Here is the thing...not all collagen is created equal. Especially when we are comparing animal collagen to human collagen. Fun fact: they aren’t the same. Concerns surrounding collagen supplements include additives and preservatives that can lead to inflammation, poor gut health and breakouts as well as poorly sourced animal products that can carry heavy metals, animal diseases and cause a multitude of health issues.
Leigh Ann Lindsey
We are ecstatic to be introducing 3 new products both in-store and online. Learn why we chose to offer these products to our customers, the powerhouse superfood ingredients in each blend and how they can benefit the skin as well as whole-body health!
Shampoos and other hair products commonly contain pore clogging, irritating and even harmful chemicals that can frequently lead to acne breakouts. Find out which ingredients to avoid in your hair care products and which products we at Facial Lounge wholeheartedly recommend!
Did you know Facial Lounge uses color therapy?? We have intentionally and selectively chosen colors based on their affects physical and emotional effects. Our treatment rooms each utilize color therapy lights and we will soon be introducing our color therapy skin treatment! Many of our clients are unaware of the intentionality behind the colors we use and the many benefits they can provide. This article seeks to provide an easy-to-digest explanation of the complex practice of color therapy. We will explain what color is, what color therapy is and the physical and emotional benefits of each color.
Hopefully, most of you are taking advantage of the amazing benefits of saunas and more specifically, infrared saunas. Many of our guests take advantage of our infrared sauna before treatments (it’s free with your treatment)! We love to see so many of you excited to use the sauna and want you to receive that maximum benefit possible. With that said, we have noticed many guests using cell phones and wearing smart watches while in the infrared sauna. We are here to explain why this is a BIG no, no!
With our upcoming Comedy Night in collaboration with The PureGame (more details on the event in the full article) we wanted to dive into the topic of laughter therapy and the surprising benefits! We all know laughter makes us feel good, but what are the biological mechanisms at work behind the scenes?
Improve heart health and sleep, achieve clearer skin, reduce stress and fatigue, relieve pain from muscle aches and arthritis, detox the body AND burn calories? There isn’t much more any of us could ask for from a treatment….Infrared saunas boast a long list of benefits begging the question, “Why doesn’t everyone have one of these??” For those who still need convincing here is an in-depth article surrounding the benefits of infrared saunas, recommended use and additional articles for more information.
By now we have all had the importance of sunscreen crammed in our heads enough that we understand we should be wearing it on a daily basis. Now that doctors and dermatologists are finally getting their patients to adhere to the strict sunscreen guidelines new concerns are arising. The Environmental Working Group (EWG) tested over 1,400 sunscreens and found that over 40% were potentially carcinogenic and despite our newfound respect for sunscreen and increased hours indoors skin cancer rates are actually rising by 4.2% annually!
Studies indicate that up to 75% of wine drinkers report adverse reactions to drinking wine. Despite these significantly high numbers there still seems to be a fair amount of confusion behind the cause of these negative reactions. Sulfites are often blamed for many of the frustrating symptoms , but what are they and are they the real culprit?
As the Holidays come to a close family and friends return home, the last remnants of decor are packed away and you finally have a second to stop and breathe again…The Holidays hopefully leave us with a new collection of beautiful memories to take with us into the next year. Unfortunately, they can often leave us with some other less enjoyable gifts: bloating, breakouts, weight gain, digestive issues and potentially a few grey hairs from all the stress.