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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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HOW TO KEEP YOUR HAIR COLOR SHINY AND VIBRANT

You’ve just invested in a gorgeous new shade of Aveda hair color at the salon. It’s a work of art, totally customized just for you, and you love it. Here’s what we recommend to help keep your big investment looking fresh and fabulous. Invest in some protection. To extend the vibrancy of your new color, we recommend Color Conserve Shampoo and Conditioner. Wash your hair less frequently.  Turn down the heat. While a hot shower feels great, it isn’t necessarily so beneficial for your color. Limit your fun in the sun. Deep condition. This step is important, and it’s especially pivotal if you’ve lightened your hair. Make …
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WAKE UP TO GLOWING SKIN WITH TULASĀRA

REVEAL YOUR RADIANCE AROUND THE CLOCK WITH OUR AM AND PM CREMES. Your skin’s needs may differ depending on the time of day, which is why you probably have an AM and PM skin care routine. We created the Tulasāra family of skin cremes, Renew Morning Crème, Wedding Masque Overnight and Wedding Masque Overnight Eye, with this in mind. Each was developed to maximize your skin’s rhythms; Wedding Masque Overnight and Wedding Masque Eye Overnight help support your skin’s natural repair process, which happens as you sleep, and Renew Morning Creme instantly makes your skin look brighter and more radiant, even on those early …
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5 Simple Steps to Glowing, Radiant Skin

Swap the complex multi-step skin care regimens and expensive brightening makeup for these simple tips to reveal your healthiest, most radiant complexion yet, so you can finally get your natural glow on! 5 Simple Steps to Glowing, Radiant Skin 1- Prioritize a Little More Shuteye- Beauty sleep is not a myth 2- Get a Facial Massage: There is some merit to those trendy facial rollers and dry brushes—both kinds of gadgets massage the skin’s surface, encouraging blood circulation alongside other benefits 3- Favor a Little More Hyaluronic Acid in Your Skin Care: Naturally occurring in the skin, this acid does the heavy lifting …
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How to Get Rid of Razor Bumps

It’s certainly disappointing to shave in hopes of gaining smooth, hair-free skin only to be left with redness, irritation, and razor bumps especially before an important event or even a beach day. The only way to prevent razor bumps 100% is to prevent hair growth altogether. While waxing and epilation may help to reduce hair growth, you still risk the appearance of ingrown hairs or razor bumps as hair grows back in. IPL or laser hair removal permanently reduces hair growth via the delivery of heat energy that zaps and destroys the hair follicle deep below the skin’s surface, preventing hair …
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Treatments for Summer-Ready Skin

We can finally say that the long-awaited season of summer is almost here, which means it’s time to start reorganizing your closet and swapping the bulky winter clothes for flowy, colourful summer pieces. Whether you are planning to bare it all for a beach vacation or just want to sport the stylish summer fashion you’ve been saving all year long, knowing your body type will help make sure you look and feel your best. Nothing complements summer fashion better than a healthy, glowing complexion. Facial rejuvenation treatments can work wonders for your skin by opening up and deep-cleaning pores, leaving behind an instantly …
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4 Tips to Maintain the Results of Your Venus Legacy/ Venus Versa Treatments

Tip #1: Diet and Fitness: Body contouring treatments can certainly help to break down fat cells in a targeted area, but your results won’t last if you don’t work to keep it off. It’s necessary to have some fat on the body to keep your energy levels up and skin appearing plump and smooth. To maintain those results, though, it’s essential to consider fat intake and caloric output. Tip #2: Adequate Skin Care:  Asking your treatment provider for their recommendations on the top skin care products for you to use post-treatment is a good way to get a gauge on what your …
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Myth: Skin Tightening Treatments Only Treat One Area?

Some may believe skin tightening treatments are effective only on the face, others believe its best used on the abdomen, and some may believe it only helps firm up and define the chin and neckline. These assumptions are a little misled. There are certainly some areas in which skin tightening treatments are more commonly used than others, but they aren’t limited to those areas alone. A certified treatment provider can better speak to specific concerns regarding lax or sagging skin in different areas, but generally speaking, skin tightening treatments can be effective on the face, chin and neckline, chest, arms, …
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How long does Venus legacy results last?

 How many treatments will I need? In general, we recommend a series of six Venus Legacy treatments for the face, spaced apart at weekly intervals. For the body, we recommend six to ten treatments performed weekly. After your series, it is recommended to maintain your results, by having a single treatment four times a year, similar to maintaining Botox. Most patients typically see results after the third treatment, however, many have noted results even sooner. With FDA approval, Venus Legacy has documented itʼs results to last a minimum 18 months but will continue to last ongoing if one session per quarter is …
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How to Make Your Treatment Results Last Longer

If you’re investing in a custom medical aesthetics treatment plan, you want to make sure those results last—and you’re not alone.Taking the proper measures to maintain your results post-treatment will not only help you save money, but it can also extend the period between your last treatment session and your first maintenance session, and may even improve your results. Tip #1: Diet and Fitness Tip #2: Adequate Skin Care Tip #3: Sunscreen—Always Tip #4: Regular Rejuvenation Treatments It’s Easier Than You Might Think While creating new habits may not be your strong suit, for many medical aesthetics patients, the outcome of their …
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