Archives : August 2012

How do chemical peels work?

Chemical peels reduce the appearance of acne scars, pigmentation, lines and wrinkles. When applied to your face, neck and chest, it peels away the dull top layer of your skin and its many blemishes. Your skin has a natural exfoliating tendency. This means that healthy, normal skin will flake off…

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Skin, Stress and Exercise

Your skin is the largest organ of your body and is responsible for maintaining temperature, fighting off viruses and, essentially, holding you together. This is a lot of stress to place on a single organ, but your skin tends to take this in stride. Chronic levels of stress, however, can…

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Preventing skin aging with pomegranates

The fight against skin aging is never ending. Countless groups, including our practice, have been trying to find some of the best anti-aging tools that nature has to offer. One of these tools, Pomegranate, has been shown to have many health and beauty benefits. These benefits come from the high…

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Eczema treatments your dermatology provider may suggest

Eczema is an inflammatory skin condition. If you think you have eczema, look for inflammation, red skin, and itching. Other cases may include an outbreak of scaly lesions. The good news is, eczema is not contagious, and you need not quarantine yourself until you're diagnosed by a professional. Your dermatological…

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Common acne triggers and how to avoid them

If you are having a breakout of acne on your face, then chances are you have done something to help cause the acne breakout. To prevent further breakouts, it is important to understand common acne triggers and learn how you can avoid them. One good way to avoid acne is…

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Three great home exercises

We are all busy, right? When it comes to getting and staying in shape, it is not always possible to hit the gym whenever you need to get some physical activity in to your routine. To help this, here are three great exercises you can do at home to make…

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Hair Washing – How much is too much?

Many people shampoo their hair daily as part of their normal shower routine. However, washing too often can make hair dull looking and uncooperative. Unless you're working with extremely oily hair, every other day should be plenty. African-Americans and those with curly hair could easily go even longer between washings.…

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Vitamins to take at age 40

Let's face it:  Being older and looking older are two very different things.  How can you mature in years without looking it? While hair can be colored and wardrobes can be updated to make one look younger, a person's skin can often reveal the secret of carefully hidden maturity. Covering…

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Trouble getting your beauty sleep? Try these tips!

Getting enough sleep each night is important in order to maintain your skin's youthful appearance, keep your body weight in check and have energy throughout the day. Consider these calming, soothing tips to help you fall asleep faster and wake up feeling rested. Unplug for the Night: Many people have…

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How you can get luscious lips

Yes, you can have the lips you’ve dream of! Now there are dozens of options to get you full and plump lips, everything from quick-and-easy skincare routines, makeup products and even cosmetic surgery. Now, it’s just up to you to pick your favorite option. The process of creating luscious lips…

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