Re-wild your beauty and share it with the world!

Have you ever felt embarrassed to ask questions about your beauty inquiries? Have you wanted to give yourself a facial but you thought it was just too indulgent? Have you not shared with others that you enjoy facials but you don’t receive them because you don’t want to appear selfish or vain?

These are all examples of false beliefs! “Why,” you ask?
Because YOU matter to me and to others!

LET’S GET WILD HERE FOR A SECOND AND REALLY THINK ABOUT THIS!

Self care is crucial, critical and caring! We have been taught for so long that it is vain and a luxury to do so, but in actuality it is the opposite. It’s needed, preventive and positive. If you don’t fill up your cup then you can’t help others fill theirs, right?!

If you are feeling tired, depleted, overwhelmed, burned out and unappreciated, then it’s time for self care. These emotions are red flags indicating that you need to fill your cup back up and replenish your soul. 

So if you decide to allow me to pour you some tea and fill your cup…then together we will contribute to creating a beautiful world in honor of Mother Nature and her beloved creatures. You should feel comfortable asking me your beauty questions now. 😉

Every single purchase you make will contribute to one of these organizations monthly! I hope you join me in the WILD BEAUTY REVOLUTION!

HERE IS THE LIST OF ORGANIZATIONS THAT WE LOVE  >>—->

AFRICAN IMPACT

DOLPHIN PROJECT

RAINFOREST ALLIANCE

LAWRENCE HUMANE SOCIETY

We look forward to sharing your beauty with the world!

THE NANO FILL FACIAL

The Nano Fill Facial with Stem Cells, a Triple Blend of Vitamin C and Hylaluronic Acid deliver results!!!

BEFORE TREATMENT

AFTER TREATMENT
Hello Dear One,
I can’t believe March marks my 7 year anniversary since I opened PUR AESTHETICS!!! It truly is amazing that so many of you have been my loyal clients since the beginning and I love all the new faces too! Thank you for your loyalty and placing your trust in my hands. My commitment to providing the best technologically advanced and holistic treatments that deliver results have been driving me all this time. I am constantly educating myself and searching for new innovative ways but at the end of the day the best advice I can give you is to take care of your skin consistently!
Having a solid home care regimen and coming in for regular treatments does more good than purchasing quick fixes and packages of the latest treatments. Don’t wait till it’s too late. Preventive care erases years of aging long term! So with that said, I have a special surprise for you in honor of my anniversary!The Nano Fill Facial is HERE and it has exceeded my expectations! I absolutely love it and my clients do too! They are experiencing noticeable volume, softness and a softening of lines around the eyes, mouth, and lips! I can even treat over the lips, giving them a plump hydrated look. The eyelids are treated as well so that the skin has more volume and that crepey look disappears.

What I love about this little device is that it is painless unlike, micro-needling where you need to numb the skin 30 minutes before receiving it and then you walk away incredibly red and ready to NOT see anyone for days!

Nano Filling is incredibly gentle and safe for everyone!

The nano fill tips on the device are a one time use for each client and they are made of titanium pyramid points that when turned on the machine works the tip in and out of the skin so fast that it feels like a gentle vibrating massage. The points on the tip allow the skin to gently perforate tiny openings so that the supercharged serums that I cocktail are delivered into the skin effectively!

Here is what to expect at your facial using the best clinical skincare called Societe. These products can be purchased for home care and to help extend your investment for long term results …

1. pre-cleanse with PURE cleanser
2. second cleanse with AHA cleanser
3. tone with CONDITIONING PREP SOLUTION
4. exfoliating massage under the steam with SUPER FRUIT ENZYMES
5. hot towel applied to remove impurities
6. a clinical evaluation of your skin and extractions if needed
7. tone with CONDITIONING PREP SOLUTION
8. TRIPLE C VITAMIN THERAPY SERUM is applied with fan brush
8. NANO FILL device is used to allow the serum to penetrate deep into the skin for ultimate healing and rejuvenation.
9. The serum is left in the skin and the LED light therapy mask rests above your face to supercharge adenosine triphosphate increasing vitality.
10. INTENSE FIRMING COMPLEX SERUM + SKIN HYDRATION MOISTURIZER is applied.
11. PRIME + DEFEND SPF 30

