Women In Wellness: Anne Cioffi of The Integrative Skin Center On The Five Lifestyle Tweaks That Will Help Support People’s Journey Towards Better Wellbeing

An Interview With Candice Georgiadis

Candice Georgiadis
Authority Magazine

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1. You think you will have a flexible work schedule when you start your own business, but you will be thinking about it all the time.

2. I wish I did this a long time ago. Having your own business is so rewarding.

3. If you love what you do, it isn’t work. It’s fun.

4. Don’t stop educating yourself.

5, If you think it will cost a certain amount, it will cost more.

As a part of my series about women in wellness, I had the pleasure of interviewing Anne Cioffi.

Anne Cioffi is the founder and CEO of the Integrative Skin Center in Montclair, NJ, where she leverages over a decade of experience as a licensed medical esthetician. Her practice focuses on the mind-body connection, where she uses a combination of her medical background and holistic principles to achieve the highest levels of health and beauty.

Thank you so much for joining us in this interview series! Our readers would love to “get to know you” better. Can you share your “backstory” with us?

I began my career as a dental Assistant, serving patients during cosmetic dental.

and oral surgery. I had a natural connection with my patients and helped guide them through complex procedures. It was during this time that I became interested in skin health and transitioned to working in dermatology as a licensed medical esthetician. Through my work, I became more knowledgeable about the connection between the mind and body. I embraced the practice of how nutrition and supplements impact the skin, gut, and microbiome.

Can you share the most interesting story that happened to you since you started your career? What were the main lessons or takeaways from that story?

When I first started working with acne patients, it was so interesting to see how their skin cleared itself over time with home care and treatments. It’s really fascinating to see how the body works.

It has been said that our mistakes can be our greatest teachers. Can you share a story about a mistake you made when you were first starting? Can you tell us what lesson you learned from that?

There are some treatments that are tricky to use on certain skin types. I did a chemical on an Asian-American patient who had light facial scarring, and it made it darker. There is no one size fits all solution for patients.

Let’s jump to our main focus. When it comes to health and wellness, how is the work you are doing helping to make a bigger impact in the world?

Skin is the first thing someone sees when they look at you, and I can help people feel more confident and better about themselves.

Can you share your top five “lifestyle tweaks” that you believe will help support people’s journey towards better wellbeing? Please give an example or story for each.

Eat clean and healthy — watch your sugar and salt intake.

Exercise daily — it is not only good for your energy and stamina, but it increases blood flow, nourishes skin cells, and keeps them vital.

Take supplements — they can help fill in any nutritional gaps in your diet.

Practice self-care — Taking care of your skin and body will keep them looking their best,

Enjoy life and be happy — Having a positive outlook is the best way to achieve a natural glow.

If you could start a movement that would bring the most amount of wellness to the most amount of people, what would that be?

I would love to create an exercise program that is so fun, people will forget they are exercising

What are your “5 Things I Wish Someone Told Me Before I Started” and why?

1. You think you will have a flexible work schedule when you start your own business, but you will be thinking about it all the time.

2. I wish I did this a long time ago. Having your own business is so rewarding.

3. If you love what you do, it isn’t work. It’s fun.

4. Don’t stop educating yourself.

5, If you think it will cost a certain amount, it will cost more.

Sustainability, veganism, mental health, and environmental changes are big topics at the moment. Which one of these causes is dearest to you, and why?

Mental health is the most important. By having a good state of mind, you can accomplish everything. Unhealthy thoughts stop people from living their lives.

What is the best way for our readers to further follow your work online?

You can reach me on my website: Integrative Skin Center In Montclair NJ | Vagaro

And on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/integrativeskincenter/

Thank you for these fantastic insights! We wish you continued success and good health.

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Candice Georgiadis
Authority Magazine

Candice Georgiadis is an active mother of three as well as a designer, founder, social media expert, and philanthropist.