What am I talking about?? A brand new skin clearing, tightening, and rejuvenating treatment called the Mistral LHE. Until June 2015, Mistral LHE is exclusively available at the Chuan Spa at the Langham Huntington Hotel in Pasadena, CA. I had the pleasure of visiting three times, (I have three more sessions to go!) and so far I’ve tried all of the treatments: Hair removal, acne clearance, skin rejuvenation, and skin tightening. (My favorite!)

When you walk into Chuan Spa, you can expect top notch service and relaxation as you slip into your robe and take in the calming aura. Though the Mistral LHE is a light and heat treatment, (a handheld device connected to a larger machine shoots the heat into your skin) you still get the usual facial treatment, including cleansing, a gentle scrub, and a copper healing mask after the heat.

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When it comes to makeup and skincare, the cleansing process is paramount. There are so many things to be concerned about: Is it going to remove all my makeup? Is it going to be gentle enough on my eyes? Will I lose lashes? Will my skin be stripped of moisture? I’m sure there are other concerns associated with cleansing your skin, which is why I am a total stickler for a solid facial cleanser!

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