Cosmetic Acupuncture

Hello Dear Ones,

A few months ago I had a new client visit me and we began to talk about her career as an acupuncturist. My eyes lit up, because I had a feeling she knew the ancient techniques of facial rejuvenation judging from the health of her own skin. I asked her if she was trained in facial acupuncture and she said “Yes!” After getting to know each other we realized that it would be wonderful to combine our specialties to offer an exclusive skincare package for our beloved clients. Working together would strengthen and complement our gifts, so It was an instant match!

Allow me to introduce you to Dr. Stephanie McGuirk!
Stephanie holds a Master’s of Science in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology from the Southwest Acupuncture College in Albuquerque, New Mexico. In 2005, Stephanie traveled to China to study the roots of Chinese Medicine and specialized in the art of facial rejuvenation. In 2008, Stephanie began working along with the KU Med Integrative Medicine center helping to branch the worlds of Eastern and Western medicine for patients. Prior to her Chinese Medicine training and successfully operating her own clinic in Overland Park, Kansas for the past 12 years, she worked as a massage therapist and yoga instructor for 10 years. Stephanie is nationally certified by the National Commission for the Certification of Acupuncturists.
Cosmetic Acupuncture of Mei Rong Zen has been around for thousands of years in China. In fact, it was the secret beauty technique used by the Empress and the female members of her court since 969 A.D! The treatment consists of painlessly inserting thin filament needles in primarily the face and a few on the body. Using the principles of Chinese Medicine, cosmetic acupuncture has the ability to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines, it smooths and plumps the skin with increased collagen production and improves the elasticity and moisture levels for a dewy youthful look. Me Rong Zen treats, maintains and increases the ” Jing Chi” or Vital Essence of the body. Therefore, the patient is able to address the root cause of the aging process while experiencing the benefits of a youthful glowing appearance.
Please call to schedule your appointment. 785-393-3185

 

The Goddess calls me to India!

Hello friends!

I’m so excited to share with you a journey of a lifetime! Last September I began a spiritual quest to discover my relationship with the world more deeply by honoring the practice of YOGA. I signed up for the 200 hour yoga teacher training class with Gopi Sandal at Westside Yoga. Since then I have been preparing the knowledge and wisdom of the practice, but before I can create new offerings for you I must first go on a vision quest. Which was introduced to me when Gopi asked me in January if I wanted to journey to India to visit a 5,000 year old city jeweled with temples and to seek solace in the mountains of the Himalayas.I had only a weekend to decide. I have never had the intent to go to India but I knew there was one thing that drives my purpose and that is my connection to the Goddess and She summoned me with many synchronicities that affirmed the trip. It seemed as though I was seeing images of India everywhere and hearing people talk about India every where I went. It was stalking me! So, I knew it was my soul’s contract to go. Now, I don’t take vacations often and my favorite place to go is the beach, for which I haven’t seen in 11 years!!! I could easily go to an island and prop myself up on a mound of sand and talk to the Goddess there but it didn’t freak me out as much….I had to follow the fear. The fear that I feel, is knowing that this journey will be an expansion of my soul! Leaving the comfort zone takes a little bit of courage and the ability to surrender to fear.

In essence of the Goddess, we desire a connection to Her that has been quieted for thousands of years under the patriarchy. She speaks to us from the image of The Madonna, Mary Magdalene, Gaia, Lakshmi, Durga, Radha, Isis…all of these Goddesses serve as an archetype embedded deep within our psyche. She represents protection, provision, safety, care, love, receptivity, forgiveness, beauty, softness and SHAKTI (the power of the divine feminine creatrix). In my work, I hope to be a catalyst to help awaken the Goddess within, so I must go to the most ancient and historically rich city in the world to bring Her back to YOU! This is my mission. This is my passion. This is an awakening.

