Category Archives Skin Care

cellulite on the legs

Cellulite is one of the most common aesthetic concerns among women of all ages, and while many products and procedures advertise their remarkable results in combating the condition, few live up to their promises. We asked five board-certified skin care specialists which cellulite removal treatments they believe to be the most effective – and which ones should be avoided. What…

applying concealer to hide redness

Broken capillaries can be the result of a number of different issues; a very common one being too much sun exposure There are many professional and at-home treatments that can help remove broken capillaries from the face or other parts of the body. Wear sunscreen to protect your skin from the sun and to limit spider veins on the face…

Over-exfoliating

You can have too much of a good thing. There are many common signs of over-exfoliated skin that you should be aware of, and options for restoring your skin back to health. There’s no denying that exfoliating is good for your skin. In fact, the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) says that the right amount of exfoliation for your unique…

Magnesium Oil

Magnesium is a cofactor in over 300 reactions of the body. Deficiency is difficult to measure but is indicated in many health conditions. Magnesium oil is not really an oil – it consists of magnesium flakes dissolved in water. This nutrient can help your skin cells grow faster and reduce oiliness. Magnesium is an important nutrient reputed to have tangible…

LED Treatment

Photofacials use light-based technologies to treat skin blemishes and pigmentation issues. As a safer alternative to older treatments with the added bonus of little to no downtime, photofacials have become quite popular. Photofacials can treat any part of the body other than the eyelids and the area directly above the eyes. What is a Photofacial? Photofacials are treatments that use…

brown spot

Uneven, dark spots on the skin can be caused by aging and various external factors. Find out more about the various treatment options for skin pigmentation issues. Discolored patches of pigmented skin are surprisingly common, and can occur on any part of your body. The result can be simple issues like freckles and blemishes, through to more bothersome problems such as age spots, brown…

microneedling scar therapy

According to the American Academy of Dermatology, a full 85% of Americans between the ages of 12 and 24 experience at least some form of acne. Later in life, the scars often remain as reminders of the emotional distress caused by the condition. These are some of the most effective and advanced treatments currently performed in dermatology and plastic surgery practices to minimize the…

Crepey Skin

Crepey skin is a natural part of aging: as the body decreases its production of elastin and collagen, the skin loses its elasticity. Other factors can also contribute to the appearance of crepey skin, including sun damage, hormonal changes and weight loss. There are several professional and at-home treatments that specifically target and correct papery skin. Choosing which treatment is…

Skin bleaching products

Skin lighteners often come in the form of a cream and are also referred to as skin whitening or skin bleaching products -- although the latter term is misleading, as bleach is not used. Skin lightening creams are generally prescribed by dermatologists to address pigmentation irregularities, but in some cases they are instead used for overall complexion lightening. Unregulated, mislabeled,…

hot yoga

More aspiring yogis than ever are flocking to heated studios as the popularity of hot yoga continues to rise. Exposing the skin to heat and steam may have its benefits, but overexposure can damage it just as much as harmful UVs. Hot yoga isn’t good for every skin type or condition, and is only safe when practiced in moderation. Hot yoga is believed to…

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