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How Our Skin Changes As We Age

The skin is susceptible to changes over time. Time, harsh weather, the sun, diet, and poor habits affect skin quality and appearance. In many cases, how your skin ages will depend on your lifestyle or personal habits. People who smoke are susceptible to premature wrinkles and other skin issues. Taking good care of your skin will keep it looking smooth and supple. 

Is It Possible to Prevent Wrinkles From Forming?

The American Skin Association confirms that many people want to avoid wrinkle formation. Men and women do their best to avoid fine and deep lines to remain youthful-looking. If this describes you, here are the details to know if you can prevent wrinkle formation.

What’s the Most Effective Treatment for Stretch Marks?

The skin is the largest organ in the body and can contract and expand as needed. It is amazingly elastic and strong, but its supporting tissues can sustain damage if they stretch too quickly and too far. The rapid expansion of your skin can lead to stretch marks. This skin problem can affect people of all skin types and nearly all ages. They often develop during significant body changes and growth periods, such as puberty, weight gain, and extreme muscle building.

What is WarmSculpting™?

Body sculpting has been rapidly gaining in popularity in the past few years, and you have probably heard of CoolSculpting™.  You are also probably aware that it is a type of body sculpting, or targeted fat removal.  WarmSculpting™ is an alternative body contouring treatment using laser technology to achieve the same result...

What is Retinol? – ABCs of Skincare Part 2

After sunscreen, retinol (vitamin A) is the best product you can be using to reverse signs of aging in your skin and prevent further damage because it increases cell turnover, thus increasing skin cell repair, production of new skin cells, collagen and elastin, hydrating components (GAGs) and natural exfoliation. Retinol also protects our existing collagen by inhibiting production of an enzyme called collagenase and decreases discoloration by inhibiting the transfer of melanin (the source of the brown color) from the cells where it is made to the skin cells.

What is Broad-spectrum sunscreen, and why must I wear it? – ABCs of Skincare Part 3

Skin care professionals agree that, of all the great products available now for your skin, a good daily sunscreen is #1 on the list!

Why is Vitamin C So Good For My Skin? – ABCs of Skincare Part 4

Vitamin C has been shown to provide up to eight times the skin’s natural protection, thus protecting our cells in ways that sunscreen alone cannot.  When used together, vitamin C and sunscreen can provide almost complete photo-protection.

How Does Laser Hair Removal Work?

Laser hair removal is an effective procedure to get rid of unwanted body hair. It is non-invasive and can be used on any body part, including the face, underarms, bikini area, and back. The results of the procedure last longer than other methods, such as waxing, shaving, or using creams.

What are the Best Anti-Aging Skin Care Products? – ABCs of Skincare Part 1

I frequently get asked about what products one should use to get started on a “good skin-care regime”.  It is as simple as ABC! The 3 most important products you can and should be using on your skin to reverse signs of aging and prevent further signs are:..

Why Should I Use Professional Skin Care Products?

Like many people, I used to buy my skin care products at discount stores or pharmacies because I thought that purchasing products from an MD’s office would just mean I was paying inflated prices for products I could buy elsewhere.  I did my research (mostly in monthly fashion and lifestyle magazines and beauty-related segments on TV programs) and thought I knew what was best for my skin...

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