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SIX BEAUTY SIGNS THAT POINT TO A BLOOD DEFICIENCY

When we look through a lens of holistic health taking our cues from Traditional Chinese Medicine, we refer to blood deficiency specifically when part of the body, a particular organ or the entire body is not being sufficiently nourished by the blood. Blood deficiency is a lack of blood itself and the signs and symptoms can be present far before a CBC (complete blood count test) can show a diagnosis.

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How come I didn't know my skin has a 28-day cycle?!

Nature works in cycles. Creation. Destruction. We all live our lives in cycles too. Wake up. Go to sleep. If you are female you know that every 4 weeks (or so) you'll shed the lining of your uterus and have your period unless you're pregnant. Did you know you have another 28 day cycle? You do! It's your skin!

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THE ANCIENT BEAUTY TOOL THAT WE CAN'T GET ENOUGH OF

Known for its youthful qualities, the jade gua sha is able to detoxify your skin while also brightening your complexion. The color is especially important as it promotes deeper connectivity to the heart chakra and is well known as the stone of eternal youth which makes it a go-to gemstone for facial treatments.

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It's not you... it's the mask.

‘MASKNE’ unfortunately, is a thing. Our Chief Science Officer Dr. Salar Pavirni breaks it down with support from our Holistic Estheticians at Saffron and Sage, a Holistic Health Club in the heart of San Diego. Don't worry - it's not just you.

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Your Summer Skin Detox

Summer is officially here!  With the current pandemic situation we are still being required to wear masks in an effort to help flatten the curve of the covid-19 crisis, and since that means our faces will be mostly covered for the foreseeable future, let’s use this as an opportunity to go makeup free and reset our skin with our Ritual Holistic Skincare kit!

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