Fashion for Your Skin

10 Feb 2016
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Fashion for Your Skin

Are you ready for healthy skin?  Fun fashion trends are quickly emerging, and they are hot! This spring, enjoy chiffons, silks, and stripes that show off those sleek legs and sexy shoulders.  The slip dress has even made a comeback and it’s slinkier and sassier than ever! Before you head out on that spring shopping spree, make sure you provide some fashion for your skin first…meaning, unveil hydrated, smoothed, healthy skin as the canvas for the bright colors and trends you want to strut around in this season.  Let us show you how! Reveal radiant skin! As the weather is warming up, take this opportunity to get your skin in.

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Eliminate Harmful Skincare Habits!

12 Jan 2016
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Eliminate Harmful Skincare Habits!

Are you taking care of your skin as well as you should? We know you have the best of intentions with your skin care routine.  However, even with all of your effective habits – chances are there some harmful ones you need to eliminate NOW!  See if you’re doing any of the following… Wearing makeup during workouts. Wearing makeup during workouts can clog pores, causing breakouts in the T-zone area. Sweating opens up pores allowing dirt, bacteria, and yes…makeup in. Keep facial wipes with you so you can remove makeup before workouts and reduce chances of clogging pores. Picking your face.  Picking at a pimple that is not ready to be extracted.

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Celebrity Secrets to Looking Great!

10 Dec 2015
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Celebrity Secrets to Looking Great!

Improve and Maintain a Beautiful You Are you ready for an IMPROVED you in 2016? Make this your New Year’s resolution…enhance the beauty you already have and show off an improved you this year! We will show you how with celebrity tips to improve and maintain flawless skin all year long! Slather on the sunscreen. Yep…even during the winter months! Wearing sunscreen is the easiest way to look younger for life. A majority of wrinkles are caused by sun exposure. It’s much easier to prevent the damage than it is to fix it. Visit Amy’s Day Spa today to pick up your sunscreen or moisturizer with sunscreen in it. Exfoliate!.

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Relaxing Breathing Techniques

22 Mar 2015
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Many suffer from stress and anxiety. It’s not uncommon. Here are three breathing techniques to help soothe and calm you… The Measured Breath • You can sit or stand, but be sure to soften up a little before you begin. Make sure your hands are relaxed, and your knees are soft. • Drop your shoulders and let your jaw relax. • Now breath in slowly through your nose and count to four, keep your shoulders down and allow your stomach to expand as you breathe in. • Hold the breath for a moment. • Now release your breath slowly and smoothly as you count to seven. • Repeat for a.

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Tips to Keep Nails Healthy Between Salon/Spa Visits

17 Mar 2015
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  Tips to Keep Nails Healthy Between Salon/Spa Visits Try Biotin As long as you eat a healthy, varied diet, you don’t need any dietary supplements to guarantee strong nails. People with weak nails may benefit from supplemental biotin, a B vitamin. Biotin has been shown to be helpful for strengthening and growing nails.   Nail Polish As part of your manicures, make sure you choose acetone-free nail polish remover. Wearing polish won’t hurt your natural nails. Wear gloves for better nail care when working with your hands, such as when you’re gardening or housecleaning, to protect the polish and keep dirt out of your nails. Moisturize Cuticles Think of.

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Aging Gracefully

11 Mar 2015
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  Aging gracefully is just as much about protecting your skin as it is about an age appropriate style. Try the best neck skin care tips to hide signs of aging. Caring for your neck can be just as important as maintaining the youthful look of your face if you’re planning on aging gracefully. Sun Damage -can cause wrinkles on your neck skin as you age, especially if you don’t use sunscreen regularly on your entire neckline. When you’re looking for the right anti-aging cream, focus on what you need to build collagen for a smoother skin. Sun Spots- Caused by UV exposure, skin spots can give your neck a.

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Spa Cuisine Recipe: Maple Sweet Potatoes to Boost Your Health!

06 Mar 2015
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  Sweet potatoes. Who knew? They contain carotenoids which are super cancer fighting agents. We can increase the carotenoid absorption in our body by adding a bit of fat to the sweet potatoes. What you’ll need: 3 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and quartered
1 to 2 tablespoon maple syrup
3 teaspoons butter
1⁄4 teaspoon salt
1⁄4 cup to 1/3 cup milk What you’ll do: 1. In a medium saucepan cook potatoes, covered, in a small amount of boiling water for 30 to 35 minutes or until very tender; drain.
2. Mash with a potato masher then beat with an electric mixer on low speed.
3. Add maple syrup, butter, and salt.
4. Gradually beat in enough milk.

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The Health Benefits of Different Teas

27 Feb 2015
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Nutritionists agree any tea is good tea. They prefer brewed teas over bottled to avoid the extra calories and sweeteners. Here’s what some studies have found about the potential health benefits of tea: • Green tea: Made with steamed tea leaves, it has a high concentration of EGCG and has been widely studied. Green tea’s antioxidants may interfere with the growth of bladder, breast, lung, stomach, pancreatic, and colorectal cancers; prevent clogging of the arteries, burn fat, counteract oxidative stress on the brain, reduce risk of neurological disorders like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases, reduce risk of stroke, and improve cholesterol levels. • Black tea: Made with fermented tea leaves, black.

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10 Tips to Live a Happier, Longer Life!

20 Feb 2015
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10 Tips to Live a Happier, Longer Life: 1. Slow Down-get a bit out of pace: In the beginning of tips to live longer we have all noticed that in today’s fast life, slowing down is regarded as a great sin. If you just can not afford to slow down or take some time for yourself, at least try to accomplish only one task at a time. That way, you would be able to release extra stress and your productivity will also improve. 2. Smile More for a Lighter Day: Smiling not only helps reduce stress but also makes you more attractive and sociable. In an overloaded day routine, only.

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Massage Indulgences: Why Massage is So Good For You: Body, Mind & Soul

16 Feb 2015
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  At our spa, we pride ourselves in offering the best massages and the best, trained massage therapists. But why is massage so good for your body? Let us share with you: For The Body • Relieve stress and aid relaxation • Relieve muscle tension and stiffness • Alleviates discomfort during pregnancy • Fosters faster healing of strained muscles and sprained ligaments; reduces pain and swelling; reduces formation of excessive scar tissue • Reduces muscle spasms • Provides greater joint flexibility and range of motion • Enhances athletic performance; Treats injuries caused during sport or work • Promotes deeper and easier breathing • Improves circulation of blood and movement of.

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