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DermaFrac Crystal Free Microdermabrasion – Uses a specially designed and innovative Bio-Barrier disposable tip that prevents bacterial or viral cross contamination, meaning that there is no sterilising needed between treatment. Plus, there is a range of different disposable tips that vary in abrasiveness for precise and optimal results. Book your appointment today. at www.citrusspaboston.com/appointment and look for specials …
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5 Myths About Cellulite Debunked

Cellulite is one of those topics that is brought up often, but not many truly understand what it is—its causes, its treatments, and its biggest targets can be all a bit of mystery. There are plenty of myths surrounding this topic, so we’re setting the record straight, dispelling some of the biggest myths about cellulite and how to diminish its appearance. Myth: Cellulite Is Just Excess Fat While excess fat may make cellulite more apparent, cellulite is generally a result of abnormalities in the dermis and weakened connective tissue between fat and muscles. Usually, there is a layer of tissue …
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Trim down & Tighten Up

Enhance your new Body with skin tightening treatments by Venus Legacy which delivers safe and effective treatments that smooth en out cellulite, improve the appearance of sagging skin, and reduce fine lines and wrinkles on the face and body comfortably with no downtime …
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CORONAVIRUS BEST PRACTICE & Tips on what we’re doing for you!

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How Stress Can Negatively Impact Your Skin

Stress is a part of daily life—there’s no getting around it. We can’t avoid our jobs, bills, challenging relationships, politics, or a long to-do list of daily chores. In fact, according to the American Psychological Association’s 2017 consumer survey on stress, more than half of Americans say they’re currently experiencing the highest levels of stress they can ever remember. Add to that the fact that 45% are also experiencing sleeplessness every month, and it would appear stress is a having a major impact on our day-to-day lives. It’s no secret that stress can take a toll on our overall health and make …
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ADVICE FOR ADDRESSING DARK SPOTS AND DISCOLORATION

Hyper-pigmentation is very complex and treatment depends on when it’s located, the cause , and the individual/s skin type and tolerance. Many people will say they use sunscreen, and although UV or environmental hyper-pigmentation is common, it can also be cause by sensitivity, inflammation and minor trauma from breakouts.  The most effective treatments are those that reduce pigment and inflammation  while taking downtime into consideration. Chemical peels are one of the best way to lift and remove existing hyper-pigmentation. Our suggestion alternating peels with a range of surfacing ingredient concentrations over a series of treatments, which allows the skin to …
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How To Identify & Treat Red Marks On Your Skin

So you’ve got a red mark on your skin. Is it an allergic reaction? A stress rash? A thoughtful memento left by a month-old zit? A nasty ingrown hair — or, worse, a serious health hazard? Possibilities abound. The one thing you do know: You don’t want it there. Identify some of the most common reasons for red marks on the skin — from spidery broken blood vessels to bumpy keratosis pilar Dermal nevi, benign growths that often appears in young adulthood, Looks Like: A small, firm pink mound on the skin. Dr. Rogers calls dermal nevi a safe and normal skin legion, but with that …
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IT ONLY TAKES A FEW MINUTES TO RESET YOUR MINDSET

SIMPLE, EFFECTIVE MEDITATION AND MINDFULNESS TIPS FOR EVERY DAY. Self-care practices like exercise, meditation, mindful breathing and even pampering beauty treatments like massages, blowouts and face masques add value to your life, but you may often think, “Oh, I don’t have time for that!” Our busy lifestyles can make self-care seem out of reach, but it doesn’t have to be. If you shift your mindset from “I don’t have time for that” to “I’m willing to make time,” the time will show up! There’s a handful of self-care tools that take 30 seconds to a few minutes to do and …
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Are you one of the 72% of Americans concerned about fine lines, wrinkles, and aging eyes?

Did you know that it takes someone just seven seconds to form a solid first impression of a stranger and even less time to start judging their perceived traits? Unfortunately, over time, we all tend to have a habit of gathering information that supports that first impression. It’s no wonder then that so many of us seek out easy treatments or quick fixes to ensure we’re looking our best day in and day out, particularly when it comes to our eyes, get ready to say so long to those dark under-eye circles with these tips for dealing with them, revealing a younger, …
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The skin can absorb up to 1,400 different pollutiants per week- none of which is beneficial

To combat both superficial and more hazardous exposure, experts recommend preventive measures. “A good SFP must be the foundation of a client’s skincare routine,” reapplication every two to three hours is ideal, specially in the summer when they’re swimming or swearing. Advise to clients to avoid sun exposure between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm when its rays are strongest. POLLUTION It has long been reported that pollution affects internal organs, and as of late, experts are taking a closer look at how unhealthy air quality takes its toll on skin as well. In fact, in 2014 the Environmental Protection Agency …
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THIS ICONIC AROMA WAKES UP YOUR SENSES

MAKE YOUR MORNINGS MORE ENERGIZING WITH ROSEMARY MINT… Imagine this: It’s Monday morning. Your alarm is blaring in your ear, and you’ve already hit the snooze more than once. You’ve got to get up and get ready for work, but you’re still so tired! You get out of bed and head for the shower, where you reach for your favorite shampoo and conditioner: Aveda’s Rosemary Mint. You lather up, letting the bright, invigorating aroma of rosemary, peppermint and spearmint wake up your senses. Your nose even tingles a little! After your shampoo session, you feel fully awake— you might even ditch …
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5 Things No One Told You About Cellulite

