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Summer Skin Saviors

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Summer Skin Saviors ROOT WHOLE BODY JUNE 16, 2019 NATURAL REMEDIES,  ORGANIC FACIALS + CLEAN BEAUTY,  ORGANIC SKIN CARE 1 COMMENT The Summer sun can be brutal and wreak havoc on our skin, even in the often-cloudy Pacific Northwest! As we are spending more time outside this season, here are a few simple yet effective things you can do to …

Discover what LED Light and Micro-Current Therapies can do for the skin

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Our estheticians are excited to have so much new power to offer. Come check out all the new skin tools at Root. Micro-current tool Our new Micro-current tool combines ultrasonic exfoliation and micro current capabilities, which significantly increases the skin’s ability to absorb treatment creams and serums. These beneficial micro-currents are the same electrical current the body produces. They cause …

Winter Skin Secrets

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The shift from long hot summer days to shorter cooler winter days brings limited sunlight and cooler temperatures… that, combined with central heating, can begin to take a toll on our delicate skin. Our summer glow begins to fade and we end up with more of a dry, dull complexion that craves some serious nutrition and hydration. It’s time to …

In Time for Fall: Vita Skin Professional Peels

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Reveal your natural beauty with VitaSkin’s New Results-Oriented Professional and Take Home Peels. The combination of the peel and LED will supply your skin with the nourishment and regeneration it needs. You and your holistic esthetician will pick the peel that’s right for your skin whether you are looking to reduce skin redness, clear and heal skin blemishes, lighten dark …

Because your skin needs its nutritious greens

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Eminence’s Eight Greens line is super-charged with phyto-estrogenic compounds and skin supportive plants that decrease inflammation, regulate hydration, minimize breakouts, and improve elasticity. As we age, our estrogen levels drop and testosterone levels begin to rise. This hormonal imbalance results in an increase in oil glad production in the skin, which can clog pores and cause acne. At the same …

Glow-Food: Make-Up Free Ways to Radiant Skin

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  incorporate colorful foods rich in anti-oxidants to help keep skin wrinkle free Want vibrant and glowing skin? What you eat is just as important, if not more important than the products you use on the surface. Our skin is a window to our health. And the foods that promote healthy skin also promote a healthy body overall. Here are …

Skin and Sun

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Did you know that there are two very distinct types of skin aging? The first is called intrinsic aging, and it has to basically do with our genes and how well we produce collagen and elastin. Signs of intrinsic skin aging can include fine wrinkles, thin or transparent skin, lack of underlying fat leading to a loss of firmness in …

Introducing a raw foods diet for your face

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(or, the most natural, organic and effective way to uncover your beautiful, radiant skin.) A healthy body begins with quality nutrition and we believe the same approach applies to beautiful, healthy skin. Using Eminence Organics of Hungary, active ingredients found in fresh herbs and fruits are hand-made with the highest ethical standards to create products that retain their natural potencies …

Stay Ahead: Skin Self-Exams

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You don’t need any x-rays or blood tests to find skin cancer early – just your eyes and a mirror. You don’t need any x-rays or blood tests to find skin cancer early – just your eyes and a mirror. Both regular exams by your doctor and checking your own skin frequently can help find cancers early, when they are …

Natural Recipes for Sunscreen this Summer

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Coconut oil may be the most popular to use as a natural sunscreen, but red raspberry + carrot seed oil can offer even better protection! According to the Environmental Working Group (EWG), approximately 75% of commercial sunscreens contain toxic chemicals that are directly linked to cancer and are known to disrupt hormones. You might want to think twice about what …

Here Comes the Sun: How to Prepare (even in Portland)

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Don’t be fooled by cloudy days! Myths and tips about sun protection and skin cancer prevention. Many of us would never forget to pack sunscreen when going on a hot sunny hike, but protecting ourselves on a cool cloudy day never seems to cross our minds. Especially if you’re just running errands around town. Up to 80% of the UV …