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News 10 ABC: Do it yourself Halloween makeup

Originally published by Jennifer Lee of News 10 ABC ALBANY N.Y. –Halloween is one day away and some people are still trying to figure out what to dress up as. Procrastinators are in luck, Albany’s Spa One has simple do it yourself makeup techniques that will have you looking fierce for the holiday without a hassle. Elaborate makeup is a great way to participate in Halloween, especially when in a pinch for time.

Times Union: Do-it-yourself approach to spooky looks

Originally published by Kristi Barlette of the Times Union.      You have the perfect costume picked out for Halloween. We’re talking a look that will have people wanting to pose for selfies with you — and then posting those images to social media where they’ll get more “likes” than trick-or-treaters will get candy. But an enviable look is about more than the clothes you put on. Oftentimes, a made-up face is what really takes your costume from #fine to #fabulous.  A session with a professional makeup artist can cost as much as, if not more than, your costume. And securing … Continue reading

The Record: Five Questions for Marika Chornyak

Originally published by Lauren Halligan of The Record. Marika Chornyak: A licensed esthetician at Spa One at The Plastic Surgery Group in Albany. May is National Skin Cancer and Melanoma Awareness Month and Chornyak has an intimate knowledge of skin care and tips on how to protect your skin during the hot summer months ahead. 1 What is your experience in the skin care field? I have been an esthetician for over 10 years and attended the Aesthetic Science Institute. I have also taken a variety of post-graduate classes at the International Dermal Institute in New York City to continue … Continue reading

Times Union: Cool spaces, Looking their best

Originally published by Leigh Hornbeck of the Times Union When The Plastic Surgery Group approached middle age, the company did something a lot of people do — they had a face lift. The practice had a complete makeover, actually. Late last year, The Plastic Surgery Group relocated from Washington Avenue in Albany to Patroon Creek Corporate Center, an office park at 455 Patroon Creek Blvd. Spa services have become more prominent within plastic surgery, said Jeffrey Rockmore, one of the six doctors at the office, and so part of the office is called Spa One. The field now includes many noninvasive … Continue reading

Welcome to Our Blog!

Can you remember the first time you did your own makeup? What about the time you first used a face masque, shaved your legs, or shaped your eyebrows? You were probably with your best friend, a sibling or cousin, or a parent. Well today, those coming-of-age moments are undergoing a coming-of-age of their own thanks to the internet. A young person looking for beauty or skin care advice need not venture farther than YouTube to learn the ropes, and these days, that’s only a click away on a smartphone. When we opened Spa One at The Plastic Surgery Group more … Continue reading

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