In an effort to maintain healthy, glowing, youthful-looking skin, doctors and scientists are coming up with numerous amazing tools to help us. Everything from surgical treatments, injectables, laser procedures, microneedling, and chemical peels have been designed to help us put forth the most healthy and beautiful skin possible. The world of skin treatments can [...]
Do you have moles, freckles, or spots on your body that are painful or itchy? Research shows that these spots could be a sign of skin cancer. More than one-third of the skin cancer lesions itched, according to a study led by Temple University's Chair of Dermatology. The study found that nearly 36.9 [...]
Mineral makeup is a “natural” form of makeup. Minerals such as iron oxides, talc, zinc oxide, and titanium dioxide are micronized, or ground and milled, into tiny particles to create makeup. Mineral makeup is great for sensitive skin and those who wish to be cognizant of what they put on their face. Mineral makeup [...]
Pregnancy, childbirth, and nursing affect the entire body – not just the stomach. A ‘Mommy Makeover’ is a series of procedures that target a woman’s post-pregnancy body issues in a single-session surgery that typically combines treatment of the breast and abdomen in one surgical procedure including some of the following: Tummy tuck Breast enhancement – [...]
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Facial aging happens, whether we like it or not! Genetics, sun exposure, smoking and harsh weather are major forces that are responsible for facial aging. There are several causes of facial aging: laxity of the muscles, loosening of the skin, wrinkles, uneven pigment/tone, texture changes including thinning of the skin and dullness of the complexion. [...]