But what about Proactiv?

But What About Proactiv? Patients often ask about Proactiv and other similar systems. While there is good science behind the brand, it only tends to work for some people. Have any of you used it and then noticed it stops working after 3 weeks or so? Patients want to know why this is, so we’ll … read more »

Deadly Beds

Deadly Beds July is UV Safety Month, but educating clients on the dangers of tanning beds is important all year long. While being tan may make you look good today, you need to know the consequences tomorrow can bring. This unhealthy procedure not only increases your chances of skin cancer, but also inevitably will inflict … read more »

4 Quick skin tips

4 Quick skin tips 1. Drink lots of water. It’s just good for us. Period. H2O hydrates our organs and tissues to keep our skin looking smooth and supple. Gray, lifeless skin is a clear indicator of dehydration, so drink up! 2. Avoid prolonged sun exposure. We should all know by now the importance of … read more »

Food and your skin

Food and your skin You are what you eat is truer than true. Especially when it comes to your skin. Your body’s largest organ is directly affected by the foods you consume. Here are some foods that will contribute to your beautiful glow!  1. Carrots: They say they’re good for your vision, but they’re also … read more »

Self Extracting? Just Say No!

Self Extracting? Just Say No! Popping your own pimples always seems like a good idea in the moment, but everyday we see the fallout from pimples that have been self extracted, picked and popped. Most commonly, you are left with a very dark or red spot, or even a scab. We call these marks “post-inflammatory … read more »

How To: Detect Melanoma

How To: Detect Melanoma It is important, as a skin care facility, to call attention to a disease that kills one American every hour. But when detected early, it can often be successfully treated. Developed by NYU’s Langone Medical Center, a guide to detecting melanoma provides criteria for diagnosing it, as well as other skin … read more »

Quick anti-aging tips

Quick anti-aging tips Did you know that the sun is the #1 cause of aging skin?! The most important thing you can do to prevent premature aging is wear sunscreen EVERY. SINGLE. DAY! Zinc Oxide and Titanium Dioxide are true sun blocks, meaning that they block 100% of the sun’s damaging rays by reflection instead … read more »

The benefits of facial massage

The benefits of facial massage “Some physicians suggest that stress may be responsible for 75% of all diseases in the Western world, including skin diseases )e.g., psoriasis and eczema), headaches and migraine, digestive disorders, high blood pressure and heart-related diseases, as well as backache and muscle pain, poor eyesight and depression… solution is to find … read more »