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Out With The Old, In With The New!

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Most of us love the familiar skin care and beauty products we have collected in our bathroom drawers and catch all baskets. It’s fun to look through the samples and try different things! But, have you ever wondered what their shelf life is? Expired serums, lotions, sunscreens and cosmetics can become unstable and irritate the skin. With the calendar getting ready to roll into a new year, now is the time to go through your stash and part ways with things that are outdated or taking up space.

Common sense plays a […]

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Hydrator vs. Moisturizer

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As the largest organ in our body, our skin requires special treatment to keep its youthful glow. Not many of us know that moisturizing and hydrating, although often used interchangeably, are not the same thing. While they both provide our skin with much-needed nourishment, knowing the difference will help you make the best choice for your skin’s specific needs.

 

Dehydrated skin lacks water and dry skin lacks oil. So, your skin could be dehydrated, dry, or both. Therefore, it is important to choose the right products and know how and when to use […]

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In What Order Should You Apply Your Skincare?

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Skin care prysiA question I am often asked, “In what sequence do I apply my skin care treatments?”   Believe it or not, there is a proper order for applying products.  Ideally, you should allow 15 minute intervals between steps.

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Skin Medica, Proven Results… Based in Science

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My commitment to my patients is to recommend high quality, scientifically proven treatment products that maintain the superior results you received from your procedure or surgery. These products contain a higher concentration of ingredients than cannot be found in over the counter or black market versions and have been scientifically proven in clinical trials, thus providing optimal efficacy and results.
  • Skin Medica TNS Recovery Complex: Designed to smooth, firm and tone skin and increase collagen production
  • Skin Medica TNS Essential Serum: All-in-one skin rejuvenating treatment. Includes antioxidants and designed […]
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Did You Know? Glycolic Acid

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About Glycolic Acid

Glycolic acid is not ‘new’ but it’s potential is likely unknown to many. A derivative of sugar cane, it is classified as an alpha hydroxy acid (AHA). It works primarily by loosening the glue-like substance that holds dull dead skin cells on the topmost layers of your skin.  In addition, it helps to keep pores clean, lightens skin discolorations, and stimulates collagen and elastin production.

Since it is so well tolerated, it is a great product to incorporate into an anti-aging regimen. Because glycolic is the smallest of all the […]

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Summer Sun Protection

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It’s natural to want to get out in the sun when the days get longer and the temperature gets warmer. It’s also a good time to review the latest expert advice about how to protect your skin from damage.
Ultraviolet (UV) rays – from the sun and other sources like tanning beds – are the primary cause of skin cancer. Too much exposure can also cause sunburn, eye damage and premature wrinkles. But shielding your skin with clothing, broad-spectrum sunscreen of sun protection factor (SPF) 30 for everyday use and […]

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