CaloSpa Rejuvenation Center's Blog

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

Your Skin and Summer Sun Exposure

The sun’s rays or a tanning booth make us feel good, and in the short term, make us look good.  Over time the sun’s ultraviolet light damages the elastin fibers in our skin.  When these fibers break down, the skin begins to sag, stretch, and lose its ability to go back into place after stretching.  Sun exposure causes most of the wrinkles and age spots on our face,  accelerating the effects of aging and increases your risk for developing skin cancer. Luckily there are many precautions you can take to avoid sun damage while still enjoying outdoor activities.   A floppy … Continue reading

Massage Is More Than Just Relaxing

Massage is more than just an indulgence you get on vacation or receive as a gift.  Massage therapy is good for your health. Virtually every system of the body is affected by massage, either directly or indirectly. Several studies show that massage reduces levels of the stress hormone cortisol while boosting the feel good hormone serotonin and dopamine. Those changes slow your heart rate, reduce blood pressure and block your nervous systems pain receptors. Massage also increases blood flow to your muscles which may help them heal, making it very beneficial for athletes or anyone with an injury. When it’s … Continue reading

New Laser Genesis Gives CaloSpa Patients a New Complexion

We can officially say its summer now that Memorial Day is behind us.  That is usually a time very few laser treatments can be done due to sun exposure.  Summer sun is also a time where damage starts to appear on the skin and I get a lot of questions about how to correct it.  I have always discussed the importance of SPF and generally advised  waiting until fall to start any kind of laser treatment series but now CaloSpa has a treatment that is  multi-purpose, all season, and for all skin types, that maintains overall skin health. Laser Genesis skin therapy … Continue reading