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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...

3 Reasons to Add Yoga to Your Self-Care Routine

Yoga is everywhere—and for good reason. Did you know that regularly doing yoga reduces stress, inflammation, and even chronic pain? If that sounds like the kind of relief you’re looking for, consider adding yoga to your health & wellness routine. But first, what is yoga? Yoga is a form...

Skin Care Treatments for Adult Acne

Unfortunately, adult acne is common: it affects about half of all women in their twenties and a quarter of women in their forties. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, adult acne—which occurs more frequently in women than men—is typically caused by stress, hormone levels, skin care products, family...

Young at Heart: Anti-Aging Lifestyle and Skin Care Strategies

They say youth is wasted on the young. This folk wisdom may not ring true until the day you notice unwanted changes to your skin texture and tone. Aging skin can mean dryness, thinning, wrinkles and loss of firmness. If you’re lucky, you won’t see these changes until your...

How to Tell if Your Skin Care Products are Working

Once you start using healthy skin care products for your face or body, you may wonder if they’re working. This can be a hard question to answer so we recommend starting with the easiest thing first: figuring out what doesn’t work! 3 signs your skin care products aren’t right...

4 Fat Myths to Give Up Now

4 Fat Myths to Give Up Now (Your Skin Will Thank You) In 1961, a story in Time Magazine suggested that saturated fat caused heart disease, and by 1980, dietary guidelines in the US—and then around the world—promoted diets low in fat, saturated fat and cholesterol. Growing up in...

What is a Trigger Point Massage?

Trigger points are sore, painful spots—also called knots—found in muscles. These knots are sensitive and when pressure is applied, it produces pain in a different part of your body. A trigger point massage helps work out those knots and reduce the pain associated with them. Muscle knots can happen...