There are many Goddesses of Yoga and they all have unique characteristics that we can channel in order to align ourselves with the highest good. One of my favorite books by Sally Kempton titled…

Awakening Shakti: The Transformative Power of the Goddesses of Yoga asks…How do you live a life of spiritual awakening, abundance, inner freedom and deep intimacy?

Sally answers…
The sages of Tantra have known for centuries that when you follow the path of Shakti – the sacred feminine principle personified by the goddesses of yoga – these gifts can manifest spontaneously. Yet most of us, women as well as men, have yet to experience the full potential of our inner feminine energies. When you know these powers for what they are, they heighten your capacity to open spiritually, love more deeply and fearlessly, create with greater mastery, and move through the world with skill and delight. 

In Bhakti of Shakti,

Liz Black

Connect your cycle with Mama Luna for an abundance of Wellness + Wonder!

(In Mayan mythology, the jaguar is a symbol of the night sun, lunar energy and darkness.)

Photo Credit: Peter Carrington

Welcome to my Wild Wellness Warrior Spirit! The experience of illumination from having a Super Full Moon Eclipse brings in the light and the darkness to show our shadow self (the parts of ourselves that we hide) and our illuminated self (the parts that make us shine.)The energy of the lunar cycle is expanded when the pull of the moon is in it’s fullness. Honoring the lunar cycle honors our circadian rhythm of life’s process. We are wildly connected to nature and by recognizing the energy of the moon and how it works in our life, wakes up the hidden magic and mystical parts of ourselves that yearn to create a world that is in alignment with our highest and deepest intentions.

Creating your life’s purpose becomes easier when you connect to the energy of the Earth’s seasons and lunar cycles. The Farmer’s Almanac is a perfect example of creating a bountiful harvest with the seasons, cycles and rhythms of the Earth’s purpose in mind. We dare not plant seeds in the dead of winter because they simply would not grow! Right?!

At the time of a full moon all that you have planted such as ideas, dreams, actions are magnified and illuminated to expand your growth and consciousness. The pull on the Earth from the Moon’s energy is almost like pulling those ideas and dreams out of you to be honored and brought into the light to be seen by yourself and others. In order to purposely create an abundant harvest of your deepest desires, it is best to begin on the new moon!

Here is ONE simple truth to live by when creating an abundance of Wellness in harmony with your Wild Self and Mother Nature…

All women, especially those that experience menstruation should sync their period with the energies of the new moon. Even if you no longer have your periods this is still the best time for you to go within and listen. The new moon energy and your womb space is a container of fertilization to sow the seeds of new thoughts, ideas, dreams and intentions.

The womb is also known as the “second brain,” so allow this time to listen to your womb by honoring your self through more self care. Take a nap, relax, enjoy writing in a journal, eat well, bath in salts for purification, anoint your body with essential oils, get a facial, enjoy a massage, read a juicy book, etc. This is a sacred time for a woman to listen to her deepest intuition and hear her heart’s desires. You must honor it and give thanks because it will not lead you astray! Our society has not illuminated the gifts of our womb space. We are taught to despise our periods and our bodies because the information we receive at this time can be very powerful. So take your power back and listen to your body! Just like Mother Earth on a new moon, she too is planting new seeds and renews herself for growth and expansion.

Here are some answers to some questions you may have…

Q: How do you do align your periods with the new moon?

A: It’s pretty simple! Just by being aware of the lunar cycle and when the new moon arrives your body will shift and begin to orchestrate the meeting place. You can also ask your womb to renew on the new moon. She will listen and it will become a part of your synchronization for co-creation with the energies of the Earth. Because you are Nature, it is an intuitive process that will unfold naturally. Trust in the process!

Q: How does this have any reference to better skin?

A: Wowzers! That is a loaded question, but I’m eager to answer. 🙂 Your hormones are receiving messages from the external world through all your senses. Hormones regulate the functions of all your internal organs and when you are stressed and not living in balance  with nature’s rhythms, many of your organs, the skin included, because it’s an organ will show signs of oxidative damage aka AGING!!!! It can manifest as acne, rosacea, dermatitis, wrinkles, dark circles under the eyes, etc.

