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What Is Microdermabrasion?

What Is Microdermabrasion?

Microdermabrasion is a form of exfoliation for the skin. It was developed in Italy in 1985, and was introduced to the United States in 1996. It grew in popularity quickly and has become a standard staple for many Estheticians. I’ll admit that I was a...

Meditation on Motherhood

Meditation on Motherhood

Happy Mother’s Day to ALL Mamas out there!8 years ago on Mother’s Day, 2010, I had my first date with Dan. 5 years later, our son was born on Father’s Day! This morning, I am meditating on motherhood….One of my dearest friends had her...

Skincare & Self care for Every Age & Stage – in your 40s!

Skincare & Self care for Every Age & Stage – in your 40s!

In your 40s:They say Life Begins at 40, so get ready to embrace this phase with all your might! Entering this decade is an amazing time in life, whatever is going on.When I turned 40, I was a new mother of a 9 month old baby. I spent my birthday at home with him and...

Skincare & Self care for Every Age & Stage – in your 30s!

Skincare & Self care for Every Age & Stage – in your 30s!

In your 30s:STILL LEARNING, with a little more EARNING / Career Life / Family / Social Life / Skincare & Self Care StrategiesAt this stage in life, you’ll generally be full swing into work, maybe you’ll own a home, maybe you’ll have children or...

Skincare & Self care for Every Age & Stage – in your 20s!

Skincare & Self care for Every Age & Stage – in your 20s!

Every Age & StageI've been hearing from clients that information about Skincare & Self care for specific ages & stages is of particular interest, so I've decided to do a blog series to address them, decade by decade, starting in your 20s!In Your...

Awesome Aging vs Anti-Aging

Awesome Aging vs Anti-Aging

    The “Anti-Aging” rhetoric is a message that is infused into our society and into the minds of women everywhere. This propaganda beats the drum of “growing older is unattractive” and “stay looking youthful at any and all...

Cults & Communities part 1

Cults & Communities part 1

On Saturday, my husband Dan & I had a rare evening to ourselves, with young Finnegan at Nana’s for the night.Should we see a movie?  We could go listen to some live music!  There’s new restaurants we could check out… We were...

Acne: Causes & Treatments

Oh, Acne, you are such a huge, challenging condition and topic, because there is not one truth that fits all.Acne can be painful, persistent, incredibly stubborn and difficult to treat.Causes of Acne & breakouts include:Hormonal disruption & changes A...

Losing my father…Finding my path

Losing my father…Finding my path

                             Do you believe things happen for a reason? Or that everything is happening randomly. moment to moment?Is Life about our choices? Or about living your Dharma*?We can...

Yoga Is Prayer and Self Care

Yoga Is Prayer and Self Care

What is Yoga?  Yoga is Union with the Divine.Yoga is the philosophy of connection.We are all connected. That means our bodies, minds & spirits are One Thing. WE ARE ALL CONNECTED. That means All That IS, All who LIVE are One Thing.Yoga is the...

SHAPES: Skin Basics

                                           Your Skin is your largest organ, and so incredibly multi functional.  When I taught my students at the Aveda...

March Moon & All That's New….

March is my birthday month, so it's always a reflective time of year for me. It's kind of like my own personal New Year. This year, March has been absolutely and totally transformational. International Women's Day was a few weeks ago.  In my...

Happy 5th Anniversary to Complexions On Carter Skincare Boutique!

Happy New Year!  I realize we are in February now. January flew by, as have the last FIVE years!  I looked up and realized I have been in business here at Complexions On Carter Skincare Boutique for FIVE years, and going strong!  In all of Life's...

Summer Skincare Tips!

SUMMERTIME IS HERE! A few simple tips for caring for your skin in the hottest months of the year: Wear Sunscreen ~ after the first sunny weekend I'm already seeing lots of scorched skin ~ we're not used to it so protect your skin by using a physical block - look for...

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