Forever Young Body Clinic

Downtown Denver’s premier waxing and facial spa!


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Start Feeling Confident in Your Skin Today.

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Being confident in your skin and appearance certainly, plays a role in how you feel on a daily basis. Feeling happy and leading a healthy lifestyle starts with how you treat your body. If your battle for clear skin is weighing you down, we can help! Our goal here at Forever Young Body Clinic is to leave each one of our clients with the satisfaction that comes through quality skin care. Through our skin care services, we help to spread beauty and confidence to all who walk through our salon doors.Not only is professional help more effective for correcting skin complications but it is a great way spark confidence in yourself and in your skin. Seeing results will only grow your confidence. Our services will leave you looking your best and feeling ready to overcome whatever comes your way. Whether you are looking to take better care of your skin through a facials or laser treatments one of our many services, we are here to help! Secure your appointment with us today!


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Summer Skin Care Essentials

summer essentialsTaking care of your skin is essential, especially here in Colorado since the climate can be harsh. Those of you who stay on top of skin care…keep it up, just be sure you are not taking it too far! Sure, your intentions are good… but be sure you really know what you are doing! Here are three common mistakes to be weary of:

  1. Face Oil. If oils are a part of your skin care regimen remember that it should be applied at the end of your skin care routine. Oil does not allow anything to permeate the skin once it is on! So, in order for your other skincare products to work, save the oil for last.  There is a way for all your products to do their job, you just have to get precise with the application order.
  2. Over-cleansing. Yes, cleaning your face is important, but make sure you are not over cleansing. Over cleaning your face depletes your skin removes or stops your skin from producing essential oils and other nutrients. If you are stripping your skin to the point where your face is drying out, you are increasing your risk for breakouts. One good clean a day is enough.
  3. Assuming your foundation has the right amount of SPF. It is true that most foundations these days have a degree of SPF in their formulas however, it is not enough to protect your skin harmful sun rays! Remember that your foundation most likely contains SPF 15 or 20 in, whereas regular sunblock contains SPF 50! Do not just rely on our foundation, take the all the extra precautions.

For more information on ways to keep your skin looking fresh and healthy, book an appointment with one of our skincare professionals today!


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Let Us Help You Prepare For Your Next Adventure

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We are already making summer plans, and so should you! With one more week left of school, your mind is most likely fixated on all the adventures to come this summer. Before your set out on your first summer vacation, stop in for a beauty regime refresher! Whether you are in need of a wax, an eyelash fluff or a fresh spray tan, we can help. If you are planning on booking an exotic vacation, camping in the rocky mountains or scheduling some quality pool, you most likely will need a wax! Our services are both affordable and of the utmost quality and our staff and technicians are experienced and always professional. Be prepared wherever you find yourself this summer. Here at FYBC we believe you can take on anything when you are confident and feel comfortable in your own skin. Book an appointment with us today.


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Minimize Acne & Breakouts With These Foods!

Screen Shot 2017-04-14 at 4.15.53 PM.pngThe truth is you are what you eat. If you struggle with acne or frequent breakouts, it is time to reevaluate your diet. There are certain foods that are known to trigger or contribute to stubborn acne but there are also foods that can clear skin by fighting bacteria. Feel confident in your complexion this spring by eating your way to clear skin. Here are a skin clearing foods to incorporate into your diet.

Chia Seeds: Chia seeds are high in omega-3 fatty acids. Basically what this is good for is skin strengthening. It will help keep wrinkles at bay and keep your skin looking more youthful. Keep in mind though, chia seeds are not a magical answer to wrinkle free skin.

Flaxseed or Fish:  The consumption of omega-3 fatty acids which are found in fish, walnuts, and flaxseed can help tame inflammation and improve acne breakouts

Strawberries: Eating foods high in vitamin-C are good for collagen boosting. This will keep your face looking plump and young.

Oysters: Studies show that zinc can reduce the effects of acne. Although you can get zinc in supplement form, it is best to get your daily recommended dose (100mg) from your food. That being said, oysters are a great natural source of zinc. Eat more oysters!

