The Skinny on Skin Care

It’s that time of the year when we begin got spend more and more time out in the sun. If you’re like me, that means I start paying more attention to my toes and those dry patches on my skin. AND, I start thinking more about skin protection.

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month! I’m a little crazy about skin cancer screening and protecting my skin from over-exposure to the sun. On our latest episode on the podcast, we talk all about how to protect your skin from the sun, including the different kinds of sun protection products and what does that number on the sunscreen even mean? We also get the skinny on which products we should drop the big $bucks$ on versus the ones we can pick up at the drugstore. In addition, if you’re like me and you get lazy about your skin, we talk about how to create a simple skin care routine that’s truly doable for our busy lives.

Our guest on the show is Jessica Ferrell, an Esthetician and an Assistant Laser Technician certified by  the Georgia Medical Board. She has worked at A New You Skin and Body Clinic for almost 9 years and simply loves being in the treatment room. She loves watching her clients leave with greater confidence because their skin looks and feels better. She says, “It’s rejuvenation for the body and soul.” Jessica received her Bachelor’s degree in Family and Consumer Sciences from The University of Georgia in 2001. She got her start in the industry by completing an extensive training for nail care in 2001 and in 2003, Jessica graduated from the Esthetic program at International School of Skin and Nail care in Atlanta. Additionally, she has training in Clinical Oncology Esthetics, lymphatic drainage of the face and neck from the International Alliance of Healthcare Educators. She offers a wide range of services to her clients, including customized facials, peels, Pixel skin resurfacing, Microdermabrasion, microneedling, IPL, Laser hair removal and more. 

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