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7 Benefits of Cryotherapy

Although many think of cryotherapy as a full body treatment, the term simply refers to any use of extreme cold on the body. An ice pack on the leg can be a form of cryotherapy.  While trendy now, cryotherapy has been around for centuries. Past cryotherapy was usually in the form of a cold bath in a frozen river or something similar. Recent technology has given birth to cold air baths (cryotherapy chambers) and what is now known as Whole-Body Cryotherapy (WBC): refers to the use of a full body ice bath or cold air exposure (cryotherapy chamber).

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What is Color Therapy (Chromotherapy)?

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.

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Why You Should Never Bring Your Cell Phone in the Sauna

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!

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8 Benefits of Infrared Sauna Therapy

Improve heart health and sleep, achieve clearer skin, reduce stress and fatigue, improve sleep, 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.

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The Ultimate Guide to Facial Gua Sha

Quickly gaining momentum, the technique of facial gua sha has been sweeping across social media and the rest of the internet. Unknown to many, gua sha is a healing technique that has been around for centuries. Originating in East Asia, gua sha was and still is a treatment meant to cleanse the chi of an individual. Healers would use any number of different tools to scrap across a person’s legs, back, arms, neck, etc. to allow their chi to flow freely.

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