Spring Clean
Perfect Products to Reveal a Revitalized You
April, 2009 - Issue #54
photography by Teri Montoya

{One Rinse Away}
This intensive smoothing mask has a real reputation for enriching dry and unruly hair.

{New Use for Plastic Wrap}
For the most intense treatment, evenly apply ENJOY Intensive Reconstructing Spray before the ENJOY Hair Mask, then cover hair with a plastic bag or wrap and apply heat for up to 20 minutes.

ENJOY Hair Mask is available at Entourage Hair Studio 222-7466

{Sea Lively Skin}

Calcium chloride aids water retention. Sodium and sulphur acts as a natural antiseptic, allowing skin to heal. Sodium also softens water, which can soothe irritated skin. The overall combination of Dead Sea salt minerals improves overall skin moisture balance.

{Nature's Nourishment}
Essential Repair Oil and Cream is a rescue solution for winter-dry cuticles and nails. Natural ingredients include oils of grapeseed, avocado, walnut, apricot kernel, jojoba, peppermint, spearmint, citrus and vitamin E.

One-minute manicure is available at Bellagio Nails & Spa 260-3759 or 260-3889

{For Hair that Passes the Stress Test}

You know that emotional stress, pollution, product build up and temperature fluctuation can wreck havoc on your face, but few consider what it does to the scalp. When your dry, flaky, oily or sensitive scalp is balanced, your hair is refreshed and easier to manage.

{use frequently}
Just like a good skin-care regimen, your scalp requires regular attention. This moisturizing formula will soothe and protect, making bad hair (and scalp) days a thing of the past.

L'Oreal Professionnel Serie Expert Sensi Balance Shampoo is available at Beyond The Fringe Salon 259-1982

{Blonde (or Grey) Ambition}

Now, ridding platinum blonde, highlighted or grey hair of un-appealing brassiness can be a constant battle for women and
men with naturally- or cosmetically-enhanced light hair colors.

{got milk?}
Natural milk proteins, are combined with a wide array of strength-boosting vitamins, will deeply nourish your often-delicate strands.

Davines Silver Alchemic Shampoo and Conditioner available at Garrett Markenson Coiffure 297-2900

{Who'll Benefit}

The mild, light formula keeps nearly every head of hair happy, especially frequent washers.

{Ocean-inspired Ingredients}
Ascophyllum Nudosum extract: moisturizing element adds elasticity, luster, softness, body and reduces flyaways, Ascorbic acid: protects hair , Macrocystis Pyrifera (sea kelp) extract: adds shine and manageability, Spirulina Maxima extract: hydrates

Bumble and Bumble Seaweed Shampoo and Conditioner is available at Shannon Hair 799-7272

{Nature's Brilliance}

Coconut oil derivatives: act as natural humectants to penetrate and soften hair. Rosemary and sage: provide a great, natural scent. Castor oil: offers added shine and polish.

{A Dab will Do}
A little dab of Brilliantine gives hair separation, texture and shine - even for thick, curly or frizzy locks. Contains sunscreen to help protect your strands from UV rays.

Bumble and Bumble Brilliantine is available from Ashlee Norman for Shannon Hair 799-7272

{C Plus E Equals A+}

Containing 15 percent pure L ascorbic acid and 1 percent alpha tocopherol, the addition of ferulic acid doubles the already-synergistic benefits of the original high-potency formula, C+E, transforming it into an unrivaled super antioxidant combination.

{Major Multiplication}
Provides an unprecedented eight times the skin's natural protection against photo-aging by neutralizing free radicals. Helps build collagen and provides unmatched levels of antioxidant protection. Prevents thymine dimers, DNA mutations associated with skin cancer.

SkinCeuticals C E Ferulic is available at Infinity Medspa 259-8100

{Cast Offs}

Natural minerals gently slough away dull skin layers while nourishing jojoba, yucca and aloe vera go to work, making skin softer and more supple.

{Use Daily}
The intoxicating vanilla-orange aroma makes refreshing the face a treat, not a chore.

Senna Skin Infusions Brightening Polish is available at Senna Cosmetics & Makeup Studio 255-0660

{Ditch the Dull}
Obagi-C Rx System starter set is recommended for women who want the brighter, more-radiant skin they associate with youth, without applying "shimmering" products that can accentuate fine lines and wrinkles.

{What's Different}
Unlike other vitamin C products that simply moisturize the skin's surface, the Obagi-C Rx System penetrates to all layers of the skin (dermis, epidermis and stratum corneum), providing greater antioxidant therapy and effectively delivering more vitamin C than other brands.

Obagi-C RX Skin Health System Starter Set is available at Dermacure 257-8400

{Key Ingredients}

Lavender, echinacea, raspberry & cucumber extracts combine to help calm the skin by reducing redness and irritation. Panthenol (Pro-Vitamin B5) helps heal and nourish irritated skin.

{Don't be so Sensitive}
This creamy all-in-one cleanser made for super-sensitive skin protects and soothes faces irritated by air pollution, extreme temperatures, cosmetics, harsh detergents, stress and hormonal factors. Effective enough to remove eye makeup, it can be rinsed off or gently removed with cotton.

Dermalogica Face & Eye Ultracalming Cleanser is available at Concerto Salon 287-3700

{Yoga Sequences Include...}

Restful Sleep: Soothing hip openers, forward bends and restorative poses. Greater Energy: Revitalizing standing poses and shoulder openers to awaken your body. Mental Clarity: Quieting forward bends, twists and balancing poses to restore mental focus.

{About Jason Crandell}
Jason Crandell, a Yoga teacher with more than 10 years experience, is a contributing editor to Yoga Journal magazine. He teaches and leads workshops around the world with his signature straightforward, encouraging manner.

Yoga Journal DVD: Yoga for Well-being with Jason Crandell is available at Yogaworks 799-2645

{What's Vichy?}

Complete relaxation will be yours as you lay under a seven-head horizontal shower. Warmth cascades over you as the Vichy rains stimulate the pressure points of the body.

{Get the Glow}
This 25-minute treatment includes a full-body exfoliation, removing rough, dry skin - and revealing a soft, refreshed glow. Choose from lavender, peppermint, rosemary or vanilla-orange sugar scrubs.

Citron Spa Glow Vichy Body Treatment is available at Citron Spa 799-2924

{Signs of a Toxic Body}

fatigue, weight problems, skin inconsistencies, anxiety/depression/mood swings, irregularity, low resistance to illness or infection, smoking, headaches

{Detox, Simplified}
This raved-about kit contains natural supplements and fiber that are combined with a lemon juice and maple syrup liquid fast to provide you with energy while your body eliminates environmental toxins that are holding you back from ultimate health and wellbeing. You'll feel better, look better, and prevent degenerative disease when you detox your system several times a year.

M'Lis Detoxification Cleanse is available at Balance Point Spa 252-0650
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