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Facial Services Aromatherapy Services Holistic Health and Abundance Coaching Shop Blog Home Holism “Holism” – a new word and a life altering concept, I was first introduced to as student at the Institute of Integrative Nutrition. Just what is “holism” ?  “Holism” is a belief that nothing is separate instead everything exists as an interdependent piece of an alive and intelligent whole. Just how does this relate to our skin and our bodies? According to the philosophy of “holism”, an alive, balanced body is a network of mutually supportive functional systems. Every aspect of the body is intertwined and interdependent, and each of every one the body’s cells is governed by a common intelligence that guides its function to work in support and service of the whole body. In order to better serve the needs of their clients, a growing number of estheticians like myself are exploring “holism” and its applications in skin care. We understand that the digestive, intestinal, lymphatic, circulatory, nervous, immune, respiratory, urinary, glandular, hormonal, structural, and other systems are all linked to the beauty of the skin and the health of the whole body. Cells are organized into organs and tissues. Organs and tissues are organized into body systems. Every body system and organ performs performs a function that is critical to the support and survival of every other organ and system. This interdependence is true for the skin, just as it is true for the stomach, or the heart, or the nervous system. The skin is essential to the survival of the body and the skin is in turn dependent on the other systems of the body for its own health and well-being. In order to sustain life,...

Welcome To My First Blog

Facial Services Aromatherapy Services Holistic Health and Abundance Coaching Shop Blog Home Welcome to My First Blog Welcome to my very first blog. I want share with you my passion for holistic skin care and the joy of embracing a more natural / chemical-free lifestyle. My mission is to help you understand the connection of your skin to your personal choices not just topical skin care products but also to your diet, emotions, and lifestyle choices. I will be sharing with you healthy beauty advice and some of my favorite “do it yourself” recipes. I will also be sharing my resources for my favorite tools and products. My sincere wish is to encourage you to play a more active role in maintaining and supporting a healthy skin and body. How does holistic skin care differ from conventional skin care? Let me introduce myself. My name is Sharonah Rapseik. I am a holistic esthetician and a natural life style advocate and blogger. I am the owner of SPA Holistica, a private spa in the heart of New York City where in each and every one of my spa services I am committed to using only natural, nontoxic, and earth friendly ingredients. So what is all the buzz about holistic skin care? Let me start by saying that whenever as a holistic-minded esthetician like myself looks at someone’s skin, we see the whole person. I know that in order to stimulate real and lasting positive changes in the appearance of one’s skin, it’s surface symptoms cannot be treated as isolated issues. The aim of holistic skin care philosophy is not to...