Monthly Archives: October 2020

It’s Halloween Week at A-peeling Faces!

It’s Halloween week at A-Peeling Faces! Schedule an appointment and get a treat!

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How do scars form?

Scars are a natural part of the body’s healing process. A scar results from the biologic process of wound repair in the skin and other tissues. Most wounds, except for very minor ones, result in some degree of scarring.  

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Total Knee Replacement and Massage

Total Knee Replacement surgery has become increasingly common, but stiffness is a troubling side effect. The scar tissue caused by surgery will vary from patient to patient, but this tough fibrous material can limit your range of motion.   Massage

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Does Niacinamide Tighten Skin?

Does Niacinamide Tighten the Skin?   Also known as vitamin B3 and nicotinamide, niacinamide is a water-soluble vitamin that works with the natural substances in your skin to help visibly minimize enlarged pores, tighten lax pores, improve uneven skin tone,

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The Benefits of Reflexology…

Benefits of Reflexology…   Reflexology is a type of therapy that uses gentle pressure on specific points along your feet (and possibly on your hands or ears as well) to help you feel better. The theory is that this eases

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Massage Therapy for depression…

Is massage good for depression? If you are one of the many who experience depression or anxiety or are just overloaded with extra stress, massage can be an effective part of treatment supporting you to create a sense of relief, empowerment and mind-body connection.

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Bob Marley and Skin Cancer…

Melanin protects skin from the sun’s ultraviolet rays, which can burn the skin, and over time, could reduce its elasticity and cause a person to age prematurely.   It’s true that more skin pigment = more melanin = more natural

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Why is Silymarin essential for my skin?

What is Silymarin and how is it essential to good skin care?   Solar UV radiation contributes to skin aging and dark skin spots, as well as skin cancer. Studies show silymarin and silybin extracts from milk thistle can help

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Athletes and tight gluteal muscles…

Athletic? Releasing pain in the gluteal muscles is essential for performance and avoiding injuries…   The piriformis is a small muscle located deep in the buttock, behind the gluteus maximus. It runs diagonally from the lower spine to the upper

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Back Acne?

Back Acne?   Chemical peels have often shown to help acne and certain types of scarring from acne. Strong chemical peels containing glycolic acid, salicylic acid, and other hydroxyl acids can be used to treat acne scarring. This method can

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