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Category Archives: Makeup

Buying your makeup and skincare products online? Think again…

Last week’s Life of Kylie episode focused on exposing the beauty industry’s black market when she set out to address consumer concerns associated with knock-off Kyle Cosmetics’ Lip Kits. Working in the cosmetic industry, we know that counterfeit makeup and skincare products is nothing new which is why we regularly warn our clients to stay away from ordering these products online. These counterfeits can contain anything from mercury and lead to even rat poop and they can cause horrible skin rashes, allergic reactions and even infections.   While we are all for saving some money here and there, the place … Continue reading

How healthy are you aging?

To honor September’s healthy aging month, the girls at Spa One wanted to put together some of their best tips for aging beautifully. People eat healthy and work out regularly to keep their heart and body healthy but what do you do to keep your skin happy and healthy? Whether you’re in your 20’s, 40’s, 50’s or even 70’s, it’s important to take steps to protect your skin to ensure you age gracefully! Vanessa is our certified lash addict at Spa One so we knew her tip was going to be lash related. “What most people don’t know is that … Continue reading

How to Keep Your Face Flawless in the Summer Heat

This 90+ degree weather doesn’t seem to be going anywhere and us ladies at Spa One know the toll it has been taking on our skin. Whether it’s clogged pores, sunburns or makeup melting down your face we feel your pain, which is why we wanted to compile some of our best tips and favorite tricks for maintaining that beautiful summer glow, no matter how hot it gets! In terms of skincare, it’s essential that you create a consistent regime that is inclusive of facial treatments as well as products that are customized to address your needs. Marika says “microneedling … Continue reading

Out with the old, in with the bold…

What’s new in the world of lashes? VOLUMATION! I have great news for all my lash addicts out there! We are now certified to perform the newest technique for creating the most luscious lashes you have ever seen! This new innovative approach utilizes multiple eyelash extensions which are applied to a single natural lash to create depth, volume and texture like you have never seen before. Each application is customized specifically to meet the needs of my clientele. To achieve the look you want, we use the Xtreme lash calculator which helps us in determining the length and thickness that … Continue reading

Permanent Makeup: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

I have been a professional makeup artist for over 10 years now but it was my love for art that really inspired me to seek out new opportunities within my industry. Luckily, I get to work with board certified surgeons at The Plastic Surgery Group, who are constantly embracing new technologies and techniques for enhancing patients’ appearances, so naturally it was a piece of cake to convince them to send me to Look Image Academy in Rhode Island. It was there that I received specialized training to learn the correct methods of applying advanced permanent eyebrow makeup such as the … Continue reading

Tips for Finding the Perfect Makeup Artist for Your Wedding

Your wedding day is no doubt one of the most special days of your life. It’s something most of us have been thinking about since the time we were 5 and if you’re anything like me you have a secret Pinterest board with thousands of pins all dedicated to that glorious 5 hour event that you’ve been planning your whole life. While the date, venue, and first dance song are probably things you have been thinking about for a while, one of the more “last minute” decisions I see brides make is in relation to their makeup.​ Your makeup is … Continue reading

#OSCARGLAM 2016: How to recreate my favorite looks of the night at home!

The Academy Awards are obviously one of the most talked about award shows of the entire season. I mean, what’s not to love about our favorite celebrities getting dressed to the nines in fashion’s most drooled over dresses? I will admit, while I love the fashion and the awards, what I really tune in for is the hair and makeup! While it was impossible not to notice Jennifer Garner’s flawless and fresh skin or Rooney Mara’s insta-glam worthy red pout in that Givenchy dress, my absolute favorite looks of the night had to be Saoirse Ronan, Naomi Watts, and of … Continue reading

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