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Fix Sun Damage With Tretinoin

Skincare staple – Tretinoin, a derivative of vitamin A , is a topical treatment for mild to moderate acne and for skin that has been damaged by excessive exposure to the sun.  Tretinion increases the turnover of cells, replacing the damaged cells with new healthy cells.  You will notice a reduction in wrinkles, darkened skin (hyperpigmentation), and rough areas of skin, all of which occur when the skin is  sun-damaged.  In patients with sun-damaged skin improvements are usually seen within the first 3 to 4 weeks of treatment.  Wrinkles decrease or disappear after three to six months.  Brown spots begin to fade after six … Continue reading

Visia Gives You a Deeper Look Into Your Skin Health

Technology is always changing and so is our skin. With that in mind CaloSpa has introduced Visia a complexion analysis system that measures the quality of your skin based on your age range. How does it work you ask? Using a percentile basis (100% being the best and 0% being the most damaged) Visia takes photographs with three different flashes that help detect spots visible to the eye (i.e. brown, red, moles and freckles), wrinkles, pores, texture, bacteria and moisture, and uv spots (i.e. brown and red). After the photographs are analyzed your percentile is configured based on your age … Continue reading

Practice Meditation During Your Next Massage

Meditation is the art of focusing one’s mind into a highly concentrated state that induces clarity, calm, and joy. There are numerous styles and different meditation techniques from all corners of the world. While most people think of meditation in the more formal style (cross-legged on the floor with eyes closed and hands folded), meditation can really take on many different and unexpected forms. Massage is an absolutely wonderful time to practice meditation. By it’s very nature massage has a very meditative quality that often draws the client’s mind into a very still and spacious place. This quiet place of … Continue reading

Why You Should Be Protecting Your Skin All Year Round

  With summer in full swing I have been talking to my clients to ensure they do everything they can to protect their skin from the sun.  In doing this I have found that some are confused about the sun’s rays and how damaging they really are.  I figured a true explanation about the sun would be a perfect topic for this month’s blog. Sunlight is essential for all life on Earth. However, two out of the three rays the sun emits can also cause life threatening problems such as cancer.  UVA, UVB, and UVC rays are the three rays … Continue reading

Score the Hottest Nails of Summer

Score the hottest mani and pedi under the sun! Shaping Up When on vacation, keep everything easy, including your mani and pedi. While almond shaped nails are popular, the shape that works best for you can be determined by looking at your own nails. For a shortened, natural nail it depends on the shape of your nail bed. You should stick to what fits your hand. It’s about what works for you. Length Factor Gels are popular at our spa in Louisville.  Gels can easily go on your nails and help them grow out to where they’re a nice active … Continue reading