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What is a Chemical Peel?

The word peel can be a pretty scary word with regards to our skin especially when we think of the Sex in The City episode where Samantha went into hiding behind a big black hat and a vail because of her red, peeling face. Today, the approach to this skin treatment is more persistent than

The Benefits of Aromatherapy

We all have a moment in our day when we wish we could feel a little more energized, more relaxed or something to relieve us from that mid-day headache. Aromatherapy could be the answer to help heal and ease these every day ailments. What is aromatherapy? Also known as essential oil therapy, aromatherapy is the

How to Get Great Looking Skin

Denise Dubois, owner of Complexions Spa, offers her expert advice on how to achieve younger, healthier looking skin today! As an esthetician for more than 30 years, I’m often asked, “what can I do to take better care of my skin?” Especially after the summer season comes to a close and we have all spent

What is Microdermabrasion?

What is Microdermabrasion? Microdermabrasion is a mechanical exfoliation that removes the uppermost layer of dead skin cells from the face, chest and hands. It uses air pressure to circulate fine crystals over the skin to gently remove dead cells, oils and other debris that clog pores and lead to aged and dull looking skin. Microdermabrasion

The Skinny on Liposuciton

Liposuction is a body contouring procedure that removes fat under the skin to address trouble spots throughout the body. Traditionally liposuction has been used to tweak areas resistant to exercise such as the love handles, the lower abdomen, the neck, and the buttock. Liposuciton is performed through small access incisions hidden in inconspicuous areas. Because

Nourishing Facial for Summer

Pure Results Facial- Experience dramatic results with this skin conditioning treatment designed to address inflammation caused from oxidative stress, the primary cause of premature aging. Your facial begins with an exfoliation to sweep away dead surface cells and impurities, followed by a layer of our plant stem cell booster serum which is clinically proven to

Get Track Ready with Complexions Beauty Tips

Track season is almost here and Complexions has just what you need to look like a star at the after party! To make it easy to achieve this glamorous look from the comfort of your own home, we put together this step-by-step to help you nail the trend to look and feel your best this

Five Questions for Denise Dubois – Featured in the Saratogian

1. How did you get started in the Spa industry? Denise Dubois, Owner of Complexions Spa for Beauty and Wellness I trained to become an esthetician at the Catherine E. Hinds School of Esthetics, the first accredited esthetics school in the country. Upon graduation in 1987, I opened Complexions Spa at 221 Wolf

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Do you know why it’s important to stay hydrated this summer?

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Summertime means spending more time outdoors; playing sports, sunbathing on the beach, picnicking with your family and simply enjoying being outside after the long winter months. Naturally, this means spending more time in the sun and trying to beat the heat and the possibility of dehydration. Did you know more than half of your body

May’s Featured Recipe: Lemon + Grapefruit Detoxifying Spa Water

Lemon and Grapefruit Detoxifying Spa Water Ingredients: 2 Lemons, sliced 1 Grapefruit, sliced 5 Quarts Water Ice Healthy Benefits Just a sip and you'll be feeling ready for summertime! This citrus infused water has great detoxifying benefits. Grapefruit burns fat and speeds up your metabolism, as does lemon. It also improves the clarity and texture

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Derby Day is Right Around the Corner

Saturday May 7th is the Kentucky Derby race at Churchill Downs. To show our excitement that track season is right around the corner, receive 15% off our fascinators now through May 7th at either location!  Additionally, Complexions is proudly offering a "Primp for Post Time" package! Our professional and talented team of hair stylists and make-up

Time for Spring’s Hottest Makeup Trends!

Time for Spring's Hottest Makeup Trends! From professional photo shoots to the hottest dining spots, enhanced, highlighted and sculpted complexions are everywhere. With the correct product and a few simple techniques, our professional team can help teach you how to contour like your favorite. Bring that subtle definition home to enhance your facial features with

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A “Uniquely Saratoga Spa Experience”

Complexions featured in Saratoga Living April 10, 2016 "When you’re spending 40 hours a week, often more, typing away at a desk, your body feels every minute of it. Your back strains and your neck tightens, as your hands begin to ache from the repetitive motion. The truth is, that while we’re busy going about

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Featured Recipe: Lemon Grass and Ginger Spa Water

Lemon Grass and Ginger Spa Water Ingredients: 2 Cups Lemon Grass 1 Cup Ginger, Sliced 5 Quarts Water Boil the water for five minutes.  Add lemon grass and sliced ginger root. Let set at room temperature until cooled. Refrigerate to chill. Healthy Benefits Beachfront pergolas and sparkling pools invite relaxation, while our soul-refreshing

April is Stress Awareness Month

The effects of stress are different for different people, but here are some common signs and how you can fight them: Tension – People who lead demanding lives are more than twice as likely to suffer from aches and pains as those who live less hectic lives. When stressed, your body produces hormones that increase muscle