Surprising link between Rosacea, Hormones, Gut. Ways to treat it.

Are you struggling with the persistent redness, flushing, and discomfort of rosacea? It’s time to uncover the underlying causes of this chronic inflammatory disease and embark on a journey towards healthier, clearer skin.   What is Rosacea: Rosacea is a common chronic inflammatory disease, which manifests with recurrent flushing and persistent redness (erythema) on the […]

Aging and Health with Functional Medicine.

Anti-Aging Secrets: Revitalize Your Skin and Health with Functional Medicine. In the quest for timeless beauty, it’s crucial to understand the science behind aging and how it affects your skin. The first step in your anti-aging journey is acknowledging the impact of aging on your skin’s health. As we age, our skin undergoes thinning and […]

Link Between Dermatitis, Bile, Leaky Gut

Dermatitis, an umbrella term for various skin conditions characterized by inflammation, irritation, rash and itching, can significantly impact an individual’s quality of life. In this blog post, we delve deep into exploring the link between dermatitis, bile function, nutrient deficiencies, leaky gut, stress and the role of skin barrier function. Many of my functional medicine […]

20% off of environ spf 30

Receive 20% off of Environ SPF 30 until August 14th, 2020 or while supplies last. This non-greasy, paraben free formula is based on non-toxic physical sunblock, such as titanium dioxide. It contains wide range of anti-oxidants such as green-tea extract, edelweiss extract, lecithin, thyme extract and vitamin E that help to neutralize free radicals and […]

Skincare Expert in Boston

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 […]

Best summer facial treatment

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 […]

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

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 […]

Topical product penetration rate?

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 […]

Facial Improvement Pictures

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 […]

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. Due to this existence, we have also a natural enzyme […]