Everything You Need To Know About Chemical Peels

Just about everyone can benefit from a chemical peel—and the experience is easier than you’d ever imagine. If you’ve never had a chemical peel, you might imagine it would make your skin look like beef carpaccio a la Samantha in “Sex and the City.” But the truth is, chemical peels have come a long way in the last 15 years. Now, thanks to buffering ingredients and customizable treatments, there’s minimal downtime. Even though you’re peeling, exfoliating, and flaking…you can still get out and about and do your thing.  And regular chemical peels can be used to treat just about anything.…

New Hydrating Product We Love!

Epidermal dehydration is something just about every client has an issue with whether their treatment is acne or anti-aging based, so it makes sense that at Cloud Nine our biggest selling product continues to be Hydrating Serum.  This go-to hydrator works well to replenish moisture lost from the application of products that lower the pH level. Understanding pH and how it affects the skin is worth mentioning.  pH stands for power of hydrogen, which is a measurement of the hydrogen ion concentration in the body.  4.0 – 7.0 is considered a balanced pH.  This is an acidic level and anything over 7.0 is alkaline.  Bacteria thrives in…

Relieve + Prevent Redness

This is big!  PCA Skin, proudly represented at Cloud Nine Skin and Body Care, launched a new face serum, a powerful corrective that provides instant and long-term relief from redness and sensitivity while improving the skin’s barrier function. Starts reducing redness and inflammation on contact with the skin Improves the skin’s barrier function for long-term relief from redness and sensitivity Calms and soothes compromised skin, even after professional treatments Uses the 10-hour time-released OmniSome delivery system, key ingredients are carried deeper into the skin for better recovery results in soothing and calming irritated skin. There is a lot more to learn about Dual Action…

Natural Skin Care Products vs Synthetics

There are many resources on the web about the type of skincare you should be using, and they often have conflicting opinions.  It’s hard to navigate what’s true and what’s not, and what’s actually the most beneficial and safe.  We’re breaking down the top five myths about all natural versus synthetically produced products. Myth # 1 Something made with chemicals is always bad for you. Truth:  All matter is made of chemicals – water is a chemical.  Saying something is a “chemical” does not make it dangerous. Myth #2 Something made with natural ingredients is inherently good for you. Truth …

Intensive Brightening Treatment

Intensive Brightening Treatment

Vogue lists Intensive Brightening Treatment as a “Bright Idea” and Cloud Nine Skin and Body Care agrees. This is a newer formula of retinol solutions that is highly effective in treating PIH (post inflammatory hyperpigmentation). You know, those annoying dark spots on your face that seem to have come out of nowhere. Typically dark spots are a result of sun exposure over longer periods of time and can be difficult to fade. At Cloud Nine Skin and Body Care we like Intensive Brightening Treatment for its unique 10-hour time released delivery system called OmniSome which enables the retinol to slowly…

Avoid Touching Your Face!

Avoid Touching Your Face!

She comes in for her first skincare consultation at Cloud Nine Skin and Body Care in a panic and on a mission. Her skin is covered with red acne lesions and she “HAS NEVER” had problems with her skin before. Acne is sooooo inconvenient and disruptive to one’s daily life, especially in the world we now live in where face-front consulting is a standard practice. This is not vanity! This is your life, and the need to keep the focus on your initiative and abilities in all aspects, whether at work or play, does not need to be complicated with…