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Plasma Fibroblast Treatment Benefits

Plasma Fibroblast Treatment Benefits There are few treatment options available today with the same level of versatility as a plasma fibroblast treatment, sometimes also referred to as the "plasma pen". While not everyone is a candidate for the procedure (reach out to your provider to see if you are a [...]

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Different types of acne

What are the different types of acne?   Acne is a common skin condition that happens when hair follicles under the skin become clogged. But did you know that not all acne is made alike? Not only do they differ in appearance, but they actually differ in how you may [...]

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7 Skincare Ingredients to Avoid for Sensitive Skin

7 Skincare Ingredients to Avoid for Sensitive Skin If you find yourself constantly having skin irritation from using skincare products, you may have sensitive skin. If this is the case, it's important to really get to know what's in your skincare products to see what may be causing the skin [...]

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Which Fitzpatrick skin type are you?

Which Fitzpatrick Skin Type Are You? When determining which skin treatment or skin products are right for you, you first need to know your skin type. Below are the different skin types as explained by the Fitzpatrick scale: Type I Light, pale, white skin. Always burns, never tans. Type II [...]

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Skincare Tips for Men

Skincare Tips for Men Below are some of the top skincare recommendations I give to my male clients who are just starting out with a new skincare routine. Wash face daily Make sure you are washing your face every day, and not just in the morning. You should be washing [...]

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Five Benefits of a HydraFacial

Top 5 Benefits of a HydraFacial A HydraFacial is a non-invasive skin treatment that helps with a variety of skin concerns, from treating acne to skin tightening. It is extremely popular based on its versatility. Some of the top benefits of a HydraFacial include the following: Deep cleaning and moisturizing [...]

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Why you should stop using lemon juice on your face

Why You Should Stop Using Lemon Juice on Your Face If you've ever scrolled through the DIY skincare section of Pinterest or Instagram, you have likely seen several people recommend using lemon juice on your skin as a cheap alternative to exfoliation. In theory, having a natural ingredient in your [...]

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Hyaluronic Acid vs Glycolic Acid

Hyaluronic Acid vs Glycolic Acid   Glycolic Acid Glycolic acid is a versatile AHA that can help improve the appearance of spots, scars and wrinkles while making skin more radiant. Plus, it will shrink pores and it’s one of the best acids for aging skin. Benefits of glycolic acid include [...]

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What are the benefits of dermaplaning?

What are the benefits of Dermaplaning? Dermaplaning is a highly effective physical exfoliating treatment that removes layers of dead skin from the face using a surgical scalpel. Some of the primary benefits of this treatment include the following: Provides an effective and safe exfoliation treatment Promotes deeper product penetration, boosting [...]

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Why you should stop using bar soap on your face

Why You Should Stop Using Bar Soap On Your Face Bar soap has been around for generations. It is nothing more than a mix of oils, such as animal fats and vegetable oils, water, and an alkali. However, did you know that using bar soap on your face can actually [...]

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Why you should stop using pore strips

Why You Should Stop Using Pore Strips Pore strips have been very popular for a while now, but while they may be satisfying to watch, did you know they actually aren't very good for your skin? In fact, pore strips can actually make the skin more irritated and cause more [...]

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Top wrinkle reducing ingredients

Top Wrinkle Reducing Ingredients While getting older is inevitable, looking your age is not. One misconception about getting older is that there is nothing we can do to turn back the hands of time without going under intensive or invasive surgeries. Now more than ever, there are products available in [...]

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Different types of acne scars

What are the different types of acne scars?   Acne scars are textural changes that occur on the skin as a result of severe acne. If you ever suffered from severe acne in adolescence, it is likely that you currently may be suffering from the scars left behind well into [...]

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What is ph balanced skincare?

What is ph balanced skincare? In today’s chart we tackle the importance of ph level when it comes to skincare and what it means when a product is “ph balanced”. The pH scale is a scale used to specify the acidity or alkalinity of an aqueous solution. This scale goes [...]

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What is my skin type?

What is my skin type? The trick to caring for your skin is understanding the right products that work for your skin type. In order to do this, it's important that you first know what your skin type is. Using cleansers or other products that aren't developed specifically for your [...]

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How does the sun affect your skin?

How does the sun affect your skin? We all love a gorgeous warm and sunny summer day, but did you know that regular unprotected sun exposure could actually be causing you to age faster? Unfortunately, this is true. Not only does regular sun exposure increase the risk of getting skin [...]

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Do Blackhead Remover Vacuum Pore Cleaners Work?

Do Blackhead Remover Vacuum Pore Cleaners Work? There has been a lot of buzz surrounding these blackhead remover vacuums of late, as this product has quickly become one of the most in demand skin care products of 2020. So are these vacuums worth the hype, or are they just the [...]

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Top 5 Most Popular Medical Spa Services 2020

Top 5 Most Popular Med Spa Treatments in  2020 According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), the following are some of the most popular cosmetic services performed at medical spas in 2020: 1. Botulinum Toxin No surprise here, Botoxulinum Toxin Type A (Botox®, Dysport®, Xeomin®) continues to be [...]

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Esthetician’s Guide: Skincare tips for your 20s and 30s

Esthetician's Guide: Skincare Tips for Your 20's and 30's Skin-care Tips for Young Adulthood There's a lot to be thankful for as you move into your 20s and 30s. If you suffered skin trauma in your teen years, by now you've probably come out of it and developed a skin-care [...]

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Esthetician’s Guide to avoid acne caused by face masks “Maskne”

Esthetician's Guide to avoid acne caused by face masks ``Maskne``How to fight back against skin irritation and breakouts caused by face masks Is living with Maskne the new norm? As the coronavirus pandemic continues to sweep throughout the nation, the use of face masks to prevent the spread has become [...]

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What is the most important part of a skincare routine?

What is the Most Important Part of a Skincare Routine What is the Most Important Part of a Skincare Routine? Depending on your skincare type and skin goals, skincare can get very complex very quickly. But if your goal is general prevention of the onset of wrinkles and fine lines, [...]

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How often should you exfoliate?

How Often Should You Exfoliate? How Often Should You Exfoliate? How often should you exfoliate? A key part of every effective skincare routine is exfoliation. Exfoliation involves the removal of the oldest dead skin cells on the skin's outermost surface, and leaves the skin looking more youthful. It also gives [...]

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