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How often should I wash my makeup brushes?

Every 2 weeks would be ideal, unless you are dealing with acneic skin then we recommend at least one time per week.

Why does some lipsticks make my teeth look yellow?

Lipsticks that are more warm with a yellow base will cast  warmth on the teeth. Blue based lipsticks will lend a cooler cast to the teeth making them appear brighter.

Why doesn’t my makeup last?

This has a lot to do with your skin’s moisture levels. If your skin is dry, your skin will draw moisture from the product. If your skin is too oily, it will break down the makeup. Proper skin care is ideal for a long wear application.

I have 5 mins to do my makeup, what can I do to make the most difference?

The key is to frame your face. Eyes, cheeks and lips. Ideally you would use mascara, concealer, blush and lipstick/lipgloss.

Which foundation would work best for my skin?

First you would need to determine the type of coverage you desire: sheer, medium or full coverage. Next you decide on the finish: matte, natural or dewy.

How often should you replace your mascara/eyeliner?

We recommend every 2-3 months.

Can I have waxing done the day of my makeup application?

We recommend waxing 1 week prior to having your makeup done.

How long will my eyebrow tint last?

Your eyebrow tint can last anywhere from 4 – 5 weeks depending on how you care for them!

What is a brow lamination treatment?

Brow lamination is an innovative new treatment generally considered as an alternative to microblading. It originated in Russia and has been growing in popularity in the last few years, especially in Europe. Essentially, brow lamination is a lift or perm for your brows! It helps to give a more uniform look and full-seeming shape to brows by using a type of setting lotion that keeps brows in place. 

What is a lash lift?

A lash lift is like a perm for your eyelashes! It takes each individual, natural lash and lifts it, giving your lashes a boosted look. 

Can I add false eyelashes to my makeup application treatment?

You can add the application of false eyelashes to any of our makeup treatments for an additional charge.

How do I prepare my skin for my makeup application?

Prepare you skin by cleansing, exfoliating and moisturizing that morning for smooth application

What are my options for brow hair removal treatments?

We offer both brow waxing and tweezing treatments to help you achieve the arch and shaping of the brow you most desire while getting rid of stray hairs that are growing out of place.

What are the benefits of hair removal at Third Avenue Spa?

Our professional waxing experts are trained to help get you the look you desire easily and with minimal pain. The waxed areas of your skin will feel hairless, smooth and even and the hair will grow back more slowly than just shaving. 

How will a body treatment help my skin?

Our signature body treatments help to exfoliate the skin, helping to eliminate any layers of dry and dead skin cells and moisturizing the new skin underneath. Our body treatments are focused on your specific needs and will leave you with soft, glowing skin.

What are the benefits of massage?

Massage can help to ease tense muscles, increase circulation and improve flexibility. A Third Avenue Spa massage will also help you to relax in a soothing environment and enjoy some self care for your mind and body.

Does Third Avenue have Registered Massage Therapists?

Every massage therapist working at Third Avenue Spa is a Registered Massage Therapist!

What are the benefits of a facial?

A Third Avenue Spa facial can help with a variety of skin issues, including: dry, oily, aging, uneven, sensitive, clogged pores and acneic skin conditions. A facial massage combined with our superior products will also encourage blood circulation and help you to relax tense muscles.

What can I expect at my facial treatment appointment?

At your facial treatment, one of our talented skin therapists will ask questions about your needs and desires for your skin. After this thorough consultation, they will then provide the best combination of products, and techniques to design a personalized treatment just for you!

What skincare brand does Third Avenue Spa use for their facials?

We use G. M. Collin, a luxury skincare line from right here in Canada for all of our facials.

What types of manicure and pedicure services does Third Avenue Spa offer?

We offer manicures, pedicures, French manicures and pedicures, spa manicures and pedicures (which include a luxurious paraffin wax treatment), polish renewal and OPI Gel polish application and removal treatments!

What is the difference between a manicure and a pedicure?

A manicure is luxury maintenance and polish treatment given to the hands while a pedicure is a luxury maintenance and polish treatment given to the feet. Both treatments help to keep your nails clean and properly maintained, and your skin soft and moisturized.

What nail polish brands does Third Avenue Spa carry?

We carry the toxin-free Zoya brand for professional polish application and for sale at our spa. We also carry the OPI Gel line at our spa for professional gel nail application only (not for sale).

What Medical Aesthetics services does Third Avenue Spa provide?

We provide luxury injectables-only treatments, including: anti-wrinkle treatments, fillers, microneedling and fat dissolver treatments.

What can I expect at my first Medical Aesthetics appointment?

Your appointment with Nurse Practitioner Daniel Julien always begins with a discussion about your desired outcomes. He then performs a full face measurement, combining elements of both art and science to create a personalized medical aesthetics plan just for you. After this, you both discuss the best treatment plan for you and move forward as you feel comfortable.

What brands of botox does Third Avenue carry?

We carry the Botox, Dysport and Nuceiva brands.

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