Ask Alethea

Alethea Tinkle is an absolute skincare guru and aesthetician extraordinaire.  It is her job, it is her hobby, it is her passion. She is the perfect blend of beauty and science and loves to stay current on both in order to bring the latest and greatest to her clients at Bella.

If you do not find the skincare answers you are looking for, we encourage you to Ask Alethea.

Medspa Experiences: The Good and the Bad

For anyone who has ever had absolutely awful medspa experiences, I get you! I’ve been there. You wouldn’t believe the wild stories I hear from clients about treatments they have had at spas around the globe and the money that they wasted. While some stories are truly...

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Skincare Tips to Prep for Special Occasions

Holiday parties, weddings, vacations, reunions, interviews, photo sessions, public speaking engagements! I love hearing about your upcoming events when you want to put your best face forward. These big occasions may cause mixed feelings of big excitement and a little...

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Alethea’s Evening Skincare Routine to Repair and Protect

My philosophy on my evening skincare routine is Repair, Protect, Maintain. This should sound familiar (wink)! There’s no single right approach to at-home skincare, just as there isn’t only one treatment that works for every client. That’s why each of us needs to...

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New Green Goddess CBD Facial and Give Back

Dry and sensitive skin have been on my mind lately with the leaves falling and more clients talking about various skin conditions during their post-summer visits. At the end of summer, I see a lot of people who have facial skin with photo-damage, pores clogged from...

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The “BFF Treatment”

There are some topics we take to our best friend first because she is the go-to when we need an ear for our questions and a judgement-free sounding board to validate our concerns. She always has a solution or two, thankfully, because a Google search could lead us down...

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She Is Safe: My Family’s Mission and Passion

From the outside, anyone can tell I’m a nurturer. I love the time spent with my Bella clients, my employees, husband, children, parents and my farm animals throughout my long days. There’s something wonderful about giving of yourself and providing for another being...

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How to Have Glowing Skin

Most children, like my own, have glowing skin simply by virtue of being young. But, in your 20s, dullness begins to cast its shadow on your skin as skin cell turnover slows to once a month. By your 50s, the shedding rate has continuously slowed to once every two...

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Good Skincare Habits Should Start Early

As a professional aesthetician, I’m here to help you help your skin. When dealing with good skincare habits, there’s always a few basics to keep in mind, especially for my youngest clients. The main thing is consistency and following a consistent routine with the...

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Alethea’s Morning Skincare Routine

I’m the small business owner of Bella Medspa, a wife, a mom to two young children and an equestrian, as most of you know. These are all big things that I love and need my attention daily. So, I follow a simple morning skincare routine to keep my outlook on the busy...

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Is Laser Hair Removal Worth It?

Anyone who knows me knows the breezy tops and shorter skirts that arrive with the warm weather are one reason I love spring. Jackets come off as we move outdoors to restaurant and office patios. Soon, summer will be here with swimsuits and trips to the pool and the...

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Real Results at Bella!

We love feedback from our clients! Below is a letter we received in regards to our popular Microneedling Treatment, and the clients REAL before and after pictures.    "Microneedling hurts a lot, however the pain is only temporary for about 20 minutes after that...

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Puffy Eyes? Here are some of the causes … And cures!

One cause of puffy eyes is excess salt in your diet. Another cause is your sleep position, because when you lie down horizontally, gravity pushes fluid into the bags under your eyes. Finally, allergies can play a role in puffiness. Don't worry! We have a few remedies...

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