Almond Butter: Almond butter is high in vitamin-E and is great for giving you a glow! If your skin is feeling and looking dull, try getting some oils back into your diet. Almond butter is a great alternative to peanut butter. It’s tasty on apples, oatmeal, or on its own.

Along with eating these foods, do not forget to drink plenty of water! Aside from diet,  regular facials are a great way to care for your skin. Here at FYBC we offer some amazing facials that are sure to leave your skin feeling clean and clear. Be sure to book your appointment today.


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The 411 On Sunscreen!

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The key to keeping your skin looking youthful and fresh depends on how well you treat it. In order to have skin that still looks radiant in 15 years, you must take the necessary steps to ensure its health.  Exposing your skin to the sun is just a part of life. However, you can control how frequently and directly you allow UV rays. As warmer weather creeps closer, it is time to start thinking about ways to protect your skin. Protect your skin today by using a combination of sunscreen and sunblock as the sun heats up.

Which To Choose: Sunscreen vs Sunblock

Sunscreen, the chemical kind, penetrates the skin and absorbs the UVA rays before they can reach and cause damage to your dermal layer. Zinc oxide and titanium dioxide are the ingredients responsible for deflecting harmful UV rays before they reach the protective outer epidermis layer of your skin.

Sunblock, the physical kind, contains both organic and non-organic ingredients that essentially stay on top of the skin and act as a barrier between the rays and the outer layer of the skin. Buy a sunblock with ingredients like octyl methoxycinnamate, octyl salicylate, and octocrylene.

The major difference between the two is that sunblocks are formulated to shield against UVB rays, while sunscreens protect against UVA. Luckily, these days you can find formulas that contain both.

Take the necessary steps to ensure you feel and look your best, always. If you have questions or concerns about your skin, give us a call today or book an appointment with one of our skincare professionals. Loving the skin you’re in starts with how well you care for it.


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How to Change Your Skin Care Routine for Spring

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Spring time means lighter nail colors, hair and makeup! While you are making changes to your beauty routine, don’t forget your skin care routine needs revision. The winter season is brutal to the surface of your skin, so in order to bring it back to life, there are a few changes you should be making.

Moisturize

The winter weather has without a doubt dried out your skin. As the spring weather heads our way, it is time to begin rebuilding and replenishing the surface of your skin. Find a moisturizer that is both a moisturizer and a facial skin protectant. Products containing vitamin E or sunflower oil keep moisture inside skin cells and do an amazing job at hydrating your skin. A quality moisturizer should contain beta and alpha hydroxy acids as well as glycolic acid

Exfoliate 

Get rid of dry and rough skin by exfoliating! When choosing the perfect spring exfoliant, avoid scrubs with apricot pits and walnut shells. These type of scrubs are too harsh and have the potential to irritate your skin. Find a scrub with soothing ingredients like beta hydroxy acids and brown sugar. Once you find your new scrub, only exfoliate 2 times a week.

Bring Out The SPF

Although SPF should be worn year round, it is a skin care necessity for warmer weather. Remember that SPF for your body is much different than the kind you should be putting on your face. Look for a non-chemical facial sunscreen! The best SPF contains ingredients like zinc oxide and titanium dioxide.

Make the most of the springtime by feeling confident in your skin. Here at Forever Young Body Clinic, skin care is our specialty. For advice or professional skin care help, book and appointment with us today.

 


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The 411 On Laser Treatments With Lori!

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We love Lori Hruska and what she brings to our Forever Young Body Clinic team. If you haven’t met Lori, she specialized in the latest laser and radio frequency treatments! There are all sorts of laser treatments out there and we are proud to offer some of the very best the beauty world has to offer here in our salon. If you are struggling with your weight, sun and age spots, warts or skin tags, we can help! Lori specializes in the Strawberry Inch Loss Laser, Radio Frequency Removal and even Smile Lab teeth whitening. The great new is that all of these procedures are non-surgical, non-invasive and pain free! Here at Forever Young Body Clinic we strive to help each of our customers feel confident in themselves and their skin via our extensive waxing services and beauty treatments. For more information on laser treatments by Lori visit her website today. Book your next appointment with us this weekend!