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As we age, it is common to explore skin rejuvenation procedures that help to maintain a youthful appearance. Neuromodulators (such as Botox, Dysport, and Xeomin) and Dermal Fillers (such as Juvederm, Voluma, Belotero, Restylane Lyft, Restylane Silk, and Radiesse) help to improve volume loss, fine lines and wrinkles. Collagen, Elastin and Volume in the face, neck and hands naturally decrease with age. Injectable treatments treat this natural loss and help to restore a more youthful, balanced look. Patients are often very satisfied with the results, especially in comparison to surgical and invasive options, and continue to receive further treatments to maintain the appearance.
Brown spots, known as Hyperpigmentation, can be frustrating. What products are there to use? What procedures will help to lighten these stubborn spots? Why are my products not working? Ugh! Well in this article we want to address those questions and give you some answers on what really works. (more…)
Dermaplaning- A Gentle ExfoliationDermaplaning removes the outer most layers of dead skin cells leaving the skin immediately smooth, supple and vibrant.Dermaplaning is a non-traumatic exfoliation method of skin rejuvenation. This technique refinishes the skin through a controlled scraping by removing dead skin cells and stimulating collagen and elastin to rejuvenate the skin. Dermaplaning also gives the added benefit of removing fine velous (peach fuzz) hair on the surface of the skin. Vellus hair, or peach fuzz, can trap excess dirt and oil as well as cast a shadow on the skin causing it to appear dull. By removing the excess hair, the skin instantly appears brighter and is much smoother in texture. (more…)
Sunscreen helps, but it is just the beginning. Consider, too, what you apply to your skin, skincare procedures, what you eat and your hormone levels to help you care for your aging skin.
It’s never, ever, too early to start an anti-aging, anti-wrinkle skin care plan. Think PREVENTION is key! And it is also never too late to slow down and start reversing the signs of aging skin. Think REWIND the hands of time! (more…)
At one time or another we have all dealt with a breakout, but how much do you really know about acne?
Here is everything you’ve ever wanted to know.
What is acne? Acne is your skins method of reacting when follicles become plugged with oil and dead skin. Acne is most commonly found on the face, neck, back and chest. These are the areas that have the largest number of functional oil glands. (more…)
Maybe the terms “icy temps” and “frigid cold” don’t apply here in Florida, but it is winter and your skin is probably feeling it. For that reason, I’m dedicating this blog to Tips and Tricks to get through your Winter Skin Woes….
Rapid change from outside cold to indoor heat sucks the moisture out of your skin leaving you dry, irritated, looking dull, and can even lead to (gasp) premature wrinkles! So how can we avoid this…? (more…)
From time to time, I like to switch up my regimen and try out different products. It helps me learn about other skincare lines besides what I use in treatment and I can better recommend products to my patients. I’ve never learned well from reading alone, so I have to get hands on and see, smell, touch, taste (ok, maybe not taste) the products to decide how I feel about them. With that being said, today’s blog is dedicated to hyperpigmentation and Obagi. (more…)
Throughout the course of our lives, we occasionally experience different types of skin problems, depending on our age and genetic background. When we’re younger, we often battle the on-set of acne and oily skin. As we get older, a new set of skin problems develops, including: fine lines and wrinkles, sagging, dryness, rough texture, and hyper-pigmentation. That’s why effective anti-aging skin care treatments (including proper cleansing, exfoliating, moisturizing, and protection) are of optimal importance in our daily skin care regimen, regardless of the stage of life we are in. (more…)