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All About Microneedling

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Microneedling, also known as Collagen Induction Therapy, has received a lot of press and attention over the last few years thanks to its popularity with famous faces such as Jennifer Aniston, Gwyneth Paltrow and Kim Kardashian. In addition to its anti-aging benefits, microneedling goes further than other dermatology treatments to improve acne and scarring for various skin types and tones.

How Microneedling Works

As we age, the body produces less collagen and skin begins to lose its youthful firmness and elasticity. In addition to the fine lines and wrinkles that are characteristic of getting older, the skin can become slower to heal, …

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4 Tips for Maintaining Healthy Skin During Your Workouts

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Paying attention to your skin during a workout is important but often goes overlooked. Truth is, the gym is a place crawling with moisture and warm, wet places for bacteria to breed. If you don’t take care of your skin immediately after working out, you could be prone to acne, staph infection, and other unwanted skin problems.

Here are a few ways you can ensure your skin looks just as good as your body feels after a good exercise session.

1. Take off makeup and tie hair back before working out

Makeup + sweat on your face can actually cause breakouts. This is …

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Grow a Great Skincare Regimen

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Introducing: a new way to approach your beauty regimen, designed to help you be your most beautiful self.

The GRASS Regimen is an easy way to help you identify the exact skin care products you need to be using, and when. GRASS,  an acronym that stands for Growth Factor, Retinols, Antioxidants, Sunscreen and Specialty Products, is the perfect guide to start building your beauty arsenal.

With guidance, you can work with our specialist to revitalize your life, from the inside out. Let’s break down each factor to see how it influences your beauty decisions and regimens.

Growth Factor

Growth factors are proteins that regulate cellular …

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Skin Wellness: Excel V Laser

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Skin Wellness is offering a new non-invasive medical aesthetic procedure that can help improve the appearance of your skin. That treatment is called Excel V Laser, and it is a laser-based skin treatment procedure that can help treat vascular skin conditions. Excel V Laser uses two ultra-precise laser wavelengths to deliver precision treatment, and it can be used to treat things from spider veins to pigmented lesions. Read on to find out what makes Excel V Laser treatments so unique and how you can benefit from them.

What Can Excel V Laser Treat?

Excel V Laser can be used to treat a …

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Treating Rosacea With Intense Pulsed Light

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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 …

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What Is a Healthy Skin Care Regimen?

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Taking care of your skin is one way that you can help minimize the risk of skin cancer, keep a younger appearance longer, and enjoy glowing, healthy skin throughout your life. Oftentimes, individuals do not think about their skin until it is too late, and the sun exposure and free radicals have taken a toll on their face. If you want to keep your skin healthy and radiant, start following a regimen for skin care. Birmingham and Chelsea, AL area residents can look to Skin Wellness Center’s doctors to learn more about skin regimens and help slow their signs of …

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Do You Have a Damaged Earlobe?

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The earlobes are not an area that we might feel concern over injury, but there are instances when these body parts may require some sort of repair. Rather than live with an earlobe condition that makes you feel self-conscious or uncomfortable, considering having a repair procedure in our Birmingham practice.

Various factors may affect the earlobe. One is direct injury, which is not very common. Typically, earlobes need repair due to stretching, splitting, or scarring. An earlobe piercing may become extensively stretched gradually because of heavy jewelry worn regularly, or immediately, by getting caught in clothing or a hairbrush. Should a piercing become so stretched that …

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