Monday, March 19, 2018

Monmouth County Day Spa Expert Answers: How Often Should I get a Facial?

How often you should get a facial depends on many factors including your skin type, age, and environment. The purpose of getting a facial is to rid the skin’s surface of dead skin cells and also to extract any impurities that have become embedded in your pores.  Impurities can cause acne in problematic skin and [...]

Facial Massage—Friend or Foe?

May 21, 2010 by  
Filed under Acne, Education, Skin Care

Question: Dear Val, I recently went for a facial at a beautiful spa.  It was great, very relaxing.  The only problem was the Aesthetician insisted on giving me a facial massage as part of the facial. I told her that I didn’t think I should get one because I have acne-prone skin and I had [...]

See What You’ve Been Missing in Chemical Peels

Chemical peels are excellent skin rejuvenators and can dramatically change the texture, smoothness and clarity of your skin. There are many different types of peels available. Most people only know of what is called ‘deep chemical peels’, which are done in a medical facility and require weeks of recovery. There are several other types of [...]

Teen Acne and Sports, How the Two Can Go Hand in Hand.

September 28, 2009 by  
Filed under Acne, Skin Care

It’s back to school acne Part 2! In Part 1, we discussed teen acne and how going back to school could cause some unwanted zits to appear just in time for the first day of school.  Now let’s take a look at school activities and how they can cause changes in your teen’s skin. First, [...]

Gifts for Parents during Tough Time

September 14, 2009 by  
Filed under Gift advice

Question: What Gift Certificate do you recommend buying for my parents’ anniversary? I want them to relax…This year is very stressful, my dad lost his job and I think going to a spa will be great for them…Do you offer specials for these tough times? Valentina: Currently, Aquamedica is offering a Swedish Massage & Atlantic [...]

Skin Care Expert Recommends Analysis Before Product Purchase

August 26, 2009 by  
Filed under Anti-aging Skin Care, Education, Skin Care

Skin care products, they’re everywhere!  On the TV, Internet, and department store beauty counters.  They promise beautiful skin for their devoted followers.  But how do you really know if these products are working for you?  How do you know which products are worthy and which are a waste? There is so much confusion about which [...]