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Sun Protection 101: Everything You Need to Know About SPF

Sun Protection 101: Everything You Need to Know About SPF

What's the difference between Chemical and Physical Sunscreen? Is Sunscreen causing more harm than good? What SPF should I be using? What ingredients should I be avoiding? We're attacking some of the most frequently asked questions around SPF and Natural Sun Protection! Keep reading to find out.

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Facial Acupuncture

Facial Acupuncture

I was feeling particularly nervous for the workshop as I am not one who has a high tolerance for pain…. But I am game when it comes to experimenting with holistic treatments for beauty.  Facial Acupuncture had been on my radar for quite some time and I knew my Truth Beauty clients would be interested to know more about the procedure - and of course, the results. Dr. Alex Coulson arrived about half an hour early with some delicious home-made cookies - that were of course, gluten free, sugar free, fun free (lol).... perhaps, to get us warmed up and...

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Skin Glow and the Lymphatic System

Skin Glow and the Lymphatic System

We are still on that cusp of cold weather, although we can sense spring is near! Many of us are still experiencing dry skin due to the colder and drier air. There are many things you can do to combat dry skin but let’s focus on how helping our lymphatic system can help get things flowing!  What is the lymphatic system and what does it do for your skin, you may be wondering? What is the Lymphatic System? The lymphatic system is an intricate network of tissue and organs made up of lymph vessels, lymph nodes and lymph that assist...

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Your Winter Skin Care Guide

Your Winter Skin Care Guide

The weather has been pretty confusing lately. Some days we wake up to frigid temperatures and piles of shoveling to do, on other days we wake up to a sunny days in the positives, and we are in January! Hey, we aren’t going to complain, but don’t be fooled - from the sounds of it, winter is going to stick around for a while!  While winter contains its share of lovely things, like endless cups of cocoa and building snowmen with the kiddos, it is also, unfortunately, the time of year where your skin just seems to dry out completely. This leaves...

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Good Skin Starts in the Gut

Good Skin Starts in the Gut

You want good skin? It all starts at gut level. Acne, rosacea, eczema, psoriasis to mention a few skin conditions, can all be traced back to gut health. Not many, if any, estheticians note the link between skin and gut health and too often a doctor will prescribe antibiotics, just merely treating the symptoms. We need to go back to the cause, namely check out your gut health.  How Does This All Work?Your immune system is extremely important as it helps fight bacteria and toxins, just about any foreign bodies. The gut plays a very important role in your immune...

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