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Category: Environ Skincare

Skincare Expert in Boston

Posted on 10. Jan, 2018 by .

We are honored to announce that Natalie Maibenko has been selected as a skincare expert in Boston by a local radio station, Country 102.5. Boston-based skincare expert Natalie Maibenko from Unique Verve on Newbury Street has the honor of winning Boston’s Best Facial title by InStyle Magazine, Allure Magazine, and Improper Bostonian along with winning Best of Boston (two…

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Best summer facial treatment

Posted on 21. Jul, 2017 by .

During this hot and humid time of the year you may question yourself, “What is the best summer facial treatment for the skin?”. Many spa-goers are still drawn to microdermabrasions and professional chemical peels thinking that they are the answer to all skin problems. However, neither is seasonally appropriate. What should you be thinking of…

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Did you know that our skin becomes thinner as we get older?

Posted on 16. Jan, 2017 by .

As we age, we may start to notice our skin is thinner than it used to be. Because of this, we may see more dark spots, visible capillaries and pores. Fine lines and wrinkles also become more obvious with thin skin. Skin starts to lack adhesion and elasticity.   The biggest reason why this thinning occurs is…

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Topical product penetration rate?

Posted on 28. Sep, 2016 by .

Did you know that the topical product penetration rate is only about 1-7%?  Yes, that’s it! Most of the product simply sits on the surface of the skin. So why is the topical product penetration rate so low? It is because of the structure  of the skin’s upper most layer (epidermis). This layer is made of bi-layers, containing a water phase…

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Facial Improvement Pictures

Posted on 21. Feb, 2016 by .

YES, OUR FACIALS WORK! Below you can see how effective are our facials by taking a look at Facial Improvement Pictures. With our advanced Visia skin scanner we can measure the difference in real scores and numbers. On the left hand side are the pictures before the facial. Pictures on the right were taken immediately following the…

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Botox and injectables – what are your thoughts about them?

Posted on 27. Dec, 2015 by .

Botox and injectables – what are your thoughts about them? This question is asked by many of my clients. I have absolutely nothing against facial filler injectables to treat laugh (naso-labial) lines, increase volume in the lips, etc as they are made of a hyaluronic acid. This substance is naturally found in our skin and joints….

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Exfoliating Skin with Microbeads

Posted on 07. Sep, 2015 by .

Exfoliating Skin with Microbeads: Illinois became the first state to ban the sale of cosmetics containing polyethylene microbeads last June. Exfoliating skin with microbeads, used in face and body products, have been found to do serious damage to not only skin, but to the environment as well. With Illinois leading the charge, several other states,…

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Extreme Cold Skin Care Tips for Winter Months

Posted on 03. Feb, 2015 by .

Extreme Cold Skin Care Tips: We’ve been hit by extremely cold temperatures this winter. This without any doubt can be damaging for all skin types and conditions. First of all it effects dry, rosacea and eczema skin. It can also cause frost bites. In order to protect the skin from extremely cold and freezing temperatures, use barrier repairing and protecting…

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Environ AVST 3

Posted on 28. Nov, 2014 by .

Environ®‘s AVST 3 contains moderately high levels of vitamins A and C as well as essential antioxidants. In addition it includes vitamins E, resveratrol and beta-carotene. Furthermore, this moisturizer is enriched with a peptide, which helps to stimulate healthy collagen and elastin production. As a result this moisturizer helps to reduce fine lines. It also helps to improve…

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Environ AVST 2

Posted on 28. Nov, 2014 by .

Environ®‘s AVST 2 This moisturizer contains medium levels of vitamin A and C. In addition it includes essential antioxidants including vitamins E, beta-carotene as well as resveratrol. Consequently it provides protection against UV irradiation and neutralize free radical damage. In conclusion this moisturizer helps to improve the look of fine lines. It also helps to reduce uneven skin tone and the appearance of…

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