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Some helpful facts about the sun…and its harmful UVA and UVB rays

Posted on 18. Jul, 2013 by .

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90% of skin cancers are caused by the sun’s rays Overcast days are not much safer than sunny days – 70-80% of the ultraviolet rays can get through clouds. The sun is around 80% stronger when reflected off sand and snow. The sun’s rays increase in intensity about 4% for every 1000 foot rise in […]

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POST CHEMICAL PEEL: WHAT TO EXPECT

Posted on 14. Jun, 2013 by .

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Day One: Your skin may appear red or pink in color and feel like you have a sunburn.  You will leave the office with an SPF 30 on.  Avoid direct sun.  Outdoor activities and exercise should be limited as a raise in body temperature can add to the sensation of the “burning” feeling.  Gently cleanse […]

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BEAUTY AND THE BEACH: How to get your skin ready for Summer

Posted on 29. Jun, 2012 by .

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Summer -time is officially here.  The days are longer and the temperature is soaring…Thinking about summer and the beach  brings  to mind visions of deep, dark bronzed skin.  But did you know that a suntan is our skin’s way of actually protecting itself from sun damage?!  That bronze color is an over-production of melanin.  Melanin […]

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The search for the Fountain of Youth is over!

Posted on 18. May, 2012 by .

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Shinso skin care line is composed of only three products; Shinso Glow, Shinso Mist and Shinso Essence. Shinso uses natural Japanese botanicals and herbs to repair and protect the inner and outer layers of the skin including grapefruit peel, olive leaf extract and wild rose extract. Shinso also contains three of nature’s highest anti-aging driven ingredients – SOD, Fullerenes and Human Oligopeptide-1.

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Dull and Tired Skin? How About A Dermaplaning Treatment ?

Posted on 13. Jun, 2011 by .

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Dermaplaning is an exfoliating treatment that provides an alternative to chemical peels or microdermabrasion and is a good choice for anyone who has fine facial hair, extremely sensitive skin, redness or rosacea or visible facial veins.

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What are Chemical Peels?

Posted on 27. Feb, 2009 by .

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A chemical peel is simply applying a safe but effective chemical solution to cause chemical exfoliation of the epidermis, or outer layer of the skin. As a licensed esthetician, I use chemical solutions like glycolic acid, lactic acid, salicylic, trichloroacetic acid (TCA), or Skin Medica’s Vitalize Peel to remove damaged outer layers of facial skin. The result is a smoother more even complexion.

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