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Extractions In a Facial

    Extractions are the part of the facial where an esthetician removes blackheads and whiteheads. Extractions take place after the skin has been thoroughly cleansed, exfoliated and sometimes steamed, which helps soften up the plug of hardened sebum that makes up a blackhead (also called a comedone). Extractions are one of the most important […]

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How To Treat Dry Feet this Winter

    “Ok, first things first, you must make the distinction between THICK skin and DRY skin. THICK skin is typically found on weight-bearing or high pressure areas, such as the heel, ball of foot, side of big toe/little toe, and tops of toes. It’s thick, a yellow colour and is typically referred to as […]

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Ingredients to Avoid if You Have Dry Skin

  Dry skin doesn’t just look bad—it’s also uncomfortable. But here’s the tricky thing: Products that promise to give you a gorgeous glow could contain dehydrating ingredients, says Jamie Davis, M.D., a Minneapolis-based dermatologist. Here are five she says it’s key to avoid if you’re feeling parched. 1. Retinoids While the ingredient has been championed across […]

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Back Pain and Massage

  Whether it’s a pulled muscle from yoga class or an afternoon basketball game, or a long-term pain caused by injury, most of us will come to know the beast that is called back pain. In fact, when it comes to low-back pain specifically, researchers say that 70-85 percent of the population will experience it […]

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Communication: Essential Key To A Great Massage

The most essential key of receiving and giving a great massage is communication. Communication must be present between both parties and is vital for every massage session.  It is imperative that you communicate before, during and after your session. You will need to be mentally present during the session. It is your job to tell me […]

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