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What's all this about Ayurvedic Tea?

Posted by Reinvent & Restore on June 26, 2019 at 3:00 PM Comments comments (365)

    1. Apparently ayurvedic teas have been consumed for centuries due to its broad health benefits. The tea originates from India more than 5000 years ago and has assisted people gain balance, health and energy. Ayurveda means “science of life”. Ayurvedic tea or ayurvedic wellness tea is a specially prepared tea blend which combines fruits, spices, organic herbs and certain plants to benefit the health.

      What is Ayurvedic tea? Here are the facts

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How often can I have microdermabrasion? by Medical Author:

Posted by Reinvent & Restore on November 15, 2013 at 2:00 PM Comments comments (301)


Microdermabrasion can be done as frequently as weekly or up to every eight weeks depending on your skin's tolerance and desired cosmetic effects. Many people choose to start with weekly treatments for three sessions, then change to a monthly maintenance regimen.

Typical microderm schedule:

Week 1: first session

Week 2: second session

Week 3: third session

Monthly: fourth through twelfth sessions


Much like brushing your tee...

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Shedding Light on Sun Safety by Dr. Claudia Aguirre

Posted by Reinvent & Restore on June 5, 2012 at 11:25 PM Comments comments (857)

Currently, there are a variety of options for sunscreens. You may want to use physical blockers of UV rays, an array of chemical ingredients that absorb UVA and UVB rays, or a combination of both types. There are some differences to these, and recently the chemical ingredient oxybenzone has been in the news as a no-go for sunscreens. Before we delve into the topic of oxybenzone, let’s review the main differences between chemical and physical sunscreens.


Chemical vs. P...

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Summer is here it is time to show off those pretty toe nailsThe Truth About Pedicure by Tracey Neithercott

Posted by Reinvent & Restore on June 5, 2012 at 11:15 PM Comments comments (190)

It’s summer: a chance to show off those pretty toenails. Here’s what you need to know before you go to the salon

It’s a simple act of bliss: sinking into a fat massage chair and surrendering to an adept technician who rubs away tension, kneading lotion into thirsty skin. In fact, the process of getting a pedicure often has less to do with perfectly polished nails and more to do with taking time out of your day to re...

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What we do for our mani-pedi

Posted by Reinvent & Restore on June 5, 2012 at 11:05 PM Comments comments (687)

Sure, you will notice the difference the moment you walk in the front door….the relaxing atmosphere, the plush pedicure thrones, the great selection of Dermalogica skincare, jewellery and even women's clothing.


What really sets Reinvent & Restore (R&R) Day spa apart from the “competition” is not so eye-catching. We are dedicated to providing the most sanitary nail care services available. New clients receive a complementary personalized pouch of no...

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The Top Extrinsic Causes of dryness

Posted by Reinvent & Restore on September 29, 2011 at 8:35 PM Comments comments (166)

Extrinsic refers to external factors that impact skin health, such as our environment and lifestyle. Below are some of the major extrinsic causes of dry skin.

Weather / Environmental elements

Cold winds and low temper...

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Exfoliation- How much is too much?

Posted by Reinvent & Restore on September 29, 2011 at 8:30 PM Comments comments (1)

Exfoliation delivers a tighter, firmer, smoother look and feel of skin. Because of this result, many fall into the trap of over-exfoliation: an over-zealous approach that can actually reduce skin’s vitality and make it more susceptible to damage from UV light.

Over-exfoliation triggers the inflammatory response, leading to a compromised lipid barrier that won’t function properly, a sensitized skin condition, a...

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Quenching Summer's Thirst

Posted by Reinvent & Restore on August 3, 2011 at 1:56 AM Comments comments (559)

What do we all have in common in the summer? Yes it's the return of the thirsty, moisture-starved skin, compliments of crash diets, air conditioning, travel and too many mojitos! If you’ve always heard summer skin isn’t as dry as it is in the winter, you’re correct. So why does skin feel so tight? The answer: your skin may actually be dehydrated.

First things first: dry skin, or allipoid skin, generally refers to skin that is lacking in oil.

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Sun Exposure and Skin Aging

Posted by Reinvent & Restore on August 3, 2011 at 1:54 AM Comments comments (105)

Skin is an excellent record keeper. Every moment of exposure to daylight adds up like money in the bank – the problem is the payoff known as sun damage (also known as photodamage). As the top cause of premature signs of skin aging, sun damage shows on skin in the form of wrinkles and hyperpigmentation, and can lead to a repressed immune system and the potential for skin cancer.

Even if exposure is limited to brief outdoor lunches or a 20-minute walk, cumu...

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Posted by Reinvent & Restore on July 31, 2011 at 8:49 PM Comments comments (3)

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