Here is an excerpt from Medscape.com titled Metabolism and Cancer: The Circadian Clock Connection

(The Earth’s rotation around its axis leads to day–night cycles, which affects the physiology of most living organisms. Circadian (from the Latin circa diem meaning ‘about a day’) clocks are intrinsic, time-tracking systems that enable organisms to anticipate environmental changes (such as food availability and predatory pressure) and allow them to adapt their behaviour and physiology to the appropriate time of day.[7] Rhythms that occur with a periodicity of 24 hours are considered circadian. Feeding behaviour, sleep–wake cycles, hormone levels and body temperature are just a few examples of physiological circadian rhythms, with light being the principal regulator or zeitgeber.  A major consequence of a modern lifestyle is the disruption of circadian rhythms. This leads to several pathological conditions, including sleep disturbances and depression. Importantly, accumulating evidence shows that the alteration of circadian rhythms might lead to increased susceptibility to cancer in humans. Epidemiological studies have revealed that the risk for breast cancer is significantly higher in industrialized societies, and that the risk increases as developing countries become more westernized)

If you have any other questions about living in tune with the lunar cycle, please don’t hesitate to send me an email and share your thoughts with me! I’m happy to help!

In honor of the Full Moon Lunar Eclipse,
Be courageous enough to live from your Wildest Self that is in alignment with Mother Earth! 

Please share this with those who are ready to hear the wild wake up call!

Insight + Light!  Earth = Heart!

Your Wild Wellness Warrior,

Liz Black

5 FRESH FACE FIXES

HERE IS YOUR QUICK GUIDE FOR 5 FRESH FIXES THAT ARE CHEAP + EASY + HEALING FOR YOUR SKIN THIS SUMMER!
1. LEMONS
WHEN LIFE HANDS YOU A LEMON, MAKE LEMON WATER! EVERY DAY I USE ONE LEMON THROUGHOUT THE DAY TO SQUEEZE INTO MY DRINKING WATER FOR PURIFICATION OF THE LIVER AND SKIN. YOU WILL DRINK MORE WATER THIS WAY AND YOUR SKIN WILL THANK YOU! IF YOU HAVE ACNE YOU DON’T WANT TO SKIP THIS.
2. GREEN TEA 
GREEN TEA IS MY FAVORITE FOR IRRITATED + AGING SKIN! IT’S ANTIOXIDANT POWER WILL FIGHT UV RADIATION AND INFLAMMATION. BREW ONE BAG OF GREEN TEA TO 8 OZ. OF WATER. POUR YOUR TEA IN A SPRAY BOTTLE AND KEEP IN THE FRIDGE FOR PRESERVING AND TO KEEP COOL. SPRAY ON YOUR SKIN THROUGHOUT THE DAY FOR A REFRESHING DRINK OF MOISTURE AND ANTIOXIDANTS! YOU MAY ALSO ADD UP TO 20 DROPS OF ESSENTIAL OILS PER 8 OUNCES OF H20. NEROLI, LAVENDER, + FRANKINCENSE ARE MY FAVORITES FOR ANTI-AGING AND CALMING IRRITATED SUNBURNS.
3. GREEN TEA BAGS
KEEP YOUR BREWED TEA BAGS IN A CONTAINER IN THE FRIDGE. PLACE OVER YOUR EYES TO REDUCE PUFFINESS, DEHYDRATION AND WRINKLES FOR 5-10 MINUTES. YOUR EYES WILL BRIGHTEN UP AND YOU WILL FEEL MORE ALERT!
4. ALOE VERA GEL
ALOE IS A VASODILATOR, STIMULATING BLOOD FLOW TO THE SKIN FOR INCREASED OXYGEN AND NOURISHMENT. I BUY LILY OF THE DESERT ORGANIC GEL AND KEEP IN THE FRIDGE FOR WHEN I’M READY TO USE. TAKE A TABLESPOON OF GEL AND RUB INTO THE SKIN FOR A MASK. YOUR SKIN MAY BECOME WARM AND PINK, DON’T BE ALARMED, IT IS NORMAL. LEAVE ON THE SKIN FOR 10 MINUTES AND RINSE OFF. YOUR SKIN WILL FEEL TIGHT + PLUMP FROM THE ADDED HYDRATION AND ANTIOXIDANTS.***YOU CAN ALSO MIX 40Z. OF ALOE WITH 4OZ. OF GREEN TEA AND POUR INTO A SPRAY BOTTLE FOR A REFRESHING SPLASH OF NUTRIENTS AND HYDRATION. THIS IS ALSO GREAT FOR SUNBURNS!!!!
5. EGG YOLKS
YOLKS ARE RICH IN VITAMINS THAT REPLENISH THE SKIN WITH IT’S OWN NATURAL COMPONENTS SUCH AS PHOSPHOLIPIDS THAT HELP REGENERATE THE SKIN, HEALING SCARS AND SKIN DISORDERS. CERAMIDES REPLENISH THE SKIN’S NATURAL OILS AND ACT AS A SIGNALING CELL TO PROLIFERATE NEW HEALTHY CELLS. VITAMIN B3 KNOWN AS NIACINAMIDE, HELPS TO REGULATE NORMAL OIL PRODUCTION AND CIRCULATION OF NUTRIENTS. TAKE ONE ORGANIC YOLK WITHOUT THE WHITE AND WHISK TILL IT’S LOOSE. APPLY ON THE SKIN AND LEAVE ON FOR 10 MINUTES THEN RINSE. THIS MASK IS NUTRIENT DENSE, SUPPLYING THE SKIN WITH MAJOR ANTI-AGING BENEFITS!

