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Let’s unravel the mystery of SPF: Sun Protection Factor

Summer is here and it’s time to talk about protecting yourself. Now, you should be using an SPF sunscreen year-round, but most people do not. Moreover, we spend more time outdoors in the summer, and the days are longer too. SPF stands…
How often should I get a facial?
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How often should I get a facial?

How often should I get a facial? This is the No. 1 question we hear from clients in the facial treatment room at The Floating Lotus.

Help for Ingrown Hairs

Have an ingrown hair? How did it happen? What should you do? An ingrown hair is a shaved or tweezed hair that grows back into the skin, causing inflammation. Many things can cause ingrown hairs, but direction of hair growth is a big factor.…

Mineral vs. Chemical Sunscreens: Do You Know the Difference?

Sunscreen should be a part of everyone’s daily routine, as it can protect from skin cancers, early aging spots and sunburns. The two types of sunscreen are mineral (physical) and chemical.  Mineral sunscreens, with active mineral ingredients…
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Earth Day + Sustainability + Skin Care?

Earth Day. Sustainability. Skin Care. What do these three things have in common? Well-being! Well-being is closely related to the health of our environment. The more you care for the Earth, the more likely you are to care for yourself…
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Put Your Best Face Forward with Our March Giveaway!

Have you tried Éminence’s Facial Recovery Oil? Here at The Floating Lotus we call it “Liquid Gold!” This amazing oil has so many powerful benefits: Tones and rejuvenates the epidermis.Builds the skin’s natural healing systems.Soothes…
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What, exactly, is a customized facial?

We each have distinct needs when it comes to skincare. Does your skin appear a little dull? Breakouts bringing you down? Fine lines making you feel older than you are? Stress taking its toll on your skin? Spend too much time in the sun last…
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Happy skin, happy you!

Is skin care important? According to a recent Huffington Post story, it is: skin care, they said, is self-care, which is important to mental wellbeing. No matter the reason – for beauty or for health – a skin care ritual is soothing and…
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Add Ayurvedic massage to your daily routine to balance and replenish your energy

Fall is the season for replenishing your ojas, the Ayurvedic term for your life force or essence, which influences immunity. When your ojas is diminished, your immunity is reduced. In addition to refraining from the energy-depleting effects…