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What is the Secret Beauty Obsession of Movie Stars Sep 22nd, 2020

A-listers in Hollywood are using Radio-frequency micro-needling to keep their skin youthful. It has become a very popular treatment, and even the two renowned plastic surgeons from 'Botched' use this treatment. In their clinic NassifMD, they use a device called Skinfinity. Skinfinity: a radio-frequency micro-needling device, which includes two tips,...

Treatments Available for Our Hands Sep 15th, 2020

On the last blog tip, we reviews ways to take better care of our hands, specifically how to prevent with the use of creams and how to avoid further damage. Now, the question is how can we treat damaged skin on our hands. Here are four treatments that can help...

Tips for Taking Care of Our Hands Sep 8th, 2020

The best advice I give to my patients is before you notice a problem, begin treatment and prevention, and seek help before a small problem becomes a big problem. Hand care routine to avoid aging hands:  First, use sunscreen! Daily sun exposure can lead to brown sun spots, wrinkles and...

How to Fake a Face-lift with Phytoceramides Sep 1st, 2020

Visit our Instagram and Facebook pages for more information and up-to-date feed!   What are Phytoceramides?  Plant-derived versions of ceramides – lipid compounds naturally are present in the skin. Along with cholesterol and free fatty acids, ceramides act as a cement, keeping cells of the skin together (outermost layer), which...

Microneedling with Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Aug 25th, 2020

What is PRP?  Treatment that combines micro needling and one's own platelets Platelets have a high concentration of growth factors to reverse aging and treat acne scars, pigmentation, tighten wrinkles, smooth and brighten skin, and other common skin conditions.  Used for regenerative treatments for decades First used in the orthopedic...

Hyaluronic Acid (HA) Fillers Aug 18th, 2020

Intrinsic and extrinsic factors influence our aging process. The speed and extent of our aging varies with individual genetics and also can be influenced by factors such as smoking, alcohol abuse, chronic sun exposure, stress, chemical exposure, and rheumatologic disease.    When properly performed by a skilled practitioner, rejuvenation with...

Radio-frequency Treatments for Skin Tightening Aug 11th, 2020

Radio-frequency Therapy Uses energy waves to heat the deep layer of your skin known as dermis, this heat stimulates the production of collagen and elastin  Collagen is the most common protein in the body which creates the framework of your skin and gives your skin its firmness As you age,...

Is Facial Steam Good or Bad? Aug 4th, 2020

Benefits:  It's cleansing. Steam opens up pores and helps loosen any buildup of dirt for a deeper cleanse. Opening up your pores also softens blackheads which make them easier to remove.  It promotes circulation. The combination of the warm steam and an increase in perspiration dilates blood vessels and increases circulation....

How to Prevent Skin Problems Caused by Face Masks Jul 28th, 2020

Face masks can irritate the skin by rubbing the skin, absorbs the skin’s natural oil, accumulate unwanted moisture from breathing and sweat, and clog pores. However, it is very necessary that we wear our masks.  The most common problems from face masks are:  Acne Raw, irritated skin Sore skin behind...

At Home Skin Therapy: LightStim Jul 22nd, 2020

What it is.. Originally used by NASA for wound healing in space MultiWave Patent Technology which emits multiple wavelengths (aka colors) of light  LED = Light Emitting Diode LEDs are considered Therapeutic due to the different wavelengths  Non-invasive, chemical-free, and no side effects  Used to help the body aid in...

Oral Sunscreen: Heliocare Jul 15th, 2020

What is Heliocare? Vegan; Dietary Supplement  Clinically proven extract from the Polypodium leucotomos fern, found in Central and South America  Originally an aquatic plant, adapted to life on land and created protection for itself from the harsh free radicals in the environment History of the discovery:  In 1999, the antioxidant...

Skin Care Tip using Bakuchiol, a New Plant based Alternative to Retinol! Jul 7th, 2020

You may have heard or used skin care products that contain retinol. Retinol is the raging product on the market due to its powerful benefits that help to stimulate collagen, strengthen skin, treat acne, and minimize fine lines and wrinkles. Due to its powerful properties, retinol has been found to...

Summer Skin Care Tip with Vitamin C Jun 29th, 2020

1. Vitamin C is a great all year-round cream, especially during the summer. We tend to develop more dark spots under strong summer sunlight. It also destroys more collagen and gives us more wrinkles, which we call Photoaging.  Vitamin C can: Help prevent hyperpigmentation Help with collagen production and improve the...