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When the National Rosacea Society published the first diagnostic guidelines for rosacea in 2002, it ushered in an unprecedented era of research into this widespread, chronic facial skin disorder now…
For exfoliation straight from the kitchen cupboard, some clients may turn to making their own DIY scrubs. Here are four quick recipes that clients can make in the comfort of…
Millions of men and women have skin sensitivities that prevent them from wearing jewelry made from certain materials. While the type of metal the jewelry is made from is what…
This time of year is a beautiful, transitional season between fall and winter. But, with waxing being the bread and butter for most spas, and the majority of clients staying…
From the moment a client enters the spa to the moment they leave, everything they experience becomes part of their overall experience – and these days, experience is everything. Often…
What do sweating, diet, and social media have to do with teenage breakouts? Which conditions can be misdiagnosed as acne because of similar features? Why is having a teenage facial…
Red, painful, unsightly bumps – for some clients, hair removal and folliculitis are synonymous. Learning about the very common condition and taking simple, game-changing precautions in pre- and post-treatment care…
A few years back, I received a laser hair removal treatment on my legs. The laser machine was defective, causing waves of excessive energy as it hit my skin. The…
It is that time of year again – when people crave those sun rays and show off their skin. Exfoliation is an important step in any skin care routine to…
When it comes to anti-aging equipment, the variety of products and modalities available to professionals today is incredible, to say the least. Yet, having so many options at one’s disposal…
Injectables are now a staple of ageless skin and the trend is continuing on. It is invaluable to know some basics about what is out there, even if injectables are…
There is no arguing that the tension relief resulting from a massage is a treat worth splurging for. However, the benefits of massage do not have to be experienced only…
Peel first, mechanical exfoliation second. Or is it mechanical exfoliation first, peel second? The truth is, the order in which exfoliants are layered does matter. In fact, a variety of…

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Written by Melanie Sachs, co-owner of Diamond Way Ayurveda
Ayurveda is India’s traditional system of healing. It is holistic, meaning it views each unique individual as an intricately connected network of energy that has a body, mind, and soul.…
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