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Dermaplaning 101

Queen Cleopatra is said to have frequently bathed in sour milk, which acts as an exfoliant due to it’s lactic acid content. In fact, ancient Egypt is where exfoliation first appeared. The Egyptians practiced many techniques in addition to sour milk baths, such as scrubbing their skin with alabaster and applying a paste made from sand and aloe. Various other cultures throughout…

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May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month!

Skin Cancer Facts  Most common form of cancer in the U.S. 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer Forms of skin cancer include: basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and melanoma Melanoma is the most dangerous—it may again as a mole that alters in  appearance or could originate on normal skin. More than 90% are caused by mutations in the…

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HOW TO: Clean Your Makeup Brushes

If you’re using your makeup brushes or sponges daily, you should be deep cleaning them at least every two weeks. I know what you’re thinking… “Why would I need to clean my brushes that often?” The answers to that question are as follows: “Through daily use, makeup brushes can accumulate dead skin cells, dirt, oil, pollution, and bacteria,” says Dr. Debbie…

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Beauty Brainiacs on SPF

May is National Melanoma Awareness Month, and Elamar’s Beauty Brainiacs are here to educate you on “being sun savvy”… Q: What is SPF? SPF is the sun protection factor rating for sunscreens. When purchasing a sunscreen, refer to the chart above to select the right SPF level for your skin tone! Q: What’s the difference between physical & chemical sunscreens? Physical sunscreens…

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HOW TO: Wear Bold Lipstick

Don’t let bold lip colors scare you. They can be as easy to wear as your favorite tshirt! The key is in how you apply the color. Read on for the the Beauty Braniacs’ 5 simple steps for wearing bright, summer lipsticks. 1. For starters, if you’re planning on wearing a bold lip, stick with a neutral eye look. A good tip for everyday…

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Revision Skincare Wins A 2016 Beauty Choice Award

PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT: The results are in! Revision Skincare’s Nectifirm has won a 2016 Beauty Choice Award from New Beauty Magazine’s panel of beauty experts. Nectifirm is a staple in everyone’s skincare regime, whether you’re 20 or 70 years young! It is packed with peptides and plant extracts that work cohesively to create a smoother, firmer, younger-looking neck! The best part about Nectifirm is…

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Glo Minerals Wins A 2016 Beauty Choice Award

PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT: Glō Minerals’ Suede Matte Lip Crayons have won the 2016 Beauty Choice Award for the “Best Lipstick That Lasts All Night”! This award is chosen by a panel of beauty experts for NewBeauty Magazine. Elamar MedSpa is proud to offer the Glō Minerals Suede Matte line in 5 long-wearing shades. Stop by our office in Decatur AL to be…

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Practically Painless Beauty

  This scary looking ad once ran in a beauty magazine. As funny as it may seem now, some still believe it reflects the reality of what it takes to look younger.  If you worry that the phrase “no pain, no gain” applies to cosmetic procedures, this newsletter is just for you.  Now there is no reason to avoid treatments that…

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15 Minute Fresh Face

Hello Beauties! Today we’re sharing a quick 15 Minute Fresh Face makeup tutorial using GloMinerals cosmetics! This look is perfect for every day errands, work, or school. With only a few products and the right tools, you can achieve this look in a snap. Let’s GLO girls! PRODUCTS USED:  1. BASE: Apply a pea-sized amount of Face Primer with your fingers to…

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SPOTTED: Khloe Kardashian & Kybella

CELEBRITY SPOTLIGHT: Khloé Kardashian is the official face of the new Live Chin Up campaign for Kybella! Khloe uses her platform to promote a healthy lifestyle and self-confidence, but the best-selling author and reality star wasn’t always strong and confident herself. For the past 10 years, Khloe says she’s been viewed as “the fat Kardashian sister.” Tired of body-shamers and…

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