NYC'S HOTTEST NEW BEAUTY TREND IS LITERALLY FREEZING YOURSELF

NYC'S HOTTEST NEW BEAUTY TREND IS LITERALLY FREEZING YOURSELF

It’s 6 o’clock on a recent Tuesday night, and Steven Evans, 38, a dapper British investment banker clad in an open robe, gray Tommy Hilfiger briefs, midcalf tube socks and wooden-soled clogs, stands in a sterile Midtown waiting room. He fidgets alongside his pal, a nervous-looking Alex Silver, 39, until their names are called and they’re led into a closet-size room. Original Article

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WHY RICH PEOPLE ARE FREEZING THEMSELVES

WHY RICH PEOPLE ARE FREEZING THEMSELVES

It's been called the "hottest new beauty trend." Cryotherapy, which involves freezing oneself in a stand-up chamber that pumps out air as cold as minus 292 degrees Fahrenheit, has been praised for benefits that reportedly include reducing signs of aging and speeding the healing process after injuries. Original Article

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I SPENT 3 MINUTES INSIDE A -264 DEGREE CRYOTHERAPY MACHINE

I SPENT 3 MINUTES INSIDE A -264 DEGREE CRYOTHERAPY MACHINE

“You may now start to hyperventilate and shiver uncontrollably,” I hear. Other than undergarments, I am wearing nothing but athletic socks and clogs on my feet, raw-wool mittens on my hands, and a post-concussive expression on my face. I am ensconced in a shoulder-height cauldron spewing nitrogen-iced air at minus-264 degrees Fahrenheit. Original Article

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CRYOTHERAPY: WOULD YOU FREEZE YOURSELF FIT?

CRYOTHERAPY: WOULD YOU FREEZE YOURSELF FIT?

Would you dare to freeze yourself fit by stepping into a chilling chamber colder than Antarctica? Golfers are used to frosty fairways, stormy tees and soggy greens but Padraig Harrington is taking the plunge with a real deep freeze. Ireland's three-time major winner is following in the chilling footsteps of actor Daniel Craig and super-fit soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo by exposing himself to cryotherapy in preparation for the 2015 season. Original Article

     

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    CELEBS ARE GOING CRAZY FOR THIS NEW HEALTH TREATMENT

    CELEBS ARE GOING CRAZY FOR THIS NEW HEALTH TREATMENT

    Thousands of people, including world-class athlete LeBron James and actress Demi Moore, are stripping down for a new kind of quick-and-easy spa experience called whole-body cryotherapy (WBC). The procedure involves standing nearly naked in a chamber filled with super-chilled air — we're talking anywhere from minus 150 to minus 290 degrees Fahrenheit — for three minutes. Original Article

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    FREEZE YOUR WAY TO A BETTER BODY

    FREEZE YOUR WAY TO A BETTER BODY

    Cryotherapy, originally developed for rheumatoid arthritis patients, is now a thing among models, athletes, and beauty junkies. It requires spending a few minutes in a chamber where it's negative 264 degrees in order to improve your sleep, increase your metabolism, boost your collagen production, reduce your cellulite, and smooth your wrinkles. Sounds slightly terrifying, but promises major results...so, with my face contorted like that emoji with the giant eyes and no mouth—just so curious—I booked a session. Original Article

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