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The origins of Kneippism and hydrotherapy are deeply rooted in the philosophies of natural healing and, in particular, naturopathy. Naturopathy is a time-honored health philosophy that advocates total balance and harmony in life through treatments and an adoptive lifestyle.
Saunas and steam baths are hyperthermic procedures earning a special place in balneology. They are meant for the healthy, rather than the sick, their purpose being prevention of disease and physical strengthening.

Skin Exfoliation

Written by Christine Heathman, C.M.E., L.M.E., L.M.T.
Exfoliation simply means the removal of corneocytes on the skin’s epidermis. This complicated immune organ sheds billions of skin cells daily; however, when this natural desquamation slows down or stops due to ultraviolet ray damage, dehydrated or oily skin, winter cold injury, genetics, or skin disorders, the end point is clearly identifiable ensuing in flaky skin, congested pores, and various inflammatory/non-inflammatory acne lesions, resulting in…

Shedding Light on New Sun Protection Ideas

Written by Krista Mckowen, L.E.
The sun is a subject that forever prevails in the skin care industry. Whether you are attempting to reverse sun damage, prevent it, or sift through the many sunscreen ingredient choices, sun protection is a hot topic among aestheticians and product manufacturers. Despite all we think is known about sun care, misinformation still abounds. New research emerges, revealing potential health risks and offering better formulations…

Winter Skin Under the Sun

Written by Alison Adams-Woodford, L.E.
It all started in the 1920s when Coco Chanel fell asleep while outdoors on vacation in the French Riviera and woke up with an unintended sunburn. The style icon singlehandedly changed previous views that skin should be pale and pristine to one that viewed a tan as a fashion statement.

April 2024

Body Care Blogs

Brands of the Month

  • Repechage
  • Celluma by Biophotas, Inc
  • Eminence Organic Skin Care.