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December always brings mixed feelings, it is a time of celebration, reflection, and a little chaos

We put an emphasis on giving, creating memories for our loved ones and dedicating our time. Let us change things up a bit this year and add some well-deserved self-love to your to-do list. You cannot give if your cup is not overflowing and the perfect way to fill your cup this [...]

December always brings mixed feelings, it is a time of celebration, reflection, and a little chaos2023-01-26T23:54:07-05:00

Protect Yourself from the Sun

As our planet continues to heat up and the rays grow stronger and stronger with each passing moment, we are faced with a challenge. How do we both get the necessary Vitamin D we need from the sun yet protect our largest organ, our skin. Your skin needs to be [...]

Protect Yourself from the Sun2023-01-22T22:37:03-05:00

Auriculotherapy Introduction

Many of us have seen Auriculotherapy without knowing exactly what it is or what it does for the human body. Auriculotherapy (ear acupuncture, auriculoacupuncture or Auricular Medicine) has been used worldwide for centuries as a treatment for pain, internal disorders, addictions and so on with tremendous success. The Chinese manual [...]

Auriculotherapy Introduction2023-01-22T22:24:20-05:00

What Is A Microcurrent Facial?

Microcurrent is a technique estheticians and healthcare professionals use with a handheld device that create electrical signals to stimulate muscles. Think of microcurrent as a non- invasive facelift. The idea behind microcurrent is to lift and tighten muscles on the face. This technique reduces visible signs of aging. Your esthetician [...]

What Is A Microcurrent Facial?2023-01-22T22:34:04-05:00

The Importance of Maintaining Well-Hydrated Skin

The popularity of skincare routines has been on the rise in the past few years, with skincare product sales growing by 13% and peaking at $5.6 billion in 2018. However, there are still a lot of misconceptions when it comes to the industry. For example, when people hear the word [...]

The Importance of Maintaining Well-Hydrated Skin2023-01-22T22:38:23-05:00

It Is A Peel Season

September is here which means fall is right around the corner. Fall usually means back to school, cool weather, and pumpkin spice everything. For us it means it’s the perfect opportunity for peels. Whether you like a harsh peel or a microscopic peel we have both treatments for you. Peels [...]

It Is A Peel Season2023-01-18T23:59:44-05:00

Summer Blog

Summer is here! We are in the midst of summer and that means beaches, vacations, pools, cookouts and being out in the sun. For most New Englanders that means taking advantage of the 2 ½ months that we have being without the cold weather. With summer comes the sun and [...]

Summer Blog2023-01-22T23:00:26-05:00

Dermaplaning “The Skin Shaving Treatment”

You’re probably wondering what is this skin “shaving” treatment everyone is getting? It’s all over social media. Why are people doing it? Will my hair grow back thicker or darker? I thought the hair on my face was supposed to protect my skin. Well first and foremost dermaplaning is a mechanical [...]

Dermaplaning “The Skin Shaving Treatment”2023-01-22T23:01:37-05:00

Understanding the Fitzpatrick scale. Where do you fall under?

Let us talk melanin! The Fitzpatrick scale is a scale from I-VI based on the amount of pigment in your skin. I am being the lightest and VI being the darkest. As estheticians sometimes our treatments manipulate the skin to create inflammatory responses to produce quick cell turnover. Inflammation is [...]

Understanding the Fitzpatrick scale. Where do you fall under?2023-01-22T23:01:28-05:00

Introducing New Skin Care Line Arboretum

My name is Olga Goldberger, I am a scientist with many years of research experience in the labs in Harvard Medical School. Currently I am lucky to work as a Lab Manager in MGH in the best mitochondrial lab in the world! Arboretum Skincare is geared towards mature skin. However, [...]

Introducing New Skin Care Line Arboretum2023-01-22T23:01:51-05:00


Smooth Aesthetics was founded by Magda “Megi” Abashidze-Nevins bringing her passion for skin care and nurturing environments together in one special space.

Megi’s in depth skin therapy knowledge began with a medical degree from the country of Georgia, advanced with a License as a Master Aesthetician, and further developed through the past 10 years of working in the Boston area with two highly esteemed plastic surgeons.

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