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How to Feel Better When You are Stressed by: Dr. Mercola Here are some tips on how to make yourself feel better when you are stressed: 1. Calm down: Before anything else, calm yourself down. Do not panic. Close your eyes and take a deep breath. 2. Feed your mind with positive thoughts: When you are depressed, it is easy to fall into a vicious…
Skin Fact Fingers and toes wrinkle in the bathtub due to the outermost layer of the skin swelling when it absorbs water. It is tightly attached to the skin underneath, so it compensates for the increased area by wrinkling. Most biologists suggest that the tough outer layer of skin made up of dead keratin cells is responsible.
Yeast Shows Good Moisturizing Potentional Glycolipids produced in abundance by a number of yeast strains exhibit good moisturizing properties and can help damaged skin cells recover, according to a recent study by Japanese scientists.
Prevent Heart Attacks Reducing salt in the American diet by as little as one-half teaspoon (or three grams) per day could prevent nearly 100,000 heart attacks and 92,000 deaths each year.
25th Anniversary of ABCDEs One American dies every hour from melanoma, the deadliest of the major forms of skin cancer. If detected early, melanoma can be successfully treated. “NYU Langone Medical Center is proud to have created a system which successfully diagnoses melanoma and save lives,” said Seth J. Orlow M.D. Ph.D., chairman, The Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology and director on Center of…
Care for our Planet Earth Day is still observed each year on April 22 by more than 500 million people in 175 countries. In fact, Earth Day has now evolved into a worldwide, year-long campaign to protect our global environment.
Hemp Seed Oil Hemp seed oil provides essential nutrients for healthy skin including moisturizing Omega-3. Now that hemp foods are gaining accolades from nutrition experts and health-savvy people, companies are becoming more interested in other applications for hemp seed oil, such as its merits as a natural and organic cosmetic ingredient. They have found that products in which cosmetics companies currently use hemp seed oil…
DON’T FRY DAY The National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention designated the Friday before Memorial Day “Don’t Fry Day,” encouraging everyone to practice sun safety habits at the traditional start of the summer.
Tanning Bed Ban Members of the Howard County (Maryland) Board of Health banned the use of tanning beds by anyone under 18. It is the first law in the nation that prohibits minors from using tanning beds.
Congratulations AAD The American Academy of Dermatology celebrated its 25th year of offering free skin cancer screenings with several new initiatives in 2009; offering an e-card to notify others about the screenings; an alert to notify you when a screening is being held within 50 miles of your community; and a new video describing what to expect in a skin cancer exam. Since 1985 member…
Laughing lowers levels of stress hormones and strengthens the immune system. Six-year-olds laugh an average of 300 times a day. Adults only laugh 15 to 100 times a day.
Gluten-Allergy Sufferers Celiac is an autoimmune disorder that entails one’s immune system attacking their intestinal tract when gluten is consumed. Gluten is a protein that is found in wheat, barley and rye. Statistics show that celiac affects one percent of all Americans although some experts maintain that this rate could be as much as 30 percent. Diagnosis “is” on the rise. Untreated and undiagnosed, celiac…
Abyssinian Oil One of the most important features of the Abyssinian oil is that it is very easily absorbed into the epidermal tissue, which generates noticeably smoother texture to the skin. The oil works just as well, even if the skin is wrinkled and exceedingly dry. Abyssinian oil also significantly improves the tone and texture of the skin, and makes it suitable for all ages.…
The color blue has a calming effect. It causes the brain to release calming hormones. Try to incorporate this theme in your spa.
LITTLE RED BUMPS? By Medical News Today What are those little red bumps? They may be Keratosis Pilaris (KP), a genetic skin condition resulting from a build up of dead skin cells in hair follicles, causing patches of little red bumps that nag 40 percent of the world's population. There is no cure for Keratosis Pilaris, but leading dermatologists, like Dr. Alan Fleischer, professor and…
Sea Buckthorn Sea buckthorn berries are packed with nutrients, antioxidants, and the fatty acids Omega 3, 6, 9, and the elusive Omega-7 that helps to keep skin soft and healthy and make you more comfortable in your own skin.
CUSTOMERS FIRST! According to a study commissioned by Coldwell Banker, a typical consumer will switch vendors twice in three years due to “bad service”. The study revealed that the quality of a company’s customer service is directly related to its long-term success. Frontline employee’s are the face of your company and directly impact the bottom line.
by The Oshadhi Collection Stretch marks are a type of scarring that is the result of the skin stretching beyond its capacity to maintain integrity. Aromatherapy works best when used preventatively for stretch marks, especially during pregnancy, after the middle of the second trimester. Cicatrisant and cytophylatic essential oils can be helpful.
Steambaths For Client An “Attitudes in the American Workplace” survey found that 80 percent of employees experience job-related stress, and nearly half say they need help with stress management. Mr. Steam is offering expert advice on the most effective ways to manage and reduce stress, beginning in the bathroom. One way to begin to enhance and support a healthy lifestyle is with the addition of…
SPA FACT ISPA states that there are more than 32 million active spa-goers.
Does A Cup Of Tea Reduce Stress? by Medical News Today Several daily newspapers in the UK and elsewhere recently carried reports of a study commissioned by the Direct Line insurance company that suggests a cup of tea reduces stress, not just by drinking it but also because of the calming effect of the ritual of putting the kettle on. In their background information, they…

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