Skincare

How Collagen Supplements Can Cause Acne & Other Health Concerns by Facial Lounge

How Collagen Supplements Can Cause Acne & Other Health Concerns

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.
8 Benefits of Infrared Sauna by Facial Lounge

8 Benefits of Infrared Sauna Therapy

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.
Harmful Ingredients in Sunscreens and Clean Alternatives by Facial Lounge

Harmful Ingredients in Sunscreens and Clean Alternatives

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!
The Ultimate Guide to Exfoliation by Facial Lounge

The Ultimate Guide to Exfoliation

We all have a million questions when it comes to exfoliating….How often should I scrub my face? Is my electric brush too abrasive? What the heck is retinol and should I be using it?? The list of questions goes on and on, but we are here to hopefully shed some light on how to exfoliate properly.
Effects of Winter Weather on the Skin by Facial Lounge

Effects of Winter Weather on Skin

Wondering why your skin decided to freak out on your right before your big Holiday party? There may be more factors than you think that can cause skin changes during the Winter season. Read below for what effects cooler weather can have on the skin as well as several helpful tips to counteract these effects!