Category: SPA

Get a Glowing Tan

With prom season coming, many teens are looking to get a tan and are still turning to tanning beds. Skin that is overexposed to the sun or UV rays is far more prone to sunburn, skin conditions, premature aging and skin cancer. People who first use a tanning bed before age 35 increase their risk… Read more »

Causes of Dry Skin

Causes of Dry Skin Many different factors cause dry skin. Here are the most common. Age: As estrogen production decreases in women, particularly as menopause nears, the skin produces fewer lipids. As you get older, cell turnover also slows down, resulting in more flakiness. Genes: Some people are more genetically predisposed to skin dryness than… Read more »

5 Surprising Winter Skin Care Tips by Murad

It’s not that hard to find tips on how to change-up your skin care regime for winter. But underneath the layers of reminding you to wear sunscreen even in the winter and to use more moisturizer as the drier winter months set in, there are some surprising skin care tips that many of us forget… Read more »

The Healing Powers that Music Offers

When Rep. Gabrielle Giffords returned to Washington for this year’s State of the Union address, it was clear she had made a dramatic recovery after being shot in the head a year ago. Her family credits music therapy for helping to get her voice back. Besides promoting relaxation and reducing stress, music therapy has been… Read more »

Coconut Oil Miracles!

Coconut oil is excellent massage oil for the skin as well. It acts as an effective moisturizer on all types of skins including dry skin. The benefit of coconut oil on the skin is comparable to that of mineral oil. Further, unlike mineral oil, there is no chance of having any adverse side effects on… Read more »