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IT ONLY TAKES A FEW MINUTES TO RESET YOUR MINDSET

SIMPLE, EFFECTIVE MEDITATION AND MINDFULNESS TIPS FOR EVERY DAY. Self-care practices like exercise, meditation, mindful breathing and even pampering beauty treatments like massages, blowouts and face masques add value to your life, but you may often think, “Oh, I don’t have time for that!” Our busy lifestyles can make self-care seem out of reach, but it doesn’t have to be. If you shift your mindset from “I don’t have time for that” to “I’m willing to make time,” the time will show up! There’s a handful of self-care tools that take 30 seconds to a few minutes to do and …
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Are you one of the 72% of Americans concerned about fine lines, wrinkles, and aging eyes?

Did you know that it takes someone just seven seconds to form a solid first impression of a stranger and even less time to start judging their perceived traits? Unfortunately, over time, we all tend to have a habit of gathering information that supports that first impression. It’s no wonder then that so many of us seek out easy treatments or quick fixes to ensure we’re looking our best day in and day out, particularly when it comes to our eyes, get ready to say so long to those dark under-eye circles with these tips for dealing with them, revealing a younger, …
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The skin can absorb up to 1,400 different pollutiants per week- none of which is beneficial

To combat both superficial and more hazardous exposure, experts recommend preventive measures. “A good SFP must be the foundation of a client’s skincare routine,” reapplication every two to three hours is ideal, specially in the summer when they’re swimming or swearing. Advise to clients to avoid sun exposure between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm when its rays are strongest. POLLUTION It has long been reported that pollution affects internal organs, and as of late, experts are taking a closer look at how unhealthy air quality takes its toll on skin as well. In fact, in 2014 the Environmental Protection Agency …
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THIS ICONIC AROMA WAKES UP YOUR SENSES

MAKE YOUR MORNINGS MORE ENERGIZING WITH ROSEMARY MINT… Imagine this: It’s Monday morning. Your alarm is blaring in your ear, and you’ve already hit the snooze more than once. You’ve got to get up and get ready for work, but you’re still so tired! You get out of bed and head for the shower, where you reach for your favorite shampoo and conditioner: Aveda’s Rosemary Mint. You lather up, letting the bright, invigorating aroma of rosemary, peppermint and spearmint wake up your senses. Your nose even tingles a little! After your shampoo session, you feel fully awake— you might even ditch …
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5 Things No One Told You About Cellulite

Cellulite is one of those aesthetic concerns that often complicates our relationships with our bodies, altering our perceptions of self-image as we compare those lumps and bumps to flawlessly edited photos across social media and advertising. Next time you’re grappling to understand your cellulite and the treatments available to you, recall the following five facts no one ever tells you about cellulite and set the record straight. Cellulite Is Incredibly Natural and Normal You’re used to seeing your body in a certain way, but when we begin to look at cellulite on an anatomical level, it’s as natural as smooth, …
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REDUCE BREAKAGE BY 90% IN JUST 1 WEEK WITH DAMAGE REMEDY DAILY REPAIR

It’s what’s inside that counts. #DamageRemedy Daily Hair Repair is formulated with quinoa protein, macadamia oil and soy to help strengthen, smooth and nourish hair, and formulated WITHOUT parabens, formaldehyde, animal ingredients and synthetic fragrance. Damage Remedy Daily Hair Repair: Instantly repairs and protects from heat styling. • 98% naturally derived* leave-in treatment instantly repairs the integrity of hair’s surface • reduces breakage by 90% in just 1 week** • helps protect the hair against breakage and thermal damage up to 450° • formulated with quinoa protein, this leave-in treatment helps give you stronger, longer hair*** • Macadamia, a conditioning oil, …
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Why Some People Get Spider Veins and Others Don’t

