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Each year, experts from the Global Wellness Summit reveal the top 10 wellness trends, and they are usually spot on. So just what will health and wellness seekers see and do more of in 2020? Think sound baths, healing playlists, apps, trackers, plus more.
Here’s a sneak peek of the top 10 wellness trends for this year.
Sleep on this…
Getting good quality sleep is essential to good health and wellness, and much of this depends on making sure your circadian rhymes are in sync i.e you sleep at night when it is dark and are awake during the daylight hours. Our circadian rhythm is a 24-hour internal clock that cycles between sleepiness and alertness at regular intervals. It’s also kn
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‘Tis the season for dry, irritated skin, so when Skin Laundry offered us a light and laser facial, we jumped at the chance.
With locations across the US, UK and Hong Kong, Skin Laundry aims to make skin care accessible, affordable and ultimately, addictive. Much as its name implies, Skin Laundry spas are clean and sleek. Their signature two-step laser facial involves a combination of a YAG laser and Intense Pulsed Light (IPL). (NOTE: Your first one is always free!)
Their laser and light facial is a medical procedure and the powers that be take this seriously. Intake involves photos and a multi-page questionnaire about your skin and overall health. (No paper though. It’s all done
In case you haven’t noticed, supplements are having a major moment right now—and we’re not just talking about multivitamins that ensure you’re getting all the basic nutrients your body needs to function properly. The demand for hyper-specific supplements that come along with promises to help you achieve your beauty and wellness goals has yielded a seemingly endless array of options, and gummy-based formulas are taking center stage. It’s actually no surprise considering the candy-averse world we’re living in, and these chewy supplements work double-duty as an indulgence for your sweet tooth in addition to being a potential way to improve your skin, hair and overall state of mind.
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From chemical peels to microdermabrasion, there are many professional skin procedures that can minimize the build-up of dead cells that contributes to fine lines, dullness and clogged pores. Dermaplaning is one of them, but this treatment goes beyond simply exfoliating the skin. According to board-certified dermatologist and president of the Dermatology Institute of Boston Dr. Emmy Graber, “Dermaplaning leaves the skin smoother and brighter while helping makeup glide on better.”
The advantage as compared to other professional exfoliating treatments? During office-based dermaplaning, a trained aesthetician uses a scalpel to manually scrape away dead cells, taking “peach fuzz” along