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The Facts About Flaxseed

By: Cathy Christensen
Posted: April 28, 2010, from the May 2010 issue of Skin Inc. magazine.

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Many spas use flaxseed as a cure-all due to its multiple skin benefits in a variety of services, including:

The Laka, an antioxidant face and body mask and scrub that includes flax, organic green tea and hemp—The Spa at the Kona Village Resort, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii;

The Ideal Controle Facial balances purity and softness, using flax extract to rebalance and hydrate skin—The Spa at Lucknam Park, Lucknam Park Hotel and Spa, Bath, England;

The Anti-Aging Flax Facial—The Cannery Day Spa at The Cannery Pier Hotel, Astoria, Oregon;

The Power Mani and Pedi exfoliates and purifies skin using flaxseeds, walnut, crushed bamboo and sea salt—Penterra Spa at The Heathman Hotel, Kirkland, Washington;