Esthetika Skin

Articles Written or Carefully Curated by Erika of Esthetika Skin

Esthetika Skin
29Jan, 2015

My Favorite Biogenic Ingredients

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With so many skin care products on the market its hard to find ones you can trust. While I use proven products in my treatment room and prescribe them as home care maintenance. I realize that when my clients leave they are bombarded by a world of promising products and pretty packaging. This is what I tell my regulars… focus on ingredients – preferably biogenic ingredients that are safe and easily utilized by the body with out causing toxicity or allergic reactions. Whatever your skins needs and concerns are there […]
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Esthetika Skin by Erika
16Nov, 2014

The Miracle of LED

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As a skin therapist I am privy to cutting edge treatments, products, serums, supplements and more. One of my all time favorite therapies, and one I use frequently in my own treatment room, is Light Emitting Diode Therapy or LED. While LED it is beneficial for all skin types, tones and ages, what I especially love about it is that I can customize different lights to address specific needs within each client’s skin. Results of LED therapy can be seen immediately and only grow greater with cumulative treatments. The cherry […]
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Winter Skin By Esthetika
5Nov, 2014

Winter Skin Solutions

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The winter months call for a delicate balancing act for our faces – ‘tis the season of dry, dehydrated skin! Dehydration occurs with an increase of trans epidermal water loss (T.E.W.L). This disruption can cause a domino effect in our skin’s defense system leading to increased inflammation exasperated by winter UV exposure. This exposure can also lead to an rise in matrix metalloproteinase enzymes causing the break down in the extracellular matrix which in the simplest terms, results in a wrinkly, lack luster skin tone. All this change that comes […]
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