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    Microcurrent Facials: How Does It Work & What Are The Benfits?

Microcurrent Facials: How Does It Work & What Are The Benfits?

Spa Sophia is always looking for the latest inventions and trends in the beauty industry, but we don’t just jump on any new treatment. We carefully review them to determine if they’re right for our clients. That’s why we’re proud to announce that we’re now offering microcurrent facials in our Los Angeles spa. The Microcurrent Facial or “Electric Facial” has quickly become known as the 5 minute facelift, and has gotten the support of even the most skeptical estheticians. Want to know what exactly a microcurrent facial is, and what the benefits are? Read on! […]

8 Tips to Make Your Home & Office Stress-Free

Our environments are a reflection of ourselves. We are in our homes and offices for huge portions of our time, and the way they’re designed and decorated have a big influence on our lives. At Spa Sophia we know this all too well, which is why we’ve put a lot of thought into the interior design of our treatment rooms and lobby. Want to make your home and office a calming place as well? Here are 8 tips to make your home and office stress-free… […]

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    Bye Wrinkles & Acne: 5 Things You Need to Know About Retinol Cream

Bye Wrinkles & Acne: 5 Things You Need to Know About Retinol Cream

Heard of Retinoids, Retinol Cream or Retin-A? We think aging is a beautiful thing, but we also like keeping our skin in the best shape possible. And when it comes to anti-aging, few products are as good as retinol creams. Unlike the overwhelming amount of anti-aging products on the skin care market, retinol creams are fully backed by science. Want to find out why retinol cream is so good, how it works, and how to use it? Let Spa Sophia tell you!  […]

The Many Benefits of Microdermabrasion Facials

Spa Sophia is proud to be able to offer its Los Angeles clients microdermabrasion facials. A microdermabrasion is a deep exfoliation of epidermal skin cells with the help of tiny crystals. Spa Sophia uses only the latest technology for microdermabrasion facials: a diamond tip microdermabrasion machine. On top of the regular microdermabrasion benefits, the diamond tip microdermabrasion machine offers perks such as less discomfort and recovery time. Want to know how why we’re such a fan of microdermabrasion facials? Here are eight great microdermabrasion benefits… […]

Six Smoothie Recipes For Beautiful Skin

Smoothies are the perfect snack for summer. They’re healthy, refreshing, easy to make and of course extremely yummy. And they can also do great things for your skin as well! We’ve already told you about the ten best foods for beautiful skin, but if you need some inspiration for smoothie recipes with those foods, look no further. Spa Sophia collected six smoothie recipes for beautiful skin. Get the blender going and drink your way to beauty! […]

Sleep Tips: 5 Natural Ways to Improve Your Sleep

Sleep is one of the most important things when it comes to staying healthy, both mentally and physically. During sleep our bodies and brains recover. Sleep helps with processing memories, growth, and restoring the immune system. Making sure you get an adequate amount of sleep every night is therefore very important. Modern life can make this challenging sometimes though. Many people therefore opt for sleeping pills, but sleeping pills come with dangerous side effects, plus the risk of developing a dependency.  Luckily there are also many natural ways to improve your sleeping habits. Spa Sophia selected the five best sleep tips… […]

All Intraceuticals Products 15% Off!

To celebrate the beginning of summer Spa Sophia is having a special sale: During the whole month of July, all Intraceuticals products will be 15% off! All you need to do is come to the spa or go to our webshop, and use the code SUMMERSALE2014. Intraceuticals products are great for summer skin, since they’re light, absorb quickly and protect and hydrate your skin from heat and sun damage. Read more about Intraceuticals at the Intraceuticals page, and see the on sale items behind the cut! […]

Everything You Should Know About Sunscreen

Summer has begun! While not really all that different from other seasons here at Spa Sophia in sunny Venice Beach, California, for a lot of people summer means a change of pace. It means sunbathing, traveling and being outside. And, if you’re being smart: putting on sunscreen. Because despite the many therapeutical benefits, sunlight greatly damages your skin. It enlarges your pores and leads to discoloration and deepened wrinkles. Even just one day of overexposure can greatly damage skin, as we see here under the mag lamp all the time. That’s why you need to make sure you protect your skin. Since there is a lot of misinformation out there, Spa Sophia decided to help and make a list of everything you need to know about tanning and sunscreen. Read and learn… […]

Ten Best Foods For Beautiful Skin

While facials and good skin care products can help your skin tremendously, beauty starts from the inside. Unhealthy habits can undo many of the benefits facials and external skin care create, particularly smoking and a bad diet. That’s why Spa Sophia recommends a healthy, balanced diet for clients who are serious about skin care and want to create long term effects. Want to know which foods are the best for your skin? Read our list of  the 10 best skin foods… […]

The 5 Biggest Oxygen Facial Benefits

Spa Sophia is proud to offer the Intraceuticals Oxygen Facial, also known as the “red carpet facial.” Made famous by Madonna, the oxygen facial is a celebrity favorite, especially popular with actors right before they have to appear on HD cameras or at red carpet events. But what is the oxygen facial exactly, and why is it so popular? Let Spa Sophia explain all about the oxygen facial benefits… […]