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Marina Bratshpis is a licensed aesthetician with extensive experience.
With extensive experience in the skin care industry, Marina Bratshpis is a licensed aesthetician in the skin care industry with certification in both skin care and nursing. She is currently working with medical doctors in dermatology, performing a range of skin care treatments.
Marina's experience includes positions at some of the most celebrated spas and salons in the United States and abroad, including the world famous Le Pi Day Spa in Cambridge, MA, where she serves as a skin care educator. She also teaches seminars at Brookdale Community College. At Skin Basically, Marina offers unparalleled service that will satisfy your every skin care need, allowing you to look and feel your best. Services Include: TREATMENTS Skin Basically is dedicated to bringing your skin into top condition, providing you with the highest quality skincare services in an atmosphere that is both physically and spiritually relaxing. We use only the very best products in an absolutely clean, hygienic environment, employing facial cleansing and massage techniques specially developed and proven in spas around the world. Your health and comfort are our main concern; please do not hesitate to tell us of any special requests you may have. Facials: from $100 Each facial includes cleaning, massaging, and a special pre-extraction masque all of which have repairing, regenerating and rejuvenating properties. Facials are customized to your skin type and its needs. We use a special desincrustation system that eases extractions, reduces pain, irritation and trauma to the skin. The Healing Power of Water – Renowned for its trace elements and mineral composition, Avène water from the Cevennes Mountains has been used since ancient times. Safe and soothing, the healing benefits of the Avène thermal water treatment include reduction in redness, itch relief and the restoration of your skin’s protective barriers. This calming facial includes a soothing ultra-hydrating compress for moisture that is absorbed on contact to alleviate dryness for even the most delicate skin types. Toning, Sculpting, Tightening Fix – A non-invasive smoothing treatment done with a sweeping effect that helps to decrease sluggish skin. Formulated with flaxseed powder to boost collagen, and an anti-aging cocktail of soy isoflavonoids to increase circulation which plays a key role in collagen building. Moisture Booster – A facial for dry, dehydrated skin that makes use of hyaluronic acids and collagen peptides that penetrate beyond the outer layer of skin to go much deeper for maximum penetration and long-lasting moisturizing. Transformational Seaweed Treatment – Utilizing the newest and most advanced seaweed serum infused with powerful antioxidants for maximum results, this treatment restores tone, hydration and balance for all skin types. Chocolate Synergy Facial - Packed with antioxidants and blended with caffeine to strengthen the skin, this indulgent treatment reverses the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. With antioxidant levels surpassing green tea and red wine, this chocolate facial offers benefits at the cellular level by promoting cell repair and neutralizing free radicals thereby preventing cell damage. These antioxidants also increase blood flow and the cocoa provides amino acids to stimulate new cell synthesis to make skin soft and elastic. Dream of Ideal Skin – An all-natural, organic facial utilizing enzymatic exfoliation to soften impactions, brighten the complexion and refine the texture of your skin. Complete Defense System Treatment – A complete detoxifying treatment for blemish-prone skin, regardless of age. With ascorbic acid, glycolic acid and red tea flavonoids customized to your skin’s needs, this treatment offers excellent exfoliating and healing effects without irritating the skin. Back Treatment – A treatment for that hard-to-reach area includes a thorough cleansing, exfoliation, massage, masque and moisturizing. Acne treatment is available upon request. Chemical Peels: from $120 ($20 additional for post peel treatment pack) The damage to your skin has taken a lifetime to acquire – and it can take a series of treatments to undo that damage. Treatments will need to be scheduled according to your skin’s condition to allow adequate intervals for healing and to take optimal advantage of your skin’s own renewal process. Chemical peels involve transformative cell renewal, and for the best and longest-lasting results these correctives require a customized series of multi-treatments. Anti-redness – Get rid of red skin for good! Sometimes the underlying cause isn’t identified. All redness is not the same and therefore the way it needs to be remedied varies. Acne-related redness, sun-damaged, dilated vessels or diagnosed rosacea each require a different approach utilizing different botanical formulations. Anti-aging – A moderate to aggressive exfoliation, which will promote plump, hydrated and ultra soft skin. This peel softens lines and provides an even, smooth skin texture. Discoloration / De-pigmenting Booster – These corrective peels will break up the top layer of your skin getting rid of pigmentation. We finish with brightening retinoids for a glowing, even complexion. Acne / Blemish Control Peel – A tri-phasic action treatment, utilizing a variety of acids determined by your skin’s needs. The restorative power of this peel will bring clarity back to your face. Decollete Peel – Smoothes and tightens skin around the neck and upper chest to reduce crêpey skin and improve elasticity. This peel helps correct sun damage and the signs of aging. Other formulations are available based on your needs and requests. Other Services Eye Treatment – $35 Soothes, decongests, smooths, and firms the eye area through the use of essential oils, hyaluronic acid and liposomes specially developed for even the most sensitive eyes. Tinting (using vegetable dye from Switzerland) Eyelash Tinting – $35 Eyebrow Tinting – $20 Ultrasonic Facial (add onto treatment) – $65 Stimulate the flow of nutrients back into damaged cells while simultaneously removing waste products. Ultrasound waves encourage muscle tone, stimulate collagen production, and slow the aging process, resulting in firmer, smoother, younger-acting skin. Non-invasive facial rejuvenation is accomplished without health risk, pain, bruising, or recovery period commonly associated with more invasive treatments. Benefits from a series of treatments include diminished appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, improved circulation, hydrated and revitalized skin, and improved elasticity. Ultrasound chemical peels can be combined in the same treatment. Diamond Microdermabrason (add on to a treatment) – $65 A non-invasive, safe and effective mechanical peeling of the skin that gently exfoliates the epidermis while stimulating the production of collagen. Diamond Microdermabrason can be combined with most treatment programs without causing skin irritation. The treatment is fast, virtually pain-free, does not involve harmful crystals, and leaves little or no redness. This holistic method rejuvenates and maintains the health of the skin and can be personalized to you individual needs. Benefits from a series of treatments include reduction of fine lines, wrinkles, pores and age spots, brightening of dull skin, improving skin texture, diminishing of acne scars, and normalization of oily or dry skin conditions. Dermaplaning (add on treatment) – from $25 Your dead skin cells are manually exfoliated to reveal smoother, softer, and younger looking skin. Removing the outer layer barrier makes it easier for topical medication and products to penetrate below the skin’s surface. Your skin appears healthier, with a general overall improvement in its condition. Detox Deep Pore Cleansing – $85 This treatment is an excellent choice for detoxifying problem and teen skin. It kills bacteria, reduces inflammation, and removes excess cell debris leaving your skin hydrated, purified and clear. Waxing - Priced upon request Body Peel - Priced upon request under other treatments.
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