How Photodamage Ages the Skin

Before / AfterWe all know that spending too much time in the sun without skin protection can lead to sunburn, but did you know that sun damage to the skin can lead to premature skin aging? UV ray exposure from the sun is, in fact, the cause of most of the visible skin changes that occur with age. 

Understanding Photo Damage

Photodamage is one of the terms used for the premature aging of the skin due to sun exposure. While sunburn can be considered a short-term effect of sun exposure, photodamage is a long-term effect of the sun’s UV rays. Continue reading “How Photodamage Ages the Skin”

Benefits of Rejuvenize Peels

Facial peels are a great way to refresh your complexion and reduce skin imperfections. With many different facial peels available, you can find a formulation that matches your skin type and cosmetic goals.

For many patients struggling with skin concerns like signs of aging, sun damage, and acne, the Rejuvenize peel from SkinMedica provides excellent results. Let’s learn more about the Rejuvenize peel and the benefits that it can offer to the look and feel of your skin.  Continue reading “Benefits of Rejuvenize Peels”

Finding the Right Skincare Products for You

Beautiful young female portrait isolated on white perfect skinHave you bought product after product only to be disappointed in the results? A lot of skincare product advertisements are designed to get you to buy, and they don’t always offer the information about who will benefit from their products. 

The bottom line is that the best skincare products aren’t the same for everyone. If you want to make sure that you are getting the right products for you, you might need some assistance. There are a lot of factors in choosing the best skincare regimen, so it is best to have a trained aesthetician assist you. Here are some of the things that need to be considered.

Is your skin oily or dry?

Your scalp produces an oily substance called sebum. This is natural and necessary for scalp health. But when these natural oils are produced at abnormal levels, it can cause a severe reaction in the skin. You could get very oily skin, which can also lead to clogged pores.  Continue reading “Finding the Right Skincare Products for You”

Follow Up Your Beauty Treatment with a Classic Pampering Facial

Have you been looking forward to getting your beauty treatment? Whether you’re wanting an injectable like Juvederm or Botox or a deeper treatment like a chemical peel or microneedling, we have you covered. But while you’re here, you should go ahead and pamper yourself with a classic facial.

Facials Soothe the Skin

Although most of our beauty treatments are pain free, you can experience some irritation with certain treatments. Following up with a facial before you head back into the world soothes the skin and makes you feel refreshed and ready to face the rest of the day. Continue reading “Follow Up Your Beauty Treatment with a Classic Pampering Facial”

Best Beauty Treatments for Millennials

SkinJust because you’re too young to see yourself aging doesn’t mean you should ignore beauty treatments. Starting the habit of some beauty treatments now could help you appear to age more slowly, if at all, as you get older. Here are some of the best beauty treatments for Millennials.

Facials

We offer a variety of facials for different purposes and skin types. Our classic facial is adjusted and specially formulated for your particular skin needs, including skin congestion, lack of radiance, or skin sensitivity. Our facials keep your skin clean, hydrated, and nourished so that lines and wrinkles are less likely to form. Continue reading “Best Beauty Treatments for Millennials”

Don’t Wait to Schedule Your Anti-Aging Treatment

AgingThe last few months have been very difficult for everyone, and not being able to keep up with anti-aging treatments is just one of the frustrations women have faced. As Florida begins to reopen, you are likely looking forward to getting back to your beauty routine, including your visits to our office.

While we are still trying to limit the number of people in our office at one time or on a per day basis, we are scheduling patients for anti-aging treatments. We are taking every precaution to ensure that our patients and staff remain healthy and safe, including: Continue reading “Don’t Wait to Schedule Your Anti-Aging Treatment”

Anti-Aging Tips While at Home

Before / AfterWith all of the anti-aging clinics closed to in-person appointments, including ours, many women are concerned about the signs of aging returning. If you normally get treatments that reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles, it can be frustrating to see them return and be unable to do anything about it. While you are waiting on your next in-person appointment for a dermal filler or other treatment, there are a few things you can do at home to limit the signs of aging.

Retinol Creams

Retinol creams are available in almost any drug store, or you can purchase them online. Retinol creams are a good source of Vitamin A for the skin, which is the best natural defense against the formation of lines and wrinkles.  Continue reading “Anti-Aging Tips While at Home”

Top Ways to Pamper Your Skin While Waiting for Your Booster

Spa woman applying facial clay maskIf you get Juvederm, Botox, or other injections, you have probably been concerned about the fact that these boosters and dermal fillers are not considered essential. While no one knows how long this will last, it is clear that patients need ways to combat fine lines and wrinkles while waiting on their next treatment. Here are some ways that you can pamper your skin to minimize new lines and wrinkles, as well as prevent current lines and wrinkles from worsening. Continue reading “Top Ways to Pamper Your Skin While Waiting for Your Booster”

Why You Should Pamper Yourself with a Facial this Winter

Spa woman applying facial clay maskThe holidays are finally over, and life is getting back to normal. Now that you have more time on your hands, it may be a good time to pamper yourself. Most of us ignore self-care during the holidays as we face the stress of family gatherings and present buying and giving. The winter is a great time to get a facial for these and other reasons.

Relax and Enjoy

A facial can be a very relaxing experience. As part of some facials, a facial massage with nutrient serums is included in the service. Facials are very calming and a great way to pamper yourself and slow down the world after the busy holiday season. Continue reading “Why You Should Pamper Yourself with a Facial this Winter”

Morpheus Vs. Fractora: What You Need to Know

There are a lot of new technologies for skincare and skin repair, and it can be difficult to know which treatment is right for you. Two similar treatments that are available are Morpheus and Fractora. Here’s what you need to know about these two treatments and how they compare. 

Similarities 

Both Morpheus and Fractora use fractional energy through radiofrequency pulses that target the deeper layers of tissue. Both treatments can help even out skin pigmentation, reduce the appearance of scarring or acne scars, and tighten and firm skin, reducing lines and wrinkles. Both treatments take about an hour to complete, and only one treatment is typically needed. Both treatments are also noninvasive with no recovery or downtime.  Continue reading “Morpheus Vs. Fractora: What You Need to Know”