SKIN CARE BLOG AND ARTICLES

The Basics of Professional Exfoliation

September 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Exfoliation plays a critical process in skin rejuvenation and the maintenance of a healthy skin. Regular professional exfoliation can help improve skin appearance, reduce fine lines and wrinkles, smooth the texture of the skin and promote an even tone and color.  Exfoliation is also one of the primary means to improve the absorption of amino […]

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A happy first time client talks about her treatment experience

April 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

I Met Marta, Now You Meet Marta! Can I just say that plunking myself down next to the prettiest woman in the room at a business networking luncheon has turned out to be my great fortune? I’ve made a new business associate, wonderful new friend, and I’m getting younger looking by the day! All my […]

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What is Hyaluronic Acid?

February 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring sugar molecule that helps moisture bind to the skin. It is found in large quantities in young skin, but over time pollutants, sunlight and natural aging cause levels to plummet, leading to a loss of skin plumpness. A number of consumers are turning to injectable fillers for a shot […]

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Rosacea

January 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

Rosacea is a chronic dermatitis, especially of the face. The disorder is often accompanied by inflammation, redness, skin sensitivity, blood vessel formation and eye problems in addition to unsightly acne-like lesions. Rosacea typically develops between the ages of 30 and 50, although it can occasionally occur outside of this range. Oral and topical antibiotics, can […]

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Hyperpigmentation (freckles, pigment and melasma)

January 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

Freckles and some skin pigment changes, such as sun spots (lentigines) or melasma are caused by sun exposure, so your best defense is daily use of a full spectrum sunscreen. Look for one that contains high concentrations of  titanium dioxide and zinc oxide, which sufficiently block out the sun’s rays. Some forms of facial discoloration […]

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Oily/Acne Skin

December 12, 2010 | 0 Comments

Hormonal changes, genetics and stress can cause your sebaceous glands to work overtime. Pimples develop when pores get plugged up by dead skin cells and bacteria multiply within the clogged pore. Your skin care regimen should consist of oil-free, noncomedogenic products that won’t block your pores, as well as facial cleansers that contain salicylic acid […]

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LARGE PORES

December 5, 2010 | 0 Comments

Genetics may be to blame, but years of sun exposure can contribute to the look of large pores. Although you can not physically shrink your pores , retinoids help by sloughing off dead skin and cleansing out pores, which can fill with debris as well as dead skin cells, bacteria and sebun that oiginates inside […]

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What is a Medi-Facial?

October 7, 2010 | 0 Comments

Medi-Facial is a term that’s used to explain a facial procedure performed in a medical setting or doctor’s office by a technician, nurse or aesthetician. Not all Medical Facials or Medi-Facials are created equal. I have trademarked my own Medi-Facial, so my patients/clients realize that my approach to facials is very unique, unlike anyone else. […]

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