Sebaceous Filaments Vs. Blackheads

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…

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Product of the Week – Valentine’s Day

We have chosen some of our wonderful Eminence Products to make your skin radiant for Valentine’s Day and beyond. Start using these products today to hydrate your winter skin. Rosehip Lemongrass Lip Balm for beautiful kissable lips Moisturize your body with Apricot Body Oil and Rosehip Lemongrass Hydrator For your complexion *Him or Her* Blueberry Soy Exfoliating Cleanser Sweet Red Rose Tonique Sour Cherry Masque or Chocolate Hydration Masque Finish with the Apricot Whip Moisturizer Please call to have any questions answered or stop in and we will help you select products. 120 – 2nd Street East

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You Eminence and a Friend

Do you love Eminence?  Do you share your love of Eminence with your friends or family? Sunrise Wellness Spa invites you to bring a friend to experience Eminence.  Eminence “In the Know” Did you know Eminence is Organic and Biodynamic ®? Eminence meets the highest standards of overall social and environmental performance, transparency and accountability. Eminence uses a cold pressed process to ensure the organic fruits and vegetables used in their products do not lose their vitamins and minerals. Heat affects the nutritional content and potency, therefore; no heat is used to make Eminence Skin Care. Each product is free of parabens, animal by-products, propylene glycol, sodium lauryl sulfates, harmful colorants and fragrances, mineral oils, and petroleum. Even the packaging is made from post-consumer recycled materials.  All nontoxic. Did you know Eminence is committed to planting a tree for every retail item sold through a program called Forests for the…

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SST Training in Saskatoon

sst cosmetics We were very excited to get to Saskatoon this week for training with SST Cosmetics! The day was fun and knowledge filled for everyone, we absolutely love the line and what the company stands for. SST is a Canadian, mineral based cosmetics company located in Saskatoon, SK. They use the highest quality minerals from around the world to ensure the best in their products. SST is also a Paraben Free, Talc Free, Boron Nitride Free, Gluten Free and Cruelty Free company which means a lot to many people today Parabens? While at training we learned a few new fun facts about parabens that even we weren’t aware of. Parabens are a chemically made preservatives that are found in many day to day products, especially cosmetic products. While originally it was said that these preservatives were safe to use, some research shows that might not be the case anymore….

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Renovations are Complete. Come and See!

Renovations are Complete. Come and See! When attending the Alberta Gift Fair in Edmonton we attended a seminar by Natalie Tan with the topic of what to put where and why. Natalie focused on effective planning for today’s customer. She mentioned that IKEA was her go to business to get shelving to create this new effective look. At the end of the seminar Natalie offered a Free 20 minute consultation to anyone who wanted help. Geraldine left her business card hoping that we would be chosen. After lunch the Spa name was announced over the speaker system and we made our way to the show room. Geraldine quickly opened her phone and showed pictures of the spa and the wall she was wishing to change. Before they knew it Natalie had a plan on paper with ideas of color, position of the shelves using the triangle focal point and to add plenty…

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