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Skin Health – Exfoliation

Skin Health – Exfoliation

Le Reve would like to bring to light the importance of exfoliating The skin is the largest organ of our body. It functions to encapsulate and protect your inner organs, to regulate body temperature, to maintain hydration, and more! The skin acts as a barrier for environmental aggressors, and variations in pressures, and temperature. It helps to regulate body temperature, circulation, and fluid. On top of all of this it contains a network of nerve cells that detect and relay important information such as temperature or chemical changes in the environment as well as injury. With all the vital functions your skin provides to you it is important to take good care if it.

The Importance of Exfoliating

Regular exfoliation not only helps to remove dead skin and impurities, but also stimulates collagen. Collagen is what provides our skin strength, elasticity, and the ability to replace dead skin cells. In short, exfoliation is an important tool in helping our skin to function properly and efficiently as well as keep it looking its best! When it comes to exfoliation Le Reve provides several methods to choose from.

Body Exfoliates

There are several wonderful options to choose from for exfoliating the body such as lotions, polishes, sponges, brushes, sisal soap sacks, Clarisonic, and mitts or gloves.
Light Exfoliation
If you tend to exfoliate more regularly or on a daily basis then you are most likely to benefit from a few of our lighter methods such as the Eminence Naseberry Body Lotion, sea sponges or brushes. The Eminence Naseberry Body Lotion is a natural glycol which means that it lightly exfoliates allowing for the moisturizing properties to fully penetrate the skin. Our Sea Sponges can be used with any body cleanser or simply with warm water to help lightly lift and remove impurities and dead skin. The Body Brush is designed to use dry. We offer them in both a short brush  and long detachable body brush  Dead skin and impurities are removed with light gentle strokes applied to the leg, arm, back, stomach or hip area. Applying the gentle strokes on the arms and legs towards the direction of the heart also helps in lymphatic flow. This is another great way to detoxify the body!
Medium to Heavy Exfoliation
If you exfoliate once a week or less than you would do well by using our body polish, sissal glove, mitt, wash cloths, or soap sacks. These options are better designed to remove build up of impurities and dead skin. The Jurlique Herbal Body Polish provides antioxidants to fortify and walnut shell to gently lift away dead skin. Sissal or Rami Washcloths are great for using with cleanser or simply warm water to help remove dead skin and build up from day-to-day environmental aggressors. Whats even better yet is that these materials are naturally antimicrobial so they wear well over time! Sissal Mitt or Glove provide a little more exfoliation than the washcloths in that they are firmer and because of this remove even more dead skin. This method is great for removing seasonal buildup and may leave skin slightly pink after application. Ever since I was a little girl our family would use these wonderful options to slough off dead skin and stimulate collagen when we would go to the steambaths together. Many cultures use dry brushing and sissal treatments to detoxify their skin and help to lower the development of cellulite.

Facial Exfoliation

There are more gentle exfoliates to choose from for the face, neck and decolette area. Some of these methods include dermafoliants, peels, treatments, brushes and cleansers. The Eminence Strawberry Dermafoliant provides lactic acid to help eat away at dead skin like little Packmen. The Yam and Pumpkin Enzyme Peel is a 5% mask designed to remove a good amount of impurities and dead skin just by leaving it on for 5 to 10 minutes!  Pumpkin super packed with skin brightening factors to help improve complexion. Natural Facial Brush like the dry brush or Clarisonic help to exfoliate and stimulate increasing collagen production. When used properly natural brushes also help to removed toxins improving skin condition and overall appearance. Learn more about exfoliation and which type is best for your skin’s needs by speaking with a Le Reve esthetician. We are here 7 days a week and are happy to help!

See you at the spa!

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Le Reve Organic spa & Boutique

www.le-reve.com

21 W. Gutierrez St Santa Barbara

805-564-2977

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Santa Barbara Fiestas Downtown

Santa Barbara Fiestas Downtown

Santa Barbara Fiestas downtown are in full swing!

Dressed in Fiesta attire? Stop by Le Reve Organic Spa & Boutique so that we can get picture of you!

Viva la Fiestas Santa Barbara. Le Reve Organic Spa & Boutique in Santa Barbara California will be providing complimentary makeup applications all weekend long! Stop by and get color matched by a training professional and La Bella Donna Mineral Makeup Specialist!

Remember while you are enjoin the festivities to be safe and drink responsibly.

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Have a fun and safe fiestas!
Celebrate this fiestas with a complimentary Makeup Application at your favorite spa in Santa Barbara
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Call 805-564-2977 to speak with a Le Reve Spa Coordinator

August Spa Special

August Spa Special 

Check out our Le Reve August Spa Special for the Total Body Bliss!

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Total Body Bliss

The wonderful Total Body Bliss body wrap at Le Reve Organic Spa focuses on refortifying and restoring the skin’s healthy appearance with mineral-rich moor mud!
(Value $140)
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Book this a Total Body Bliss this month and save! 
Call to book your spa treatment at Le Reve today!
Allow Le Reve To exceed all your spa expectations
August Spa Special - Le Reve
 During this treatment essential oils and herbs are used to fit your individual needs.
  Enjoy an herbal antioxidant exfoliation provided with a invigorating body polish before treating your skin with herbs, essential oils, and mineral rich moor mud to assist in the regeneration of precious collagen and elastin, promoting circulation and encouraging cell renewal.
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Allow Le Reve To exceed all your spa expectations
 Check our August Spa Offerings for our The Le Reve Total Body Bliss and other wonderful spa deals and specials!
Call to book your spa treatment at Le Reve today!
Allow Le Reve To exceed all your spa expectations
 
You can book this service with us by giving us a call at 805-564-2977, be sure to mention the spa offering.
We hope to see you at the spa soon!
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Happy Anniversary

Hearts at Le Reve SpaHappy Anniversary Lynn and Steve!

