An effective skin care regimen should contain products from the same line.

Written by Alissa de Jongh, ND, owner of Glacé Skin Therapy
Skin care packaging in a product line can be lovely, especially when everything matches with soothing colors and bright metallic lining that catches the eye. However, is it always necessary to purchase all of the spa’s skin care items from the same line to get an effective result? The answer is no. It is all relative to what clients’ expectations are from the products.The scientists…

Fact or Fiction: Most sun damage accumulates before the age of 18.

Written by Amanda Azar, LME, MUA, founder and executive artist of Azar Beauty
Though it may be surprising, this is true. “How old do I look?” may be a question that many are uncomfortable confronting. A question many of us are not fond of asking others. However, several scientific studies have revealed that up to 90 percent of how young or old a person looks, respective of age, is directly linked to their amount of sun exposure. Excessive…
To immediately clear up any confusion, yes, it is a fact that alcohol wreaks havoc on the skin. Many people enjoy going out and having a few drinks every once in a while. However, they may not appreciate waking up the next morning and seeing the effects of alcohol on their skin.
The new year arrived and many people started a new workout routine. Five days out of the week, they started doing cardio and lifting weights and began to see results. Inches started falling off and weight decreased. Three months passed, some continued to consistently perform the same workout five days out of the week, never increasing cardio or the amount of weight lifted.
There are numerous causes of acne, but a facial treatment is definitely not one of them. The intention of an aesthetician performing a deep cleansing facial procedure is to facilitate the purging of breakout-causing dead skin cells and impurities that sit inside the pores. There are different types of acne triggers with different severity levels. Some common causes of acne include stress, diet, hormone fluctuations,…

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