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Wellness

Aug 4 2020 | by Caitlin Plummer

Crystal healing has recently become a wellness craze and now crystals have made their way into our skincare routines. From rose quartz to jade and amethyst, precious stones are believed to be very beneficial for skin, with a range of benefits from calming inflammation to improving contours and tone. Below we have included the benefits of facial rolling and the best practices when performing at home.

Benefits of facial rolling:

Jul 31 2020 | by Caitlin Plummer

Now that masks are required in most states our brows have become a focus point for the face and are more important than ever. With many salons and spas in the area still closed your brows may have become over-grown and unwieldy. The good news is no matter if your brows are currently overgrown or have been victims of over-plucking in the past, perfectly shaped and groomed eyebrows are still possible to achieve.

Jul 24 2020 | by Caitlin Plummer

Diet, lifestyle and other external factors can affect the appearance and health of your hair, skin and nails. Even those consuming a nutritous diet may want to supplement their diets with extra nutrients. Right now there are literally thousands of hair, skin and nail supplements on the market ranging from $15 to more than $200. While The Woodhouse Day Spa of North Bethesda isn’t affiliated with any skin supplement products we wanted to provide a breakdown of the most effective ingredients to support healthy hair, skin and nails.

Jul 24 2020 | by Caitlin Plummer

Reflexology is a type of massage technique that involves applying different amounts of pressure to the feet, hands, and sometimes even the ears. It is based around the ancient Chinese theory of qi (pronounced “chee”), according to this belief, qi flows throughout each person. When a person feels stressed, their body creates blockages in the body's qi this causes an imbalance in the body that can lead to illness and dysfunction. Reflexology aims to keep qi flowing through the body, keeping it balanced and disease free.

Jul 24 2020 | by Caitlin Plummer

The Shirodhara is an Ayurvedic healing technique that originated in India and dates back over 5,000 years. It focuses on rebalancing the life forces, called doshas, within your body. The doshas in ayurveda represent the biological energies contained in the body and mind. The three Doshas are Vata, Pitta, Kapha and are based around the five elements of Air, Ether, Water, Fire and Earth.

Jul 15 2020 | by Caitlin Plummer

If you’re anything like me you probably have a bathroom cabinet overflowing with different skincare products, but did you know the way that you store your products can have an effect on their expiration and efficiency? Below I’ve included some simple recommendations for storing your skincare products to enhance their effectiveness.

Jul 14 2020 | by Caitlin Plummer

You may already be trying to look after your skin with regular cleansing, moisturizing and slathering of SPF – however, if you’re not exfoliating your skin regularly you are missing out on letting your skin glow at its full potential!

Jul 13 2020 | by Caitlin Plummer

Every year we spend hundreds (if not thousands) of dollars on quality skincare. Below we have included some tips to make sure that you get the most out of your skincare.

Jul 6 2020 | by Caitlin Plummer

Himalayan salt is characteristically pink and is sourced from the Himalayas, a mountain range that stretches about 1,500 miles across Pakistan, India, Bhutan, and Nepal. It has long been used for health and healing in Eastern traditions, with the West only recently embracing its health-boosting properties. From nutritional supplements and healing salt lamps to dedicated Himalayan salt rooms, the benefits of salt therapy are widely recognized.

Jul 6 2020 | by Caitlin Plummer

Grounding is an alternative self-care technique that has become increasingly popular over the past few years. Grounding, also known as earthing, is when you make an electrical connection to the earth’s energy, the simplest forms include walking barefoot in the grass, dirt, or sand.

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