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Spiritual Gemstones And Their Meanings

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Many people, including myself as of recent, turn to crystals for their healing properties. I'm a firm believer that gemstones and crystals are full of elemental energy. These precious stones help channel our true intentions and when placed in certain areas of the body, can provide mental and physical benefits. I personally use my crystals when I need to create alignment and balance within my body's energy field. I keep two jade stones in my office for focus and to help reduce stress. I recently went to a cool shop along the beach in Monterey, CA. There were crystals and gemstones everywhere and I was so overwhelmed. I picked a few that stood out to me and decided to study what their meaning and intentions were. Amethyst This is one of my favorites aesthetically. Amethyst is a spiritual healing stone widely used in meditation. It can help reduce anxiety, protect against fear, instill calmness and alleviate feelings of guilt. Amethyst stones tend to be lilac or purple in color. H

How to do Microdermabrasion at Home

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Microdermabrasion is a necessity if you want your skin to look fresh, glowing, and youthful. The microdermabrasion process uses exfoliation to eliminate the top layer of the epidermis (or dead skin cells). It improves the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines and can trigger the skin-restructuring process, and reduce the appearance of pigmentation and acne scars. Most people need multiple treatments to see fabulous results which can run anywhere from $75-$150 a pop. The procedure is typically done in spas and dermatologist offices but is now an option you can do at home. An esthetician or dermatologist will use a small device that sprays tiny crystals of aluminum oxide throughout the face and then sucks out dead outer layer. If the cost of in-office microdermabrasion treatments aren't within your budget, you can do it at home with or without the fancy machines. For a simple at-home microdermabrasion treatment all you need is a high-quality exfoliating scrub that contains small c