Wellness Wednesday – 12/4/19
WELLNESS TIP OF THE WEEK
The Fiber of Youth and Health
Collagen is a protein fiber that makes up 30% of the protein found in our skin, bones, muscles and tendons. For the skin, collagen is what keeps it looking supple, smooth and youthful.
But did you know that, starting in our 20s, collagen production starts to slow down? Collagen is also negatively affected by sun exposure, alcohol, stress, smoking and pollution buildup on our skin, thus speeding the aging process by making our skin thinner, drier and saggier. So what can we do? There is no miracle cream that will keep you looking young forever, but there are treatments and procedures to slow down the aging process.
The key is to find ways to stimulate collagen and protect your skin. Today, we have technology such as radio frequency, micro-needling, growth factors like PRP/PRF to supercharge your skin to build new collagen. A more recent use of surgical grade threads to lift tissue and build collagen targets both loss of skin volume and sagging. These threads allow plumping and lifting without surgery. You shouldn’t forget to wear a quality sunscreen, have a good home skin routine that includes exfoliants, retinols and Vitamin C and make lifestyle and nutritional changes to round out a long term plan for skin health.
At Solace, we pride ourselves in using technology to analyze your skin and customize a treatment and maintenance plan for each individual. We use radio frequency, micro-needling, chemical peels, PRF and nonsurgical lifting threads as well as superb skin care products to help you fight the battle against aging. Give us a call and we’ll show you how!
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Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lowell Holiday Auction
Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lowell presents its annual Holiday Auction on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 5:30 pm at the Lowell Memorial Auditorium. Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are available online or by contacting email@example.com.
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Third Annual Mayor’s Holiday Fest for Youth Homelessness
Youth homelessness is a persistent problem in Greater Lowell, yet services focused on the population have typically been geared towards families and adults with little awareness of homeless youth.
To help combat this issue and to provide support to these young people in our community, Mayor Bill Samaras is continuing and building upon last year’s Mayor’s Holiday Fest for Homeless Youth (started by now-Senator Ed Kennedy).
Merrimack Valley Philharmonic Orchestra’s Family Holiday Concert
The MVPO invites all to their Family Holiday Season Spectacular Concert at Timberlane Performing Arts Center, featuring many instrumental and choral favorites of the season.