The Spa Sophia Blog

Acne Treatments at Spa Sophia

Acne, while essentially harmless, can be very hard on your self-esteem. Some of Spa Sophia’s own estheticians have struggled with acne, and we have seen the miracles good acne treatment can perform for skin as well as mental wellbeing. That’s why we’re also an acne treatment spa. Want to know what Spa Sophia’s recommendations for acne treatment are? Read on! […]

Skincare in Your 20s

A good skin care routine requires a little bit of discipline, but most of all: educating yourself. Luckily Spa Sophia is here to help you with that. Skin care in your 20s shouldn’t be the same as skin care in your 50s. So what is the best skin care routine for each age group? We’ll tell you! Starting with skin care in your 20s… […]

Which Massage Should You Get?

It’s massage month all October at Spa Sophia! Bring one friend in and both get 25% off your massage! Massages have been proven to have a wide range of health benefits, but which massage should you get? Not knowing can lead to quite unwelcome surprises. A deep tissue massage for example is quite a different experience than a Swedish massage. To help you select the massage that’s best for you Spa Sophia will break down all the massages we offer, the differences between them, and for whom they’re best suited. Read on! […]

4 Anti-Aging Ingredients That Really Work

Anti-aging creams are plentiful, but sadly not many of them have been proven to cause any long term effects. We have seen first-hand the miracles of a good facial and skin care regimen though, and want to help you find products with anti-aging ingredients that work. So before you buy any more expensive anti-aging creams, read about our 4 anti-aging ingredients that work, really! […]

The Benefits of Facial Peels

Facial peels, also known as chemical peels, are quite the rage in Los Angeles, and Spa Sophia has been offering Los Angeles facial peels since the very start. Our facial peels are made of 100% natural products and are available both separately with our “Facial Peel” as well as part of our “Signature Plus Facial” and “Epicuren Facial.” Facial Peels can produce amazing results for acne, scarring and aging and uneven skin. Want to know more about facial peels and their benefits? Read on! […]

Revolutionary New Treatment: DNA CryoStem Cell Facial

We have a big passion for staying on top of the latest scientific breakthroughs in the industry, and we’re thrilled to introduce our new DNA CryoStem Cell Facial to you! This revolutionary treatment is based on Nobel Prize winning research and was introduced by Beverly Hills dermatologist Dr. Ronald Moy. It was initially only available at the Four Seasons in Westlake Village in Los Angeles, but now Spa Sophia offers the DNA CryoStem Cell Facial as well! Book one now and get $50 off your first DNA facial. Want to know more about this truly groundbreaking treatment that’s making name as a non invasive alternative to a facelift? Read on… […]

Antioxidants And Skin Benefits

It’s one of those words that’s seemingly everywhere: Antioxidants. They’re in everything from kiwis to skin creams, and are known for cancer prevention as well as antixodant skin benefits, like anti-aging. But what exactly are antioxidants, and how do they benefit your skin? And which antioxidants are best to incorporate in your skin care routine? We’ll tell you! […]

The Beginner’s Guide to Mindfulness

We all get stress, anxiety, sadness, anger, frustration, annoyance and jealousy. Mindfulness can decrease these negative emotions in your life. If you’ve ever been to SpaSophia we’ve probably shared mindfulness based life lessons and advice with you. While mindfulness may sound a bit vague, it’s actually one of the few philosophies that has been validated by science. Mindfulness based therapies have been widely adapted in schools, prisons, hospitals, rehab facilities, mental health clinics and other places. Spa Sophia is a big fan of mindfulness and has seen it work miracles for our clients. So what is mindfulness, and what are the benefits? Let us give you a little introduction… […]

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    Everything You Should Know About Collagen & Collagen Facials

Everything You Should Know About Collagen & Collagen Facials

Pretty much every commercial for facial creams mentions it: collagen. Collagen benefits the skin by rejuvenating it, that’s why Spa Sophia offers collagen facials in its Los Angeles spa. Not all collagen products have the anti-aging effects of collagen facials though. We believe that it’s important to educate our clients on beauty, so they can select beauty products that actually work and maximize the results of our treatments. For that reason we’d like to tell you a little bit about collagen, its part in anti-aging, collagen facials an collagen facial benefits. Read and learn! […]

5 Easy, Healthy Breakfast Recipes That Keep You Full

Mornings can be chaotic and rushed, and breakfast may be turned into a quick bagel with cream cheese, a coffee, or even nothing it all. But  remember what your parents said? Something along the lines of “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day?” Don’t want to listen to your folks? Then listen to us! Or, well, science. Because studies have shown that people who eat their biggest meal at breakfast have a smaller chance of gaining weight, high cholesterol, diabetes and heart disease, and are less likely to regain lost weight. Eating a good breakfast prevents you from splurging later on, and gets your metabolism going. So no matter what your nutritional goals are, it’s very important to get a healthy breakfast.  A healthy breakfast consists of proteins, fiber and vitamins, and is calorie conscious. Here are five of our favorite easy, healthy breakfast recipes that keep you full… […]