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"Do it yourself treatments" vs Spa

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Certain DIY's can be as effective as spa treatments (but really the basics can all be tailored for all skin types).  Most traditional spas are really looking to cater to the client by pampering them, so the actual facial treatment has to be minimal and less traumatizing to not scare away business.  You should go to a specialist for the specific treatment you are looking for. You can save money by being upfront with your Esthetician or Dermatologist about your desire to maintain the benefits of your procedure by doing your part at home. When you request this, they will know to design a skin care DIY from OTC products you can buy while incorporating what you already have at home. This will all save you money and allow you to have the best results possible.

SCOTT-VINCENT BORBA
Founder & Creator of BORBA
Founder & Creative Director of E.L.F. Cosmetics

 For over a decade, Scott-Vincent has been a renowned innovator in the beauty category and has worked on such esteemed brands such as Hard Candy Cosmetics, Johnson & Johnson®, P&G/Wella-Sebastian, Shiseido/Joico, and Dr. Murad.

Scott-Vincent helped found E.L.F. Cosmetics with the idea that quality color cosmetics shouldn’t be limited to high-end department stores. Aside from contributing to the monthly blogs, he oversees new product development and leads the brand with head-turning innovation.

A graduate of Santa Clara University, Scott-Vincent received an education in Psychology, Law, Business and Marketing.  Since then, he has succeeded as a high-fashion model, TV personality and became a licensed aesthetician to further his credentials and experiences. He founded BORBA, and continues to use his creative thinking to push the envelopes of skin care as we know it.

Beyond creating groundbreaking approaches to skin care, Scott-Vincent Borba’s passion lies in raising awareness for the needs of troubled children.  He is an active spokesperson for The Covenant House, a non-profit organization that provides food, shelter, counseling and education for youth in need.


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MyManhattanCloset wrote:
1) 4/15/2010 3:05:35 PM
I think there's a lot of ways to save money on beauty treatments, but you don't want to be penny-wise, pound-foolish. I do certain things myself, like manicures, pedicures, eyebrow shaping, and spray tans. I go to my dermatologist for skincare, I've had some really bad breakouts from so called 'pampering' facials. I never buy products from my spa or hairdresser because they always seem more interested in pushing a product than providing a quality service.
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kyliers wrote:
2) 4/16/2010 3:17:09 AM
Oooo that sounds like a really cool article!!!!!
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