Studio Etiquette & Policies
Missed Appointment & Cancellations
If you are unable to keep a scheduled appointment, please be sure to give 24 hours’ notice.
This will ensure that you will not be charged for the appointment. If less than 24 hours’ notice is given, you will be charged a no-show fee for the full appointment.
By booking your appointment at Skin Studio, you authorize Skin Studio to charge your card a no-show fee of up to 100% of the scheduled value.
If you arrive late to your appointment, we will adjust the treatment to the remaining time as best as we can & the cost of the original appointment will remain the same.
Please keep in mind, we cannot make scheduled clients wait. Thank you for understanding.
What are your COVID-19 cleaning procedures?
We clean and disinfect all treatment and common areas. We use Rejuvenate Disinfectant, you can learn more about it here:
Are treatments done in a private room?
Yes, all treatments are done in a private room.
Do estheticians wear masks?
Estheticians may wear masks during facials, face wax, and other facial treatments.
How often should I get a facial?
To maintain a healthy and clear complexion, ideally once a month. Some treatments can be done weekly or biweekly.
What includes in a facial?
All of our facials are customized to your skincare concerns. First, we’ll start with double cleansing, skin analysis, steam, exfoliation, and extraction (manual deep cleaning). Then, we will do disinfection by High Frequency, facial massage, finishing mask for your face, neck, and chest, toner, serum, moisturizer & sunscreen, and advice on home care.
Why should I get a facial at Skin Studio?
The facial is a specialized skincare treatment performed by a licensed esthetician. During your facial treatment, we will analyze your skin and go over your skin concerns. Regular facials treatments can improve acne, prevent signs of aging, and enhance the overall complexion of your skin. Professional advice from estheticians about correct home care is also a very important part of healthy skin. We won Best Facial awards in 2017, 2016, and 2014 by Boston A-List.
What is a chemical peel or corrective peel?
A special solution is used to improve and smooth the texture of the skin, which causes the dead skin to slough off and eventually peel off. New skin will feel smoother and better hydrated. We only use professional-grade esthetic non-toxic light to medium range of chemical facial peels: Glycolic Acid-A chemical exfoliant that promotes regeneration of skin and improves the appearance of aging skin, Lactic Acid – Offers exfoliating and moisture retention properties and will promote softer, smoother skin as well as improvement in the appearance of fine lines, Salicylic Acid-An antiseptic exfoliant that deeply cleanses pores and Modified Jessner Acid -effective acids to help reduce the appearance of melasma, freckles, acne and mild cases of rosacea.
What should I know before waxing?
Make sure to have a minimum of 3 weeks of hair growth, at least a quarter of an inch. Please do not use any moisturizing creams on your body on the day of waxing.
Why should I get waxing at Skin Studio?
We’ve done a lot of waxing, and only use the finest hard wax out there, our technique is fast and as painless as possible. We won multiple waxing awards. Best Waxing 2017 by Boston A-List, as well as Best Waxing studio in Boston 2013 by Improper Bostonian.
What kind of wax is used in the Skin Studio?
We only use top-quality hard wax. We apply warm wax with a special wooden applicator, letting wax dry for a few seconds, and then pull it off by the edge of the wax patch, no strips used. This type of hard wax is very gentle on the skin and is great for Brazilian bikini and the face. You must try our wax! We won Best WAXING studio 2013 by Improper Bostonian.
What is the difference between a regular bikini, a french bikini & brazilian bikini?
A regular bikini is a very basic bikini area wax, just sides and a bit across the top French bikini is more of a thong bikini, more taking off from the sides and top, but nothing from the back; the Brazilian bikini is everything off from front and back or you can leave a little triangle or “landing strip” choose your style :-)
When can I go in the sun after waxing?
We recommended waiting 24 hours.
What kind of wax is used in the Skin Studio?
We only use the top-quality hard Chamomile wax. We apply warm wax with a special wooden applicator, letting the wax dry for a few seconds, and then pull it off by the edge of the wax patch, no strips used. This type of hard wax is very gentle on the skin and is great for Brazilian bikini and the face. You must try our wax! We won Best WAXING studio 2013 by Improper Bostonian.
When waxing is not recommended?
Waxing is not recommended for users of prescriptions like Retin-A and Accutane. You should wait about a week after corrective peels, and no waxing after tanning for 24-48 hours. Contact the studio for questions.
I am pregnant, can I get waxed?
Oops bad timing, it’s that time of the month, can I get wax?
Yes, it’s not a problem for us, you maybe a bit more sensitive that it.
Why we use a Lamprobe?
A Lamprobe is a unique tool that we use to remove minor skin irregularities like telangiectasia, cherry angiomas (blood spots), fibromas (growths), skin tags, cholesterol spots & spider veins.
What is Ultrasonic?
Treatment that provides gentle and safe deep pore exfoliation along with product infusions by utilizing the energy waves of ultrasound, resulting in clean and hydrated skin.
What is Microdermabrasion?
A system that removes the topmost layer of the skin by gently polishing the skin with natural diamond chips bonded to the tip of the wand, while vacuuming the exfoliated skin cells away in a controlled manner.
What is IPL Photofacial?
It is a non-invasive and non-surgical technique that improves all the visible elements of the skin altered by the sun or aging, including wrinkles, laxity, roughness, enlarged pores, talagectacias (red capillaries), erythema (redness), and uneven pigmentation.
Why would you get a Lactic Acid Peel?
Great for aging, dry, sun-damaged, and dehydrated skin.
Great for aging skin, sun-damaged, and hyperpigmentation.
Salicylic Acid Peel?
Great for acnetic skin, mild rosacea, hyperpigmentation, and rough skin.
Do you offer BOTOX, Cosmetic Fillers, and Mesotherapy?
Yes, our experienced doctor is here for you on every other Thursday.