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Did You Know?

Posted by on Nov 9, 2017 in Did You Know?, Treatment, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Did You Know?

Did you know: That in 2030, 26.1 percent of America’s population will be sexagenarian? That is up from 20.7 percent in 2015. What does that mean? It means that there will be more women looking for “anti-aging” products and treatments than ever before and they want products and treatments that will perform. I have the answer…

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Did You Know?

Posted by on Nov 9, 2017 in Did You Know?, Knowledge, Nutrition, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Did You Know?

FYI I am not a dietician, but I have some news for you and your sweet tooth… “Chocolate, more so dark chocolate, is rich in flavonoids that protect the skin from the sun. It also contains essential skin minerals such as zinc and magnesium — collagen needs these to form and rejuvenate.

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ModVellum Class

Posted by on Nov 9, 2017 in New at Finishes, Product Knowledge, Service, Treatment | Comments Off on ModVellum Class

This past Monday, November 7, I attended another class at the ModVellum headquarters in San Francisco. It never ceases to amaze me how much there is to learn about this fabulous skincare line of products and treatments. I was able to enjoy the benefits of the soon to be available new Rouge Peel. WOW! I can’t wait to be able to share it with my clients. I’m still feeling the tightness this new peel has given my skin. For further information, call me at 916.967.6266.

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Now is the time

Posted by on Oct 6, 2017 in Product Knowledge, Treatment | Comments Off on Now is the time

Isn’t “now” the time for you? The children are back in school, and it’s time to be good to yourself. Are you thinking about your skin? Is it in the best condition? Does it seem too dry or too oily? Is it flaky? Is your skin in need of professional help? Is your skin ready for the new season? Let’s talk! Where will you be spending the majority of your time, as we glide into fall and winter? Once you answer that question, you must now start to consider your skin care regime for the coming season. This might require you making that phone call to your esthetician for an appointment to review and adjust your current regime. The ModVellum clinical skincare line that I carry and use, offers products that perform as well as offering a simple solution for most skin types. Are you considering a new treatment? ModVellum treatments, such as the Porcelain Peel and Nano fill take you one step further toward your most healthy skin. The benefits of a Porcelain Peel are: Reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and various types of pigmentation Infuse the skin with anti-aging actives Increase the density and luminosity of the skin Polish and remove surface buildup allowing for maximal absorption of the prior ingredients The benefits of Nano-fill are: Virtually painless (unlike traditional needling) May be an alternative to cosmetic injectables Does not produce bleeding Does not puncture or wound the dermis These are just two of the treatments available help you to have the skin you deserve. If this information makes you think, “this is the time for you”, call me! Fonda Jo at Finishes...

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Mineral Makeup

Posted by on May 20, 2016 in Jane Iredale | Comments Off on Mineral Makeup

Mineral Makeup

Are you currently wearing a Mineral Makeup?  If not, I would like to recommend you start. You will have far less skin problems with mineral makeup. Why, you ask? The most important reason is that mineral makeup is micronized minerals not powder, whether loose or pressed.  Makeup powder is made of talc.  Talc is pore clogging.  This will only add to the various skin problems that so often occur, especially in adults usually between the ages of 20 – 40 years of age.

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Snacking more, so let’s Snack Better!

Posted by on May 17, 2016 in Nutrition | Comments Off on Snacking more, so let’s Snack Better!

Snacking more, so let’s Snack Better!

Let’s face it, we’ve become a snacking nation. It is no longer considered a stigma and no longer considered  “spoiler of appetites”.  Instead it is somewhat thought to be a healthful habit!    Snacks are not always nutritious contributions to the diet. Consumers are snacking more than ever and for several reasons: a pick me up, reward, break during the day, comfort, and simply mindless munching.  People are leaning more toward more healthful snacking in the morning, then shifting to less healthful choices in the evening. As people begin to turn to more frequent snacking, it is important to make food choices that provide essential nutrients in the total diet and to cut down on regular meal sizes. Focus on nutrient-rich options, balanced with a source of protein, fiber, and healthy fats and it becomes a win win solution to...

