with booster-serums, and clarify how Targeted Treatments fit into your skin care routine. And just as you apply stain remover only on the soiled areas of your clothes, you dab on your Targeted Treatment to fix contained and specific skin concerns. TARGETED VS. ALL-OVER Targeted Treatments focus their laser-like powers on one specific area. Think of it as the difference between a stain remover and a laundry detergent. Sure, you need laundry detergent to get the whole load clean…Read More.