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Tricks To Managing A Breakout At Home

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There are so many DIY skin remedies out there, but it can be tough to know which ones actually work. Here at FYBC, we have tested a few fabulous skin care tips that not only work but can be done in the comfort of your own home. Save your self a trip to the drug store because the ingredients you need for a quick skin care fix are most likely in your cabinets at home. Take control of your skin care once and for all with the help of these tips. 

Sea Salt: Sea salt is an antiseptic, which is why many people notice that their skin clears up after being at the beach. The good news is that you don’t need to spend hours in the ocean to reap the benefits of saltwater. You can simply apply sea salt to your face to remove age spots, acne, and wrinkles.

Try it at home: All you really need to do is add one tablespoon of sea salt to a 16-ounce spray bottle of warm water. Lightly spritz your face with the combination each night and let the salt do its work.

Aspirin and Honey: This combination is perfect with skin irritation and inflammation strikes. Although aspirin is most commonly used for pain, it also reduces external swelling, which means a red, irritated pimple can go from noticeable to hardly visible in a short amount of time. Honey, on the other hand, is a natural antibiotic that can disinfect your pores.

Try it at home: Crush a single aspirin in a bowl and add a small amount of toner to create a paste. Apply the paste to your blemish for around five minutes. Wash it off and then apply honey and leave it on for ten minutes. 

Lemon and Sugar:  This little trick is great if you are dealing with stubborn pores clogged with dirt and oil. This pair targets oily skin! Since lemons are a natural antiseptic and sugar is an exfoliant, this combination will open up your pores and penetrate the skin to fight acne. 

Try it at home: Cut a lemon in half and sprinkle sugar on one of the exposed halves. Apply that to your face each night to remove dead skin. Say goodbye to acne and welcome fresh, glowing skin.

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Ways To Prevent Dry Skin

FYBC 9:14The fall chill has moved in fast this season, which means the autumn weather is almost here. Soon the temperature will drop and the notorious Colorado dryness will set in. Although we love the autumn season here at FYBC, there are some downsides to fall and winter in Colorado. Dry skin is certainly a common symptom for most during this time of this year, however, there are a few ways to combat dry, irritated skin during colder weather. By simply added these steps to your daily skin routine, you will see a major difference in the way your skin looks and feels:

  • Avoid Washing Your Face Too Much – Over-washing your face in one day is going to dry your skin out faster than you think. Wash your face in the evening after a long day and use your moisturizer. In the morning, refresh your skin with a warm cloth but avoid scrubbing your face with any cleanser. By over-washing your face, you prevent the regeneration of skin cells and oils that will come in handy when the temperature drops.
  • Pair Your Moisturizer With Oil – Give your moisturizer a little help by adding a few drops of pure argan oil. The oil will replenish your skin and keep your face looking supple and glowing all day long. Argan oil has intense lasting power and will keep your skin hydrated!
  • Try A Hydrating Facial Mask – Once or twice a week give your skin a little love with a hydrating face mask. You can make your own using honey and plain yogurt. Leave your mask on for 15 minutes and then rinse it off. You will find that your face will look hydrated and happy!

Don’t let the chilly weather give your face a beating. Combat the Colorado dryness and look fabulous all season long with our help. For more information on our skin care, visit our salon today.


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The 5 Worst Things You’re Doing To Your Skin

FYBC 9:7.jpgWhen it comes to your complexion, seeing a dermatologist isn’t the most important thing. What matters most is how you treat your skin every day. Whether you pride yourself in taking careful care of your skin or hardly touch your face, there are common missteps that can seriously mess with your complexion.  By stopping these 5 mistakes, you will be that much closer to healthier, younger looking skin.

Forgetting to wear sunscreen every day, including during winter: 

Although UV rays are much stronger during the summer, they are present and active all year-long. UV won’t turn your skin red but they can cause wrinkling, age spots, and even cancer. Don’t forget that UV rays can penetrate the clouds and glass, so protect yourself with SPF all year round.

