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At the Root March 2024 - Skincare is Deeper than Skin
Practicing natural medicine goes beyond the clinic at Root, as we know that taking care of the body's largest organ with organic skincare at our wellness spa is crucial to whole body health. Organic skincare at Root means safeguarding and nourishing the body's protective shield, as well as regulating the nervous system and supporting the endocrine system with non-toxic products.
Skincare at Root takes a Whole Body approach, considering overall health, lifestyle and diet. Experience an organic facial or any of our other skin treatments, where we use nutrient rich, non-toxic products with proven actives, paired with bio-therapeutic treatment tools such as LED Therapy to support the skin's optimal health and function.

why organic skincare?

Our commitment to organic skincare aligns with a growing awareness of the impact of traditional skincare products on health. Research published in the "International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health" (2019) highlighted the potential adverse effects of synthetic chemicals in skincare products, such as parabens and phthalates.
Organic skincare offers a safer alternative by reducing exposure to these potentially harmful compounds.
Moreover, a study published in "Dermatology and Therapy" (2018) emphasized the importance of natural ingredients in reducing skin sensitivity and improving skin barrier function.

skincare climate secrets

It is important to keep a skincare routine that allows for extra hydration and nutrition. Work from both the inside and the outside to see true results.

1. drink water

Your skin craves water. By consuming water regularly, hydrated skin cells exhibit a plumper and more resilient quality, making them less susceptible to wrinkles.

2. facial masks

Nurture a radiant complexion by incorporating weekly facial masks into your skincare routine. Choose from a variety of options, including hydrating, invigorating, and pore-refining masks. Our warming masks stimulate blood circulation and activate the lymphatic system, aiding in the removal of excess waste and fluid from the tissues. These masks impart a firm, plump, and radiant glow that lasts for days.

3. Internal essential fatty acids

An esthetician's objective is to enhance the resilience of dry skin by utilizing emollient products rich in lipid content, which bolster the skin's capacity to retain moisture. For additional support, we often advise clients to include Essential Fatty Acids (EFA's) in their diet. EFA's play a crucial role in assisting cell membranes in retaining water, contributing to improved skin hydration. Foods abundant in EFA's, such as brazil nuts, almonds, chia seeds, and wild-caught fish, can significantly enhance the skin's glow and fortify it against moisture loss.
When the skin lacks an adequate amount of linoleic acid, pores can become sticky and clogged. Foods high in Omega 3 and 6, offer protective, healing, and elasticity-improving benefits. Foods containing triglycerides, provide healthy fats that hydrate skin membranes and cells, preventing dehydration, even with ample water intake.

4. External EFA’s

The immediate benefits of using facial oils for anti-aging outweigh the concerns some people may have about them. Different oils cater to various skin types, offering deep and long-lasting plumping effects while leaving the skin with a radiant glow.
Exfoliation, while stripping the skin of moisture, is essential for achieving softer skin and allowing moisturizers, masks, and serums to penetrate more deeply, ultimately reducing dryness in the long run. For tips and specific products, Root is here to help. Work with our incredible esthetician’s who will help you on your way to smooth, radiant, healthy skin.