Monthly Glam Spa E-zine Archive 

June

Summer Suntan LotionJune 21st marks the first day of summer. Barbeques, vacations, and long days at the beach can officially begin! Summer is a season filled with lots of fun and plenty of activities for everyone. The kids are out of school and ready to get outside with their friends. Plan now to have an exciting summer that is both fun and safe for the whole family. Here are some ideas to guarantee a fun, safe summer for all.

Kick off summer with a day at the mall to make sure everyone in the family has the ideal clothing for the hot weather ahead. Be sure to find loose-fitting, breathable items that will ... [Read More...]

May

Sun Skin CareMelanoma is the most serious and fastest-growing type of skin cancer. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the country. More than a million people in the U.S. get skin cancer each year.

We all know melanoma can be caused by UV radiation from the sun, tanning booths, or sun lamps. Adults get it most often, including older adults, but children and teenagers can get melanoma, too. Men get it more often on their trunk, head, and neck. Women get melanoma more often on their arms and legs.

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April

Massage DestressStress describes the pressures we all face every day — physical, emotional, mental, or even chemical. It activates your sympathetic nervous system, releasing stress hormones throughout your body, and this makes you ready to handle a sudden stressful event. It prepares you to take emergency action.

But when there’s no relief from stress, no down time, that’s when it becomes a problem. Then it becomes “distress,” which is a negative stress reaction.

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March

Jogging ShoesAlmost all of us could benefit by incorporating some fitness hacks into our days that would improve our odds of living a longer, healthier, and more satisfying life.

But what about those of us who aren’t cut out to jog or workout at a gym? Are you a bit intimidated at the thought of starting an exercise program?

There are many ways to make small, easy changes to your habits that can make a real difference in your fitness. Start with some of these fitness hacks. [Read More...]

February

MeditationStressing out in anticipation for Valentine’s Day? You’re not alone. If you’ve been shopping around for the perfect gift or calling every restaurant to find reservation openings, we know how you feel! It’s no wonder that Glam Spa gets booked up by our clients who seek much-needed relaxation!

Even if you’re not worried about a special date night this month, stress seems to always find a way into our daily lives.

Did you know stress directly affects the skin ... [Read More...]

January

Apple or DonutThe way your morning starts sets the tone for the rest of the day. If you want to feel calm, accomplished, and productive, you should start incorporating these five morning rituals into your life on the regular:

Leave Your Phone Alone
Incredibly, 85% of us sleep with our mobile phones next to our bed. Then when we wake up, the first thing we do is grab it and check our e-mail, Facebook, and other social media apps. This is not the best way to start your day! [Read More...]

December

Stocking StuffersWhen it comes to holiday gift shopping, we have all gotten to the point where we just can’t figure out what to get those last few people who are left on our shopping list.

Finding that perfect last minute gift for a friend or loved one can be stressful but it doesn’t have to be! Here are some thoughtful and interesting stocking stuffers that everyone on your list will appreciate:

 For the Foodie. A festive holiday basket filled with delectable cheeses or specialty coffee and tea blends is a thoughtful and delicious gift for those on your list who have a ... [Read More...]

November

Workout EquipmentEveryone knows the key to avoiding weight gain is to eat in moderation, avoid high calorie foods, and to exercise regularly. However, with the holiday season just around the corner, many of us will find ourselves surrounded by festive foods, delectable desserts, and delicious drinks — many of which are hard to resist.

Studies have shown the typical person gains anywhere from four to ten pounds over the course of the winter season. The best way to avoid gaining weight over the holidays is to limit food portions, maintain a consistent exercise program, and follow these helpful tips: [Read More...]

October

Breast Cancer AwarenessOctober is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is a perfect time to re-educate ourselves and others on the significance of this disease and how to detect it in a timely manner.

Breast cancer is one of the most prevalent types of cancer in the United States and it affects women of all races. Detecting breast cancer early is the key to treating it effectively; however, taking preventative measures to reduce your risk of developing breast cancer is the best way of maintaining your health.

The Mayo Clinic recommends implementing ... [Read More...]

September

Father and Child with Balloons at the BeachWith the lazy, hazy days of summer behind them, kids will be heading back to school for reading, writing and ‘rithmetic! Getting back into the rhythm of things can sometimes be a little slow-going for children.

The following will help you transition from summertime to school time! 

Encourage Their Independence: Go over their morning and afternoon routines step-by-step, so they’ll know what to do and how to do it without needing your assistance. [Read More...]

August

Eye LashesDid you know stylish brows and lashes trends go as far back as ancient Egypt? Women wore makeup and enhanced their eyebrows and eyelashes for centuries — from Marilyn Monroe to Brooke Shields, to Gwen Stefani and many others. Now the big trend is eyelash extensions. Everyone wants these long full lashes.

Audrey Hepburn said, “The beauty of a woman must be seen from in her eyes, because that is the doorway to her heart, the place where love resides.” [Read More...]

 

July

Couple Sitting on a BeachProtecting your skin from weather elements such as heat, cold, and sunlight is something you probably do instinctively. However, many people don’t think about protecting their skin from harmful ultraviolet rays that come from the sun and from indoor tanning bed lamps.

More than 1.2 million new cases of skin cancer are diagnosed each year in the United States due to overexposure to powerful UV rays. But, did you know when your skin is frequently exposed to ultraviolet rays; it can cause many complications other than skin cancer? Age spots, hyperpigmentation, wrinkles, and leathery skin are just some of the problems repeated UV exposure can cause. [Read More...]

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