Self-Care this Valentine’s Day! February 2022 at Oleander Aesthetics

Hey Valentines!  The month of love and Valentine’s Day celebration is right around the corner. Valentine’s Day is a wonderful time to show the people in your life that you care, but what about you? CARING FOR YOURSELF IS NOT SELFISH, IT’S NECESSARY So often, we tend to put ourselves last. We put our partners, children, parents,…

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A Few of my Favorite Things! December 2021 at Oleander Aesthetics

Season’s Greetings! If the hustle and bustle of holiday shopping has you on the hunt for the perfect present, consider giving the gift of SPA!  Fast-paced lifestyles and over-crowded schedules are all too common, and it’s important to take time for self-care. Here are some of my favorite things that can reduce stress, get you glowing and leave…

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The GREAT DIY Pumpkin Mask October 2021 at Oleander Aesthetics

DIY Pumpkin Mask

Happy Fall! Who else is excited to celebrate the official start of fall?  The temp may still be in the high 70’s, but I’ve already visited Salem, MA, been mulling apple cider and decorating the studio with pumpkins. For this aesthetician fall also means the start of peel season, pumpkin masques, and advanced treatments.  Here’s some…

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Fall is for Fixing! September 2021 at Oleander Aesthetics

Fall is for fixing… It’s that time of year!  Summer is winding down and “peel season” is upon us. *October-April* Fall through early spring are optimal seasons to get a peel or advanced treatment as we tend to stay indoors more, lowering the level of UV exposure from the sun while our skin recovers. The results from chemical…

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When you can’t stop picking your face. August 2021 at OLEANDER AESTHETICS

can't stop picking

Hello all! We’re all guilty squeezing at one time or another!  Popping a big, juicy pimple can sometimes be too hard to resist, and it is normal for people to occasionally pluck, pick and squeeze their skin. But for some people this behavior is indicative of a mental issue, and the excessive picking begins to cause scarring,…

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Happy 8 Years Oleander Aesthetics! July 2021 at Oleander Aesthetics

July 1, 2021 marks OLEANDER AESTHETICS 8th Birthday! 8 BEAUTIFUL FLOWERS FOR 8 YEARS. WOW, It’s hard to believe that a little over eight years ago today I was painting, organizing and setting up this little skincare studio in the West Plaza. 2020-2021 has been an interesting year to say the least!   With the pandemic came trials…

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A Facial for Mummy’s Tummy! May 2021 at OLEANDER AESTHETICS


If there’s one common skin concern from Mom’s to be, it’s that itch you just can’t seem to scratch.  Skin irritation is a common problem for many mamas that tends to appear during the fifth or sixth month of pregnancy, when you’re really starting to show, and only seems to get more pronounced as time passes.…

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Getting Back Into The Spring Of It! April 2021 at Oleander Aesthetics


Warmer weather, daffodils, longer days, patios, buds on the trees and vaccines. Spring is here!  I see many of you getting back into the swing of things and scheduling your Spring and Summer treatments. Nice work! Why is it so important to receive regular facial treatments every 4-6 weeks? When we are young and fresh-faced and our…

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March Away the Milia! March 2021 at Oleander Aesthetics


Have you ever noticed a small, pearly, hard white bump on your skin? If you’ve gone to pop it and had zero luck, you may be dealing with milia. Most commonly, milia are on the eyelids or cheeks. Milia are harmless little white cysts (milium for just one) filled with a protein called keratin, which is…

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Spreading the L.O.V.E. February 2021 at Oleander Aesthetics


Hey Sweethearts! The month of love and Valentine’s Day celebration is upon us and spending time with loved ones has recently become more challenging.  As we are shown so often, the time spent together is so important to stay connected. Valentine’s Day is a wonderful time to show the people in your life that you…

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