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full-body peel

Professional and at-home exfoliating acid peels can help regenerate skin on the arms, legs, chest, and tummy. Although chemical body peels use the same skin-boosting acids as facial peels, they're usually more concentrated. Body peels can be used to correct dryness, rough patches, uneven skin, wrinkles, and acne. If you’ve tried chemical peels for the skin on your face --…

Get rid of Crows Feet

Wrinkle creams don't work, and surgery seems too drastic. Thankfully, there are many other treatment options to consider that can help you prevent and reduce the appearance of crow's feet. What are crow's feet? As we age, our skin loses its ability to stretch and rebound. Sun damage, dehydration, smoking, and even some prescription medications can all contribute to this loss of elasticity.…

Alpha and Beta Hydroxy Acid

Alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) and beta hydroxy acid (BHA) are two of the most common ingredients in skincare products. AHA and BHA are similar and are used for many of the same skin conditions, but BHA is oil-soluble, making it better for oily and combination skin. Both AHA and BHA are found in over-the-counter and medical-grade skincare products, especially in…

Lactic Acid Peel

Lactic acid is a naturally occurring alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) that is milder than other AHAs Lactic acid peels exfoliate the outermost layers of skin and stimulate the production of collagen Both professional and at-home creams and exfoliants are available Lactic acid is a naturally occurring acid in our skin that also happens to be found in milk. It is…

VI Peel

The VI (Vitality Institute) Peel, from VI Aesthetics, is reported to be less painful than traditional chemical peels. Unlike other well-known chemical peels that contain glycolic acid, it's made of a combination of other alpha and beta hydroxy acids. Although VI Peels are recommended for a wide range of skin types and aesthetic concerns, they aren’t right for everyone. VI…

Pros and cons of Hydrafacial

Find out how HydraFacial stacks up to other non-invasive facial treatments, including microdermabrasion, chemical peels, photofacials, and more. There’s no denying that medical spa treatments can go a long way in beautifying your skin, from reducing fine lines and wrinkles to improving acne and rosacea. One of the latest non-invasive facials on the market is HydraFacial -- a treatment that claims to…

Dark circles under eyes

As you age, your body loses the ability to rapidly produce collagen and elastin proteins causing under eye wrinkles There are many in office treatments that can help treat under eye wrinkles Your at home anti-aging skin care regimen should always include treatment options that encourage the production of collagen and strengthen the skin What are under eye wrinkles? Under…

Glycolic Acid

Glycolic acid is the smallest of the alpha-hydroxy chemical compounds. It is used to treat common skin concerns by exfoliating dead cells that accumulate on the surface of the epidermis. The American Academy of Dermatology recommends that consumers determine their skin type before adding glycolic acid to their beauty regimen. What is glycolic acid? Glycolic acid is the smallest of…

skin peel face

People have been using chemical peels since the ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans. Both at-home and clinical chemical peels can help to treat a number of skin concerns. Without proper protection and an appropriate post-care regimen, the likelihood of complications rises significantly How do chemical peels work? Chemical peels stimulate exfoliation of the epidermis -- the top most layer of…

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