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From chemical peels to microdermabrasion, there are many professional skin procedures that can minimize the build-up of dead cells that contributes to fine lines, dullness and clogged pores. Dermaplaning is one of them, but this treatment goes beyond simply exfoliating the skin. According to board-certified dermatologist and president of the Dermatology Institute of Boston Dr. Emmy Graber, â€œDermaplaning leaves the skin smoother and brighter while helping makeup glide on better.â€
The advantage as compared to other professional exfoliating treatments? During office-based dermaplaning, a trained aesthetician uses a scalpel to manually scrape away dead cells, taking â€œpeach f
Nadia Yanez knows eyebrows. She even knows how to tackle tough, wiry brows that refuse to behave. As the founder and director of LablÃ³shÂ® Waxing Clinique on Manhattanâ€™s Upper East Side, she has seen all types of brows â€“ from the dreaded unibrow to pencil-thin brows and bushy and unruly ones. She has seen those that are over-tweezed and those that have never been touched by a Tweezerman and everything in between. LablÃ³shÂ® is a full-service waxing clinic, but Yanez superspecializes in eyebrow care and maintenance. As such, she has gained quite a following since first opening her doors.
She chatted with Beauty in the Bag about how often to tweeze, the latest trends
I have more than my fair share of makeup brushes. It’s hard not to when you’ve been writing about beauty products for years. Unfortunately for me, the thing they do best Â is sit there and look pretty in theÂ vintage crystal glass in my bathroom because while I like the idea ofÂ themÂ I’m a bit uneasy about actually usingÂ them.
Since I’ve been wearing makeup, I’ve been happy enough withÂ the results I get from using my fingers, but different application techniques give different results and it would be nice to step my makeup game every now and then. That’s why I turned to Jo Levy,Â Director of Artistry for Rouge Bunny RougeÂ for a crash course in perfecting my technique.
BITB has brows on the mind. This weekâ€™s GORGEOUS GIVEAWAY will whip your eyebrows into shape with technique and style. We have three sets of the Tweezerman Isaac Mizrahi 2013 Limited Edition Designer Collection (a $45 value) to give to BITB’s fans.
Boasting brightly colored splatter paint and candy buttons prints, the collection reflects designer Mizrahiâ€™s happy-go-lucky, playful side. And we are so gladâ€”why not have a little fun with your beauty tools?
This beauty giveaway includes a full size Slant Tweezer, a Mini-Slant Tweezer, and a Filemate Nail Fileâ€”all from Tweezerman. The Tweezerman Slant Tweezer is an award winner time and again for its precision to