Happy Rosacea Awareness Month!

Or maybe not so happy… April is Rosacea Awareness Month and I wanted to touch base on a few things to educate you on this common, long-term condition.   The National Rosacea Society released a report in 2018 stating that over 400 million people worldwide suffer from this condition.  Once diagnosed by your physician, your […]

A Season of Beauty: Cleansers & Toniques

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A SEASON OF BEAUTY: part 1 A Season of Beauty is a 6-part series discussing the most important steps to healthy, glowing skin with products that you can incorporate into your regular skin care routine at home. Join me as we explore six ways you can experience a Season of Beauty. #1  Cleansers, Toniques & […]

Still Feeling the Effects of Winter Skin?

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It’s March and Spring is right around the corner. Spring always makes me think about new life. I breathe a little more easily, and enjoy feeling the sunshine on my face, but my skin doesn’t always quickly mirror this renewed sense that spring brings to my soul. After a harsh, dry winter your skin may […]

Girls Night Out March 28th

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It’s a party for the girls (and guys are welcome, too!) at Esthetics by Caris! Mask Parties are all the rage right now, and we know you want to know more about how YOU can join in on the fun! Well, we have just the solution for you: Girls Night Out at Esthetics by Caris! […]

Harry’s Shave Solution

Here are a few tips for your face shaving grooming ritual. Take a nice, long shower before shaving. Running your face under warm water (as hot as you can handle) really helps to hydrate those whiskers and soften them up before you get shaving. No soap necessary! The Pre Shave is critical for success. Buzz […]

2019 New Beginnings: Focus

The new year has started and what does that mean for you?  Do you do resolutions, intentions or nothing at all? You know time doesn’t wait for anyone, it just keeps going. We have time so we can measure steps, goals, or treatments in the esthy world. So how will you begin the new year? […]

Embrace – a reflection


Wow! Can you believe the year is almost finished? As I reflect on the past 11 months and the year is coming to an end, I realize just how different it looks compared to what I thought it would look like.  Embrace was the word I chose for 2018. Embrace change, embrace grace, embrace, embrace, […]

A Season of Thanks


As I sit and reflect on all of the blessings God has given me I am overwhelmed with gratitude!  I had a question posed to me recently on National Esthetician Day. It was asking; “Why, are you an Esthetician?”  It wasn’t hard for me to answer, but it was more than I could put into […]


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Time to reset your routines What a great time to talk about “routine.”  Many of us start the new year off by setting goals and planning routines, but by this time of year things have changed.  Sometimes for the best, as planned, or maybe not. August is when we start to wind down from the […]

Beauty is NOT pain!

beauty is not pain

Beauty should NOT be painful! Remember when you were young; Mom was brushing the rats nests out of your hair? Of course you would be grimacing and pulling away – she would exclaim, “Hold still, beauty is painful!” Let me tell you, as much Mom is always right – I believe she is not correct […]