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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

A Few Tips To Sunscreen

One of the more important things not to forget when getting dressed is , sunscreen!  Many of us take time to care for and style our hair,  apply make-up, etc. yet, some of us simply don’t apply sunscreen.  There are many , many types and brands available, so choosing the right one, maybe a personal preference. Things to consider may be the climate that you live in, is it hot and humid or cool and dry?  Are you outdoors playing sports, or indoors working?  Also, if you are using any Retinoids, or prescription formulas , you may be a little … Continue reading

Jane Iredale Makeup at CaloSpa

Derby season has sprung into full swing and with the arrival of Derby is the blossoming of spring color. This year Jane Iredale Skin Care Makeup has transformed its self with an updated palette for the eyes and lips.  The colors are natural in tone but vibrant in color giving you just the right amount of pop to enhance your features. If you have never tried Jane Iredale you would be presently surprised by the feel and look of this mineral makeup. It leaves your skin looking natural and bright with ingredients such as pomegranate, blackberry and citrus that help … Continue reading