WellesleyWeston Magazine

WINTER 2015-2016

Launched in 2005, WellesleyWeston Magazine is a quarterly publication tailored to Wellesley and Weston residents and edited to enrich the experience of living in two of Massachusetts' most desirable communities.

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144 W e l l e s l e y W e s t o n M a g a z i n e | w i n t e r 2 0 1 5 / 2 0 1 6 i'll admit that I've taken a few extra glances in the mirror lately. My son's upcoming wedding and the self-imposed pressure to look my best have gotten me thinking more about my skin. I recently spoke with a variety of local skincare professionals and found that from inexpensive "quick fix" treatments to more expensive proce- dures promising dramatic results, the world of skincare is continuously evolving for the better. Here is a sampling of the latest and greatest options from less to more invasive that I found for those of us who want to look younger and fresher but aren't ready to commit to plastic surgery. While the cost for each treatment is listed, please note that the prices are approximate and may have changed. A Quick Fix For an affordable pick me up, PATCHOLOGY'S FLASHPATCH™ EYE GELS WITH HYDRASURGE ($1.67 per application) are cleverly designed gel pads to use as part of your daily skincare rou- tine. "After cleansing, apply them under your eyes," Candace Evans-Lucas, owner of The Candy Bar advises, "and then let them stay on while you brush your teeth. That five minutes will help to infuse your delicate tissue paper thin skin with caffeine, hyaluronic acid, collagen, and vitamin C to reduce puffiness, hydrate, and improve the elasticity and tone of your skin." If you would like a quick treatment for your entire face, FLASHMASQUE FACIAL SHEETS ($6.25 per application) would be a good option. There are three versions to hydrate, exfoliate, and brighten your skin, which are used once per week before makeup or at night. The translu- wellness vitality condition strengthen nutrition diet stamina Looking Younger Nonsurgical treatments for aging skin C AT H L E E N S T E N Q U I S T writer fitness & health A HydraFacial at Bella Sante Day Spa/Med Spa C O U R T E S Y O F B E L L A S A N T E – D A Y S P A / M E D S P A

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