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Watch Ruth Swissa on KTLA Channel 5 for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Watch this segment of Ruth Swissa on KTLA CW5 (aired 10/5/14) in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Are Hand Dryers Really As Proactive As They Look?

After washing your hands in a public restroom, the ethical option would be to use the electric powered hand dryer installed along the bathroom wall instead of tree-falling paper towels. Although this option may benefit mother nature, the population’s health may be at risk. After testing the effects of hand dryers, the results show that hand dryers (especially “jet-air dryers”), actually spread germs around public restrooms. Scientists implemented...

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Do Plant Based Waters Add Up Nutritionally?

All the trend and hurrah is surrounding the plant-based water products — but beneath all the commercialized logos and 3d rendered imaging, does plant based water really benefit us nutritionally? We shall break down the logistics product by product: Coconut Water: This plant-based water is by far the best selling water alternative. After a tough workout, one may reach for a coconut water as a health-infused beverage. However, coconut water lacks...

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Getting Sick Around the Holiday Season is No Anomaly

You’ve probably wondered why is it that you always develop a sniffle or dry cough around the holiday time? Many theories claim it’s the temperature change and so on. However, the one leading cause of holiday season sickness is holiday stress! The pressures of finding perfect presents, booking flights, cooking dinners, etc. builds up elevates your cortisol levels. High cortisol translates to low immunity. Here are some simple ways...

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Hot Tub Consensus

During the chilled winter months, there’s a heat-seeking tendency in all of us. Hot tubs are not just associated with relaxation, post-gym therapy and socializing, but bacteria and waterborne diseases too. That is, not all hot tubs pose a health risk, but it is important to know when not to climb into a hot tub. Expert Jonathan Yoder, an epidemiologist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,...

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New SkinMedica? Peel that Doctors are Raving About!

Need a remedy for that summer-struck, worn down skin? Here are some deats about the new SkinMedica peels available now at Ruth Swissa: 1. Illuminize Peel The Vitalize Peel is our most popular peel which exfoliates your dead skin resulting in less acne, less acne scarring, less brown spots and less sun damage. Two days after this peel is applied the skin starts to shed from the chin...

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Ruth Swissa’s Temporary Areola Tattoo’s Now Available to Order!

Ruth Swissa’s temporary areola tattoo is a a realistic looking areola tattoo designed specifically for those who do not want permanent make-up just yet; a temporary yet realistic alternative. It works just like any non-permanent tattoo would — simply by placing it on the designated spot, wetting the back of the paper while holding it down and slowly pulling the paper away. It is a safe, quick, and...

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Electrolysis Hair Removal at Ruth Swissa

What is Electrolysis Hair Removal? This is an advanced method of removing hair from the body or face. It’s implemented with a probe that targets the the center of hair growth in each follicle with heat or chemical energy. After the probe is inserted into the hair follicle, the hair is removed with tweezers. How Many Treatments Are Necessary? Many factors influence hair growth, so more than one...

Facebook Bans Temporary Areola Tattoo for “Indecency”

It brings us to sadness to find out how intolerant social media platforms (specifically Facebook) can be in regards to sensitive subject matter. On numerous occasions, Facebook has taken down our promotional video for “indecency” and “lewdness”. Our product is innocently trying to better the lives of individuals, it is not trying to promote “pornographic material”. We are not the only ones affected by these harsh censorship rules...