My best advice for building a solid anti-aging skincare regimen

Posted on
News, Articles, Skin Care & Protection

By: Dr. Corey Hartman, Skin Wellness Dermatology If you know me at all, you know I’m a skin minimalist, and that’s why I have two goals when it comes to creating an anti-aging skincare regimen for my patients.  Goal #1: Make it effective. Goal #2: Keep it simple. Let’s face it, nobody has time for a 30-minute skincare routine before they go to bed, and most would agree that taking the time to apply five different products layer by layer is less than ideal.  That’s why everyone needs a simple routine – one they can do consistently, because that’s ultimately what is going to really make a difference in their… read more

Cyspera: The skin discoloration treatment that actually works

Posted on
News, Articles, Skin Care & Protection

By: Dr. Corey Hartman, Skin Wellness Dermatology If you suffer from dark spots or discoloration of the skin, I have some exciting news for you – there’s a new breakthrough product that you’re going to want to learn more about.   I can hear some of you asking now – haven’t we been able to treat skin discoloration for a while now? Yes, but the hallmark of that treatment has been hydroquinone, and for those that don’t know much about hydroquinone, I’ll give you a little background.  Facing the past of hydroquinone – the old go-to treatment for skin discoloration Hydroquinone has a somewhat scary past mainly for two reasons. The… read more

Your Guide to Lasers and the Conditions They’re Great at Treating

Posted on
News, Articles, Skin Care & Protection

Your Guide to Lasers and the Conditions They're Great at Treating

By: Dr. Corey Hartman, Skin Wellness Dermatology Laser treatments have come so far in recent years that, believe it or not, they can dramatically improve just about any skin condition. From unwanted hair to stretch marks and melasma, lasers are often my go-to when I know a patient is ready to see results.  Your guide to lasers and the conditions they’re great at treating With the various types of lasers and radio frequency devices out there, I thought it might be helpful to break down some of the most troublesome issues my patients experience, plus the most appropriate laser that will achieve the results they’re after. Remove unwanted hair. Hair… read more

Retin-A vs. Retinal vs. Retinol: A closer look at the topical solutions for wrinkles

Posted on
News, Articles, Skin Care & Protection

Retin-A vs. Retinal vs. Retinol: A closer look at the topical solutions for wrinkles

By: Dr. Corey Hartman, Skin Wellness Dermatology Confused about the differences in retinoids, retinol, retinal, and Retin-A? Well, with the popularity of these ingredients in anti-aging products, you wouldn’t be my first patient to ask what sets them apart.  Basically, the term “retinoids” describes a range of vitamin-A derivatives, including Retin-A (aka tretinoin), retinoic acid, retinol, and retinal, among others. Of course, retinoids are great for treating acne due to their amazing ability to unclog pores. But they can also work miracles when it comes to diminishing wrinkles since they’re proven to boost collagen production and increase cell turnover. (This is exactly why I encourage just about everyone to start… read more

THE DETAILS ON THE HYDRAFACIAL AND WHY EVERYONE IS TALKING ABOUT IT

Posted on
News, Articles, Skin Care & Protection

Hydrafacial - Skin Wellness Dermatology

Looking to step up your skincare game? Then let us formally introduce you to the HydraFacial. From improving the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles to restoring vibrancy and firmness, the benefits of the HydraFacial are just about endless. No matter if you’re dealing with specific skin issues like acne or dark spots, or you just want healthier skin, you simply can’t go wrong with the HydraFacial. Give me the details on the HydraFacial The HydraFacial is a 30-minute or 1-hour treatment that utilizes a medical-grade hydradermabrasion device. Basically, it combines peel, microdermabrasion, and hydrating masks all in one.  That essentially means that the HydraFacial is going to: *Reveal a… read more

Want to look younger longer? Here’s what you need to be doing in your 20s and 30s

Posted on
News, Articles, Skin Care & Protection

Look Younger, Skin Wellness Dermatology

By: Dr. Corey Hartman, Skin Wellness Dermatology You know how when you were a teenager, your mom always told you the importance of taking care of your skin? Well, she was right. How well you take care of your skin when you’re younger is going to determine how you look when you‘re older.  What 20 and 30-year-olds can do now to keep their skin looking young When you’re in your 20s and 30s, great skincare is really all about taking preventive measures. The more you do now to keep your skin looking young, the less drastic steps you’ll need to take later in life.  In your 20s? Here’s what you… read more

Acne: Causes, remedies, and how to clear it up fast

Posted on
News, Articles, Skin Care & Protection

Acne: Causes, remedies, and how to clear it up fast

By: Dr. Corey Hartman, Skin Wellness Dermatology Whether you’re 13 or 30, dealing with acne can be extremely frustrating and even take a toll on your confidence and self-esteem. No wonder most people would do almost anything to get rid of it once and for all.  While some try the “miracle cures” they find on social media, others give up chocolate out of desperation for clear skin. But believe it or not, there are actually better ways to clear up acne fast.  Acne: From the causes to best ways to clear it up fast If you suffer from acne, you probably want to know two things: why do you have… read more

Dermatologist or independent consultant: Who do you trust with your skincare?

Posted on
News, Articles, Skin Care & Protection

Dermatologist or independent consultant: Who do you trust with your skincare?

By: Dr. Corey Hartman, Skin Wellness Dermatology When it comes to whether you should buy your skincare products from an independent consultant or a dermatologist, there are a few factors you should probably take into consideration. While an independent consultant may very well want the best for your skin, the fact is, they don’t always have the extensive training and experience of a board-certified dermatologist.  Four questions to ask yourself before buying skincare products from an independent consultant When an independent consultant approaches you, be sure to ask yourself these four questions before putting your skincare needs in their hands. Does my consultant really want to help me reach my… read more

The truth about collagen and the proven ways to rebuild it

Posted on
News, Articles, Skin Care & Protection

Truth About Collagen, Skin Wellness

By: Dr. Corey Hartman, Skin Wellness Dermatology Did you know we lose 1% of collagen production every year? This loss of collagen is precisely why we develop wrinkles later in life, and why so many people are desperate to find ways to not only prevent this loss, but build it back.  Of course, while one friend is adamant on the benefits of drinking collagen powder, you’re also curious about other, possibly more effective options, like microneedling. But if you’re looking to increase collagen production, prevent wrinkles, and keep your skin firm, plump and elastic, then we have the information you need.  What every woman needs to know about collagen Here,… read more

Top 3 Reasons Everyone Should Have a Skin Care Membership

Posted on
News, Articles, Skin Care & Protection

Luxe Membership, Skin Wellness Center

Skincare memberships have grown increasingly popular as of late, maybe making you wonder if you’d actually benefit from having one. You know – for an annual fee, you get discounts on services and products and get to be “in the know” about what’s new in the marketplace.   This is exactly what makes a skin care membership so beneficial. With a membership, you know you’re going to provide your skin with the care it needs each and every month. Even better, you’ll save money on the products and services that you love the most!  Top 3 Reasons Everyone Should Have a Skin Care Membership Reason #1:  Save money on skincare services… read more