Creating Healthy Habits: The Dos and Don’ts of Teenage Skincare

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By: Brittany Rigsby, Skin Wellness Center

There’s no doubt teenagers often neglect the basics of good skincare. From regularly washing their face to applying sunscreen before going outdoors, it’s so important to encourage them to get into these healthy habits early on. If you’re looking for the best skincare advice for your teenager, here are the dos and don’ts that will truly help keep their skin looking youthful into adulthood.

DO wash the face twice a day. One of the best things teenagers can do for their skin is to simply wash their face with a gentle cleanser twice a day – …

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Saggy jowls are a bummer: learn how to get rid of them for good

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While there has long been a lack in confidence in the treatments used to tighten saggy jowls, we’re proud to be one of the only providers in the state of Alabama to offer a new innovative, nonsurgical procedure called Profound.

In the past, there have been a number of treatments that could lift the lower face and neck area; yet none of them promised the dramatic results for which patients were longing. Profound is the real deal, and because so many people hate this area that starts to sag as they get older, it really is very exciting to finally be …

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Botox, Juvéderm & Sculptra: Which Popular Injectable Is Right for You?

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By: Dr. Corey Hartman, Skin Wellness Center

With all the injectables and dermal fillers on the market today, it’s hard for patients to know which is really going to help them achieve their goals. From the areas they’re looking to enhance, to the amount of downtime they’re willing to spend, there are many factors that need to be taken into consideration. That’s why I’ve outlined our top three injectables below, what they’re primarily used for, and how to know if they might be right for you.

Botox – People typically get Botox to smooth the lines and wrinkles in their forehead, around …

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Fresh new tips on how to protect yourself from skin cancer

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In honor of Skin Cancer Awareness Month, we’d like to take the time to remind everyone of some of the best ways to prevent skin cancer. With the startling numbers behind the skin cancer epidemic, it’s safe to say we could all use a friendly reminder to be doing just a little bit more to protect ourselves.

While we won’t spend time telling you the importance of using a broad-spectrum sunscreen, wearing sunglasses and a hat, or seeking shade while you’re in the sun, we do want to remind you of some things that may not always be top of …

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Good, Better, Best: 3 Options for Getting Rid of Acne Scars Completely

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By Dr. Corey Hartman

As if having acne wasn’t bad enough, many who suffer from cystic, painful acne lesions must also deal with the scars they often leave behind. And once that damage is done to the dermis, the deeper layer of the skin, even the most aggressive acne treatment isn’t going to be enough to make those scars go away.

As a dermatologist, It’s my job to educate my patients on the first step of getting rid of acne scars – and that’s getting their acne under control. There’s no reason to spend money on correcting a problem that you …

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