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The Dos and Don’ts of Maskne

Maskne is caused by the heat and friction that is created by skin rubbing against face masks. Breathing, sweating, and talking with a face mask on can make skin become raw and inflamed, ultimately causing pores to become clogged with bacteria. While masks are keeping people safe throughout the...

4 signs your skin is tired – and how to fix them

When you’re tired, it shows on your skin. Here’s how to change that. If you’ve ever tossed and turned, pulled an all-nighter, or hit the alarm and wondered “Did I even sleep?” you’ve probably worn it: That unmistakable too-little-sleep look. Most people chalk it up to dark under-eye circles,...

What’s the Right Way to Exfoliate

Fact: there *is* a right way to exfoliate. Here’s everything you need to know. If you’re reading this, you probably already know that regular exfoliation helps to reveal brighter, fresher-looking skin. That’s because exfoliating speeds up desquamation (skin’s natural exfoliation process). But did you know that, done right, exfoliation...

Why you need to know about retinol

Here’s how to reap the benefits of this powerhouse ingredient Ask that girl with the gleaming, pore-free skin about her favourite product and she’ll likely tell you that it’s sunscreen. That’s a reasonable, believable answer—and totally the right one! Sunscreen keeps harmful rays from prematurely aging your skin and...

IT Band Stretch at Home

IT Band Stretch at Home Do you experience lower back pain after sitting for extended periods of time? Your pain could be from a tight iliotibial (IT) band. The IT band begins at the ilium (the hip bone) and crosses down along the side of the thighs, over the knee...

5 Ways to Use Himalayan Salt Stones

5 Ways to Use a Himalayan Salt Stone to Feel Good Right Now Stay grounded and connect with your body through Himalayan salt stone self-care. For self-massage: Himalayan salt stones are a great tool to help create proper tension relief. They resonate at the same frequency as the earth...

At Home Self Myofascial Release Tips

At Home Self Myofascial Release Tips We all know that having regular massages can help relieve stress and promote relaxation. Did you know massages can also improve flexibility? One of the ways it does this through a technique called myofascial release – a stretching technique used to slowly release...

Aromatherapy – The Secret of Essential Oils

Aromatherapy The Secret of Essential Oils Like so many of the ancient methods of health and healing, aromatherapy has been well known to hold such a supportive and essential role in doing just that. Aromatherapy is considered holistic in nature because the precious oils are extracted from plants. These...

Benefits of Staying Hydrated

Ways to Stay Hydrated Water has so many health benefits. It aids the heart with pumping blood through the body, helps muscles to function better, improves energy levels, reduces swelling in feet, and can help prevent headaches. Are you drinking enough water to stay hydrated? It’s recommended to drink...

Stand Up and Stretch

Are you working from home?  Stand Up and Stretch. When the body is stressed, muscles become tense. When muscles are taut and tense for long periods of time, this may trigger other reactions of the body and even promote stress-related disorders, such as headaches and pain. We recommend the...