Anke's Stories

Local Spa ASerenity Skin | Body to Raise Funds for Heart Non-Profit

By Anke | May 9, 2013

“Flowers & a Facial for a Heart” San Diego, CA  ASerenity Skin | Body is proudly supporting a regional fundraiser in partnership with Black Rock Mud Company which benefits children with heart disease. ASerenity Skin | Body is well known in San Diego for their client-centered and results-oriented focus from acne to anti-aging and they’ve…

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide to Hot Products

By Anke | May 8, 2013

Mother’s Day is an opportunity to celebrate all the great ladies in our lives: moms, sisters, and grannies! They’ve kissed our scraped knees and rocked us to sleep. They’ve fed us chicken soup when we were sick, and stayed up all night taking care of us. What better way to show our appreciation than by…

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Hair Removal Through the Ages

By Anke | May 4, 2013

I thought this was an interesting article on hair removal. History of Hair Removal

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Three Ingredients Your Skin Needs Now

By Anke | Apr 9, 2013

I wanted to share an article I found about three ingredients your skin needs now.  I know I look for these ingredients when looking for what products to use and recommend to our clients. Those ingredients are found in the Image Skincare products.

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Image Skincare San Diego Launch Party 2013

By Anke | Apr 9, 2013

ASerenity was at the Image Skincare San Diego Launch party last night.  Take a look at some of the photos.

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Botox and Women in their 20’s

By Anke | Apr 5, 2013

A shocking number of women in their 20s are getting Botox Are you one of them? I saw this article and wondered if this trend was true here in San Diego. Share your feedback and let us know if you are in your 20’s getting botox or have questions about botox. Our Dr. Murphy…

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Beauty Through the Ages

By Anke | Mar 26, 2013

I found this article and thought it was worth sharing.  Link to full article at bottom. Beauty Extremes LaNae Valentine, Ph.D. Over the centuries, women have mauled and manipulated just about every body part – lips, eyes, ears, waists, skulls, foreheads, stomachs, breasts and feet – that did not fit into the cookie-cutter ideal of…

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Want Younger Looking Skin?

By Anke | Feb 21, 2013

This is a reprint of a newsletter we sent out in December 2009.  We are moving all our newsletters to our blog starting with older ones first. Want Younger Looking Skin? Think you are taking good care of your skin? Make sure! Even if you eat a healthy diet and are consistent with taking vitamins,…

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Experiencing dry, dull winter skin?

By Anke | Feb 18, 2013

This is a reprint of a newsletter we sent out in November 2009.  We are moving all our newsletters to our blog starting with older ones first. Experiencing dry, dull winter skin? You may be asking yourself, “Why does my skin get so dry around this time of year?”  During the fall & winter the…

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How to Achieve Clear, Even-Toned Skin

By Anke | Feb 15, 2013

This is a reprint of a newsletter we sent out in October 2009.  We are moving all our newsletters to our blog starting with older ones first. How to Achieve Clear, Even-Toned Skin Is your complexion not as radiant as it used to be? Do you find yourself using makeup to try and cover sun…

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Are you your skin’s best friend or worst enemy?

By Anke | Feb 10, 2013

Are you your skin’s best friend or worst enemy? Whether we take care of our skin or not can drastically affect the age of our skin. Take our quiz to see if you are on the right track to aging fabulously! The Quiz 1. How often to you follow your skincare regimen? a) Every morning…

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It’s Summer… and the Best Time to Undergo Microdermabrasion

By Anke | Feb 7, 2013

It’s Summer… and the Best Time to Undergo Microdermabrasion With summer just around the corner, you’ll want to show off the healthy glow of sun kissed skin, and there is no better place to start with than your face. Having a smooth, blemish-free complexion can take years off your appearance, make you appear fresher and…

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Safe Fun in the Sun

By Anke | Feb 2, 2013

Nutrition Offers UV Shield Because sunlight activates the synthesis of vitamin D, a nutrient that works with vitamin A to build strong bones and good eyesight it is essential for health. Furthermore, bright light, specifically sunshine, can improve your mood and help ward off depression. But all things in moderation. Overexposure to UV rays can…

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A male’s view on the Clarisonic skin cleansing system

By Anke | Jan 30, 2013

One of the tools we use in every facial is the Clarisonic Skin Cleansing system.  Getting the skin clean is the very first step in a good treatment, and we feel the Clarisonic does a great job in getting the skin clean.  Here is a link to an old post that talks about using the…

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The Visible Effects of Stress

By Anke | Jan 28, 2013

Get a Grip on Anxiety and Clear Your Complexion Eons ago, back when humankind’s main activities for the day were evading predators and foraging for food, stress was essential to survival. The body’s fight-or-flight response to stress in the face of danger set off a chain reaction of physiological changes, priming the body for action…

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Chemical Peel Basics

By Anke | Jan 24, 2013

Chemical Peel Basics – Freshen Your Look Once and For All Chemical peels can ease the fine lines and blemishes that often develop over time. Maybe you’ve noticed a few too many wrinkles for your liking. Maybe those years of sun bathing without protection have caught up to you. Or maybe you’re just ready to…

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The Face Of Winter

By Anke | Jan 17, 2013

How to protect your skin in the dry, cold months. by Barbara Hey Winter can be tough on skin, but there’s much you can do to defend against the assaults of the season. The skin’s primary role — to protect the body — is ever more important in extreme weather, and in most locations, that…

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Top Effective Ingredients

By Anke | Dec 19, 2012

Have you ever wondered what ingredients are in that moisturizer that you’re using?  Or have you ever wondered what makes professional treatments so effective and why?  ASerenity has put together a list of some of the top most effective ingredients to look for when purchasing product to care for you skin and body. Sunscreen Sunscreen…

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Mother’s Day Newsletter

By Anke | Dec 10, 2012

“My mother said to me, “If you become a soldier, you’ll be a general; if you become a monk, you’ll end up as the pope.” Instead I became a painter and wound up as Picasso.”  ~ Pablo Picasso Mother’s Day is the occasion to honor the best creation of God on Earth, to shower her…

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Meditation in Minutes

By Anke | Dec 6, 2012

Did you know you can learn how to deal with anything that comes into your life by developing the ability, through a simple breathing technique, to meditate in just minutes? In only a few minutes a day you can say goodbye to anger, frustration, fear, and procrastination and start living the life you envision for…

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My First Botox Experience by Anke

By Anke | Dec 2, 2012

We started offering Botox & Restylane at our spa a couple months ago.  We have a doctor come in once a month to treat clients because a lot of clients were either asking about it or already getting it done elsewhere. So I decided to jump on the bandwagon!  Just know that I also had…

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