• Going to the Spa During COVID-19

    James Jackowski, Owner Owner of Revive Massage Therapy and Spa in Chicago, IL  Massage Therapist, Licensed Aesthetician Specializes in Advanced Corrective Skin Care  https://blog.vagaro.com/2020/07/22/spa-owner-james-jackowski-goes-in-depth-about-vagaros-covid-ready-features/ Tell us a little about yourself and your business. We are a boutique spa located on the North side of Chicago. I originally started Revive almost 10 years ago offering massage services only, but we have now expanded into two storefronts offering both massage and skin care services. How long was your business closed? In early March we started to slow down and within two weeks every phone call was to cancel an appointment. We were forced to close on March 17th through June 5th. Finally, on June 6th we were allowed to reopen massage services under phase 3. We...

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  • James Jackowski Mar 31, 2020

    15% OFF Your Favorite Brands - Intraceuticals, Sente, Lira, ColoreScience, Cyspera

    15% OFF Your Favorite Brands - Intraceuticals, Sente, Lira, ColoreScience, Cyspera

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  • James Jackowski Feb 03, 2019

    SENTÉ Skin Care: Scientifically driven to rewrite the rules of skin care.

    Founded by biotech entrepreneurs and scientists, SENTÉ is a leading aesthetic company pioneering glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) science in skincare. We collaborate with leading academics, scientists and physicians for breakthrough anti-aging products.

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  • James Jackowski Sep 07, 2017

    Hyaluronic Acid: Changing the Approach to Anti-aging

    From its scientific discovery in the early 1900s to its overtaking the cosmeceutical market around 2010, hyaluronic acid (HA) has made an indelible and important mark on the conversation of skin health and the fight against skin aging. The structure and mechanisms of action of this molecule allows it to provide a wide variety of benefits to human skin.

    There are many HA formulations available today, with more hitting the market on a regular basis, so selecting the best product for your patients can be a challenge. Understanding its function and how topical formulations can best serve your patient base can help make this process more seamless.

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  • James Jackowski Sep 07, 2017

    Reversing Sun Damage

    As summer draws to a close, clients may begin to notice some of the unpleasant effects sun exposure can have on the skin: Namely, hyperpig­mentation and wrinkles. So what can medical spas do to reverse sun damage?

    While some damage is irreversible, there is a multitude of treatments on the market, according to Cindy Yoon Soo Bae, M.D., dermatologist with the Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York.

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