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Effortless Skincare Routines for Busy Professionals

A woman stands in front of a mirror skin routine.

Are you a busy woman struggling to keep up with a skincare routine? If so, you are not alone. Surprisingly, 67% of women over 35 regret not starting a skincare routine sooner in their lives. Work, meetings, and multitasking take up most of their time. But here’s the good news! Skincare is easy and achievable without demanding that you spend lots of time.

At Coterie 17 Salon & Spa, we understand the importance of effortless skincare for professionals on the go. Continue reading as we share a simplified skincare routine that fits seamlessly into your busy schedule.

Importance of Prioritizing Skincare despite a Hectic Schedule

Prioritizing skincare despite a hectic schedule is not just a matter of vanity but a crucial investment in overall well-being. In the face of demanding professional and personal responsibilities, maintaining a consistent skincare routine holds the key to preserving the health and vitality of one’s skin. The stresses of a busy schedule and environmental factors can take a toll on skin health, leading to premature aging, dullness, and other concerns.

Ultimately, prioritizing skincare has the potential to enhance confidence, foster a positive self-image, and contribute to a holistic sense of balance and well-being despite the demands of a bustling schedule.

Understanding Your Skin Type

Here are some ways to determine your skin type:

Quick Self-Assessment to Determine Skin Type

Starting an effective skincare journey begins with a swift self-assessment to identify your skin type. While a professional analysis at a spa clinic provides a comprehensive evaluation, a simple at-home assessment involves paying attention to the qualities of your skin, such as oiliness, dryness, sensitivity, and blemishes. Taking note of how your skin responds to various environmental conditions, such as changes in humidity or exposure to different climates, can offer valuable insights into its unique characteristics.

Importance of Knowing Your Skin Type for Effective Skincare

The significance of understanding your skin type cannot be overstated, and this knowledge is particularly vital for crafting an efficient skincare routine. Spa clinics like Coterie 17 Salon & Spa, staffed with skincare professionals, play a crucial role in providing in-depth analyses of your skin’s needs and conditions. Their expertise, often utilizing advanced technologies and techniques, can offer a more nuanced understanding of your skin type than a self-assessment alone.

With this information, individuals can make informed decisions about the most suitable products and treatments. Spa clinics not only facilitate more accurate identification of skin types but also contribute to developing personalized skincare regimens, enhancing the overall effectiveness and results of the skincare journey.

Streamlining Your Skincare Routine

Follow these steps to streamline your skincare:

Embracing a Minimalist Approach

Adopting a minimalist approach to skincare becomes essential in a busy professional life. Focus on essential steps such as time-efficient cleansing with suitable cleansers and incorporating multi-tasking moisturizers to streamline your routine effectively.

Harnessing the Power of Sunscreen

Effortlessly incorporating sun protection into your daily routine is crucial for skin health. Explore sunscreens that blend seamlessly with your skincare and makeup regimen, ensuring consistent protection against harmful UV rays.

Simplifying the Nighttime Routine

Choose effective cleansers for makeup removal and bedtime moisturizers to keep your skin hydrated and rejuvenated while you sleep.

Incorporating Skincare into Daily Habits

A woman at a salon performs face cleansing.

Here is how you should incorporate a daily skincare routine:

Prioritizing Hydration

Internal skincare begins with hydration. Drinking adequate amounts of water daily promotes skin health from the inside out.

Nourishing Your Skin through Diet

Make conscious and healthy diet choices to nourish your skin. Incorporate foods rich in antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals for radiant and resilient skin.

Time-Saving Skincare Products

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Opting for Multi-Functional Products

Explore multi-functional skincare products tailored for busy professionals, including cleansers with added benefits, all-in-one moisturizers, and time-saving serums.

Recommendations for Efficiency

Discover effective yet efficient skincare products that cater to the needs of a fast-paced lifestyle, ensuring that your skincare routine doesn’t compromise results.

Creating a Consistent Routine

Here is how you should set a consistent routine for your skincare:

Setting Realistic Daily Goals

Establish achievable and realistic goals for your daily skincare routine, ensuring consistency in maintaining healthy and radiant skin.

Utilizing Calendar Reminders

Make skincare a non-negotiable part of your routine by utilizing calendar reminders, helping you stay on track even during the busiest days.

Stress Management and Skincare

Here is the importance of managing stress in your skincare routine:

Recognizing the Link between Stress and Skin Health

It’s important to recognize the impact of stress on your skin’s overall well-being.

Incorporating Stress-Relief Techniques

Integrate stress-relief techniques into your routine, promoting mental well-being and contributing to the attainment of glowing and resilient skin.

Tailoring Skincare to Seasonal Changes

Adjust your skincare routine to accommodate the changing seasons, making necessary product adjustments to address your skin’s unique needs in the winter, summer, and transitional periods.

