6 Skincare Essentials for Your Next Road Trip

Road trip season is approaching fast!  And whether you pack lightly or for luxury, there are some essentials that should always travel with you for good skincare throughout your trip.  Here’s the bullet-point list so you can screencap it for reference the next time you need to pack: Sunscreen for Face and Body Water Moisturizer […]

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The Benefits of “Boutique”

On our site, you’ve likely noticed the phrase “boutique med spa.”  What, exactly, does this mean? Per Merriam-Webster, one of the definitions of “boutique” is “a small company that offers highly specialized services or products.”  In essence, “boutique” in a business context connotes services of a high level of specialized experience, but also a sense of […]

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“Will They Stack” — The Next Chapter!

If you’ve been following our blog, you might remember a post called “Will They Stack?”  In the post, we discussed some treatments that can be done back-to-back in the same day, and others that should be done on different days. We always follow guidelines set by Nurse Practitioner Amanda Gallagher regarding the safety of when […]

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You Do You

There is wisdom to glean from the changing seasons, particularly Spring.  Each aspect of nature plays its part in a yearly performance of greening and blossoming, and leaves us marveling at the beauty of the entire spectacle.  We would never consider any part of it to fall short: to not be green enough or yellow enough or pink enough… […]

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Repeat Treatments: The Whys and Whens

Here at Glo de Vie, we emphasize the importance of a treatment regimen because it’s the best way to see thorough, consistent results.  While great results are possible after a single treatment, coming back will yield the highest likelihood of seeing a difference you love.  The reasons, and the timing, vary from treatment to treatment.  Here […]

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Better Together: Products and Treatments

Here at Glo de Vie, we offer skincare products as well as treatments.  Of all the skincare lines we have had the opportunity to try, Glo Therapeutics, PCA Skin, and Revision Skincare are the brands we trust most.  In fact, these are the very products we use on your skin during our treatments — not […]

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Never Too Late for a Resolution!

It’s the end of January, and it’s possible that some of those New Year’s resolutions have gone by the wayside.  We know how it is: you hold the intention to make renewed commitments to your health, your beauty, yourself in general.  But life happens, you put your efforts toward what everyone else needs, and you […]

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Sun Protection and Vitamin D

By now, we all are aware of the fundamental importance of sunscreen. It guards the skin not only from aging (from UVA rays) and burning (from UVB rays), but also from the development of skin cancer. We also understand that we need Vitamin D — for immunity, for bone strength, as a defense against depression, […]

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The Importance of Care Guidelines

Pre-Care Guidelines, Post-Care Guidelines, Contraindications, the Intake Form — what’s the big deal? Good question!  When you have a treatment here at Glo de Vie, we request and provide a fair bit of information.  We swear that we’re not trying to undermine your spa zen.  With guidelines and knowledge of your health background, we are […]

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Skin Care Wisdom from Family

The nearness of the holidays has us thinking of upcoming family time.  Recently, we at Glo de Vie chatted a little about the best skin care advice we have received from family members.  This tried-and-true wisdom has spanned generations, for the very important reason that it works! Karie Banks: “I was told to always moisturize directly […]

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