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Why I Don't Like The Term “Anti-Aging”

Mar 21, 2018 | Christina Cecconi R.TCM.P, FABORM, B.Des
The term “anti-aging” pops up everywhere. You’ll find it in the skincare isle, across media platforms, in the bookstore; even lingering here on the Acubalance website for various reasons I’d love to see change. 

Get Your Glow On Quite Literally with Acupuncture for Facial Renewal and LED Technology

Feb 12, 2018 | Christina Cecconi R.TCM.P, FABORM, B.Des
What is the ancient art of acupuncture doing in the same room as photobiomodulation (aka Low Level Laser Therapy - LLLT) science? Working harmoniously to boost collagen, reduce inflammation, and promote healthy functioning of skin cells to help you look and feel your best!

How Blue (and Red) Light Can Help Treat Acne

Feb 12, 2018 | Christina Cecconi R.TCM.P, FABORM, B.Des
Though it has been around for decades, Low Level Light Therapy (LLLT) has been attracting a lot of attention lately. Its safety and lack of side effects makes this modality very alluring. Couple that with recently accessible technology (hello creepy home-use Neutrogena mask), and you have peaked our collective interest.

Healthy Guts Healthy Skin 10 Factors That Influence Skin: 5. Elimination

Jan 20, 2018 | Christina Cecconi R.TCM.P, FABORM, B.Des

2 Ingredient Coconut Yogurt

Jan 20, 2018 | Christina Cecconi R.TCM.P, FABORM, B.Des

10 Factors That Influence Skin: 4. Diet

Nov 23, 2017 | Christina Cecconi R.TCM.P, FABORM, B.Des

What to Eat When You Aren't Eating Grains

Nov 01, 2017 | Christina Cecconi R.TCM.P, FABORM, B.Des

Summer Recipe: Watermelon Shiso Salad

Aug 16, 2017 | Christina Cecconi R.TCM.P, FABORM, B.Des
This delicious, hydrating salad is perfect for summer!
Shiso is a aromatic leaf common to Japanese cuisine that has a minty/spicy/anise hybrid flavour. It also an herb used in Chinese Medicine for calming the fetus, reducing nausea in pregnancy and preventing seafood poisoning!

10 Factors that Influence Skin: 3. Circulation

Jul 25, 2017 | Christina Cecconi R.TCM.P, FABORM, B.Des
No amount of topical or external treatments can maintain long lasting results if skin isn’t being supported by whole body health from the inside out.

10 Factors that Influence Skin: 2. Hydration

Jun 21, 2017 | Christina Cecconi R.TCM.P, FABORM, B.Des
Factors that Influence Skin: Hydration

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