AUG 2018

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Page 66 of 76 [ 64 ] • # dayspamagazine • august 2018 in the news The Salon and Spa Specialty Insurance Agency (SASSI) has announced a partnership with the New York State Association of Salon & Spa Professionals (NYSASSP). Through this alliance, SASSI offers businesses and independent contractors special access to professional liability coverage for a diverse range of beauty industry risks, including skincare treatments, makeup application, electrology, and hair and nail services. "The NYSASSP unifi es beauty professionals across the state, advocating for them in Albany and providing access to education and professional services," says Sean Brownyard, executive program manager for SASSI. "As a long-time insurer of New York salons and spas, we're proud to work with them to protect their members' careers and advance their professions." For more information, visit SASS APPEAL © GETTY IMAGES The Elite Eye Mask Order 12 or More and get FREE SHIPPING and SPECIAL PRICING! PROTECT YOUR LASH EXTENSION INVESTMENT Introducing LashSavers TM EXTENDS THE LIFE OF LASH EXTENSIONS AND STRIP LASHES PROTECTS EYES AND LASHES DURING SLEEP, MASSAGE AND TRAVEL WASHABLE ONE SIZE FITS ALL • • • • TO ORDER: 800.690.1654 Eye Mask Evidence about the health benefi ts of saunas continues to heat up. Using the population-based Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor (KIHD) study, which involved 1,628 Finnish men and women aged 53 to 74, a 15-year follow- up published in Neurology reported on test subjects' responses to a questionnaire asking how often they took saunas, along with other behaviors, such as physical activity and alcohol use. Results indicated that those who took a traditional Finnish sauna bath (relative humidity 10 to 20 percent) four to seven times per week were 61 percent less likely to suff er a stroke than those doing so once a week. According to the researchers, sauna bathing may help lower blood pressure, stimulate the immune system and improve cardiovascular function, among other advantages . H E A L I N G N E W S HOT STUFF

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