Monday, 20 May 2024 10:33

Cool Intentions Cold Globes, Cryo Tools, and Other Cooling Treatments 

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We are all familiar with skin care treatments that heat up skin or cause a warming reaction –  our trusted steamers, radio frequency (RF), microcurrent, lasers, and chemical peels, to name a few. But there are facial treatments that aim for the very opposite, to produce a cooling effect. 


Providing cooling treatments in skin care isn’t a new trend. In fact, treatment by cold 

(cryotherapy) has been practiced in medicine for many centuries. “The use of liquid air to produce intense cold locally by [Campbell] White in 1899 introduced a new and valuable method of treatment into dermatology. His technique was soon adopted successfully by other American practitioners such as Trimble (1905), Whitehouse (1907), and Dade (1908); liquid air was used also in Australia by Beckett (1905)”.1 The use of cooling treatments in skin care has continued and evolved to modern day. 

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Lila Castellanos has focused her energies into the beauty industry for the past 19 years, specializing in skin rejuvenation. As a licensed aesthetician, she has lent her expertise to several different environments, including working as a paramedical aesthetician in the medical spa field as well as in both day spa and mobile spa business models. It was through these varied experiences, along with the interactions with her loyal clientele, that she honed her passion for improving and maintaining the health and integrity of her clients’ skin. Castellanos thrives on being able to use her extensive knowledge to customize each treatment to help her clients achieve the results they are searching for. Her adaptability and versatility are equally impressive in providing antiaging facials, treating acne, minimizing the appearance of scarring, or addressing skin conditions that arise as a result of hormonal changes.  


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