ILLUMIN8 SKIN SERIES WITH LED

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Have you experienced LED in my facial but you don’t understand the benefits completely? Well this will shed light on the subject! 😉 I like to include LED into all my facials because it is extremely rejuvenating, healing and illuminating! I have 8 facials on my treatment menu and all of them incorporate LED. I apply the light after I have treated the skin with corrective serums and a customized mask so that the light will help penetrate enhancing and performing products on the skin for at least 10 minutes while you relax. 100% holistic, organic, painless and results delivered!

Schedule Here and Illumin8 Your Skin today!

THE ILLUMIN8 SKIN SERIES
ORGANIC SKIN FITNESS FACIALS ARE CUSTOMIZED TO TREAT YOUR UNIQUE SKIN $85
1. PUR + HEALTHY (NORMAL)
2. CLARIFY + DETOXIFY (ACNE)
3. CALM + SOOTHE (ROSACEA)
4. LIGHTEN + BRIGHTEN (HYPERPIGMENTATION)

ADVANCED REJUVENATION ANTI-AGING FACIALS $120
5. REFRESHED + RADIANT (OXYGEN LIFT)
6. HYDRATE + GLO (HYDRADERMABRASION)
7. EMPOWER + PEEL (CHEMICAL PEEL)
8. SCULPT + LIFT (MICROCURRENT)

What are LED Facials?

One of the more recent, proven technologies for skin care is LED (light emitting diode) machines. Since the NASA studies in the 1990s, the therapeutic effect of LEDs has gained mainstream attention. NASA scientists determined that the exposure of human tissue to LEDs could stimulate collagen production and accelerate wound healing. The visible and invisible rays of LEDs have since, after years of investigation, proven to be safe and effective in treatments for acne, anti-aging and hyperpigmentation.

LED’s have been proven to safely and effectively penetrate the skin to stimulate a variety of responses.  The wavelength of the light influences the response.

Blue light therapy, a wavelength of 430nm, penetrates only to the sebaceous glands, producing singlet oxygen, a deadly bactericide that kills the P. acnes bacteria. It is effective in treating acne vulgaris, showing reductions in both comedones and inflammatory acne lesions. Remarkable results are noted for rosacea, also and for telangiectasia (broken capillaries).

