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Meet the Powerhouse Trio Behind the Facial Taking LA by Storm

By Christina Najjar | March 7, 2019 | Style & Beauty

Face Haus is the first ever open concept “facial bar” that is revolutionizing skin care. It all started when good friends and busy working moms Karey Burke, Dawn Olmstead and Jenn Worley threw a facial themed birthday party that made them face some facts: most professional facials were pricey, time-consuming, and intimidating. They went on the hunt for a high quality facial they could afford to turn into a habit. It didn’t exist! So they decided to build it for the people.


The powerhouse trio envisioned a place where men, women and teens could get fantastic, spa-grade facials on the regular without all the fuss. A fun, fresh, modern destination with an upbeat attitude and an uplifting message of inclusion.A place that ditched the private, dark rooms and sleep inducing flute music in favor of an open floor plan, a funky playlist and a sense of community. Because they believe that everyone has the right to a no nonsense, no compromise monthly facial that’s both affordable and efficacious. They created a service menu with celebrity dermatologist Dr. Harold Lancer, hired a team of superstar estheticians, and brought their light-bulb moment to life in 2013 with the first Face Haus in Los Angeles. From that moment on, the brand has continued to spread the glow, while smashing the status quo. Face Haus currently has five locations in the Los Angeles area, with plans to open in other cities in early 2019 starting with NYC and Dallas this month.

Their newest facial, the World of Difference, is a brand new brightening, smoothing and firming facial. This powerhouse new treatment packs a transformative punch, combining four of Face Haus’s most popular facial boosts: Universal A-peel (a skin-smoothing peel), Power to the Pores (extractions), Beam Me Up (LED light therapy) and Necks Generation, with potent levels of Vitamin C, marine algae and a mineral complex that restores skin’s radiance and resiliency.

In 55 minutes and for $145, World of Difference will get you in and out of the Haus with a renewed reflection. “I like to say that World of Difference could actually turn a raisin back into a grape. That’s how renewed one’s skin is when it’s done!” says Ann Marie Cilmi, VP of Education and Innovation at Face Haus. “We created this new service because many of our regular guests have been adding these four boosts in particular to their facial. In keeping with our ‘facials for the people’ mission we are giving the people what they want and MORE: all at an incredible, Face Haus-worthy price point.” World of Difference takes on a universe of skincare issues, fine lines and wrinkles, hyperpigmentation, loss of elasticity and volume, dullness and dehydration, all in less than an hour. Skin is brighter, more even in tone, hydrated, smoother and firmer, in other words, the treatment makes a world of difference!

Photography by: Photography Courtesy of Face Haus