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Should I Use Witch Hazel?

Should I Use Witch hazel? There are a variety of natural substances that people have used on their skin in their daily regimen. Passed down from generation to generation, these natural remedies have caused skepticism among those who believe in the power of prescription medication and products developed specifically for skin care. The truth [...]

By |April 18th, 2017|Skin Care|Comments Off on Should I Use Witch Hazel?

Ways to Treat Deep Wrinkles

Ways to Treat Deep Wrinkles Wrinkles are something that many people dread. Seen as a sign of aging, wrinkles are not uncommon, but most of us don't buy into the idea of "aging gracefully!" As we grow older, the lines on our face where our skin naturally folds and creases begin to set in instead [...]

By |March 17th, 2017|Skin Care|Comments Off on Ways to Treat Deep Wrinkles

What are Retinoids?

What are Retinoids? Retinoids have many forms and functions. They are a medical treatment for skin conditions such as wrinkles, brown spots, and other signs of aging. They can be ingested or applied topically. Retinoids are comprised of chemical compounds that are related to Vitamin A. Retinoids bind with and activate certain retinoic acid receptors [...]

By |February 14th, 2017|Product Information, Skin Care|Comments Off on What are Retinoids?

What is a Keratosis Pilaris?

What is a Keratosis Pilaris? What is a Keratosis Pilaris? Keratosis Pilaris is a condition that causes skin irritations. It causes small, hard bumps to appear on the skin and can also come with redness and swelling. Most commonly, these bumps show up on arms, thighs, and buttocks. The face is a less common area [...]

By |January 7th, 2017|Skin Care, Skin Disease|Comments Off on What is a Keratosis Pilaris?

Sunscreen in Winter

Sunscreen in Winter When you’re out in the cold months of winter, enjoying the cool weather and not worrying about tanning, you don’t think twice about sunscreen. Those summer months of swimsuits and tanning are far from your mind, but sunscreen application shouldn’t be. The sun’s harmful rays, which can damage and age your skin, [...]

By |December 5th, 2016|Skin Care|Comments Off on Sunscreen in Winter

Squamous cell carcinoma

Squamous cell carcinoma Squamous cell carcinoma is the second most common form of skin cancer. This type of skin cancer occurs when the squamous cells begin to uncontrollably grow and replicate. The squamous cells are thin, flat cells found in the epidermis, or outer layer of skin, all over the body. Squamous cells can also [...]

By |November 11th, 2016|Red Skin Syndrome, Skin Care, Skin Disease|Comments Off on Squamous cell carcinoma

Seborrheic Dermatitis

Seborrheic Dermatitis Seborrheic Dermatitis is a skin condition also known as dandruff. While it mainly affects the scalp, seborrheic dermatitis can also occur in other oily areas such as the face, chest, back, buttocks, navel, groin, underneath breasts, and in skin folds. This skin condition is not contagious and does not affect your overall health, [...]

By |October 18th, 2016|Red Skin Syndrome, Skin Care, Skin Disease|Comments Off on Seborrheic Dermatitis

Psoriasis

Psoriasis Psoriasis is a condition that affects a large number of people across the world. Characterized by red, flaky skin, psoriasis comes from a long-lasting problem with the immune system. It could be triggered by stress, infections, a cold, or related to other medical conditions or medicines. Psoriasis is treatable, but there is no known [...]

By |September 12th, 2016|Red Skin Syndrome, Skin Care, Skin Disease|Comments Off on Psoriasis

Rosacea

Rosacea Rosacea is a common skin condition in the face. It causes redness in your cheeks and sometimes small, red bumps. Many people who have rosacea find it embarrassing and a nuisance. Anyone can get rosacea, but it is mostly found in middle-aged women with fair skin. Rosacea flare ups can last anywhere from a [...]

By |August 15th, 2016|Red Skin Syndrome, Skin Care, Skin Disease|Comments Off on Rosacea

Flawless Complexion

Flawless Complexion That flawless complexion is something everyone strives for. It has come to be considered a mark of beauty and some people make it seem effortless. However, for most people, achieving that flawless complexion can be hard and more often than not, they will go through rigorous trials to get rid of blemishes. The [...]

By |July 7th, 2016|Clinic Information, Skin Care|Comments Off on Flawless Complexion