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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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Sunscreen Tips to Reduces Skin Cancer Risks

Posted on 11. Jun, 2012 by .

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Skin cancer is the #1 cancer in America. Many of us have suffered more than five sunburns in our lifetime, that alone increases doubles our skin cancer risk.

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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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Dark Circle Under Eyes… What To Do?

Posted on 14. Feb, 2011 by .

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Dark circles under one’s eyes are many times very distressing for patients because it makes them appear tired, sad or hung over.

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Are Americans getting enough Vitamin D and Calcium?

Posted on 03. Dec, 2010 by .

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A most recent study performed by the Institute of Medicine concluded that Calcium and Vitamin D are really only beneficial to bone health.  Vitamin D and Calcium have not shown benefits or very little to any other health related condition including cancer, cardiovascular functioning, physical performance, preeclampsia and reproductive outcomes. How much Vitamin D and […]

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Does Green Tea really help your skin?

Posted on 18. Nov, 2010 by .

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The production of Green tea does not involve fermentation. This is unique to green tea and because on the non-fermentation process many of the important anticarcinogenic and anti-inflammatory effects remain intact. Green tea contains polyphenols (GTPs) which is the active compound responsible for its wonder effects. Many studies have concluded that both oral consumption and […]

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“Breakout” The SKINny on Acne

Posted on 17. Nov, 2010 by .

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Acne is the most common skin condition in America affecting 85% of those ages 12 to 25.  Genetics play a big role in who will get acne and to what extent.  For most, acne will usually resolve in your 30s or 40’s. We have several different types of follicles but only one is involved in […]

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Does Tattoo Removal Really Work

Does Tattoo Removal Really Work

Posted on 08. Sep, 2010 by .

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Don’t think laser tattoo removal will leave your tattoo removed without any signs of tattoo remnant. Many times the treated area will have a permanent lightening, darkening, redness or residual ink. So beware – even with the best tattoo removal laser you may be able to see a remnant.

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Why are my cheeks flushed?

Why are my cheeks flushed?

Posted on 14. Jul, 2010 by .

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Rosacea is a common inflammatory disorder of the skin which can manifest itself in one of four ways.

Erythematotelangiectatic rosacea: Vascular components such as Telangectasia (small dilated blood vessels just below the surface of the skin) and erythema (redness of the skin).
Papulopustular rosacea: The acne component of pustules and papules.
Phymatous rosacea: Irregular nodularities of the nose. The nose becomes thicken and enlarged.
Occular rosacea: Inflammatory eye irritation.

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