Seek Professional Advice

Skincare specialists at the salon are indispensable in enhancing the efficacy and overall experience of one’s skincare routine. These professionals bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise, offering personalized advice and treatments tailored to individual skin needs. Services such as facials play a pivotal role in deep cleansing, exfoliation, and rejuvenation, addressing specific concerns like uneven skin tone or signs of aging. Additionally, waxing services provide a smooth and long-lasting solution to unwanted hair, contributing to the overall aesthetic and comfort of the skin.

Moreover, the therapeutic benefits of massages administered by skilled skincare specialists extend beyond relaxation. Facial massages, for instance, can stimulate blood circulation, promote a healthy complexion, and aid in product absorption. The expertise of skincare specialists who consider individual skin sensitivities and conditions ensures that treatments are effective and safe.

Regular visits to beauty clinics foster a holistic approach to skincare, combining professional treatments with at-home routines for optimal results. Ultimately, skincare specialists at beauty parlors play a crucial role in guiding individuals through a comprehensive skincare journey, addressing both the cosmetic and therapeutic aspects of their skin health.

Ready to transform your skincare routine into a stress-free and enjoyable part of your busy life? At Coterie 17 Salon & Spa, we’re committed to making your self-care journey seamless and effective. Our expert skincare specialists are here to guide you with personalized treatments, from rejuvenating facials to therapeutic massages. Take a step towards glowing and healthy skin by incorporating our professional services into your routine. Contact us to schedule an appointment.

Hello New Year!

We’re making wellness and beauty resolutions to kickstart the year and we’d love to know yours! Whether you’re looking to be more adventurous and explore a head-to-toe transformation or just freshen up your beauty routine, we’ll be sharing the latest beauty buzz to achieve raw balanced beauty.

Where do you start? Connect with one of our talented artisans or schedule a virtual consultation online! (use the code VOC) Your questions can be answered in real time by real people via Zoom, Facetime or over the phone! Just Book Online, DM us via Instagram or IG, or call our Concierge Team to schedule!

Home Kits & Your Favorite Products – Just a Click Away

 

 

WE’RE HERE TO HELP!

Now, more than ever, it’s important to maintain an At Home Beauty Routine.  Here’s all the things we’re doing to help you stay beautiful and still stay safe:

Root Touch Up Kits $45  |  Gloss Color $45  |  Gel Polish Removal Kit $25   |  Products for Hair|Skin|Nails

All Orders Must be Placed at the Following Link  – Click Here  and received by 6 pm Wednesday for Friday pickup that week. If we do not have completed Waivers and Payment Method in place by Thursday at NOON – your order will be pushed to the following week.

PLEASE READ ALL INFORMATION CAREFULLY BEFORE PLACING YOUR ORDER:

ROOT TOUCH UP KIT  Includes: Barrier Cream, your customized color formula, activator, gloves, instruction sheet (DUE TO SUPPLY CHAIN ISSUES, APPLICATION BRUSHES ARE NOT INCLUDED, A TOOTHBRUSH IS AN ACCEPTABLE SUBSTITUTE. If you have an application brush from a previous order, please rinse thoroughly and reuse.)

  • Color must be applied the Day of Pick Up!
  • All color kits require a signed waiver before orders will be processed.
  • Some color services are not recommended for home application; this includes base breaks and highlighting
  • We do have Root Color Touch Up powders available if you don’t wish to color your hair and are looking for a quick and easy solution!

GEL POLISH REMOVAL KITS are for GEL POLISH OVER NATURAL NAILS! We are working on solutions for artificial nails and hope to have kits available soon. Please note on the order form if you need something for artificial nails. Kits include: polish remover, foil wraps, nail file, plastic gloves, & moisture cream

NEED SOMETHING DIFFERENT? Ask about Conditioning Treatments, Masques, and other home treatments to keep your Hair and Skin healthy! Don’t forget to stock up on your favorite shampoo, conditioner, styling product, facial cleanser, hand cream – just let us know what you need!

ORDERS ARE FILLED ON FRIDAY & READY FOR PICK UP any time AFTER 2:00 pm.

Orders Will Be Left Outside for Contactless Pick Up  – on the wooden spool in a Coterie bag with your name on it!

*** ALL ORDERS REQUIRE A CREDIT CARD ( or Gift Card) ON FILE.  Please follow the link to set up an account if you do not already have one. Click Here  If you have difficulty setting up your account, you can purchase a GIFT CARD on our website Click Here  – simply reference your new (or existing) Gift Card number on your order form for payment.

