facial-massageIn 1881, the Chatham County Courthouse was first constructed.  Throughout the years, the courthouse endured use from the people who worked within its walls.  It saw numerous members of the community pass in and out of its doors.  It withstood the elements Mother Nature threw its way; all of these events chipping away at the structure little by little making it look worn.  Over the years updates and renovations were conducted.  During its most recent renovation in March 2010, the historical structure was partially burned.  Now in April 2013, the Chatham County Courthouse will once again open its doors to the public after an extensive RESTORATION.

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Acne scars, fine lines, photo-aging, enlarged pores – if you are plagued by any of these conditions, microdermabrasion may be for you.  Continue reading to learn more about this amazing procedure and to see if you might be a good candidate.

Microdermabrasion literally means, “small skin abrasion.”  The prefix micro means very small (granules), derm = skin, and abrasion represents the exfoliation.    While this may sound unpleasant, microdermabrasion is actually a very comfortable procedure and is considered “non-invasive.”  Meaning, it is not surgical and no anesthesia is required.  In fact, just like with a typical facial, microdermabrasion can be performed during your lunch hour, or any time you have about an hour to spare.

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Dry Winter Skin

Ever wonder why your skin gets so dry and itchy? There are a number of factors to consider. For instance, the type of cleanser you are using may be too harsh for your skin and be causing you to become dry and itchy. Drier skins should choose a gentler cream cleanser, whereas oily skin types need a stronger gel cleanser. The fabrics you are wearing – wool and synthetics rub against your skin causing friction, in turn drying your skin out. Hard water may also be a factor. If you have hard water, the impurities may be stripping your skin of its moisture. Your diet can also affect how your skins acts and feels. Our skin needs fatty acids, such as Omega-3, to keep it supple. Omega-3 can be found in foods like salmon or chia seeds.

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