Why Smoking is a Skin Sin

Smoking can rapidly accelerate the aging process and can physically change the skin. Collagen and elastin are responsible for the youthful appearance many people seek and they naturally break down over time. The chemicals found in tobacco smoke break down our precious collagen and elastin decreasing our skin’s strength and elasticity. This can lead to […]

Stress & Your Skin

Stress by definition is a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances. The term “fight or flight” response comes from the release of hormones like cortisol and adrenaline, which in times of our ancestors was necessary for survival when there was a perceived threat. Nowadays there are […]

Incorporating Ice Globes Into Your Regimen

The Sorella Glacier Ice Globes are designed as a tool for you to bring the spa experience home. Estheticians love using these globes in the treatment room to induce relaxation, decrease inflammation, and calm the skin after more intensive treatments. We recommend keeping these in the fridge for instant relief and relaxation at your fingertips. […]

Why See an Esthetician

When someone tells you they are an esthetician you may be wondering what that even means. It’s okay, we’ve heard it all…anesthesiologist comes to mind as to what people think we said when we tell them what we do. Far from it 😉 Think of an esthetician as your personal skin care coach who will […]

What Are Peptides & Why Are They in My Skincare?

Peptides are a popular ingredient among skincare brands due to their healthy aging properties. Peptides are present in every human cell and they work as messengers to communicate specific functions such as stimulating the skin to produce collagen and elastin. Collagen is the foundation that supports your skin and gives it that firm feeling, while […]

Spring Clean Your Regimen

As we transition into longer days and rising temperatures everything around us starts to feel more alive. Spring itself represents new beginnings and we tend to want to start with a clean slate. Our skin is right there with us ready to take on the new season. Spring is the bridge between winter and summer […]

Benefits of Facial Massage

I think we can all agree that one of the best parts of getting a professional facial is the massage. I am sure you know the feeling- your muscles feel like Jell-O, and your skin looks lifted and revived. Facial massage is a misunderstood step in professional skin treatments and is far more than just […]

How To Prep For Travel

The roadmap for the traveling skincare enthusiast: Travel can be so exciting, whether it plane, train, or automobiles, and the holiday season provides many opportunities to pack your bags and escape. As you daydream about getting out of dodge, travel can challenge your daily self-care practices, from diet and exercise to skincare. With a little […]

Winter-Proof Your Skincare

As the air becomes drier and the temperatures cool off, your skin can feel the effects. You might notice it becomes dry and patchy or even produces more oil in an attempt to hydrate itself.  Listen to your skin, and cut it some slack; after all, it’s your largest organ, which is pretty impressive, and […]

Sorella Apothecary at The IECSC New York Spa Show

We had such a great time debuting Sorella Apothecary at the NYC IECSC show! We loved meeting all the wonderful spa owners, estheticians, and customers at the show and we hope you loved sampling our products. New York was our first trade show and it was such a huge success for us. People seemed to […]

Welcome to Sorella Apothecary!

We are so excited to debut this line and share our love of skincare with you! It’s taken years of blood, sweat, tears, and love for us to get to the point of our launch and we hope you are as in love with Sorella as much as we are. Now for a less formal […]