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How the Sun Affects Your Skin (and What You Can Do About It)

It’s All Fun in the Sun, Until…   … You spend a tad-bit too long on a comfy, Adirondack chair reading that historical fiction novel you desperately need to finish while sipping a refreshing beverage. You reached the tantalizing end of your novel, but you also gained a painfully irritating sunburn on your face, shoulders,

The Benefits of Massage Therapy

  Pampering with a Purpose The power of human touch has long been recognized as an imperative contribution to our sense of well being. From ancient societies to the modern “Digital Age,” touch (or lack thereof) remains a crucial facet of interpersonal communication.  Greek Mythology’s King Midas wished to Dionyssus for everything he touched to

How Do You Know if Distance Learning is Right for You?

Distance Makes the Brain Grow Smarter…  Decisions used to be simple, didn’t they? Wide ruled or college ruled paper. Peanut butter and banana or peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. Rollerblading or biking.  As adults, we have to make seemingly monumental decisions that feel as if they could crush our entire world or elevate our lives

The Skin Microbiome: A Brief Introduction

The “Micro” What? We all have that friend who, seemingly every month, announces their new miracle diet. They use language like: “this new [insert trendy diet here] has absolutely changed my life in only 4 days!”  This friend is constantly sharing (unsolicited) advice about the perfect diet for your body type that is guaranteed to

The Effects of Massage Therapy on Anxiety

We Are All a Little Anxious. According to a 2020 Pew Research study, one-third of Americans suffered from heightened levels of psychological distress as a result of COVID-19. The federal stay-at-home orders, social distancing requirements, mask mandates, and varying state orders paired with the volatile coronavirus case numbers are particularly troublesome for those who suffer

The Science Behind Hair Color

Is hair color really a science? Turn on E! News, browse a few articles in Vogue, or scroll down your Instagram feed, and you will find an abundance of hair colors.  From platinum blonde to midnight black, from mermaid teal to rainbow ombré, we often use hair color as an accessory. When done right and

Important Cosmetology Industry Statistics

Are you considering entering the fabulous cosmetology industry? If so, you might be wondering just how big the cosmetology industry really is, and what is the job outlook for people attending cosmetology school in Austin right now? We’ve got you covered with the latest cosmetology industry statistics. What is the Cosmetology Industry? The cosmetology industry

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