Get Your Skin Ready for Spring with a TCA Peel

If winter left your skin looking dull and damaged, all you need to get ready for spring is a TCA peel. Chemical peels quickly and easily revitalize your appearance by supporting controlled exfoliation that renews the vibrancy and smooth texture of your skin. Here is everything you should know about a TCA peel that will transform your skin.

What Exactly is a Chemical Peel?

A chemical peel is a simple and non-invasive treatment that is meant to peel away the top layer of skin and improve complexion and radiance. It can be used on the face, hands, or neck to heal unwanted skin damage and signs of aging. Different peels penetrate the skin to different levels, so they are categorized as either light, medium, or deep. Ingredients like glycolic acid, lactic acid, salicylic acid, and others are applied strategically to the face to address specific skin concerns and force the skin to exfoliate and peel away. The skin revealed underneath is sure to be smoother, less wrinkled, and flawless. Read more

How IPL Laser Treatments Work

Have you ever watched celebrities walk the red carpet or sit for interviews, only to wonder how their skin looks so bright, clear, and flawless? Their secret isn’t out of reach for you! Cosmetic treatments like the IPL Photofacial make it possible for starlets (and now you, too) to eliminate marks on the skin and revitalize complexion in just three to six sessions.

What Skin Imperfections Do You Wish Could Disappear?

Whatever skin imperfections you have, the IPL photofacial with the Lumenis M22 laser can make them disappear. In addition to tackling common signs of aging like fine lines and wrinkles, an IPL treatment can even remove pigmentation, acne scars, birthmarks, rosacea, sun damage. Nothing is off limits for this versatile treatment!

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Feed Your Face: Calorie Free

Beautify your skin from the outside in with no worries about calories or weight gain, just beautiful skin. What you put on your skin gets absorbed via your pores and into your body. Put some of your favorite healthy foods on your face and let them get to work on your skin. Some of the foods smell and taste so good you’ll want to eat them too so avoid licking your face.

Open up your fridge and kitchen cabinets and get to work concocting healthy skin potions. Then apply to face, turn off your phone and relax for 20 minutes. The relaxation is an added benefit for your skin! Then bring yourself back to reality by rinsing off with cold water.

ALMONDS

Grind up some almonds until they turn into a powder and use as a facial scrub to cleanse, exfoliate and moisturize. Read more

Exercise: Your Skin Will Thank You

It is common knowledge that to keep your skin healthy it is necessary to:

USE SUNSCREEN, STAY HYDRATED, EAT HEALTHY,  GET ENOUGH SLEEP, AND USE MOISTURIZER.

Please Please Please add EXERCISE!

What is skin? It’s not like internal organs such as your heart and brain. Skin is on the outside and happens to be our largest and most versatile organ allowing us to look presentable while protecting us from extreme sunlight, harsh temperatures, infectious substances, dangerous chemicals and more. We exercise for our heart and brain so doesn’t it make sense to exercise for our skin? Weighing in at about eight pounds and covering approximately 22 square feet for an average adult, skin needs a fitness regime to look its’ very best. Being a visible organ, skin is also the biggest giveaway of our health. Read more

Ask the Doc: Your Skincare Questions Answered

Who doesn’t want clear, youthful, healthy skin? We all do yet most of us are guilty of not caring for it properly including sun exposure, smoking and poor skin maintenance. Not only can skin issues affect your self confidence and emotional well-being, it can affect your overall health. The following questions are an accumulation of some of the most common questions doctors are asked every day. Please read these and ask your doctor these questions yourself. Treat your skin right as it will be with you for a lifetime! Your dermatologist is your skin’s best friend.

How do I check for skin cancer?

The sooner the better when it comes to identifying and treating potential or actual skin cancer. If you have any new and/or unusual spots or changes to spots, freckles or moles on your body see your doctor.  Have your doctor scan your body for any issues so that you have a base level to continue checking on your own. Then check your own skin regularly from the soles of your feet to your scalp to between your fingers and toes. Set up a regular schedule to visit your doctor to check your skin. Read more