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.
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
Bella celebrates its tenth year in business this year and I celebrated my 40th birthday this month! Cue the sound of clinking champagne glasses so I can toast everyone for helping me get to these milestones with a smile! A Little History When I opened Bella Medspa,...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
The Mini Laser Microneedling Facial ~ The Mini MN is a great refresher for the skin with no downtime, no redness and no peeling. It uses a lighter setting than the regular Microneedling Facial but it is still affective for resolving acne, tightening, and giving skin...read more
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...read more
People always ask me about what products I use on my skin. Here are a few products I can't go without! I use Ormedic Lip Therapy to hydrate my lips after brushing my teeth. Obagi Vitamin C goes on every morning to help brighten my skin. I apply Elastiderm Eye to...read more
Summer is here! And that means exposure to the sun. Protect and pamper your skin this season! Here are a few helpful suggestions to keep you looking bronzed while protecting you from the sun's harmful rays. Everyone at Bella wears Revision Skincare's Intellishade...read more