Treating Sun-Damaged Skin

The sun’s effects on your skin can be very harsh. The three most common types of damage that result from prolonged sun exposure are brown spots or blemishes, fine lines or wrinkles, and inflamed skin or sunburn. Here’s how each of these can be treated:

1. Brown Spots/Blemishes – Skin peel treatments and microdermabrasions are recommended. These two treatments remove the top layers of your skin where the blemishes and brown spots are located. They then expose the younger, smoother and supple layers underneath. The difference between these two treatments is that a skin peel treatment uses chemicals to peel the layer of skin off to get the job done, while microdermabrasion treatments use a device with crystal tips that literally scrape away the top layer of your skin.

2. Fine Lines/Wrinkles ...

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Five Causes of Adult Acne

People might have thought that once they are done being a teenager, they will automatically get clear skin – but it doesn’t always happen because of adult acne. Don’t fret however, as adult acne is a common occurrence, but it’s very much different than the type of acne got during your teenage years.

Adult acne has been studied by skincare experts for years, and these five things may be the core causes of acne breakouts during your adult years:

1. Fluctuating Hormones – Before a woman’s menstrual cycle begins, her hormones tend to fluctuate. Testosterone levels (usually a male hormone) go up to an all-time high, manifesting in the form of acne around the back, the chin or the neck...

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What is Mesotherapy?

Mesotherapy is a non-invasive procedure that treats cellulite, unwanted fat, wrinkles and sagging skin. Developed in France, this treatment uses micro-injections that deliver a series of enzymes, vitamins and minerals, and sometimes antibiotics and into the mesoderm, or the middle layer of the skin. The idea behind mesotherapy is that through micro-injections, it can treat underlying issues like poor circulation and inflammation that cause skin damage.

By injecting vitamins under your skin, the production of elastin and collagen is stimulated and accelerating the creation of younger and healthier skin cells much faster. The result is younger-looking and more plump skin. However, the treatment would have to be done multiple times (from 4 to 6 treatments) to achieve optimal results...

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Four of the Best Anti-Aging Treatments

The one fact of life is that you can’t stop the aging process. You can however reduce it’s physical effects on your skin with these four treatments. The best part about them is that they won’t break the bank like plastic surgery, and that they can be done in your dermatologist’s office – some even during your lunch break! Here they are:

1. Microdermabrasion
This particular treatment physically removes your dry and flaky skin using a device with small crystals that exfoliates your face. During the treatment, all the trapped dirt, oil and grime are scraped away from your topmost skin layer, exposing newer and younger-looking skin underneath. Another result of this treatment is a smoother skin texture.

2. Cosmetic Injectables
Botox and fillers used in tandem can help soften the blow of agin...

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Maximize Your Results from Botox and Fillers

So you finally took the plunge and got botox and fillers to rejuvenate your skin. Chances are, the results are fantastic. Your face looks more plump, and your fine lines and wrinkles no longer look too visible, and you’re happier overall. Now the question is, how can you maximize and prolong your results? Here are three things you can do:

1. Protecting Your Skin From The Sun
One of your skin’s greatest enemies is damage from the harsh UV rays coming from prolonged sun exposure. The sun’s rays can actually reverse the effects of botox and fillers. Whenever you go outside, you should always lather up your skin with sunscreen with at least SPF 30...

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