Monthly Archives: March 2012

see … everyone is doing it!


what do Padma Lakshmi, Wendi Murdoch and several other ageless women have in common? great skin that show no signs of their true age.

in the April 2012 issue of Harper’s Bazaar, TV personality Padma Lakshmi (age 41) states that she sees NYC facialist Christine Chin for “rigourous microdermabrasion and facial treatments.” (model Naomi Campbell is also a client of Chin’s and let’s face it … Naomi has not aged at all!)

successful media mogul and business women Wendi Murdoch (age 43) also claims that microdermabrasion facials are her secret weapon of choice. she pairs her treatments with a rich moisturizer to maintain her youthful look.

so, what do you think? are you ready to try crystal microdermabrasion yet?

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pomegranate power


one of my favourite flavoured green tea contains pomegranate. i’d always love POM drinks so it was an easy choice when it came to which ingredients or flavours i would want in my loose leaf tea (side: i didn’t always drink tea regularly. but i was shopping in bryant park last fall and found a store called Miss Tea and they had a bunch of organic teas … i was a newbie to buying loose leaf tea at the time and the sales staff asked: what flavours do you like … and the rest is history).

i’ve already spoken to you about the benefits of green tea for the skin and your system … but i’ve never touched upon pomegranate. there are several ways pomegranate can benefit your skin.

acne: acne is often caused by either hormomal or digestive imbalances. pomegranate can help correct the latter by regulating digestion and promoting healthy blood flow. some suggest that applying pomegranate topically to an acne breakout can soothe and heal the skin faster. worth a shot, right?

aging: everyone wants to fight aging. yes, i know, there are plenty of other foods out there that can aid in the fight against aging, but each offer their own special defense. pomegranate is no different. it can extend the life of cells that are responsible for building collagen and elastin, which are responsible for keeping the skin plump and full.

scarring and healing: applying pomegranate juice topically to scrapes, wounds or broken acne as pomegranate has been known to speed up the healing process AND reduce the appearance and possibility of scarring.

it’s just another reminder that beauty and diet go hand in hand …

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march break: your skin deserves one too!


another month for 2012 has come … and gone. how quickly time flies. march break is just around the corner and while some of us are unable to actually get away, it doesn’t mean you cannot give your skin a well-deserved break – right?

with the coming of March comes a new promotional offer at the studio. *round of applause*

this month, we’d like for you to get pampered! we’re offering our signature preserve+nurture treatment for just $65 plus HST.  but that’s not all! in addition, we will throw in your choice of a 15-minute face mask or eyebrow grooming … just a little treat for all your hard work through the spring break.

to book your appointment please send us an email to or give us a call at 416.727.1754.

happy march!

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