Topical Treatments for Acne

By | January 22nd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |

Nearly 85% of all Americans have suffered from acne at some point in their lives, with some not even experiencing it until their adulthood. Because Americans spend almost $400 million dollars a year on over-the counter acne treatments, this is obviously not a problem that presents an easy solution. Here are some of the best topical [...]

Getting a Tattoo Removed

By | January 19th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |

If you’re considering a tattoo removal, consult with your dermatologist even if you don’t plan to start right away. Many factors affect who is a good candidate for which treatment and also affect the timing of treatments. Factors such as natural skin color, recent sun exposure, size and color of the tattoo, and smoking history, all [...]

What Is IPL Therapy?

By | January 17th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |

Originally, IPL therapy was approved for hair removal by the FDA in 1995, but since then, it has come to be used as a treatment for a variety of dermatologic issues as a "photofacial" or in more targeted ways. IPL's non-ablative technology allows noticeable results without major healing time. The results depend on the provider, the [...]

Find Your Perfect Facial Peel – The 3 Main Types

By | January 15th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Chemical peels are a great way to rejuvenate your skin during the dry, winter months. If you’re unfamiliar with facial peels, the concept might be quite daunting, but the effects of chemical peels can be great, ranging from treatment of mild skin discoloration to reduction of wrinkles. Peels can range from superficial to deep penetration, and recovery [...]

Hyaluronic Acid Dermal Fillers

By | January 13th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Hyaluronic acid fillers are a great option for those looking to replace lost volume by plumping your wrinkles, folds, and sagging skin. The process is minimally invasive, and results are instant, lasting anywhere from six to eighteen months. Risks are low, but can include very rare instances of allergic reaction, and possible injection site problems that [...]

Get Rid of Spider Veins

By | January 10th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Spider veins are very common and affect 50 to 55% of women and 40 to 45% of men. In fact, varicose veins affect more than 50% of men and women over the age of 50. But they can show up in women as early as their teen years. While they’re generally painless and harmless, they can [...]

Skincare on a Budget

By | January 8th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Here are some practical tips for maintaining healthy skin that won’t break the bank. Keep It Clean Don’t let a 12-hour period go by without washing your skin with a cleanser. Skipping out on cleansing your skin can result in acne which will be even more expensive to take care of. Prevention is the best treatment, [...]

What You Should Know About Botox®

By | January 5th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Botox® is one of the most well-known and sought-after cosmetic procedures in the United States. According to the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, in 2013, ASDS dermatologists performed nearly 1.8 million neuromodulator injection procedures, up from 1.5 million in 2012. But despite its popularity, many questions still exist regarding this injectable treatment. Here’s what you should [...]

Treating a Double Chin with CoolSculpting

By | January 3rd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

CoolSculpting has just been cleared by the FDA to tackle a whole new area of the body: the double chin. This is exciting news for anyone who has been struggling with this area of the face, but unsure of what procedures were safe and effective. Here we will go over what CoolSculpting is and how it [...]

Lip Augmentation: Full Lips That Last

By | January 1st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

While there are topical lip plumping formulas, they wear off quickly, which can be bothersome for someone who wants her lips to appear more youthful around the clock. Solutions range from semi-permanent procedures like hyaluronic acid fillers to more permanent lip implants made from Gore-Tex™ or silicone. Here’s a rundown of some of your lip plumping [...]