Après Ski Massage

By Kim Taylor, Owner of Essence Welcome Colorado winter! Ski and riding season are in full swing, and we have had some pretty impressive early season ski conditions. While there are a lot of different types of ski and snow boarders out there, one thing we all have in common

Fall Transitions- From Hot Weather to Hotter Style

By Kim Taylor Farewell summer; autumn is waiting in the wings, and if history proves right, the need for change and reinvention is also on the horizon for many of us. This is a perfect time of year to try something new and exciting with your look. Warm, luscious hair

The Skinny on Spray Tans

By Kim Taylor   I gave up UV tanning beds a long time ago, even before I started worrying about skin cancer. I always burned, and my skin was ALWAYS itchy and dry. I’ve tried every type of self-tanner you can imagine; cheap brands from Wal-Mart and not-so-cheap brands from

The Value of Massage

By Kim Taylor, Owner of Essence Massage is often thought of as a special treat, something we reward ourselves with after a rough spell or when we are on vacation. Massage can feel luxurious, but most importantly, it offers a wide range of benefits such as boosting the immune system,

Getting What You Want

By Kim Taylor It’s happened to all of us at one time or another. We state what we want in a way that seems very clear to us, but we get something different than what we are absolutely sure we asked for. This happens all the time in our everyday

Healthy Skin is Not Seasonal

by Kim Taylor Just like that, 2017 is over. Welcome, 2018, I can hardly wait to see what you have in store! At home (my home), there is a frenzy of organizing and goal setting that keeps me busy. At work it’s business as usual, which is anything but “usual”

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

By Kim Taylor It’s official. The holidays are coming and they are closing in fast! Some of you are already busy preparing, and some of you are about to become very busy, in a frantic sort of way. As much as I love the holidays, I never seem to pull

Making Time to Relax and Unwind

By Kim Taylor, owner and stylist I’ve been a busy bee my whole life. I always have something brewing and a list of what’s next. Between career, family, school activities, doctor’s appointments, etc. I am swamped. I love to be busy and I am happy in my life, but I

Client Letter Regarding Kid Policy

Our goal at Essence is to provide an atmosphere where clients can relax, unwind, and rejuvenate. As we’ve grown, it has become necessary to address one issue in particular in an effort to preserve the quality of each client’s experience. Fairly recently, we implemented a policy in which children under

Sunny Summer Skin

By Kim Taylor Blue skies and warm breezes make summer a favorite time of year. Now that we are in full swing with the season, it is vital to remember the importance of a solid skincare routine for your face AND body. Every fall we notice an increase in scheduled