Hair Removal Made Simple The quest for smooth, silky skin can be endless, especially if you're relying on shaving or plucking. Waxing, on the other hand, can save you time and provide results lasting up to four weeks. "I recommend waxing for facial hair and for people with lighter, finer hair," says Cindy Barshop, owner of Completely Bare High-Tech Spa in New York. "People who wax get a smoother, longer lasting effect."
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Frequently Asked Questions Experiencing skin care treatments should be relaxing, enjoyable, and empowering. You should feel at ease during every part of your treatment. You might have questions and feel shy about asking them. Don't worry--your esthetician has heard it all and respects your right to inquire about anything that concerns you. Following are some common concerns.
Sanitation You might wonder exactly what steps are taken to maintain cleanliness in the treatment s
Nutrition Offers UV Shield Because sunlight activates the synthesis of vitamin D, a nutrient that works with vitamin A to build strong bones and good eyesight it is essential for health. Furthermore, bright light, specifically sunshine, can improve your mood and help ward off depression. But all things in moderation. Overexposure to UV rays can cause potentially extensive damage to the skin, an all-too-common occurrence. "Skin cancer is now considered epidemic throughout the
According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, one in every five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime, adding to the 5.4 million new cases that are diagnosed in the United States each year. Being diligent about skin cancer all year long, however, is the best way to beat the odds and keep risks of getting it lower. "The American Academy of Dermatology reports that skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the country," says Katherine Goldman, celebrity estheti