Fresh fruits and vegetables are important components of any healthy diet. However, many of us have questioned how these foods should be prepared: Do we really need to wash fresh fruits and vegetable before eating? The short answer: Yes! For fruits and vegetables that have a skin, the FDA suggests washing them in water before … More Washing Fruits and Vegetables for Your Health
Have you ever had a facial and heard a crackling, static or buzzing sound? Or felt a zap or mild shock on your skin? If so, your Esthetician may have used high frequency during your facial. What is High-Frequency? Radio frequency (RF) treatment is commonly used to tighten lax skin, promote collagen growth, and … More High Frequency Facials For Pimples, Aging and Hair Loss
Over the years we’ve heard a lot of talk about inflammation within the body. Inflammation affects us in many ways, from acne to joint pain. There are many ways to tackle these issues and today I’m going to share with you how I use ginger and turmeric root in my daily life. A couple times … More How Ginger and Turmeric Benefit Your Health
Clients are typically self-conscious when it comes to their stretch marks. They want to know “why me” and how can they get rid of them ASAP! Here are my findings… Stretch marks, also known as striae, appear when there is a rapid change in growth, such as during puberty, pregnancy or weight gain. When skin is … More Which Therapies Work Best to Reduce Stretch Marks
When you’re asleep, your body isn’t simply in hibernation; it’s hard at work repairing damage. In the short term, signs of sleep deprivation include sunken eyes, dark circles, puffiness, and pale skin. However, the long-term cellular consequences are less obvious. Collagen growth, wound healing, skin hydration, and inflammation are affected by sleep. Having a … More How Falling Asleep Helps with Pimples, Dark Circles and Beauty
Keeping it simple is the best approach for maintaining healthy, beautiful skin during your pregnancy. If you’re one of the lucky ones, all that’s necessary is regular cleansing, moisturizing and avoiding excess sun exposure. However, if you’re not that lucky, read on! As with all things pregnancy, I recommend asking your doctor to review everything. … More Mothers Day Special! Skin Care During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
Since 5000 BC, Chinese society has considered the green gemstone, Jade, to be a symbol of beauty and immortality and is thought to have healing properties. Ancient medical treatments utilized this stone to massage the muscles of the face and neck, stimulate acupuncture energy points, and promote lymphatic drainage. How a Jade Roller Improves … More Skin Care Routines with Ice and Jade Rollers
Cupping has been in used in ancient Chinese medicine for at least 3,000 years. This treatment, which basically involves using suction cups on your skin, is often used in combination with acupuncture and massage to elevate “Qi”, which represents a person’s energy or life force. Recently, there has been considerable interest in using cupping … More Can Facial Cupping Benefit Your Skin?
When I was a kid and I’d cut my finger or skin my knee, my grandmother popped open a bottle of Vitamin E capsules. She’d prick one with a pin, squeeze out the golden liquid and spread it onto my wound. Did it work? To this day I’m not sure, so we investigated it and … More Is Vitamin E a Miracle Cure for Reducing Scars?
Laser stands for “light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation.” Laser treatments involve using a focused beam of light to permanently affect the surface of the skin. This treatment can be used to improve the skin’s appearance and alleviate a variety of skin conditions. Hair removal, skin reshaping, light therapy (for psoriasis, etc.) and thermolysis … More Laser Hair Removal and Skin Treatments