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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.
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...
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.
Skin care professionals agree that, of all the great products available now for your skin, a good daily sunscreen is #1 on the list!
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.
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.
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:..
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...
Approximately 20 million American citizens have acne scars. Fortunately, this number can decrease through Pico FOCUS™. While various treatments can improve the scars that acne causes, there is none more effective than Pico FOCUS—making it the best treatment for acne scars today.
Spending many hours working out and skipping dessert without seeing any positive changes in your body can be frustrating. Lifestyle changes can make it difficult to sculpt the body effectively. Fortunately, you can remove unwanted fat in various parts noninvasively through a SculpSure treatment. Read on to learn more.