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Speak up before your next facial

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Want to get the most out of your next facial? Then start talking to your esthetician before your treatment! Now, I’m not talking about dishing on how Brad is leaving Angelina for Snooki… you need to talk about you – your skin, your concerns and your lifestyle. You may call it TMI, but I call it TME: Tell Me Everything.

When your skin care pro knows everything about your skin, she can make the best decisions to ensure it’s as healthy, glowing and young-looking as possible. She’ll use our advanced system called SkinReading at the beginning of your treatment, where she’ll assess the current condition of your skin to determine the best course of action. But there are several things you should let your esthetician know about yourself, to maximize these results even further.

Here are my top 10 things to always tell your esthetician:

1. Your current at-home skin care agenda
2. What prescription medications you’re taking – especially those that are topical, like Retin-A
3. The last time you received a facial treatment
4. Health problems – from headaches to skin cancer
5. Any adverse reactions you’ve ever had to products or ingredients
6. Whether you currently see a dermatologist
7. Your lifestyle – do you smoke? Work or live in a polluted area?
8. If you’ve noticed any recent changes in your skin that are of concern
9. What you would like the esthetician to focus on
10. What you expect from today’s treatment

Find a Bioelements Spa near you today and start talking!

Do you always speak up before a facial? Let me know in the comments.

One of the first-ever licensed estheticians in the U.S., Barbara Salomone is the architect of the modern American facial. Since launching Bioelements Professional Skin Care in 1991, she has trailblazed the industry, incorporating nutritional supplements into topical skin care products, and pioneering the introduction of antioxidants, calcium, probiotics and lutein. Visit Bioelements on Facebook, Twitter or Youtube.

Comments (1)

Litya says:
Dec 5, 2014

I’ve always used pure organic skin care products on my face. Hope to find an esthetician that also uses the same products.

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