Love is in the air. Le Reve Organic Spa & Boutique would like to congratulate Lynn and Steve on 30 years of Marriage!

Happy Anniversary Day at Le Reve Spa

We thank you for choosing Le Reve Organic Spa & Boutique to celebrate such an amazing milestone. We hope that you enjoyed your organic spa treatments this afternoon and look forward to pampering you again. 

May you two be blessed with many, many more wonderful years of matrimony. 

Happy Anniversary!!!Hearts Le Reve Spa

Bridgette, Karen, Barbara, and the entire Le Reve team

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Le Reve Organic Spa & Boutique

www.le-reve.com

21 W. Gutierrez St. Santa Barbara, Ca. 93101

805-564-2977

     

Facial Frequency: How often is good?

Facial Frequency: How Often Should You Receive a Facial?

When it comes to Facial Frequency, is receiving a facial once a month enough?
To me, the answer varies.  For the client who just loves the “spa-ahh” environment, it’s a great way to treat one’s self along with getting the benefits of treating the skin. 

 

DEEP CLARIFYING FACIAL

For a client who has a bit of congestion or chronic breakouts (including acne), I’d recommend the Deep Clarifying facial weekly. A gentle exfoliant is used along with refining and purifying masks that soften and detox the skin along with extractions, which play a big part in the process of “cleaning-out-the-skin”. Receiving the Deep Clarifying weekly allows for your Esthetician to see how your skin reacts to products and how your skin is changing. Whenever this is achieved  you may start to receive a facial every 3-4 weeks. Of course if you cannot do this, Esthetician’s are here to help educate you by providing a personalized prescription card of product recommendations along with how and when to use these treatments. But I do not recommend self-extracting. You can damage the skin and leave scarring if you do not perform them properly. You have to know what you can and cannot touch. Leave it to the experts!  

AGE DEFYING ANTIOXIDANT FACIAL
Facial Frequency - Galvanic Treatment - Le Reve SpaMoving onto our famous Age-Defying Facial. This one does it all! In this treatment, we do a thorough cleanse along with a powerful enzyme that contains yam and pumpkin puree that exfoliates, stimulates collagen production and evens skin tone. Now every client’s skin is different so the masks we use will be different for everyone. But one thing that is the same is the use of the Galvanic Treatment over these masks. If you’ve received the Age-Defying before and aren’t sure what this is and does, here’s an explanation:
 Galvanic current is a continuous electric current that flows in one direction. During the first mask, we are “pre-treating” with the Galvanic instrument on a negative charge. Since like charges repel each other, the negative charge of the Galvanic Instrument repels or pushes the mask into the skin. The purifying ingredients bind with impurities in the skin causing them to have a negative charge.
  During the second mask, both the mask and the Galvanic instrument are positively charged. These positive charges repel each other, helping deliver the ingredients deeper into the skin. The positively charged galvanic instrument also attracts the remaining negatively charged impurities from the first mask or (pre-treat cycle), drawing them out of the skin to give your skin a fresher, more vibrant look. A Galvanic treatment can enhance the delivery of certain key ingredients for up to 24 hours. Most clients receive this facial once a month, however in my opinion, every two weeks would be ideal to achieve desired results much faster. 
MIND & BODY FACIAL
All our facials are super, uber relaxig no matter what you are doing as far as treatment. We offer 3 other facials that help with any and all skin concerns but focus more on relaxation. The Mind and Body Facial or the deluxe facial, as I call it, helps to balance the Chakras of the body and utilizes hot stones on the neck, shoulders, hands and feet! Wow right?! 

LE REVE HYDRATING FACIAL
Don’t let me forget our Signature Le Reve Facial that focuses on pure hydration but not without putting you practically to sleep with the hand and foot coconut treatment at the start of the facial. Literally, head to toe hydration. 🙂

MINI REFRESHER FACIAL
For those with less than a lunch hour of availability our Mini Refresher Facial is the perfect facial for you! While this facial does not provide extractions, it is the best at topically treating all skin conditions when given a limited amount of time. Your esthetician will probably set up a series to help you reach any skin care goals you may have which is an excellent choice for this relaxing facial experience. 

Already a frequent facial-er? Ask us about setting up a Le Reve Series

So there you have it, we have a facial for everyone. Weather you want to just be pampered or are struggling finding confidence in your skin, Le Reve is here to help!
Life gets busy and sometimes stressful but dont’ forget to take care of yourself once in a while. Do little things for yourself, it’s so important. 
Have a beautiful day and look forward to seeing you at Le Reve!
Stop by for a complimentary skin consult to help determine your Facial Frequency today! 
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Email: info@le-reve.com

Le Reve Spa

21 W. Gutierrez St.
Santa Barbara, Ca. 93101

Down the private outdoor walkway
between D'Angelo's Bakery
and Yoga Soup

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Open Daily
10am - 7pm

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