Category Archives: Skin Care

What are the recommendations on sunscreen?

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) came out earlier this year voicing concerns about the safety profile of common ingredients found in sunscreen. A study conducted by the FDA demonstrated that several chemical sunscreen ingredients are actually systemically absorbed by the body, meaning they get into our bloodstream and can be detected in blood work.… Read More »

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What is microneedling?

Microneedling Do you want a way to achieve glowing skin, improve your product penetration, and help fight the signs of aging? Are you afraid of “going under the knife” or having a laser procedure done that leaves you unable to go outside? Then microneedling may just be for you. What is microneedling? Microneedling is a… Read More »


What causes acne?

What causes acne? One of the most common skin conditions seen by nearly all medical professionals is acne. While it is typically regarded as a disease that lingers only during adolescence, those who suffer from it know that the effects can last a lifetime. Not only are the papules and cysts that develop challenging to… Read More »


Should I use a toner?

Toners: Why You Should Rethink Abandoning Your Toner? To tone or not to tone, that is the question. Many people have been preached to that they need a toner. Others often avoid them because toners can be astringent and dry skin out. Fortunately, not every toner is made equal, and there is not a one-toner-fits-all… Read More »


What should I expect from a chemical peel?

Chemical Peels: What to Expect Before, During, and After What does acne, aging skin, pigmentation, and enlarged pores all have in common? They can all be treated with chemical peels! So maybe you’ve heard about chemical peels, but are unsure they’re right for you. Or maybe they outright terrify you. Don’t let the fear of… Read More »


Dermaplaning: why you should be shaving your face?

Dermaplaning: why you should be shaving your face? The Internet is a buzz with the latest craze: women shaving their face. Before you think to yourself “I would never do that!” let me introduce you to the world of aesthetics where shaving your face is the norm. Disregard all your preconceived notions of slathering shaving… Read More »


What do I love best about retinol?

What do I love best about retinol? I’ve used a topical retinol, since a dermatologist recommended it, for my 30’s acne. Never having acne as a teenager and quite repulsed dealing with it and three small children, I decided over the counter medicine was not going to be enough and I was motivated. The doctor… Read More »


How does Botox work?

How does Botox work? Botox. The wonder drug that makes your wrinkles magically disappear. But how does that actually work? Botox is the brand name for the drug onabotulinumtoxinA.  Better known as botulinum toxin A. It is a neurotoxin created by the bacteria Clostridium botulinum. This same drug used in medicine is the same molecule… Read More »


Why should I wear sunscreen daily?

  Why Sunscreen Should Be Part of Your Daily Skin Care Routine? Most of us have heard the fact that sun exposure puts us at an increased risk of developing skin cancer. But did you know that ultraviolet radiation rays also cause premature signs of aging? These bad boy UV rays are not only responsible… Read More »


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