The lipid barrier is the skin's first line of defense against allergens, environmental pollutants and chemical irritants. Learn the common ways we are destroying our lipid barrier and how to reverse this damage through changes to lifestyle and personal care products.
Ahhhh the holidays….filled with joyous family reunions, gift-giving, delicious feasts oh….and bloating, breakouts and total body meltdowns. Our change in habits during this time of year (more sugar and alcohol consumption, less self-care, etc) can lead to a variety of negative results including bloating, excess water retention, increased pain and swelling in the body, increased arthritis, poor skin tone, blemishes, and full-on breakouts. Here are 7 tips to keep your skin glowing and blemish-free this holiday season!
Red light therapy has been around for decades and is backed by years of scientific research. Benefits of red light include reduced pore size, wrinkles, fine lines, scarring, inflammation, hyperpigmentation, eczema, and rosacea, increased skin elasticity and collagen production, improved skin tone and more!
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!
The hot trend of microneedling and vampire facials has taken the beauty world by storm and like most professional grade treatments, marketers have found a way to create an “At-Home” version for the average consumer. We wanted to take a second to talk about this new trend of dermarolling, discuss the differences between it and microneedling as well as some potential issues to look out for!
One of nature’s most powerful healing ingredients, Sea Whip Extract provides protection and repair to the skin. It’s unbelievable anti-inflammatory, anti-irritation and healing benefits make it one of our favorite ingredients here at Facial Lounge!
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)
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?