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We’re not sure when detoxing became such a thing, but it doesn’t look like this “trend” is going anywhere. From fasting and cleansing to soaking and masking, there are a variety of ways to help purge toxins from the skin, body and beyond. Taking a break from chemicals and eliminating any lingering remnants are never a bad idea, and here are the products that can help you do it.
Face: Bobbi Brown Instant Detox Mask ($47)
Packed with Hawaiian sea water and Amazonian white clay that draws out impurities, this nourishing yet effective treatment helps stimulate the skin as it reduces the appearance of pores. Apply it all over or just in congested areas depending on your skin’s deman
For more than 25 years, Luis Navarro, M.D., FACS, FACPh, founder and director of The Vein Treatment Center in New York City, has been the ‘go to’ guy for spider and varicose vein-free legs.
A leader in the research and development of vein treatment methods, he is recognized for revolutionizing the field with his patented Endovenous Laser Ablation technique, an alternative to surgery, which became FDA approved in 2001 and is now globally the preferred method of treating large varicose veins.
Formally schooled at the University of Barcelona, Dr. Navarro completed his surgical training at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. His interest in phlebology flourished and by the late 1970
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It is a whole lot easier and more affordable these days to treat skin woes right in the comfort of your own home. A bevy of safe, portable beauty gizmos promise to deliver professional results with the use of microcurrents, LEDs (light emitting diodes) and lasers that whiten teeth, erase fine lines, remove unwanted hair and banish acne.
Most of these gadgets contain LEDs, which penetrate into the deeper layers of the skin to treat specific skin problems. LED Light therapy is based on technology developed from NASA revealing that certain frequencies of light energize new tissue growth. These lights are non-invasive and do not cause any harm or cancer.
LEDs primarily available in over-