Red and near infrared LEDs, with wavelengths of 660nm (red light) and 950 (near infrared), use photostimulation to trigger the fibroblasts to increase collagen and elastin in the dermis and bring rejuvenation to the skin. Light energy is converted into cell energy, using the cell’s own energy to produce this rejuvenation. Traditional, histological evaluations of skin biopsy specimens have demonstrated that anti-aging treatments with LEDs increased collagen deposition—the true basis for all of the anti-aging claims.

Further, post-treatment results show continued improvements for months. Additional benefits with red and near infrared LEDs include dramatic increases in microcirculation, reduction of erythema (redness) and increased lymphatic drainage.

source: led-facial.com/

 

My dirty little secret revealed!

I have a dirty little secret that I can’t wait to share with you! Are you tired of trying to be healthy and good all the time? Do you feel overwhelmed when you try to practice a healthy lifestyle? Are you feeling unsupported in your mission?

If you said yes, then know that there is one thing that you can do that will replace ALL your doubts and it’s about getting dirty! That’s right! YOU need “Dirt Time.” Let Mother Nature show you her wisdom, ease and grace. You will feel grounded, refreshed and will be able to see the world differently…from a place of truth, love and wisdom. So get excited because the moment has arrived for you to be transformed without feeling overwhelmed, burdened or addicted to sugar, caffeine, alcohol, facebook, tv and more!

You are cordially invited to a…
comeforthintothelight

 

::WELLNESS WARRIOR WEEKEND::
Spring Equinox
MARCH 20, 21 + 22
FRIDAY 6PM-SUNDAY 11AM
  • Join us, Kathy Daugherty and Liz Black in the Celestial Forest of Bhaktivana (close to Baldwin City, Kansas) to reconnect with your sacred center.
  • Learn the stellar secrets of Arrow Alchemy from StarMaiden, Liz Astara Black.
  • Create space to source your body appropriately with healthy organic food, fresh water, and plenty of “dirt time.” Vegan meals are prepared for you, breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • Transmute the past and create a new future for yourself, your body, and the planet.
  • Enjoy Yoga, meditation and writing time for reflection. Bring a journal to record your new wisdom.
  • Learn how cleansing your body from the inside out empowers your intentions.
  • Put the wisdom of the bow and arrow in your body and wake it up!
I will teach you a STELLAR meditation in transmuting negative karma the Warrior’s Way, with the Sacred Bow. Arrow Alchemy is the art of transformation by setting intentions and dissolving illusions. I will teach you how to shoot your sacred bow and make your mark!

We will cover the Seven Sacred Arrows of the Dark, Light + Rainbow. We are the Bow. The Quiver of Arrows is our resource circle of choice in self-expression. The Target is our dreams, desires and intentions. What arrows we shoot is determined by our attitude and approach to life.

Investment: $249 paid in full or
2 payments of $127 each

Space is limited so contact us today!
RSVP by March 15!!!

***THIS IS A WOMEN IN THE WOODS CAMP OUT!
WE WILL CAMP RAIN OR SHINE!  A HEATED CABIN IS AVAILABLE. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR OWN CAMPING GEAR AND A FOOD CONTRIBUTION.  BOWS AND ARROWS ARE PROVIDED! PLAN TO REST, JOURNAL, MEDITATE, DO YOGA, ENJOY THE COMPANY OF BEAUTIFUL WOMEN, AND EAT AMAZING VEGAN MEALS PREPARED FOR YOU! WHEN YOU CONFIRM YOUR SPOT WILL GIVE YOU DETAILED DIRECTIONS ON HOW TO GET THERE AND WHAT TO BRING. THIS IS YOUR TIME TO BE A STELLAR WELLNESS WARRIOR GODDESS!***

Your face is telling a story!

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What goes on internally manifests on your skin. You’ve probably heard that many times before. Well, there’s a lot of truth to that. Did you know your skin tells a story; ancestry, life events, genetics and more? Centuries ago, Eastern cultures mapped and documented the intricate and deep relationship between the skin and the body’s organs and systems, noting that the skin displays clues as to what types of stresses or malfunctions may exist and persist internally.

