By: Susan Tomback
VP of Sales and Marketing

We’ve all heard the phrase “pH balanced,” but what does that mean to us in the world of skincare? Potential of hydrogen, or pH, measures the amount of acidity or alkalinity in a substance, and since our bodies are composed of over 70% water, this is an important element to watch. Though the general rule is that maintaining a slightly alkaline environment in the body helps to prevent disease, as bacteria and viruses, even malignant cells, cannot survive in an alkaline environment (drink your Bragg’s Apple Cider Vinegar, people!), the opposite is true for the skin.

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By Madison Wright, Core Fusion Teacher + Blog Coordinator

Summer is here and the sun is bestowing its magnificent, vitamin D filled rays across all that is outdoors. For those of us living near and above the Mason Dixon Line after those brutally cold winter months, the summer sunshine feels as exciting and obligatory as a massive stack of gifts on Christmas morning when you’re six years old. You know it’s coming every year, but days feel like weeks and weeks feel like months and it just can’t get here soon enough! Yes summer sun, we love you and we are thrilled you’re here!

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1. Dry Brushing
Exfoliate to reveal your glow-iest skin before you hit the beach or the pool — and get centered with a mindful moment in your dry brushing practice. If you do it first thing in the morning, it’s a great way to boost your circulation, energy, and give your skin a boost from head to toe. Learn how on our blog or book a Glow Body Scrub with one of our experts. Not only does it feel great, but it’s a nice education from our best-in-class spa therapists on the how-to’s of dry brushing. You’ll leave with renewed, glowing skin, an understanding of the technique, and your very own dry brush for home use.

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