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13
Jul

SPF and Vitamin C

It is commonly known that in order help protect our skin, it is critical to wear sun protection every day on all exposed areas of our skin. Sun damage is cumulative, and years of daily sun damage can add up to a much older appearance and a greater amount of damage to skin. But what...
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28
Jun

Beauty Beyond Cosmetics

Through understanding the client’s specific skin care needs, best practices should integrate both in-clinic treatments and advice on the use of home care products. A Swedish company, Foreo, has designed the perfect complement to improve facial cleansing and anti-aging in-clinic facial treatments; along with a professional home device. Specifically created for skin care professionals, the...
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14
Jun

What are Your Facial Aging Concerns?

As time passes, the appearance of the face and neck change. Skin loses resilience, and signs of aging appear. What are your facial aging concerns? • Loss of Elasticity (sagging & Drooping) • Dynamic Lines (fine lines, wrinkles, creases) • Loss of Volume (hollows & indentations) • Texture & Color (dark spots & discoloration) Aging,...
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24
May

Setting Realistic Expectations for Chemical Peels

The goal of chemical peels is to improve and smooth the texture of skin by stimulating collagen growth and thickening the dermis. Chemical peels can improve skin concerns such as wrinkles, uneven pigmentation, sun damage, blemishes, and superficial acne scars. There are many types of chemical peels including alphahydroxy acid (AHA), trichloroacetic acid (TCA), and...
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17
May

How can I get rid of crow’s feet?

This is one of the most common questions of women in my practice. Although lines around the outside of the eye may be inevitable, it is true that crow’s feet may show up earlier for people who don’t take good care of their skin as opposed to those who do. The cause of crow’s feet...
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10
Apr

Juvéderm® Has Been Used in Over 16 Million Treatments

Juvéderm® Has Been Used in Over 16 Million Treatments And that number grows every day. A young-looking face has round contours, high cheekbones and a well-defined jawline. There are smooth curves from the cheeks to the edge of the nose, without hollows. As we grow older, the hyaluronic acid we once produced starts to diminish....
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03
Apr

Skin Perfecting with Retinol

Skin aging is a biological process consisting of chronological or intrinsic aging, which is mainly genetic, and extrinsic aging from environmental stressors. While potent Retinoids have been prescribed by physicians for anti-aging for many years, scaling and irritating side effects limit acceptance by patients. Retinol is the less-aggressive form of prescription-strength Retinoid, and is supported...
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24
Feb

The Surprising Benefits of BOTOX®

    BOTOX® Cosmetic is an injectable agent used to temporarily diminish or eliminate lines and wrinkles on the face by relaxing underlying facial muscles.  BOTOX® Cosmetic contains a highly diluted form of botulinum toxin type A and has been proven safe. For this reason, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved BOTOX® botulinum toxin treatment...
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24
Feb

Heart Healthy Flavanols

Cocoa flavanols are naturally occurring, plant-derived bioactives from the cocoa bean. There are other sources of flavonoids, including fruits such as berries, apples, and pears, as well as other sources such as tea and wine; however, the cocoa flavanols may have special properties.  There are now several small-scale randomized clinical trials demonstrating that the cocoa...
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19
Feb

Internal Health for External Benefit

 In the early 2000s, the aesthetics industry was getting off to a great start, seeking the next big thing and excited about possibilities. Then, the great recession took place and skin care professionals and spa owners concentrated on staying afloat through a unpredictable economic climate.     Beginning in 2014 professionals started to feel the freedom and...
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