Here are a few things you should keep in mind..

1. Reproductive System – consistent focus is the hormonal, or reproductive, system. Hormones are chemical messengers that have a potent effect on the body and are released into the bloodstream at fluctuating levels.

Skin Manifestations – High testosterone levels can cause or exacerbate acne lesions. This is especially true above, along, and under the jawline. Estrogen dominance often causes pigmentation in the upper lip, cheeks, and sometimes the lower forehead. Declining estrogen causes under-activity of the sebaceous glands, leading to dryness.

2. Digestive System – The digestive system performs the function of nutritional uptake and absorption, and waste elimination. When this process slows, a backup occurs, which can stress all of the digestive organs.

Skin Manifestations – Externally, we may notice bloating in the stomach or abdominal region. But less obvious are signs on the chin that may show up as inflamed lesions and abnormal capillary activity.

3. Excretory System – In this system, the kidneys, bladder, colon, veins, and skin do most of the work. They help remove bacteria, waste product, and toxic materials in an effort to protect the health and lives of our cells.
Skin Manifestations – Kidney stress may lead to hot, red, or pigmented upper ears. Bladder stress can deepen lines across the center of the forehead. And colon stress can contribute to cracked, pigmented, or dehydrated lips. The upper chin area can see an increase in comedones and irritation.
4. Nervous System – No system will suffer more from disharmony than our central nervous system. The vast array of nerve fibers, residing mostly along our spinal column, sends and receives signals to and from the brain. Many organs and glands are affected by stress, but the adrenals are often the first to respond.

Skin Manifestations – increased oil production over the brows and along the top bridge of the nose, with blotchy red patterns and heat on the lower neck and center of the decollete regions. Eczema is heightened around the base of the neck and may leave a long-term mask of hyper-pigmentation.

At some point, your body is going to change, affecting your skin’s health and you will want to take better care of it. You’re going to need information on how to manage your skin. If you’re like me, the last thing you want is another “miracle solution”. Take the time to understand why your skin acts in a certain way. Why am I getting acne at 36?” or “How do I take care of my dry skin?” Don’t just cover them up. Find solutions to treat them from the root cause. Understanding this has helped my skin tremendously and it is one of the reasons why I am a true believer in the holistic approach.

Source: Celia Wong  Press Feature on msn.com

Celebrity facials for the stay-at-home mom, working mom and the girl next door!

 

Here is an example of a celebrity facial that you can score at Pur Aesthetics! Our Triple Gem ($199 for 90 minutes) is very similar to Rachel’s Triple Crown facial ($250 for 60 minutes) with Joanna Vargas. We use the lastest microcurrent to sculpt the muscles in the face, hydradermabrasion to soften and exfoliate, Osmosis Facial Infusion to replenish + restore + revitalize, last but not least, LED light to stimulate collagen and elastin for the ultimate glow! Even BIG things can happen in small cities!

Source: Examiner.com

Rachel Weisz looked positively radiant at the 2012 Golden Globe Awards. That’s because she knows the importance of a good facial. She made an appointment with Celebrity Facialist Joanna Vargas before the show.

Turns out Rachel treated herself to a Triple Crown Facial ($250 for 60 minutes), which uses a mild electric current to drain puffiness, tone muscle, tighten skin and reshape the face. By the end of the first treatment, the jawline is more defined, the cheekbones are more pronounced and eyes look refreshed.

But perhaps the real reason the 42-year-old actress is able to look like she’s 30 is VitaLight. This treatment is performed over the span of six weeks, and at $150 for 30 minutes, it costs a pretty penny. VitaLight uses LED light therapy to improve the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, crow’s-feet and age spot because it increases cell regeneration, up to five times faster than normal. Joanna boosted the effects of the treatment by adding two necessary steps: microdermabrasion and 98% pure oxygen, infused with a lifting serum to encourage healthy cell turnover.