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* Finally -- relief from skin redness!
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* Congratulations to our Award Winners
* Eating Well
28-29, Communicating with Animals
* May 5, Mindfulness
|NEW! NEW! NEW! From
Dermalogica. Finally -- relief from skin redness!
What is the most common skin type I
see? Combination/Sensitive. What does up to 90% of the population
perceive their skin as? Sensitive. So here is a three-in-one moisturizer that
neutralizes redness, calms inflammation, and defends against future
And it's green! Irish skin type is known for
being sensitive, but this is not just for the Irish!
It Green? On skin, green works to neutralize or camouflage redness. The
earth minerals in this product are naturally green in color and will be
temporarily visible on your skin until it is absorbed. Reminder: all Dermalogica
products are free of common skin irritants including artifical colors and
What Makes It Different? It does more than
just mask redness; it TREATS the condition causing it whether that condition is
rosacea, sensitivity, or sensitization. AND... it contains sunscreen, Vitamin E,
and phytoactive anti-irritants (including Green Tea, Licorice, Willow Herb and
Oat Kernel Extract) to provide critical defense against UV rays and help soothe
flare-ups caused by the elements.
How Would I Use It? It
is a daytime remedy whenever your skin is suffering from inflammation,
sensitivity and redness. And it works great under foundation to help further
Must Have Sheer Tint Redness Relief SPF 15 is
now available at Invigorations. Stop by for a FREE sample.
Sheer Tint Redness Relief SPF
|For Your Information
* After the age of 30 - skin changes.
* Only 10% of vitamins taken
orally gets to the skin. All the other organs get them first. They get the water
you drink first, too! So it's most effective to apply vitamins and hyrdration
* What's so bad about the free radicals from sun (and
tanning!) damage? They take away nutrients, antioxidants, and collagen.
Vitamin E acts as an activator for Vitamin C. They work together.
Exfoliation is the hype and it is very important for keeping your skin system
stimulated and healthy. But it can take 7 days for skin to recover from a hearty
exfoliation so be sure to consistently use your moisturizer and sunscreen.
Skin Care Products from
Seaman, Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT), was awarded Therapist of the Year for
her client attentiveness, going the extra mile, positive attitude and good
Nancy Billings, LMT, and Shawnee Abbey, Skin Care Specialist
(SCT) each received Longevity Awards for five years of dedicated service to
Services Available at
RESEARCH SHOWS THAT IT CAN TAKE AS MANY AS 10 TO 15 TASTES BEFORE A CHILD (or
any ol' person?) WILL LEARN TO APPRECIATE A NEW FLAVOR.
Too bad I wasn't
born loving broccoli instead of chocolate. My mom used to disguise cauliflower
in my mashed potatoes but I knew it! And I sat at the table long after everyone
else was done still trying to swallow those "mashed potatoes."
like and don't like-- it's partly biology but not all about DNA. Apparently it's
also about experience and one can indeed learn to prefer healthy
So here is a tip. Developing a taste for the not-my-favorite
begins with understanding the turn off, balance that with what's to love, and
then add some loving touches with the preparation.
If it's the pungent
flavor you can't swallow, try adding other more pleasing flavors such as cheese
sauce or a dip. Balance bitter with sour. Or try this... hide it in a salad
rather than putting it squarely on the plate. Then after 10 to 15 tastes, just
maybe I'll like it.
Communicating with Animals
Animals are amazing teachers and healers. If
you want to deepen your relationship with all species you can do so by
strengthening your intuitive abilities, imagination, and listening skills. These
are areas that will be addressed by an upcoming event.
hosting a "Communicating With Animals" Two Day Workshop facilitated by Tera
Thomas on April 28 & 29 from 10 am to 5 pm. The number of available spots is
limited so you will need to pre-register by mailing us your name, address, phone
number and check for $220 made out to Invigorations. Send it to Invigorations,
5101 N 44th St., Phoenix AZ 13045.
The registration fee is $220 per
person. If you cancel your place in the workshop after April 21, you will be
charged a $50 cancellation fee. When you register you will receive a
confirmation letter with more specific information about what we will do, what
to bring, and directions.
More about Communicating with Animals
Meditation Class Coming in May!
Dates: MAY 5, 12, 19, and
BECAUSE YOU HAVE ASKED... Invigorations is
sponsoring a meditation class with 4 sessions on Saturdays in May from 4:30 to
5:30 pm. This Wellness Event will give you instruction on basic meditation and
guided practice with individualized feedback on your meditation process and
Not tied to religion or spiritual tradition, Mindfulness
Meditation is about focused attention and breathing progressing to mastering
mindfulness and centering.
Our facilitator is Betsy Wisner,
LMSW, lecturer at SUNY Phoenix in psychology. Well known in the
Phoenix community, Betsy has been teaching psychology for 20 years, working as
a psychotherapist for over 20 years and is currently a doctoral student at the
University of Texas at Austin. For that program she is facilitating a research
project exploring the benefits of mindfulness meditation particularly with
school age children.
Why Take the Class? The benefits of
this meditation practice, to name just a few, are:
* Lower Blood
* Muscle Relaxation
* Improved Quality of Sleep
* Improved Alertness & Concentration
There are many more benefits to be realized when you commit to
the practice of meditation.
More about the Meditation Class With
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