Author: marciapitcher61

Got Lymph? Detoxify.

Tired of puffiness? Wondering what is going on when some days you wake up and your face is dull and puffy and other days you look great? Lymph is what is going on. Our bodies use lymph to remove waste. Waste products are carried away from the tissues and back to the heart where they Read More …

Not All Scrubs are the Same!

Exfoliation. We are constantly building up dead skin cells. That build up leaves our skin looking dull and lifeless. So, exfoliation is your skin’s best friend. Except….not all scrubs are created equal. Scrubs have tiny little particles that scrub away dead cells as you wash your face. Unfortunately, some scrubs are made by crushing up Read More …

What is CranialSacral?

CranialSacral is quiet and deep work done fully clothed. The CranialSacral system encases the central nervous which affects our entire being. A session consists of a ten step protocol where we gently hold and invite your body to “reset” or heal itself. The body is constantly trying to return to its perfect healthy state of Read More …

Munjoyous Meets Microdermabrasion

I’m excited to add microdermabrasion to the collection of skin treatments available at Munjoyous. I use a device called a DermaDiscTM. This resurfacing tool uses gentle vibration and a convex diamond tip that gently files away dead skin cells leaving your skin feeling smooth, fresh and rejuvenated. Depending on your skin type, I can use Read More …

Customized Energy Session

Being a polarity therapist has added a richness to my practice at Munjoyous…Your Neighborhood Oasis. But I wanted more, so I have spent recent months building my body of knowledge by learning new energy techniques. A year ago I was attuned for Reiki and I spent last winter learning the Heart Lotus Evolution energy techniques. Read More …

A Solution to Dry Winter Skin

Winter weather. Drying Heat. Dehydration. This time of year brings flakes in more ways than just snowflakes. Is your skin itchy and dry? Are you feeling like you would give anything to just have someone scratch your back? Whole body exfoliation using dry brushes or Indian Garshana gloves is a great way to exfoliate, warm Read More …

Gifts from the East

  Returning from the warm waters of the Arabian Sea to the icy sidewalks of Munjoy Hill have been challenging for us, but we are also excited to return with some great new skills. While we were in Kerala India we received several Ayurvedic Treatments, including Abhyanga Massage, an amazing Scalp Treatment and the powerful Read More …

We’re All About Comfort and Joy!

Do you really want to stand in line.. wrestle with mall traffic..battle with your self doubt? The holidays should be a time of love, friends, family….Comfort and Joy! At Munjoyous…Your Neighborhood Oasis, we’re all about comfort and joy. It’s what we do best. Your loved one will come to a private, friendly, relaxing sanctuary and receive intuitive Read More …

New Skin Experiment!

  One of the things I love about being an aesthetician is experimenting on my own skin. My most recent experiment was a peel series that I read about in one of my professional magazines. This series promised improvements in: the look of lines and wrinkles hyper-pigmented spots clogged pores pore appearance skin color eveness Read More …

The Beauty Gauntlet

One of my pet peeves about visiting a spa is what I call the “beauty gauntlet”. I know we’re supposed to go there to relax and feel good, but I have built up a resistance to the process of getting there and leaving. Some folks look great after a massage or facial. They have that perfect hair Read More …