IPL technology was primarily used for photography. Various fields have taken to the technology, including medicine and engineering. There are many devices using intense pulsed light (IPL) today and they have improved throughout the years. There are even machines for at home laser hair removal available for consumers. Before, a device was only used for a specific type of concern like hyperpigmentation or hair removal. Today, one machine fits all. The device’s capability to be multi-facated allows the spa to make a quick return in their investment.
A study conducted at the University of California, Los Angeles, has promising new implications for acne treatment. Researchers found that when resveratrol is combined with benzoyl peroxide, the acne-fighting effects last longer. Resveratrol is a grape extract with antioxidant and antimicrobial properties that is already a popular antiaging skin care ingredient. Red wine also contains … Continue reading Resveratrol and Acne
The Maya were truly onto something when they first began exploring what would become chocolate. they used the seeds of the cacao tree (Theobroma cacao) along with maize and chili to brew a bitter, spicy drink called chocolatl, which they reserved for special ceremonies. The word the obroma in the plant’s Latin name translates as … Continue reading Is Chocolate Good for Your Skin?
Celery may not sound like the most appetizing food to fall in love with, but its juice form is the wellness food that people, including celebrities, can’t get enough of. This trend started on Instagram with wellness channels beginning to promote all of the benefits of celery juice from helping with eczema to delivering antioxidants … Continue reading The 4 Benefits of Celery Juice