03
Nov

The Difference Between Gel, Shellac and Traditional Nail Polish

Gel polish is not exclusive to one brand and is made of acrylic monomers and oligomers that bond together when placed under a UV light. The main difference between a gel manicure and Shellac is that gel can be sculpted and shaped to your nail just like acrylic; the finish is also a bit thicker and glossier than Shellac....
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01
Nov

About Dermaplaning

Who is it for Dermaplaning is recommended for all skin types except those with acneic skin. If you have deep cystic acne, wait until breakouts are clear before trying this treatment. As always, also discuss any allergies or skin sensitivities before starting a treatment. What does it feel like Dermaplaning is a painless procedure and can be compared...
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24
Feb

Facial Aftercare

Following facial treatment, your skin may be quite sensitive. The following advice will ensure that you continue to benefit from your treatment and keep your skin looking young and healthy.
24
Feb

Micro-Needling Aftercare

Immediately after your treatment you will look as though you have moderate sunburn and your skin may feel warm and tighter than usual. This will start to subside after 1 to 2 hours and will normally recover within a day post treatment. Your practitioner will prescribe post procedure skincare after the procedure to help soothe, calm and protect...
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12
Feb

Gift Card Scam

You may be tempted to puchase an Ancaster Spa gift card (gift certificate) advertised on a site like Kijiji.ca Please be very careful We have had some customers who answered advertisements on Kijiji and puchased a “Gift Certificate” for the Spa at Ancaster.  These buyers paid a (varying) amount for what they believed to be an unwanted present...
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11
Feb

How OxyGeneo 3-in-1 Facial Works

OxyGeneo 3-in-1 Super Facial Exfoliate – Similar to microdermabrasion, the OxyGeneo exfoliates the upper skin layer. This process removes dead cells, smooths and renew the skin, preparing it to receive active nutrients. The OxyGeneo is safe on all skin tones and can treat sensitive skin without any irritation. Infuse – The active ingredients are contained in a...
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11
Feb

Photo Rejuvenation

What is a Photo Rejuvenation treatment? Photorejuvenation is the term used to describe an IPL treatment which delivers a broad spectrum of light onto the surface of your skin. This light penetrates the tissue and damages the pigmented regions of your skin. The body’s natural response is to remove the injured tissue giving your skin a...
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11
Feb

Pedicure Aftercare

The following home-care routine will ensure your pedicure will last well and keep your feet and nails looking their best and in good condition. The feet should be washed at least once a day, finishing with a cold rinse. Dry the skin well, particularly between the toes. Scrubbing the feet briskly with a small firm...
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11
Feb

Manicure Aftercare

The following home-care routine will ensure your manicure will last well and keep your nails looking their best and in good condition. Rinse hands thoroughly with lukewarm water and dry them with a soft towel. Skin creases which are left wet can crack and become sore. Use hand cream or lotion after washing to lubricate...
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11
Feb

Electrolysis Aftercare

Slight soreness or redness can be treated by a soothing face lotion. If you have a sensitive skin, immediately after your treatment you may notice some small red raised bumps in the treated area.  This is quite normal.  The redness is caused by hyperaemia and the raised bump is due to the presence of lymph...
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