 

Taking long, hot showers:

Long, hot showers are a sure-fire way to turn your skin flaky and dry! Hot water strips the oil and moisture from your skin, leaving it itchy. So, if you already have dry skin, the worst thing you can do is take more hot showers. A great rule of thumb; if your mirror steams up, your water is too hot. Turn down the temperature and get out before your skin prunes. After showering, apply lotion!

 

Not getting enough sleep:

Aside from under eye circles, sleeping too little doesn’t allow your skin to repair itself. Nighttime is an important time for your skin as it works to create, mend and shed skin cells. For healthier looking skin, you should get at least 7 hours of sleep a night.

Going to sleep without washing your face:

Although you should be washing your face twice a day (when you wake up and before you go to be), as long as you wash before bed, all is well. Sleeping with impurities, makeup and built up oil will not only disrupt your cell turnover causing your skin to look dull but it will clog your pores and cause black heads.

Attempting to scrub acne away:
Acne is a hormonal issue, not a hygiene problem. That being said, excessively cleaning your skin with soap and other exfoliants will only hurt you not help. Over-cleansing will inhibit medications or other products from clearing your condition. Instead of scrubbing, wash your face gently with a cleanser that contains salicylic acid.
For more information on what you should be doing to keep your skin healthy and happy looking, get a skin consultation from one of our skin care professionals. Book an appointment today.

 


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Start the School Year Looking Fresh!

fybc 8:9.jpgWhether you are ready for another school year to begin or you are dreading your return to the student life, we can hardly believe it’s right around the corner. A new season and school year means a new look, right? Step back on campus looking fresh and ready to take on a new school year. With the help of our many beauty services, you can head back to classes feeling confident and excited! The summer sun may have taken a toll on your skin and left you feeling a bit worn out. Come into the salon and receive a rejuvenating facial that will restore your skin back to its springtime grandeur. Whether you are hoping for a microdermabrasion facial or a just a simple chemical peel, you will be so happy you took the time to care for yourself. Start the school year out right by feeling pampered. Book your appointment online today and come spend some time with us!

 


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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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Natural Ways To Fight Seasonal Allergies

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If you are experiencing seasonal allergies, this post is for you! As summer begins, you may be experiencing swelling, itchy eyes and skin. Here are a few tips that can provide temporary relief and can remedy any allergy symptom you may be experiencing. 

Chilled Goats Milk

You can fight just about any eye infections and irritation with chilled goats milk. Goat’s milk has a natural immune boosting effect that can provide relief as the season’s change. Apply cotton rounds soaked in chilled goats milk to your eyes before getting ready in the morning and before bed to curb allergy symptoms for the whole day.

Rosewater Rinse

With pure rosewater, rinse or place a couple of drops underneath your eyes throughout the day. Like the goat’s milk, you can also chill the rosewater for the same calming effect.

Organic Aloe Vera Chill

Just like the goat’s milk trick, apply chilled aloe-soaked, cotton round to your eyes. You can either individually extract aloe from the plant itself or purchase a bottle of pure organic aloe.  The effect is virtually the same. Organic aloe is a must! Not only is this process soothing but it is perfect for bringing down inflammation.  

Theses home remedies really do work! However, if you are looking for hands-on treatment, book your appointment with us today. Our facials and skin treatments are sure to calm any seasonal irritation you may be experiencing. Calm, fresh skin is waiting for you. Call us today.


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Clear Skin Can Be Hard Work, But We Can Help!

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The summer months can be rough if you are struggling with your skin. Days spent outside and trips to the pool are less than ideal when trying to cover a breakout. If you are looking to transform your skin and live your life all natural, we can help. For some, clear skin takes a little more effort than others. However, our skin care technicians have a plan for your skin no matter the type or issue at hand. Here at FBC we are confident in our skin care services and offer the best facials in Denver! If you are looking to revive your skin, clear up a problem area or get that fresh summer time glow, we have just the fix. If you are not worried about blemishes and are hoping for a fresh start, our chemical peels are perfect. Embrace your skin and all that this summer has to offer. We’ll make sure to answer all of your questions so that you feel comfortable and excited about your treatment. Book your appointment with us today and let’s get started on your journey towards beautiful skin.