Spring Clean Your Skin!

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Happy Spring! Yes, I realize the official first day of Spring was March 21, but I don’t really call it spring until the snow is gone and the birds are singing. Considering they woke me up at 5:30 this morning, I’m going to call it Spring. We’ve talked in the past about changing your skin care to fit the seasons, …

APRIL PROMO: Buy Two Facials, Get One FREE!

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We have some exciting things going on in April, and we thought why not add one more! Since we’ve been going on and on about how you need to change your skin care with the seasons, we thought we’d give you the opportunity to save a little bit in the process! For the month of April (2017), Buy two (2) …

Our Top 5 FAVE Products!

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Happy Wednesday! This week I thought I’d switch it up a bit and talk more about the retail side of things here at Bare Essentials. Since moving to our new space back in November 2015, we have expanded our retail line quite a bit, so this week I thought I’d cover our top 5 FAVOURITE products and why they’re so …

The Truth about Black Masks

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If you’ve been on Facebook or YouTube lately, you’ve probably seen the ads and videos for these ‘miracle’ black masks. The ones that remove all your blackheads and buildup and purify skin with charcoal? You’ve maybe even seen some of the YouTube tutorials for the DIY versions. All this buzz probably has you intrigued, but before you click the ‘BUY …

Introducing… Spray Tan Memberships!

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With the nicer weather starting to make an appearance, many of you will be thinking about warm sunshine and sunkissed skin. Some of you may even be thinking you should get a pre-tan on and hop into a tanning booth. Before making a decision that will permanently damage skin and significantly increase your chances of cancer, we’ve got something else …

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Laser and Realistic Expectations

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Laser is one of our most popular and misunderstood services here at Bare Essentials. I’ve written lots about the Frequently Asked Questions regarding laser, the difference between Laser and Electrolysis and the history of laser. (If you’re thinking about doing laser, these are definitely posts that you should read over!) But one thing we haven’t touched on is realistic expectations of …

What to Expect after a Facial!

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Facials are an important, albeit overlooked, part of skin care. If you’ve never had a facial before, it’s definitely something worth trying if you struggle with your skin. They’re a great way to pinpoint any issues you’re having, treat current conditions and figure out a long term solution. While some facials have relaxation properties (massage for example), they’re main purpose …

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The Best and Worst Times to get Waxed

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Let’s face it, waxing isn’t exactly a walk in the park. No one really looks forward to having their hair removed, but it is an unfortunate reality these days. We have talked a lot about what to do before and after your waxes to ensure they give you the results you’re looking for. But did you know there are good …

What Happens when you DON’T Take Care of your Skin

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  At then end of a long day removing makeup, washing your face and partaking in a long skin care routine can seem daunting. But not taking care of your skin can have some alarming long term affects. This week we’re looking t what happens when you don’t take care of your skin! I’ve broken this down into 3 categories: …