INDOOR TANNING BEDS = DANGEROUS & DEADLY; HARMLESS SUNLESS TAN

Indoor Tanning Beds are deadly.  Many states are trying to have them banned.  Already there are strict rules for those under 18.  The article is a quick video and facts from the American Academy of Dermatology on Indoor Tanning Beds.  Just a warning: heat/sun rash or reaction to the cleaner in the bed is another issues my clients faced after using a tanning bed!

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Vibrations in Natural Skin Care-The Ultrasonic Spatula

First, the ultrasonic vibrations exfoliate the superficial scaly layers of the skin, reviving the skin tissue. When water is exposed to ultrasound vibrations, the ultrasonic emission has a spectacular effect on the water molecules, which become pulverized. This is called micronization. It creates a soft peeling effect rendering the skin youthful and luminous after the first treatment.

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PEELS SERIES PART 2 – WHAT’S IN A PEEL? DONKEY MILK ANYONE?

Outrageously expensive even today, this was beyond luxury for these ladies of wealth. Latte, a Greek donkey farm, gives great information about the process of milking donkeys. Check it out now for a good chuckle!

Below is a cheat sheet of what is most commonly used today. Latic acid is still popular, although it is not made with donkey milk.

Alpha Hydroxy Acid Peels (AHA)

Alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs)  are often:

  • fruit acids
  • sugar cane juice of the fermentation of milk
  • naturally occurring carboxylic acids such as glycolic acid (a natural constituent of sugar cane juice), and lactic acid (found in sour milk and tomato juice)
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PEELS SERIES PART 1 – THE 3 BASIC TYPES AND RECOVERY TIME

What are the benefits of a Peel?

  • Combats fine lines and wrinkles (especially around the eyes and mouth)

  • Reduces hyperpigmentation (aka, brown spots caused by hormones or the sun)

  • Lightens and evens skin tone
  • Reduces oil (sebum) production
  • Reduces appearance of mild acne scaring
  • Tightens and strengthens skin
  • Smooths rough skin

The amount of change from any Peel depends on the depth of the Peel, or the number of Peels given in a series.

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5 Steps to Soothe and Prevent Wind Burn and Sunburn

The lipid rich outer layer of the skin (stratum corneum) is damaged by both sun and wind.  The good news is that wind damage although uncomfortable does not typically produce lasting damage.  As with sunburn, windburn is drying, often turns the skin red and can flake or peel.  Prevention is the best option but if wind burn does occur sooth the skin with the following

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Why Not to use Coconut Oil for Acne

For all coconut oils wonderful properties, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and ability to help stop the skin's water loss, it just is not a perfect cure for all acne sufferers.  While the topical use of coconut oil can disturb the delicate acid mantle of many acne sufferers ...

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WHAT IS A AIRBRUSH SPRAY TANNING & HOW DOES IT WORK?

DHA is a sugar derived from plant sources such as beets and sugar cane, and it works with your skin to create the perfect airbrush spray tan. Once combined with the proteins and amino acids on the top layer of your skin, it creates a temporary darkening effect called the

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How to have youthful- looking skin in the High County of Colorado

The beauty of the high country draws visitors and residents outside to play, and that’s generally good for your health. But the dry, thin air can wreak havoc on your skin, requiring extra care to keep it young, supple and radiant.  By Cindy Kleh

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The Best Anti Aging Product is Not in a Jar

As the TV commercials tell us the anti aging and anti wrinkle creams are a multimillion dollar industry.  But wait, there is something better and cheaper to improve skin appearance.  Natural anti aging skin care that includes facial exercises will increase circulation, lessen the appearance of fine  lines and improve the overall look of your skin. Get started today with a few simple youtube videos. 

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