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Can You Use Coconut Oil to Grow Your Hair Out

By Anke | Sep 21, 2018

We have become a society that wants instant gratification. We look in the mirror and want long and lovely hair and we want it yesterday. So it should come as no surprise that we hear social influencers talking about how coconut oil can help you grow your hair faster. Faster huh, I guess I should…

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You Should Add an Ice Roller to Your Skincare Routine

By Anke | Jul 25, 2018

The Benefits and How to Use It If you have started to notice the increased buzz about Ice Rollers and you are not sure about the benefits it offers your skin, let me tell you why we use it at ASerenity Skin | Body and I use it at home. As a skincare professional for…

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Grand ReOpening 2017

By Anke | Aug 11, 2017

Wow, our party yesterday was amazing.  We want to thank everyone who stopped by to check out our new location and say hi.  We so appreciate all of wonderful clients, friends and supporters.  Thank you to everyone who helped us setup the event, we could not have done it without you.  Here are a few…

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What is Microblading and Why Should You Do It?

By Anke | Dec 16, 2016

Microblading (or eyebrow embroidery) is a relatively new, manual method which does not use a normal permanent makeup machine. Manual Microstroking, sometimes referred to as Microblading, Brow Micropigmentation, Manual Technique, Hand Method Eyebrow Permanent Makeup, Feather Brows, 3D-6D Brows, Cosmetic Tattooing and Eyebrow Embroidery, originated in Asia and has become very popular in in the…

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Easy Way to Treat Chest Wrinkles for Smoother Cleavage

By Anke | Oct 18, 2016

Have you recently woken up to chest wrinkles? Have you been bothered for years about your neck and chest area looking older than your age? Well ASerenity has found an easy, yet effective way to reduce those chest wrinkles with an at-home treatment. Why Do I Get Chest Wrinkles? The skin of the chest can experience deep…

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Joel B. White of JWL Art Designs now on display at ASerenity Skin | Body

By Anke | Apr 7, 2016

Some of the works of San Diego pen and ink artist Joel B. White can now be seen at ASerenity in our 3939 Voltaire Street location. “After seeing his work, I knew I wanted to hang them here”, said Anke, owner of the business. “He has a flow that blends well with the energy here…

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Hyperpigmentation Causes

By Anke | Nov 3, 2015

Hyperpigmentation is a very common skin condition many people have. It is an excess of melanin, or pigment, in a single area of the skin. There are many ways this can occur. Here are some examples of what can cause hyperpigmentation or “dark spots”. 1. Sun Exposure Melanin’s main purpose is to absorb harmful sun…

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Basic Flu Fighting Tips

By Anke | Oct 27, 2015

Basic Flu Fighting Tips Sick? Stay home – get well and prevent the spread of germs at the office. If possible, arrange with your employer to work from home for a few days. Clean up your act – Use a disinfecting wipe to clean surfaces before and after you touch them. Encourage employees to get…

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Eyebrow tips from Hannah

By Anke | Oct 20, 2015

Keep products off the brows – Stay clear of moisturizers, foundations, gels and other products around the brow area. All of these can absorb into the brow and prevent hair growth. We need to remember brows shouldn’t be treated like skin, they’re hair follicles. If you wouldn’t put a product on your scalp, don’t put…

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Don’t Forget the Hands When Taking Care of Your Skin

By Anke | Oct 7, 2015

There are many factors that lead to dry, weakened skin on the hands, UV exposure, weather and repeated hand washing to name a few.  As we age, our collagen and elastin production slows down and photo damage from UV exposure breaks down the protective barrier of our skin.  This leads to creped, fragile skin that…

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Simple Foods To Aid Your Heart

By Anke | Sep 30, 2015

Did you know that according to the Centers for Disease Control, three out of four Americans have a heart age that is older than their own age?  It seems like we might be a nation of human time bombs, ready to go off because our hearts have prematurely aged due to factors like high blood…

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Why Coconut Oil Will Change Your Life

By Anke | Jul 14, 2015

I saw this article and just had to share.  We have been using coconut oil at home and in the spa for years.  We have even hooked our neighbors on using it.  If you have not used it, give it a try.  You might be pleasantly surprised with the results. Read the full article here:…

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Let’s Talk About Papaya

By Anke | Jul 8, 2015

Papaya, a pear shaped orange fruit that has grown in the Caribbean and other tropical areas around the world is a fruit with many benefits. Some say that Papaya helps prevent cancer, treats dandruff, and even is a natural form of birth control (Not to say I would try it though…). Out of the many…

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Use Organic Coconut Oil Instead of a Sunscreen Protector

By Anke | Jun 12, 2015

If you are looking for another good alternative for sun block you should try organic coconut oil.  It is going to protect your skin from the sun rays without any harsh chemicals. We are talking about the same coconut oil that you have in your kitchen and cook with. I know, your surprised.  It will…

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4 (Precious) Tips for Safe Sunscreen Use

By Anke | Jun 11, 2015

1. Always use Sunscreen!  Even if it is not sunny you need to be really careful with your skin.  The damaging rays of the sun can effectively penetrate the skin, so long as there is daylight, you need to protect your skin.  You should be wearing an SPF of at least 15 every day if…

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Why is Sunscreen Important?

By Anke | May 18, 2015

After every facial treatment we do, we apply sunscreen to your skin before you leave.  We recommend a sunscreen based on your skin type and write it down so you can call and order more when you run out.  And living in San Diego, where we have sun beaming down on us every day, a…

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Share Your Feeback With Us

By Anke | Feb 5, 2015

Today a client, Lisa from LisaFIT received a massage from Bri, and Lisa was kind enough to share some feedback with both Bri and myself.  I know we all say we want feedback and comments, but do we really want them? From the beginning, the team at ASerenity has always sought out feedback. It was…

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Microcurrent Facial, Benefits and Why You Need One

By Anke | Nov 19, 2014

Everybody today seems to be talking about micro current facial treatments.  It looks to be the new buzz word in skin care process.  So what is microcurrent, what is a microcurrent facial and why should you get one. Microcurrent “recharges” the facial tissue by combining electrical stimulation in combination with the naturally occurring biological current…

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Come meet the ASerenity Micro Script Facial

By Anke | Nov 17, 2014

The team at ASerenity has done it again.  We have created a customized facial treatment, combined with microdermabrasion for all skin types.  This facial is a prescription designed for your skin’s needs and your facial concerns. Come in today and discover how your skin car benefit from the ASerenity Micro Script facial treatment. Micro Script…

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Benefits You Get From Having a Microdermabrasion Facial Treatment

By Anke | Nov 10, 2014

Your Skin Your skin is the most exposed organ of your body and will suffer damage throughout your life.  Living in a sunny and big city like San Diego exposes your skin to sun, heat, and pollution.  Even if you use sunscreen or moisturizers, some of these dangers attack your skin in ways that sunscreen…

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Come Ask Us Questions

By Anke | Nov 7, 2014

Today, we just had a woman stop by to ask questions about microdermabrasion treatments. It turns out she lives in the neighborhood, has driven past us many times and finally decided she was going to see why she sees so many women coming to our skin center. We love questions. We participate in many training…

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