• Small Business Excellence Award, In the category of Skin Care, 2019
• Living Now Book Awards, 2015 Silver Medal Winner Health and Wellness for Timeless Woman by Lavinia Borcau
• U.S. Commerce Association, Best of Brookline Day Spa 2011
• Boston Magazine’s Best of Boston, Best Facial, 2004
• Spotlight on Brookline Business for Excellence in Business Award, 2004
• Improper Bostonian Boston’s Best, Best Facial, 2002
• Improper Bostonian Boston’s Best, Eyebrow Shaping, 2001
• Boston Magazine’s Best of Boston, Best Facial, 1995
• Boston Magazine’s Best of Boston, Best Facial, 1994
BEAUTY & BEYOND: SPRING BEAUTY TRENDS
“Boston spa owner Lavinia Borcau has added a DVD to her European-influenced organic skincare line LaVie Organics. Entitled From My Neck Up, I popped this face and neck exercise DVD in and what to my surprise was on it but that silly looking motion for the jawline.”
GREEN BEAUTY PRODUCTS
“I have recently been introduced to Lavie Organique. I do not have a beauty regime per say, but noticed my skin hasn't been looking its best. I tried the cleanser and toner from Lavie Organique and I noticed a visible improvement after two uses.”
April 10, 2009
LA VIE EN ROSE
"Teeth whitening, eyelash extensions, and all that laser hair removal aside, you’re a natural beauty. Your grandma (the one with the tattooed lip liner) always said so. Keep your birthday suit in check with LaVie Organique, a new organic skincare line from Brookline spa owner Lavinia Borcau..."
Best of Boston 2004
2004 BEST FACIAL
“No pore goes uncleared, no blemish unbanished, no wrinkle uneased in the capable (nay, magic) hands of Lavinia Borcau. Her serene European skin-care salon is a temple to all things epidermal, and her meticulous facials have become the stuff of legend.”
Spit That Out Blog
GET AN ALL NATURAL DIY FACELIFT WITH FROM MY NECK UP
“I like to hope that I will never resort to Botox or any cosmetic surgery. I certainly can’t say how I will feel about the matter in 20 years, but I know that the women I see who use fillers and facelifts look a bit obvious and artificial to me. I’ve been fortunate to have access to amazing natural and organic anti-aging products and I’m excited about this new method for looking young naturally.” Read the article
"A graduate of Romania’s Academy of Ecomonics, Borcau, who worked as an economist for 10 years, relied on her business acumen as well as her expertise as an aesthetician in creating LaVie Organique. LaVie Organique’s seven products are intended for use daily (cleanser, toner, and day, eye, and face cream) and weekly (mask and serum, the latter which could also be incorporated into daily use). Borcau recommends a facial treatment prior to using the products at home..."
Beauty Is Wellness
July 26, 2013
WOULD YOU TRY THIS FACIAL WORKOUT FOR AN AT-HOME FACELIFT?
“I've crunched, pumped and bounced along to my share of exercise DVDs, but never have I let my cheeks, jaw and forehead do all the work. That is, until I got my hands on From My Neck Up, a "face and neck exercise program" from LaVie Organique founder Lavinia Borcau.”
"An all-organic skincare line brings global beauty know-how to Brookline."
June 4, 2009
LA VIE EN ROSE AND MORE
"LaVie Organique is serious about science as well as nature: the spa and product website contains an A to Z encyclopedia of cosmetics, herbs, minerals, and all the terminology, products, and ingredients used in the full Borcau skin regimen..."
2001 BOSTON’s BEST EYEBROW SHAPING
“The key to good eyebrow is a perfect arch, and no one knows that the flattering curve better than the staff at Lavinia Borcau.
BOSTON’s BEST FACIAL
“With the most advanced professional skin-care degree in the world, from CIDESCO International in Switzerland, Lavinia Borcau has made skin care a science that is as much about health as it is about beauty.”
Apr 24, 2013
DO I REALLY NEED A SERUM?
“Do you have skin problems and want immediate results? As the weather changes from winter to spring, is your moisturizer enough? Are there skin problems you need rectified? Well, look no further… the magic word is SERUM.”
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Apr 08, 2013
FACIAL EXERCISES THAT FIGHT AGING
Are you one of the many women looking for a natural way to fight the aging process? It’s easy to find workout programs to help you get thinner thighs, slim arms and a toned tummy, but has anyone ever taught you how to exercise your facial features?
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May 15, 2013
5 WAYS STRESS IS MESSING WITH YOUR COMPLEXION
Stress does a lot more than make us feel awful — it can wreak havoc on your skin. We’re getting some expert insight into just what it does to your complexion and how to reverse the effects.
March 3, 2011
NATIONWIDE LAUNCH OF LAVIE ORGANIQUE SKINCARE PRODUCTS
"The owner of Lavinia Borcau Skin Care Day Spa and creator of LaVie Organique™ skin-care products recently announced nationwide debut of her Boston, Massachusetts-area day spa's organic product line at the International Spa Association's (ISPA's) 20th Anniversary Conference & Expo in Washington, D.C."
Best of Boston 1994
1994 BEST FACIAL
“Lavinia and her assistant, Janet, work magic with their facial massages. Spend an hour or so in this immaculate, calming refuge and you will emerge relaxed and refreshed.”