I love to travel for work but I love to play too. When I visit a city I don’t just stay the time my business trip is for I stay a little bit more. If you read my blog…I am all about explore!
This time I was in First Class on an airplane that is usually used for International flights. I got lucky. The seats are like this. What you see is my purse and tote bag filled with beauty & fashion magazines and I had my own large screen and HUGE chair that goes back they call a POD. It goes back like a bed!You can actually go to sleep in it. My table space was like a mini vanity. It was an awesome flight!
Lap in luxury after working hard out-of-town across the country…was a very pleasant and most unexpected surprise.
THE SERVICE from the flight attendants was amazing. Delta is my go to airline AND also my happy place. I love to fly! Delta 99% of the time takes care of me. Never disappoints and the CHEF has really stepped it up. The food and desserts are amazing.
Now, I’ve got another half week ahead…back to TV today and on The Chat,gotta get caught up in my office and makeup studio and taking care of my husband who I have missed too. A business owners work is never done.
So,I have decided to share my fave beauty secret with you. I love to give,teach and have facials as I am an educator in the spa industry. This is my addiction besides wearing luscious lipstick!
Imagine taking a rejuvenating hour for you and pencil in some ME time for your face and body.
Booking an appointment for a deep cleansing or European facial is the first step.
Next, you go to the makeup/skin studio,spa or medi-spa for your appointment.
After a hectic stressful work day or on a Saturday you arrive for your appointment.
You are led by your esthetician (the skin care professional) to a dimly lit room,with relaxing beautiful music playing.
You are then invited to undress and put a facial drape/gown on.You don’t have to take off all your clothes.Just your top or your dress. I prefer taking my bra off to be more comfortable.You rest on the facial bed with a comfortable head rest.
Your hair is wrapped in a towel or hair cap,Lightweight blankets are pulled over you,wrapping you in cozy softness and warmth. A candle or soft lighting surrounds you.
You will then start to relax,as you begin to realize you are experiencing a pampering treat like no other!!!
You go to your appointment with a clean face or they will remove your makeup for you and clean the skin. Then your skin is cleansed even more. ***I prefer to go with no makeup on and a bag over my face. Just kidding! I wear a pair of sunglasses, a bold lipstick and go. The day’s pollution,oil,makeup and the esthetician’s hands go to work to encase your face in the palms of her hands.
Then your face is steamed by a facial steam machine or by a bowl of steam aromatherapy or herb water and done manually. Steam is used to help the skin absorb creams and serums and helps soften and lift dirt in the pores that cause blackheads and whiteheads.
They will apply cool cotton pads to you eyelid area.
Next, your face is massaged.the massage is a very important part of the facial treatment service.It helps blood circulation,which removes toxins and waste. The massage also is very very relaxing. It relaxes the facial muscles to a destination bliss.
An exfoliating scrub and or a facial mask is applied depending on the spa you are at and their protocol.
The face mask prescribed just for you and your skin too tones,hydrates and tightens the skin. Some spas may even apply more than one mask and to different sections of your face.
Some spas give you a heated mitten and heated foot bootie treatment to soften skin and relax you.Some give you a glorious massage by hand with a yummy or unscented lotion.You get to pick one.
Once this process is complete,you will leave feeling oh so calm,cleansed and your skin will look amazing. Your makeup will glide on like silk. Better than when you walked in the door.
You know that feeling when the dental hygenist cleans your teeth every six months at your dentists office?
This service/skin treatment is just like that but for your compelxion! I am obsessed and LOVE to go monthly in and out of town in my travels. Once you experience it you won’t stop.Your skin will love you! Maybe look younger too.