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The Benefits of Meditation for Active Women

If you’ve heard about the benefits of meditation but haven’t started a regular practice, you’re not alone. Many active women with maxed-out responsibilities at home and work wonder how they’d ever find the time to fit in another activity. Today, we’ll talk about why it’s time to reconsider meditation,...

The Benefits of Threading

Move over tweezers! In recent years, a hair removal technique called threading has become popular in North American spas. Keep reading to learn more about threading so you can decide if it’s right for you. What is threading? Threading is a type of hair removal that originated in India,...

How and Why to Boost Your Collagen Intake

Collagen is a protein found in abundance throughout our bodies. It is an essential building block for our skin, bones, cartilage, tendons, connective tissue, and teeth. Collagen is well known for its effect on skin, but the benefits go beyond beauty. We’d like to share with you the benefits...

Self-Care for the Sandwich Generation

The sandwich generation is a group of people—usually in their thirties or forties but also includes baby boomers—who are raising their own kids and responsible for the care of their aging parents. They are carrying the weight of two demanding roles: parent and caregiver. Women are more likely to...

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....