Deep tissue therapy is a form of massage therapy that targets deeper layers of muscle tissues and the fascia, a layer that surrounds the muscles and joints. To get to these muscles, firmer and harder pressure and slow strokes are required.
While this type of massage may give you some discomfort, it’s incredibly effective in promoting overall health. In fact, deep tissue therapy is commonly performed on athletes, people recovering from injury, and those with chronic muscle pain, mobility problems, and muscle tension.
Does your skin get dry in the winter? Of course it does. It’s winter. Try living out here in the Arizona desert. After Christmas we Phoenicians look less like goddesses and more like a vintage handbag. Seriously– after a full winter of this dryness, my face feels rougher than a Piers Morgan interview with Tonya Harding. (zzzzing!)
Even if you don’t live in drier climates, winter has some surprising negative effects on skin. Our skin starts to feel the
effects of cold weather when temperatures
drop below 53.6 degrees Fahrenheit. And perhaps most surprisingly, central heating can reduce air humidity levels to the same moisture content as the Sahara Desert (that’s a relative humidity of just 20-25%). So the problem isn’t necessarily the cold weather, but what we have to do to deal with it. Continue reading “Whip Your Skin Into Shape in 2018! @Olay #ad @Albertsons #winterskinproblems #feelthewhip” »
A scar appears when your skin patches itself from a wound triggered by an infection, surgery, accident or inflammation. Scars may vary in shape and size and typically twitch out as reddish in color and dense and fades over time, or turn sunken, lumpy or flat. From time to time your scar may get hypertrophic (bigger) or develop into a keloid (a predominantly big overgrown scar) and you may need to get it removed. Numerous scar removal procedures are obtainable and this post takes a comprehensive look at laser scar removal therapy.Continue reading “Acne Scar Removal via Surgery: The Basics” »
What if you could completely change your skin in less than a month? What if you did less, not more, to make it happen? As a product junkie, I’d typically be apt to cast a skeptical eye at this proposition, but the Olay 28 Day Challenge tempted me. After all, I’m not one to resist a challenge. Continue reading “#Olay28Day Challenge Results – OMG!” »
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