Many of us have joyful and fun-loving memories of our childhood – playing in the sand at the beach, swimming the days of summer away, scoring goals on a soccer team, or jumping off the swing set in the backyard on a sunny afternoon. More likely than not, these glorious days of outdoor play and activity resulted in a sunburn or two, or ten. While…

New Age Aesthetics 

Written by Kristen N.M. Johnson
The origins of modern new age practices are typically very old, yet they bring fresh, enigmatic energy into the realm of holistic skin care. Skin is the largest organ of the body and is often reflective of the body’s internal environment. This environment is often unbalanced by stress, emotional trauma, and physical ailments that affect overall well-being. Therefore, it is imperative for aesthetics providers to…

The LDM Legacy  

Written by Lila Castellanos
Manual lymphatic drainage was developed in the late 1800s by Dr. Andrew Taylor Still, who is now considered the father of osteopathic medicine. He initially followed in his father’s footsteps by studying and training to become a physician with a typical, frontier medical practice. However, after the loss of his first wife and four children, coupled with his grim experiences in the American Civil War,…
Skin is the largest organ of the body. Protecting it from outside pollutants and chemicals can be a challenge, but what gets eaten each day makes an even bigger difference. It should come as no surprise that diet can influence skin health in a positive way. What you eat and how you prepare your food can either make or break a complexion. CONTROLLING SKIN CONCERNS…
Probiotics are extremely popular for their theoretical benefit, but I have learned that the science does not necessarily support their use. I also have been witnessing more and more skin conditions that result from taking probiotics including candida acne and H. pylori (redness under nose). How could this be if probiotics are the “good” bacteria?{mprestriction ids="3,4,5,26,18,6,7,8,9,14,18,43,44"} It all starts by understanding where good bacteria come…

July 2024

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