Why You Should Add Dermaplaning to Your Skin Routine

December 8, 2017

Also known as microplanning, dermaplaning is a noninvasive, painless procedure for exfoliating the skin and ridding the skin of fine vellus hair (or, what some like to call peach fuzz). Vellus hair can trap excess dirt and oils in the hair follicles, and removing the hair reveals a healthier, smoother looking complexion. Alright, give me 

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The Magic of MicroPen® for the Holidays

November 21, 2017

Experience the magic of MicroPen® and start the holiday season off with smooth, fresh skin. This non-surgical, little-to-no-downtime treatment is just what you need to kick off the holidays with your best face forward. What does MicroPen treat? The amount of collagen in the skin diminishes as we age and can also be damaged or 

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Keep Your Energy Up with B12

November 20, 2017

Energy aside, B12 is an essential vitamin, meaning that the body requires vitamin B12 to function properly. The brain, nerves, blood cells, and many other parts of the body rely on vitamin B12 to develop and work correctly. First, let’s talk B vitamins There are quite a few B vitamins—eight to be exact—all of which 

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Picking the Right Chemical Peel

October 24, 2017

Have you ever wanted to re-invent the surface of your skin to recover the appearance of youthful firmness and a radiant, flawless finish? Enter: Chemical peels. What do chemical peels do? Chemical peeling is used to improve the overall appearance of the skin. Typically, chemical peels are used on the face, neck or hands. There 

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What Is Hyperpigmentation?

October 16, 2017

Hyperpigmentation can take many forms, like sunspots, scars from acne, or even uneven brown patches on the face—and it’s relatively common. According to the International Dermal Institute, a common form of hyperpigmentation, melasma, affects 5 million Americans. Tell me more Hyperpigmentation is described as patches of skin which become darker in color due to deposits 

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The Benefits of The Forever Young BBL

October 10, 2017

There are a lot of things preventing our skin from being as dewy and flawless as we’d ideally like it to be, like acne, sun damage and wrinkles, to name a few. But it’s the permanent marks left behind, like post-acne scars and hyperpigmentation from those days of being not-so-diligent about sunscreen and general wear 

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Which Parts of the Skin Get the Most Sun Exposure?

October 4, 2017

Ultraviolet radiation and UV damage is the number one cause of premature skin aging—Hi there, sun—that’s a big concern because of aging, but it’s also a health concern because it can cause skin cancer. And in many cases, it does. In fact, skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States, 

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The Difference Between Eczema & Psoriasis

The Difference Between Eczema & Psoriasis

September 5, 2017

Eczema and psoriasis are two very different skin conditions; however, many do not know how to tell the difference between the two or about their varieties.

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When Summer Ends Sun Protection Should Not

September 5, 2017

September is Skin Care Awareness Month and part of being “skin care aware” is practicing sun safety—year-round. This edition of Skin Health 101 touches on fall sun protection.

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What is Rosacea?

What is Rosacea?

August 29, 2017

Over 14 million Americans suffer from rosacea, with symptoms varying from persistent redness and/or flushing, to broken blood vessels, burning/stinging skin and irritated eyes.

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