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Professional Skin Care & Esthetics 

All clients benefit from personalized services in the privacy and comfort of my home studio in the Kanata/Stittsville area of Ottawa, Ontario.


Welcome! Meet Jessica

"My goal is to work with my clients to address their skin and beauty goals by providing exceptional skin care and esthetics services using only high-quality professional products carefully chosen to the needs of each client."
-  Jessica Luft

Jessica, owner and founder of Glowing Skin Begins Within, is a highly-trained, skilled and experienced esthetician and makeup artist with over 20 years experience.  Along with providing esthetic services and nutritional consultations she is also an educator for beauty professionals and academies. Prior to establishing Glowing Skin Begins Within, she worked at a high-end spa in Yorkville (Toronto) and owned her own beauty business in Waterloo prior to moving to Ottawa. 

Before any facial service, Jessica takes the time to carefully discuss with each client any skin needs in order to determine the most appropriate skin care service and products.


Jessica Luft

Owner & Founder of Glowing Skin Begins Within
Esthetician ~ Makeup Artist

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Nourishing Facials
Born From The Sea

What we put in our body is just as important as what we put on our skin. Just as we want to eat healthy, fresh and nutrient-dense foods, we should also be looking for the same from the products we use for our skin. It's vitally important to nourish, revitalize and replenish skin cells both internally and externally. Much of what we put on our skin is absorbed into our bloodstream and, now more than ever, it's necessary to choose the right products that are safe and support your skin all to look and feel it's best.  


All facials begin with a thorough skin consultation and analysis to understand and address your main skin concerns and select the right facial products. In some cases, a series of treatments will be recommended for optimal results.  ​

Signature Facials

Repêchage® brings together the remarkable beauty benefits of seaweed and the finest natural ingredients the Earth has to offer. Experience layer upon layer of pure, fresh European seaweed to help rejuvenate, tone and firm the appearance of the skin. Skin is cleaner and younger looking. Every step of these facials is a uni-dose preparation and only opened and used at the time of the application.

The benefits of Repechage seaweed products:

  • Re-generating

  • Oxygenating

  • Nourishing ​

  • Purifying

  • De-toxifying

  • Mineralizing

  • Hydrating

  • Firming ​

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BONUS! Every client receives a recommendation on which facial service and products which are best suited to their skin type and needs.

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$90 | 60 mins.

The Four-Layer Facial®

For All Skin Types

Experience layer upon layer of pure, fresh European and American seaweed to help tone, deep cleanse and firm the appearance of the skin dramatically. Enjoy a cool seaweed mask, followed by a mineral-rich thermal mask that allows for total relaxation. Skin is clearer and younger looking.

Includes ​Rapidex which is a safe and effective uni–dose program based on phyto-marine extracts and natural fruit acids that gently exfoliates the skin, helps in evening tone and texture, and makes skin feel softer and smoother.

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$110 | 60 mins.

Hydra Medic® Facial Treatment

For Oily, Acne And Problem Skin

This professional facial treatment, using ingredients from the Earth and sea, deep cleanses and helps control the appearance of oily problem skin without drying which helps to maintain moisture to leave skin looking soft and smooth. This unique formula includes an antioxidant tea blend, sea muds and herbal extracts that gently deep clean to help reduce the appearance of oil while leaving the skin soft and smooth. 

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$110 | 60 mins.

Red-Out® Facial with Seaweed Extracts and Silver

Designed for Sensitive Skin , Rosacea and/or Ezcema

This unique facial with anti-oxidants utilizes the latest research designed and formulated to help calm the appearance of sensitive skin. Combined with a blend of vitamins, minerals, amino acids, trace elements and anti-oxidants in seaweed. 

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$110 | 60 mins.

Biolight® Miracle Facial with Glyco-Sea® Glycolic Peel

Designed for Hyperpigmentation, Sun Exposure

This Miracle Facial with Glyco-Sea peel is based on a multi-dimensional approach to brighten and even skin appearance. Utilizing the latest in brightening ingredients and innovative marine biotechnology, this treatment helps to reduce the appearance of dark spots and hyper-pigmentation without damaging the skin's delicate balance. 