WE ASK FOR YOUR PATIENCE … We are processing phone calls and emails on a limited basis to adhere to Social Distancing Guidelines. This means we only have 2 to 3 people in the salon at a time to answer inquiries, process orders, mix formulas, and pack them for pick up. Email continues to be the best way to reach us! We have set up automated responses to help direct your questions. CHECK YOUR SPAM FOLDER IF YOU HAVE NOT HEARD FROM US REGARDING YOUR ORDER. We will only be sending personal replies if we have questions. Your email receipt is confirmation that your process will be ready for pick up that week. PLEASE WAIT TO PLACE YOUR ORDER UNTIL THE WEEK YOU WISH TO PICK UP. 

Support Schedule: all times are approximate and schedule is subject to change:
Phone & Email – Tues/Thurs/Sat (10 am to 1 pm)

NOT READY TO DIY?

Buy Gift Cards Now to keep your next service on budget. As our quarantine gets longer, it’s inevitable that some guests will need more than a simple touch up when we’re back to business. Buying gift cards now is the perfect way to spread the cost of your next service until you’re able to come back. Just follow the link above and add them to your Salon Wallet in the Coterie App.

Thank you for your patience during this difficult time. We continue to brainstorm new ways to help everyone stay beautiful. We’re also planning great new services for when we are able to welcome all of our guests back again!

Follow our Social Media on Instagram and Facebook @Coterie17 for the latest updates & Fun Beauty Tutorials…

Stay Healthy | Be Well | Stay Beautiful

Missing You Is A Complete Understatement

We are consistently monitoring all state and federal laws regarding the closure of non-essential businesses. This means we’re following CDC guidelines, & taking every precaution for when it is safe to OPEN again!

Until then, please continue to follow us here, on Facebook and Instagram @Coterie17, for updates.

What About My Reservation? All current reservations are on hold for days that we continue to be closed by state law.
When Can I Reschedule? We will be posting updates on our Social Feeds & keeping a list of all reservations that need to be rescheduled. Once we have some assurance of being able to open again we will start the scheduling process! No one knows how long these closures will last – rest assured that once we have a definitive date to reopen, our team will be actively scheduling all of our guests.

We love that you have always been there for us and we want to be sure to be there for you…

  • So far, we’ve created @Home Root Touch Up kits ($45) & Gel Polish Removal kits ($45). 
    • Color Kits must be used the day of pick up. If you wish to order a Color Kit, please fill out the attached form before placing your order!
  • Running out of your favorite products? Stock up on shampoo, conditioner, treatments, skin, or nail products. All orders are charged in advance and left curbside for no contact pick up!
  • Order directly by Email or through our Contact Us Link
  • Place your Orders! through 6 pm Wednesday each week; pick up after 2:00 pm Friday.
  • Need Inspiration? We’re also posting videos on our social sites with techniques and tips to keep your beauty routine on track.

We are here for you – even from a distance!

If you have other needs, ideas or ways we can serve you further, please share with us at [email protected], or call 609-259-5952.

Be Healthy | Be Well | Stay Beautiful

Angela Pantaleone & your Coterie Family

Now Closed Until April 7th!

Today, like many days this month, has brought additional changes that require immediate action. By order of Governor Murphy, Coterie must cancel all scheduled reservations effective 8 pm tonight, March 19th. Our immediate plan is to be closed until April 7th, or until such time as the state deems safe for salons to reopen. In light of the escalated situation we must, first and foremost, keep the health and wellbeing of our customers, and our Coterie Family, at the heart of our decisions.

What about your reservations?
You have always been there for us and we want to make sure that we are here for you. At the present time, we will be rescheduling all reservations after April 7th. If you already have reservations scheduled after that date, those reservations will remain in place unless we are forced to extend our quarantine. You do not need to confirm them at this time.

Next Steps…
We will continue sending out additional communication to Coterie Guests in the next few weeks through our Blog on our website, email blasts, and Social feeds with all the developing updates.
Any questions? – please direct them to: [email protected]. While we will be working from home, phone support will be limited. Please leave a detailed message with dates and times of preferred services if you are moving a reservation. A coterie representative will get back to you within 24-48 hours.
Self-booking is always available through our online booking portal. To schedule a future reservation, please follow the link at https://c17.aurasalonware.com/.

Need Products?
We will continue to fulfill orders of Beauty Products as available, for curbside pick up! Let us know what you need – shampoos, conditioners, hair color, color root sprays, gel removal nail kits. All order requests should be directed to [email protected].

Be a Good Neighbor
We all have elderly neighbors who may or may not have family or resources close by. If anyone you know is in need assistance of ANY kind during this time, please let us know. If it’s in our power, we want to help!

Last, but certainly not least…
Whatever may be in store for us all in these next weeks and months, we wish all of you and your families good health.  Let’s all stay calm and move forward with goodwill and compassion for one another.

Many Blessings,

Angela Pantaleone & your Coterie Family