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What is LED Skin Phototherapy?

You may think of LED lights as the newest, and most energy-efficient, lightbulbs on the market. But did you know that LED lights are used in a popular beauty treatment called LED skin phototherapy? Keep reading to find out more about this painless therapy that reduces the signs of...

What is Microneedling?

Anti-aging and scar-reduction treatments are hot topics in the beauty world so it’s no surprise that microneedling is an increasingly common cosmetic procedure. What is microneedling? Microneedling—also known as collagen induction therapy—is a minimally-invasive treatment, typically performed by a dermatologist in a professional setting. A needle roller or pen...

Pre-Event Massages for the Game of Life

In the sporting world, athletes use pre-event massages to prepare for a competitive event. It’s typically a 15-minute session that happens at the event site, in the hour before the competition starts. Even if competitive athletic endeavours aren’t in the calendar, this sports approach can help any of us...

Solutions for Unwanted Facial Hair in Your Forties

At some point in your forties, you’re likely to get a surprise in the magnifying mirror: new and unwanted facial hair! These hairs—which could be dark, course, long, or like robust peach fuzz—could show up along your jaw line, on your chin, or above your lip. This is completely...

The Beauty Benefits of Saturated Fat

Saturated fat was once public enemy #1, but recent studies indicate that saturated fat isn’t harmful, and eating it regularly improves blood lipid profiles. We’re happy this news is out because saturated fat is a natural beauty product that keeps skin looking radiant. The difference between saturated and unsaturated...

4 Things to Look for in an Eye Cream or Serum

The beauty world is strongly divided on eye creams and serums. Fans say it’s a must for keeping wrinkles at bay. Critics say it’s a marketing trick that creates a need for tiny and expensive jars of moisturizer. A case could be made for either side of this argument....

What is a Sports Massage?

A sports massage is a style of massage designed to improve athletic performance and prevent injuries. Sports massage is both a specific and general term so let’s explore what this means to different audiences. Sports massage for competitive athletes In Canada, there’s a specialized training program called the National...

The Beauty Benefits of Facial Steamers

Facial steaming is a hot beauty trend that’s simple, effective, and enjoyable. Unlike complicated and time-consuming beauty tricks that require an entire lifestyle overhaul, the facial steamer is easy to incorporate into your skincare routine. What is a facial steamer? A facial steamer is a small appliance that sprays...

5 Benefits of Hot Stone Massage

You can’t escape busy times and stressful events but you can make life easier by finding ways to relax, despite those demands. A hot stone massage is an easy way to give yourself a dose of self-care that leaves you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. A hot stone massage follows...

5 Reasons to Take a Break from Makeup

For many women, wearing makeup is a lifelong affair that started casually and became a habit. It’s a fine habit to have, but with the natural look emerging as the next beauty trend, there’s a renewed interest in wearing little to no makeup. There are good reasons to embrace...