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‘Tis the season for dry, irritated skin, so when Skin Laundry offered us a light and laser facial, we jumped at the chance.
With locations across the US, UK and Hong Kong, Skin Laundry aims to make skin care accessible, affordable and ultimately, addictive. Much as its name implies, Skin Laundry spas are clean and sleek. Their signature two-step laser facial involves a combination of a YAG laser and Intense Pulsed Light (IPL). (NOTE: Your first one is always free!)
Their laser and light facial is a medical procedure and the powers that be take this seriously. Intake involves photos and a multi-page questionnaire about your skin and overall health. (No paper though. It’s all done
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Brows frame the face, create balance and draw attention right where you want it – on your baby blues (or browns). While pencils, gels, and plucking have been brow grooming mainstays, microblading has risen as the go-to treatment for fuller, natural-looking results.
Microblading entails using a very fine pen that is really tiny needles to deposit pigment into the skin in strokes that resemble human hair. Since these fine needles only go to the superficial layers of the skin, this technique is semi-permanent as opposed to brow tattoos which are considered permanent. The key benefit of the microblading technique is that when done by an expert, it offers a more natural look that lasts well
Skincare doesn’t have to be complicated, and issues ranging from visible signs of aging to acne can all be improved with the proper product regimen. But with that said, it’s easy to veer off-course—and even make some major mistakes without even knowing it. We tapped into two skin experts, New York City dermatologist Dr. Jessica Krant and Joanna Vargas, founder of Joanna Vargas Salons and Skincare Collection and facialist to the stars, for the biggest skincare no-no’s they see all too often.
More is not more when it comes to exfoliation, and too much of this good thing can have a detrimental effect on the skin. “Somehow women have gotten the impression that the
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2017 has been the year of the brows. From barely there to bold and beautiful, eyebrow shapes and styles have taken over our Instagram feeds and, frankly, we can’t get enough. Someone way ahead of the trends is Los Angeles-based celebrity eyebrow artist and owner of iBrow Bar, Erin “EB” Bryant. EB launched her career as a brow artist in 2015, creating the world-famous iBrow shaping technique. Using this technique, she rehabilitates clients with thin, over-tweezed brows and guides them to successfully achieve a natural fuller shape.
From locals to celebrities such as Kylie Jenner, Vanessa Hudgens and Ireland Baldwin, iBrow Bar is the go-to place for achieving natural, perfect-looki