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Sugar – Why sugar is bad for your skin? – Facial Treatment Tips by Charene Beauty Salon

Sugar & High Glycemic = Increased Insulin Levels Increased Insulin Levels = Inflammation Inflammation of the Skin = Glycation What is Insulin? A hormone produced in the pancreas by the islets of Langerhans, which regulates the amount of glucose (type of sugar) in the blood. What are High Glycemic Foods? Foods that are assigned a […]

Beautiful Travel Destinations to help your skin – Secrets by Charene Beauty Parlour

The Dead Sea:  Israel, Jordan & West Bank Moor Mud Peat Moss Thermal Baths Therapeutic water from bubbling springs Bad Elster, Germany Himmalyanan Salt Russain, Korean, Scandanivian baths Hammans Roman baths Suana/Banya Steam room Sweat lodge hot spring jimjilbang & Mogyoktang – Korean Ice room An onsen (温泉?) is a term for hot springs in […]

Do you know where your bottled water comes from? – Charene Beauty Salon

Information Source: Consumer Reports Artesian, spring, purified, and sparkling waters may be treated differently or come from different places. Sales of bottled water are on the rise, increasing 2 percent, to $7.8 billion, from August 2010 to August 2011 in supermarkets, drugstores, gas and convenience stores, and mass merchants (excluding Walmart), according to SymphonyIRI Group, a market-research […]

To Steam or Not To Steam That is the Question! Benefits & Contra indications to Facial Steaming! – Insights by Charene Beauty Salon

Anyone who has ever had a facial has probably had steam direct at the face or a hot towel draped over the face.  It feels wonderful that is not in question.  What is, is what the benefits to the skin are to facial steaming/hot towels and who should not be steamed? A History: While steam […]

Enzymes our Little Exfoliating Helpers, Time to Fight those Free Radicals! – Insights by Charene Beauty Salon

What are enzymes?  How do they help my skin? Enzymes are proteins, biochemical compounds or macromolecules, that increase the rate of chemical reactions by acting as catalysts.  Created through various processes within plants, animals, and marine and human life, these are crucial life processes. There are over 3,000 enzymes in our bodies. Enzymes protect the […]

What is Your Signature Fragrance? – Secrets by Charene Beauty Parlour

  Created for ‘Night of Longchamp’, a party held in 1934 after the Grand Prix de Paris. This fragrance was traditionally given to society ladies who attended the gala dinner. Bergamot, orange blossom, ylang-ylang, cardamom, nutmeg, iris, jasmine, rose, sandalwood, broom, patchouli, oakmoss, vetiver, rockrose, balsam, and tolu balsam.   Or   Mystical, sensual and […]