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Category Archives: Skin Care Products

Transitioning your skincare routine from summer to fall

            Living in Upstate NY, we have to deal with a wide variety of climate changes throughout the year. Just as you switch over your wardrobe, you should be transitioning your skincare routine with each season. As summer comes to a close, we wanted to share our best practices for maintaining healthy and beautiful skin as the temperatures get colder and the air becomes crisper. Increase your Hydration Our skin produces more oil in the summer, helping to keep it naturally hydrated. As the temperature gets cooler, you may notice more dryness and flakiness as … Continue reading

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

Spa One Announces the Availability of HydraFacial MD

At Spa One, we are always on the hunt for new treatments that will leave our clients with beautifully radiant skin. Our team of estheticians vet out and personally try any new service we consider adding to our line of skincare treatments to ensure the very best for our clientele. After extensive research and client demand, we are excited to announce that we have added HydraFacial MD to our line of services! So what is HydraFacial MD? HydraFacial MD is a non-invasive facial treatment that utilizes a special concoction of antioxidants, hyaluronic acid and peptides. It is specifically designed to … 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

#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

Bundle Up: Winter is here and so is the dry, flaky skin that comes with it

Growing up in Albany, NY, we are used to winter conditions that are often unpredictable and harsh. No matter how many winters we have endured, our skin will never adapt to the frigid weather outside coupled with the dry heat indoors which leaves us with flaky, cracked and dull looking skin. Our skin is the largest organ the body has which is why it is imperative that we properly care for it. Some of the most common problems I see with my clients at Spa One can range from dry, flaky skin not only on the face but the full … Continue reading

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