Spider veins are one of the most common types of visible veins, but while they are completely natural, not everyone will get them. In fact, in the United States, 20% of men and 15% of women, on average, will never experience spider veins. Wondering why you happen to be one of the 80-85% who do have spider veins? While it would be nice to have a simple, straightforward answer, the reality is anything but that. The root cause of spider veins is simply damaged blood valves, but there are a host of factors that come together to increase the risk of valves …
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Hormones and Hair Loss

The average hair loss rate is about 100 strands a day, but natural hair loss tends to go unnoticed because the cycle of new growth evens it all out. It’s when the hair growth cycle gets interrupted and hair follicles become destroyed or dormant after shedding their last hair that noticeable thinning occurs.  While family history (genetics), medical conditions, prescriptions, supplements, stress, and hair care can all play a role in a thinning hairline, most hair loss cases, including those of androgenic alopecia, can be traced back to hormones,  specifically dihydrotestosterone (DHT). For the most part, because women have a very small fraction …
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Seasonal changes can affect your skin in various ways

Autumn signals dryer and cooler weather ahead, so hydration and nourishment will be the two key skin care buzzwords for the fall months. To offer more targeted recommendations during the fall season, we will break down the top skin care and beauty tactics for each of the general skin types, so you’ll be able to bring your “A” game and reclaim control of your skin. Dry skin is easy to spot. You may have scaly or flakey patches that look rough, dull, and feel tight. There is generally less elasticity in the skin with fine lines that are more visible. The reason …
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How does exfoliation benefit your skin?

Exfoliating can improve the appearance of your skin in several ways. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, exfoliation can leave your skin looking brighter and improve the effectiveness of topical skin care products by enhancing absorption. Regular exfoliation can also help prevent clogged pores, resulting in fewer breakouts. Long-term exfoliating can increase collagen production. Collagen is key to glowing, vibrant skin. The protein also promotes skin elasticity, minimizing the appearance of fine lines and related sagging. What works best for my skin type? Sensitive In some cases, sensitive skin is a symptom of an underlying condition. You should always talk to …
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5 Signs Your Skin Care Routine Needs a Reset

Skin care routines aren’t meant to last forever. Significant factors like puberty, pregnancy, menopause, and general aging all affect hormones that can cause a host of changes in our skin health. Further still, changes in our environment, diet, stress levels, and lifestyles can each play a significant role in skin health, but we can’t forget the impact of genetics, too! Top Signs You Need a New Skin Care Routine: 1. New Acne Breakouts or Blackheads: If your current acne treatment is too harsh for your skin, consider switching to a product with a lower active concentration or opt for an alternative acne …
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5 WAYS TO HELP REDUCE STRESS AND FOCUS ON YOU

Stress. We all experience it, and we’ve all got different ways of handling it. Between work, school, family commitments, relationships and other responsibilities, you may be feeling the heat more often than not. Meditation Meditation can be practiced anywhere. It is a practice that uses mindfulness to increase feelings of happiness and calm, and can be helpful to help reduce anxiety or stress. Meditating can take just 5-10 minutes of your day. Mile A Day It is so important that we get our bodies moving throughout the day. I practice what I call “A mile a day,” where I try …
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What is the best option: Home pulsed light devices or Diode Laser Hair Removal?

Technology : What makes these IPL hair removal treatments different is that they use a spectrum of light, rather than a single targeted beam, like a laser. These at-home pulsed light hair removal treatments deliver a pulse of broad-spectrum light energy below the skin’s surface, targeting the melanin that gives hair follicles their pigment. In the follicle, light energy transfers to thermal energy, damaging the follicle structure and preventing future hair growth. Because these pulsed light devices target melanin using a broad spectrum, they risk damage to the skin surrounding the hair follicle for those with darker or tanned skin tones. In …
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12 REASONS TO LOVE NEW CHERRY ALMOND SOFTENING LEAVE-IN CONDITIONER

It’s time to turn up the hair conditioning — our NEW Cherry Almond Softening Leave-In Conditioner is here, and it’s the perfect addition to the Cherry Almond family of softening hair and body care. Why should you add it to your hair care routine ASAP? We’ve got 12 reasons to make Softening Leave-In Conditioner an everyday essential. 1. Cherry Almond Softening Leave-In Conditioner packs 12 benefits into one leave-in conditioner. Pretty major, right? 2. If your hair is feeling dry and dehydrated, this leave-in conditioner will be your new best friend. The lightweight gel creme detangles, conditions and boosts softness for addictively soft, silky …
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IS YOUR DIET CAUSING YOU CHRONIC ACNE BREAKOUTS?

