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10 Tips to Soft and Silky Skin

The best tips to soft and silky skin are founded in knowing how to best care for your skin. As the largest organ of the human body, skin plays an important role in regulating body temperature and protecting internal organs from infection and disease. The average person has approximately 300 million skin cells—that’s about 19 million cells per square inch of skin.

Skin renews itself every 28 days, which means that the right care tips will see quick results for the health of your skin.

5 Ways to Prevent Your Hands from Aging

While we’ve found great ways to age gracefully in our hair and faces, it’s more difficult to prevent our hands from aging. In most cases, our hands can be the most tell-tale sign of our age. That’s why it’s important to give our hands some TLC to keep the skin healthy and moisturized.

Incorporate these tips into your everyday routine to help prevent aging in your hands.

Quotes to Repeat When You Need to Rest

Quotes to repeat when you need reasons to relax are the perfect way to prioritize the time you need to recharge. Our culture and society values the grind. That’s not bad, but taking moments out of your busy day to relax is just as important. So sit back and read through these quotes when you’re beginning to feel burnt out.

To help have less stress, take time to relax. – Catherine Pulsifer

Your calm mind is the ultimate weapon against your challenges. So relax. – Bryant McGill

Replace High-Tech for High-Touch…at the Spa

As our lives become more and more high-tech, we tend to forget our need for touch--and there is a cost! Studies show that social media negatively impacts mental health while physical touch improves mood and relaxation. Shutting down your computer and smartphone for a week may be out of the question, but taking an hour away from your notifications for a massage at the spa is just the rejuvenation you need.

The cost of high tech lives

Head out to any public space and take a look around. You’ll likely see most people with a device in hand…some may even have two or three!

Throw Your Own DIY Spa Party!

Want to treat your friends to an unforgettable DIY spa party? Cloud 9 is here to help! With our selection of skin-care products, high-end soaps, beauty items, and these easy DIY tips, you're sure to host an awesome staycation, perfect for you and your friends.

Not sure where to begin planning your DIY spa party? We’ve created this post to get you inspired for the perfect party for you and your friends.

How to Treat Ingrown Hairs

Let’s face it: ingrown hairs happen when hair removal is a part of your daily routine. Painful and annoying, knowing how to treat ingrown hairs can help lessen their occurrence and alleviate your discomfort. 

An ingrown hair occurs when the hair grows into the skin instead of straight up. The first sign of an ingrown hair is often a red, swollen, and itchy bump. In some cases, the bump fills with pus and the skin around the ingrown hair may darken.

Aromatherapy: The Power of Scent

Aromatherapy is the practice of using essential oils and other aromatic plant compounds to provide an alternative therapy for relieving stress, improving sleep, and promoting relaxation. While studies are inconclusive about whether aromatherapy really works, essential oils reveal levels of antimicrobial activity, including specific properties such as antiviral, antifungal, and antioxidant. To benefit from aromatherapy, the best applications are topical and inhalation.