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Winter Excuses To Get A MASSAGE!

Massage therapy has a deep penetrating effect, diminishing muscle stress and release toxins from the body, to provide vital relief from the aches cold weather can bring. Massage is crucial for increasing circulation and providing stress and pain relief throughout the colder seasons. All our BMC Massages begins with a cozy heated towells. Then a […]

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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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The Truth About Deep Tissue Massage

Most people believe deep tissue massage must hurt to work. But the saying, “No pain, no gain,” doesn’t always apply. In fact, many people fall into a deeper state of relaxation when they receive a deep tissue massage, which may be the reason they get the relaxation therapy. So, what is a deep tissue massage? […]

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Benefits of Body Wraps

Body wraps are all the rage at spas these days — you might have even seen billboards or TV commercials touting the miraculous slimming benefits of these treatments. Women arrive at the spa in the morning and leave an hour later, suddenly three dress sizes smaller and completely free ofcellulite! The “slimming” wrap treatment is […]

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Hot stone massage

Hot stone massage which is one of the best ways to take a break is seen by a lot of people not as a luxury but as a necessity to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Here are the top 10 benefits of hot stone massage. Have you ever been so tired that you felt like your […]

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Benefits of Using Massage Therapy to Treat TMJ

A case report is a detailed description of a practitioner’s work with a client who has a condition which is addressed by a specific therapy or intervention. It also includes a review of published literature about research on issues similar to the client’s. Both the practitioner’s work with the client and the research literature can […]

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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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Hydration: Why It’s So Important

Why is it so important to stay hydrated? Your body depends on water to survive. Every cell, tissue, and organ in your body needs water to work correctly. For example, your body uses water to maintain its temperature, remove waste, and lubricate joints. Water is needed for good health. How does my body lose water? […]

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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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