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Gua Sha: What is it & Why is it good for you

Gua Sha: What is it & Why is it good for you

January 06, 2022

Have you heard of Gua Sha? If you haven't, let me tell you, it is one of the most incredible and ancient forms of healing. It's practiced in Asia, Europe and Africa; and it's benefits are infinite. Gua Sha, also known as Chinese Face Mapping, is one of the frequently utilized treatments in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Gua means Scraping and Sha is Shiatsu. It's a natural method, where by scraping off the outermost layer of the skin with either a smooth or slightly rough instrument to remove the imbalanced energy and blood from the deeper layer. The scraping motion leads...

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The Importance of Wearing Sunscreen, Every Single Day 

August 19, 2020

Sunscreen needs to be applied, every single day. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, it is estimated that 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. And the easiest way to avoid this is by applying sunscreen during your morning routine. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ What kind of sunscreen do I use?  The AAD recommends using broad spectrum protection sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or higher, and one that is water resistant. This will be the most likely to stay on all day, and protect you from the most types of rays.  This will also help prevent sunburn,...

Jade Rollers: Do they actually work? 

Jade Rollers: Do they actually work? 

August 13, 2020

We have all heard of the newly popular jade facial rollers. But do they actually work? Are some better than others, or do they all work about the same? How do you use them? I am here, to answer these questions and help you understand what a facial roller really is.  Facial rollers are used to remove toxins, fine lines, and dark circles from your skin. They are also supposed to significantly decrease inflammation, headaches, and breakouts.      According to Doctor Laurel Naversen Geraghty’s article on Web MD, she lists what jade rollers really can really do. She says...

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