While the verdict is still out on whether what you eat can increase the risk of getting acne in the first place, there are sufficient studies linking our food choices to a rise in breakouts in those who already have acne. Top Foods That May Be Causing Your Acne Breakouts Based on more extensive studies, the following foods appear to affect skin’s natural processes, leading to a rise in the number of blackheads, papules, or other common types of acne you may be currently struggling to keep under control. High-Glycemic Foods While carbohydrates are essential to a healthy diet, not all carbs are considered …
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FAST AND EASY VOLUME FOR ALL HAIR TYPES

Is your hair feeling flat, limp and lifeless? It doesn’t have to! Pumping up the volume on all hair types is easy with the right products and styling techniques. STRAIGHT/FINE HAIR Toolkit: blow dryer with nozzle, Velcro rollers Shampoo and condition hair using lightweight products like Pure Abundance Volumizing Clay Shampoo and Conditioner or Rosemary Mint Purifying Shampoo and Weightless Conditioner. Keep the conditioner only on the ends of your hair to avoid weighing down the roots. Pure Abundance Style-Prep  Apply it from the roots to the ends, then pre-dry the hair to about 90%, lifting the roots with your fingers as you go. WAVY HAIR …
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THREE REASONS TO LOVE INVATI ADVANCED

1. Now reduces hair loss by 53%2! 2. It INSTANTLY thickens your hair. 3. It takes less time. Now you only need to use scalp revitalizer 1X a day! INVATI ADVANCED MAY BE RIGHT FOR YOU IF: You’re concerned about thinning hair—or you’re experiencing hair loss due to breakage from scalp-pulling styles (such as tight braids, ponytails, or extensions), aging or post-pregnancy Invati advance  exfoliating  Gently exfoliates, cleanses and renews the scalp with wintergreen-derived salicylic acid, removing build-up that can clog pores. This nourishing, color-safe formula cleanses the hair and detangles to help protect from breakage during shampooing. Creates an optimal foundation for thicker, fuller hair …
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COLOR UNIQUE TO YOU!!

Aveda Hair Color infinite possibilities, conditions with radiant shine. Illuminate yourself by experiencing the latest technique in hair color, product 97% natural delivered from hair color services to glossing services. It’s hair color customized just for you …
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SKIP A SHAMPOO, BUT DON’T SKIMP ON STYLE

Let’s face it — we’re busy. That’s why non-wash day products like dry shampoo have become so immensely popular; between work, family life, hobbies, self-care and household tasks, sometimes you just can’t squeeze in a shampoo!  Luckily for you, our no-wash day family of products is growing, giving you more options for those “skip a shampoo” days. If you’re not sure which one is right for you, here’s the rundown on our no-wash favorites. Shampure Dry Shampoo is the original Aveda no-wash day favorite. Legions of Aveda fans and Artists can’t live without it, and we agree that it’s amazing! It’s a non-aerosol …
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DAMAGED HAIR, DO CARE!!

HOW TO TELL IF YOUR HAIR IS DAMAGED  – AND EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO FIX IT. Think about your relationship with your hair. Do you heat style often? Do you color or lighten on the regular? Are you outside a lot without a hat or sun protection? Do you like wearing your hair in high ponytails, braids or tight updos, or do you wear extensions? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you’re probably damaging your hair — and you may be seeing the results staring back at you in the mirror. It’s time to assess the damage …
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