June 21, 2017
News, Articles, Skin Care & Protection
Rosacea is a frustrating skin condition that many people deal with every day. For some, it is permanent. For others, it comes and goes. Oftentimes, skin creams and lotions aren’t effective at clearing rosacea, so patients turn to other sources – like intense pulsed light treatment.
What Is Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Treatment?
Intense pulsed light treatment (also known as IPL) is a medical technology used by doctors to treat various skin problems. With this therapy, many different wavelengths of light penetrate the skin, where they are converted to heat energy.
Through the use of filters, this heat energy targets specific chromophores …
June 7, 2017
What should you focus your skin care routine on during the warmer months?
Changing seasons bring different weather conditions which have an impact on your skin. Once the colder temperatures give way to warmer air, more intense sun and higher humidity, it’s important to consider how these changes interact with your skin care routine. The focus should be less on hydration and more on sun protection and oil control.
What products should you swap out for summer?
Once the cold, dry air of winter is gone and we turn off our heaters which dry the air and dry our skin, it’s time to …
April 26, 2017
Your immune system is designed to fight bacteria and disease. But when you have an autoimmune disorder, your immune system mistakenly attacks your healthy cells, making you sick.
These attacks can occur in various areas of the body: Common autoimmune disorders include rheumatoid arthritis, Type I diabetes, lupus, celiac disease and multiple sclerosis. While all these disorders have an impact on different organs or tissues throughout the body, some autoimmune disorders affect your skin directly. For instance, skin conditions such as scleroderma, psoriasis, dermatomyositis and epidermolysis bullosa are all autoimmune disorders.
Like many medical conditions, treating autoimmune skin conditions sometimes requires trial …
April 17, 2017
Everyone loses 50 to 100 hairs per day—but some of us are losing way more than that. While hair loss is somewhat expected for men as they grow older, it’s also quite common in women, according to the American Academy for Dermatology. And the causes are varied: Genetics, aging, hormones, stressful events, nutrition and certain medications or diseases can contribute to hair loss.
While some people are comfortable with baldness, most people prefer to keep some hair on their heads. But the good news is that just because you experience hair loss doesn’t mean anybody has to know about it. …
April 3, 2017
When you fly regularly with a particular airline, you expect to earn free miles for future flights. But did you know that when you purchase skin care treatments and procedures, you also can earn points toward future procedures?
Brilliant Distinctions is a loyalty program operated by Allergan, the company behind skin care treatments such as Botox, Voluma, Latisse, SkinMedica, Kybella and Volbella. Since 2007, customers who purchase Allergan’s products and treatments have been able to join the program to earn points toward future purchases. For every 100 points earned, members receive a $10 coupon toward a future product or treatment …