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ModVellum Clinical Skin Care

Posted by on May 17, 2016 in Knowledge | Comments Off on ModVellum Clinical Skin Care

ModVellum Clinical Skin Care

  As many of you know, I have recently take on a NEW line of Clinical skincare called ModVellum.  (I will continue to carry your favorite lines), but from what I have learned about ModVellum, I knew I had to be able to offer these wonderful Chrially correct products to my clientele.   This past Monday, I attended an in-depth product knowledge training of the ModVellum Clinical skincare products. It was extremely informative and will be on-going.   I have personally been using them for several months now and find them to be everything I had hoped. Back in January, I touched on these line and talked of the Porcelain Peel.  Now I will begin to explain more about why I have chosen to carry these products and explain more about them.   ModVellum is a brand that is built on a foundation of integrity, with the formulator/owner believing that she has a responsibility to not use harmful or toxic ingredients in her skincare.  She also believes that animals should never be used for beauty testing and that you can get active ingredients on your skin that penetrate without damaging skin or the environment. With that information, the beginning of my complete interest and trust in these products began.   After years of everyone burning off their faces with strong peels, she believes there is a different and gentler way.  Hence the category creators of Chiral-Luxury.  Believing that ingredient sources are just as important as the actual ingredients.  Also believing in leaving the planet better than when arrived, so all ingredients are 100 percent biodegradable and uses no plastic beads.   I will be adding additional information on the products and treatments themselves, in future newsletters.   If you would like further information regarding these products and treatments utilizing these products, or would like to schedule your appointment, please call me at 916-967-6266 or...

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New Services at Finishes

Posted by on Mar 24, 2016 in New at Finishes | Comments Off on New Services at Finishes

New Services at Finishes

Two new Facials … Do you have dull, under-exfoliated and over-pigmented skin? My Artifact facial is for you… It brightens the skin without hydroquinone.  Is Gluten-free and Vegan.. $110 Do you have irritated, red, blotchy and blemish prone skin?  My Antidotum facial is for you… Soothing to the skin.  Is vegetarian and mostly gluten-free…$115   If your answer is “yes” to either of these questions, I invite you to call and schedule your appointment. As an introduction, for the month of March 2016 ONLY…$90 for either of the above facials! For further information regarding these new facials or to schedule your appointment, call me...

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Face Reality Acne Care: Acne Cosmetica

Posted by on Mar 11, 2015 in Acne | Comments Off on Face Reality Acne Care: Acne Cosmetica

Face Reality Acne Care: Acne Cosmetica

Maybe you are one of those who has an acne problem or just a break out from time to time. Which ever category you fall into, if you want to get rid of the acne, you need to be more cautious of the makeup that can cause acne cosmetica and worsen the existing acne. While visiting the cosmetic counter where you buy your makeup, moisturizer and any other products to put on your face, check the label. If you see the words “hypoallergenic” or “non-allergenic”, make you feel, “this is a safe for my skin”! You might better think again. Many products that bear the label of some of the most recognized cosmeceutical companies in the world have ingredients that can clog pores or exacerbate skin conditions. The following is a list of a few makeup products that contain ingredients proven to make acne worse: Bare Minerals SPF 15 Matte Foundation MAC Studio Fix Laura Mercier Oil-Free Tinted Moisturizer Nars Blush Rimmel Stay Matte Pressed Powder Neutrogena Healthy Skin Liquid Makeup Clinique Acne Solutions Liquid Makeup So, just because a product says “oil-free”, “healthy skin”, or “acne solutions”, that doesn’t mean that it is a safe choice for acne prone skin. I would be happy to provide a pore-clogging ingredients list to those acne-prone clients who want to be more diligent about their cosmetica product purchases. For questions or more information you can call me...

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Grape Seed Serum

Posted by on Mar 7, 2015 in Did You Know?, Knowledge, Nutrition | Comments Off on Grape Seed Serum

Grape Seed Serum

What do you do with it? The following are some uses for keeping your skin healthy by the addition of Grape Seed Serum:       This super oil is not only a natural antioxidant but is 20X more potent than Vitamin C , 50X more powerful than Vitamin E and more potent in Omega 3 & 6 fatty acids than Olive Oil. It is absorbed quickly into the skin leaving your skin silky smooth and not greasy. It is an anti-inflammatory, so accelerates the healing process and improves blood flow to the skin. The most important use for Grape Seed Serum is as a great moisturizer. It is light and absorbs quickly. Your skin will not feel greasy, simply soft and smooth. Additionally, it is a 100% natural antioxidant and you get 100% efficacy into the...

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