In my experience, most people do not understand the importance of using sun protection. Our body’s defense against these damaging rays’ results in thickened and darker skin. A tan is not your friend, it is a reaction to these damaging rays and the source of free radical damage. Although melanin becomes protective, it’s the process of producing the tan that causes the damage. Our melanocytes produce more granules of melanin to absorb and scatter
https://youtu.be/_td4RHcpHqA Hello everyone, welcome I'm so happy to be here. I thank Saratoga Living magazine for inviting me to spend some time with you this evening while we're all staying safely in our homes. Tonight we're going to talk about do-it-yourself beauty and wellness solutions. When we all first found out that we were going to be spending some time at home without being able to visit our favorite spa and salons
While acne is expected during teenage years, it can often follow us well into adulthood – frustrating, we know! Acne is one of the most common skin disorders in the United States affecting as many as 50 million Americans annually. While it does typically affect adolescents during puberty due to hormones, it can occur at any age. Acne occurs when pores become clogged with dead skin cells, oil, and bacteria. Acne can show up
Summer days are filled with trips to the beach with friends, lounging by the pool, and endless barbecues outside. While we’ve all found ourselves dreaming about the warmer weather, we have to be mindful of our exposure to the sun. Proper summer sun safety is essential to healthy skin - and it allows us to enjoy our time in the sun guilt-free! Why Do We Get Sunburns? The sun emits invisible rays of ultraviolet
A gift of male spa services is sure to delight any dad all year, from Father's Day and beyond. Spa visits aren't just for women anymore; guys need TLC, too!
This should come as no surprise - stress is the number one reason people visit a spa! We generally use the word "stress" when we’re feeling overwhelmed and can’t cope with the pressures placed upon us. Life is full of near-constant triggers that we all must navigate, but are you aware of the effects of stress on your body and well-being? Have you noticed a dull, lingering ache in your neck or your head?
The Importance Of A Healthy Gut And What You Need To Know Some of our body’s most important players are found in the gut. In fact, about 80% of the body’s immune system resides in the lining of it, and 70% of our white blood cells are found there. Hippocrates, traditionally regarded as the father of medicine, said that all disease begins in the gut, which is why it’s important that we focus on
Find The Best Bridal Hair and Makeup For You! Your wedding day is arguably one of the biggest days of your life – all eyes will be on you, especially your bridal hair and makeup! Whether you’ve been dreaming about your wedding day since you were little, or you’re just now beginning to decipher your bridal look, you want to make sure you look perfect when the big day comes. One of the first
Get Ready For A Healthy Heart! The month of February is American Heart Month! During February, organizations and communities all over the country are spreading the word about heart disease and encouraging people to make smarter lifestyle choices. Even the TODAY Show recently aired a segment about improving your heart health through simple exercises! According to the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion heart disease is the leading cause of death for men
Complexions Sauna Therapy Benefits There’s nothing like a good sweat session – here are the sauna therapy benefits that help to clear your mind, relaxes sore muscles and give you a quick energy boost. While these benefits are reason enough to lounge in a sauna after your workout or spa day, new evidence is showing that continuous sauna therapy has a much deeper effect on our bodies. Sauna, a Scandinavian word, is an ancient