a little injectables refresher

if you frequent HOP, we’re sure you’re well-versed on the benefits of botox & filler but for those of you new to the game, here’s a little refresher… dermal filler (juvederm & restylane) and neurotoxins (botox & dysport) are used for the prevention and treatment of facial aging. however, they’re very different when it comes […]

how to 86 the oil

if you have oily skin, then you’re well aware of how difficult it can be to control. sadly, many products that claim to get rid of oil actually add fuel to the fire. if you’ve tried taking matters into your own hands such as washing your face 1,000x a day, or stripping your skin with […]

how I got my rosacea under control

it flares up out of nowhere… those tiny red and bumps haunting my highlighted cheekbones. i’ve been a victim of rosacea for years now and my search for the cure is constant. however, i’ve made some serious strides in reducing the redness by avoiding common triggers and implementing the right products & treatments into my […]

How to figure out your skin type

people often misdiagnose their skin type, causing them to use products that won’t address their concerns & needs. while seeking an assessment from an esthetician is always a safe way to go, you should be aware of the basics when it comes to differentiating between skin types… dry skin: lacks oil to help protect, lubricate & […]