Essential Spa Studio

Dermal Brightening




Certain exfoliating treatments are “Stand-out” stars for the multitude of benefits a single treatment can offer. As with any exfoliation, the main goal is to assist our bodies natural process of sloughing-off the top-most layer of skin from your face or area of concern, our epidermal layer.

What is Dermal Brightening?

Dermal Brightening is a precise, highly effective form of superficial exfoliation that reverses the signs of aging by removing the dry micro-layer of skin. Vellus hair (peach fuzz) is also removed during the treatment. The immediate result is fresh, bright skin that has a smoother look and feel. Dermal Brightening also boosts the absorption rate of your skin care products. In our treatments, Dermal Brightening is the first stage of several of our custom facials depending on your skin type and tolerance for advanced treatments.

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What Our Customers Say

Our customers’ reviews speak volumes about the exceptional experience they’ve had at Essential Spa. Whether it’s our rejuvenating facials, skincare treatments, or body sugaring services, our clients have openly shared their transformative journeys toward healthier, more radiant skin.

I’ve been going to her since January I believe and I won’t go to anyone else! she pays attention to detail and it truly shows every time. Love you Steffanie!!!
Response from the owner: Oh thank you Tasia, so happy to have you as a "keeper" client. Love our time together.
My favorite sugar lady by far! Great conversation, AMAZING work. She keeps it very clean and visually pleasing, the ambiance is beautiful. I recommend her...
The greatest esthetician there could ever be. So grateful I was referred to Steffanie for all my facial and sugaring needs. I’ll never go to anyone else ever again. Not only is she super knowledgeable about the products and services she offers, but her easy going personality makes sessions fun and relaxing!
Response from the owner: Wow, Thank You Jenny! I am so happy to have you as a new client and that your happy with what we are doing for your skin and sugaring. I look forward to our time together. Thanks for the support, it is everything.
I had an amazing experience at Essential Spa Studio with Steffanie. I've always been wary of facials due to my sensitive skin and fear of breakouts. However, Steffanie's expertise and personalized approach completely changed my perspective.Steffanie's facial was not only incredibly relaxing but also tailored to my sensitive skin, and to my surprise, I left with glowing skin and zero breakouts. I'm now a devoted fan of her skincare products, and my skin has never looked better. Meeting Steffanie was a game-changer for my skin, and I'm so grateful for the fantastic results. If you have skin concerns like mine, I highly recommend Essential Spa Studio and Steffanie's services. Thank you, Steffanie!
Response from the owner: Thank you Ellie, your skin is looking amazing! Thrilled your happy with the skin care routine and your results.
I have been scared of facials my whole life, because I always break out. I was recommended Essential Spa after hearing amazing things about Steffanie and her work. You leave her spa with a start-up kit that lets you begin your transformation into using tried and tested products that are backed by science and not once did I break out using them. It’s been 4 months since I’ve been using Steffanie’s products and now only use a mineral tinted sunscreen as my daily “foundation”. My skin is so happy and I can’t wait to see what the next few months bring. I am over the moon that I discovered her studio and I highly recommend her!
Response from the owner: Thank you Kaarina, I am so glad your happy with your skin and your new products!💞
I have been scared of facials my whole life, because I always break out. I was recommended Essential Spa after hearing amazing things about Steffanie and...
Steffanie's passion for skincare truly shines through in her work. I came to the studio looking to start a skincare routine and get facials. The quality of her services is exceptional, and she goes above and beyond to educate her clients about proper skincare routines and product choices. My skin has never felt better, and I can't recommend her expertise enough.Also, ask her about sugaring services! It is an absolute game changer! Highly recommend! If you're looking for top-notch skincare services and products, look no further!
Response from the owner: Thank you very much Tina for your kind words. So glad you’re happy with what we are doing. 👏🏼🤗
If you're looking for an approachable and incredible skincare professional and educator, start here! Steffanie's passion for skincare truly shines through...
The body sugar hair removal is a game changer. I had sugaring done on my armpits and it has solved the problem of shaving bumps and body oder. It feels so clean and comfortable. I wish I had done it sooner.
Response from the owner: Thank you Sheri, appreciate you sharing your experience and results. So glad your seeing and loving your results. Sugaring is a game changer 💖
I started going to Essential Spa originally to get help with my aging skin. My skin looks and feels fantastic now. People comment on how great my skin looks...
Steffanie helps me take great care of my skin. I have been going to her for sugaring for a number of years and now I use her skin care products. I have...
I have extremely sensitive skin and had been struggle with adult acne for over a decade. I've seen countless professionals, doctors, tried diets, etc. and...
Stefanie is amazing @ what she does. This being my first time getting sugared, i was amazingly comfortable & confident in her knowing what she was doing....
I feel like I didn't know what I was missing until I met Steffanie. I made an appointment with Steffanie to simply sugar my underarms and Brazilian and she...
Response from the owner: Thank you for the 5-star review Madeline!
In true Michelle fashion, I had a fast approaching vacation and did not have all my ducks in a row. I had grown out my hair but hadn't made an appointment....

Dermal Brightening Benefits

Reduce Breakouts
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Frequently Asked Questions

Dermal Brightening Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dermal Brightening safe?

Dermal Brightening is a safe and gentle treatment for those who’s skin and temperment will tolerate it. Contraindications are sunburn, active breakouts, or suffer from inflammation such as eczema and psoriasis or a new spray tan..

Can I have other treatments in the same session as Dermal Brightening?

Yes, based on your skin’s temperament and day of treatment as well as your progressive step-up facials with me. Dermal Brightening is an idea first treatment to cool peels, Micro rolling, LED, Microcurrent treatments. If your planning on Laser IPL treatments this can be a good service prior to laser. 

Is there downtime after my Dermal Brightening treatment?

No, before your a candidate for Dermal Brightening, I make sure it is the best option for your skin at the time of treatment and that you have the least chance of a reaction. In most cases your skin will be camera perfect whether you go with or without makeup.

*Can I workout after my Dermal Brightening treatment?

Yes, BUT please make sure you are working out without makeup on and you are using a clean towel to wipe your face during your workout. Please do not touch your face while sweating and using machines and free weights. Ideally, carry a antimicrobial gel with you to use on your hands throughout your workout.

Can I use full makeup after my Dermal Brightening treatment?

Yes, ideally you let your skin breath for 24 hrs following but again, if we are working together and you are prepping for an event, dermal brightening may be your perfect treatment morning of that special event. Always a discussion to make sure we do the best for your skin and your schedule. 

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