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The Gua Sha Hype: Helpful or Harmful?

The Gua Sha Hype: Helpful or Harmful?

Without understanding the skin structure, more damage than good can come from adding a Gua Sha tool into your skincare routine. Which can lead to more injuries due to a heavy force applied or even scraping in the wrong direction (meridians).

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Transitioning To Fall Skincare

Transitioning To Fall Skincare

As we inch closer into the Fall season, the temperatures start to dip, and the days grow colder and shorter. While we transition ourselves mentally to anotherseason, we cannot overlook the weather's impact on our skin. It's essential to protect your skin through the seasonal transitions and, most importantly, do yourbest to keep the effortless summer glow going. Fall season itself represents change, preservation, protection, balance, and letting go to welcome the new that follows the vital growth of winter.As we move into fall, we are faced with less daylight which means less vitamin D for the skin. We also...

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