Cellulite is one of those aesthetic concerns that often complicates our relationships with our bodies, altering our perceptions of self-image as we compare those lumps and bumps to flawlessly edited photos across social media and advertising. Next time you’re grappling to understand your cellulite and the treatments available to you, recall the following five facts no one ever tells you about cellulite and set the record straight. Cellulite Is Incredibly Natural and Normal You’re used to seeing your body in a certain way, but when we begin to look at cellulite on an anatomical level, it’s as natural as smooth, …
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REDUCE BREAKAGE BY 90% IN JUST 1 WEEK WITH DAMAGE REMEDY DAILY REPAIR

It’s what’s inside that counts. #DamageRemedy Daily Hair Repair is formulated with quinoa protein, macadamia oil and soy to help strengthen, smooth and nourish hair, and formulated WITHOUT parabens, formaldehyde, animal ingredients and synthetic fragrance. Damage Remedy Daily Hair Repair: Instantly repairs and protects from heat styling. • 98% naturally derived* leave-in treatment instantly repairs the integrity of hair’s surface • reduces breakage by 90% in just 1 week** • helps protect the hair against breakage and thermal damage up to 450° • formulated with quinoa protein, this leave-in treatment helps give you stronger, longer hair*** • Macadamia, a conditioning oil, …
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Why Some People Get Spider Veins and Others Don’t

Spider veins are one of the most common types of visible veins, but while they are completely natural, not everyone will get them. In fact, in the United States, 20% of men and 15% of women, on average, will never experience spider veins. Wondering why you happen to be one of the 80-85% who do have spider veins? While it would be nice to have a simple, straightforward answer, the reality is anything but that. The root cause of spider veins is simply damaged blood valves, but there are a host of factors that come together to increase the risk of valves …
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Hormones and Hair Loss

The average hair loss rate is about 100 strands a day, but natural hair loss tends to go unnoticed because the cycle of new growth evens it all out. It’s when the hair growth cycle gets interrupted and hair follicles become destroyed or dormant after shedding their last hair that noticeable thinning occurs.  While family history (genetics), medical conditions, prescriptions, supplements, stress, and hair care can all play a role in a thinning hairline, most hair loss cases, including those of androgenic alopecia, can be traced back to hormones,  specifically dihydrotestosterone (DHT). For the most part, because women have a very small fraction …
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Seasonal changes can affect your skin in various ways

Autumn signals dryer and cooler weather ahead, so hydration and nourishment will be the two key skin care buzzwords for the fall months. To offer more targeted recommendations during the fall season, we will break down the top skin care and beauty tactics for each of the general skin types, so you’ll be able to bring your “A” game and reclaim control of your skin. Dry skin is easy to spot. You may have scaly or flakey patches that look rough, dull, and feel tight. There is generally less elasticity in the skin with fine lines that are more visible. The reason …
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How does exfoliation benefit your skin?

Exfoliating can improve the appearance of your skin in several ways. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, exfoliation can leave your skin looking brighter and improve the effectiveness of topical skin care products by enhancing absorption. Regular exfoliation can also help prevent clogged pores, resulting in fewer breakouts. Long-term exfoliating can increase collagen production. Collagen is key to glowing, vibrant skin. The protein also promotes skin elasticity, minimizing the appearance of fine lines and related sagging. What works best for my skin type? Sensitive In some cases, sensitive skin is a symptom of an underlying condition. You should always talk to …
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5 Signs Your Skin Care Routine Needs a Reset

Skin care routines aren’t meant to last forever. Significant factors like puberty, pregnancy, menopause, and general aging all affect hormones that can cause a host of changes in our skin health. Further still, changes in our environment, diet, stress levels, and lifestyles can each play a significant role in skin health, but we can’t forget the impact of genetics, too! Top Signs You Need a New Skin Care Routine: 1. New Acne Breakouts or Blackheads: If your current acne treatment is too harsh for your skin, consider switching to a product with a lower active concentration or opt for an alternative acne …
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5 WAYS TO HELP REDUCE STRESS AND FOCUS ON YOU

Stress. We all experience it, and we’ve all got different ways of handling it. Between work, school, family commitments, relationships and other responsibilities, you may be feeling the heat more often than not. Meditation Meditation can be practiced anywhere. It is a practice that uses mindfulness to increase feelings of happiness and calm, and can be helpful to help reduce anxiety or stress. Meditating can take just 5-10 minutes of your day. Mile A Day It is so important that we get our bodies moving throughout the day. I practice what I call “A mile a day,” where I try …
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What is the best option: Home pulsed light devices or Diode Laser Hair Removal?

Technology : What makes these IPL hair removal treatments different is that they use a spectrum of light, rather than a single targeted beam, like a laser. These at-home pulsed light hair removal treatments deliver a pulse of broad-spectrum light energy below the skin’s surface, targeting the melanin that gives hair follicles their pigment. In the follicle, light energy transfers to thermal energy, damaging the follicle structure and preventing future hair growth. Because these pulsed light devices target melanin using a broad spectrum, they risk damage to the skin surrounding the hair follicle for those with darker or tanned skin tones. In …
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