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$110 | 60 mins.

Vita Cura® 5 Phase Firming Facial With Enzymatic Micro Peel

Designed for Dry/Mature Skin Types

This firming facial is specifically designed to help invigorate and tone the appearance of mature skin. This Enzymatic Micro Peel helps uncover a more even-toned complexion. Two stimulating massages and a cool refreshing Spirulina Seaweed Mask help to make the skin appear firmer and smoother. 

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$110 | 60 mins.

Hydra Dew Pure™ Moisturizing Lift Facial

For Dry / Sensitive Skin Types

Moisturize, restore and strengthen the appearance of dry, sensitized skin with the ultimate soothing and moisturizing facial, while helping to create a lifted appearance, naturally. 


Your skin will be luminescent, toned and feel renewed. 

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Glow & Go Facials

A collection of  "express" facials providing deep cleansing, skin brightening, moisture restoration all in just 45 minutes! 

All treatments utilize a blend of essential vitamins and minerals, trace elements, amino acids and antioxidants found in seaweed extracts.

Every client receives a recommendation on which facial service and product(s) best suited to their specific skin type and needs.

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Reveal & Renew Glyco-Sea® Peel

Suitable For Most Skin Types

Combined with the Repêchage® Signature Seaweed Treatment Mask, this facial treatment helps exfoliate and smooth the appearance of the skin while helping to lessen the appearance of sun damage and wrinkles.

Repêchage Glyco-Sea® Glycolic Peel is a skin exfoliator providing less irritation. This formula of glycolic acid combined with our unique Laminaria Complex reveals a brighter, more youthful looking complexion. 

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Seaweed Facial "On-the-Go"

For Dry / Sensitive Skin Types

This seaweed facial is the express ticket to a clear and glowing complexion. Benefit from a soothing massage with the multivitamin C-Serum followed by a freshly mixed seaweed mask. This cooling and soothing treatment helps nourish and hydrate giving the appearance of balanced skin tone and clarity. Every step of the facial is a uni-dose preparation only opened and used during application ensuring consistency and quality each and every time.

Esthestic Services

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Manicured Nails

Spa Manicure

A classic manicure which includes a scrub and hand massage and polish application. 

For returning clients, Shellac removal is included in the price if re-applying. 

For gel finish, extra $10 will be applied at time of payment.


Spa Pedicure

A classic pedicure which uses natural products and includes a scrub, foot and leg massage and polish application.

For returning clients, Shellac removal is included in the price if re-applying.

For gel finish, extra $10 will be applied at time of payment.

Polish $50 | Shellac $60

Gel Overlay Manicure

Ideal for thin brittle nails that chip and break and for those who want extra strength so nails can grow out on their own (no length is added).

Calgel is a professional-only long-lasting gel that is applied directly to the natural nail. It's flexible, doesn't chip, soaks off easily with no damage to the natural nail. Suitable for vegans and not animal-tested.

For returning clients, gel removal is included in the price if re-applying.

Relaxing Pedicure

Gel Removal

For those who need to have gel removed before doing a manicure or pedicure or have an existing application on that were done elsewhere.


For acrylic removals, please remove before your appointment. 

Beach Time

Spray Tanning

Get your glow on with a St.Tropez Spray Tan!


Get a year round gorgeous tan without the harmful UV rays. 

Reduces the risk of premature aging and uses and all natural tanning agent. 

Get that sun-kissed glow today!

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Ionic Foot Detox

Helps to remove harmful toxins and cellular waste from your body. Safe and complete body detoxification through the healing power of ionization.

 When a body is properly detoxed it’s amazing how great that person feels!  When the body rids itself of toxic chemicals the body tends to speed up metabolism and returns to proper digestion.

$45 each
5 for $200
Eyebrow Coloring


Perfect for those with light coloured brows or lashes who want to darken and enhance them. 





Lower Leg


Full Leg


Full Leg & Bikini


Bikini (not Brazilian)


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