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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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The Benefits of Glycolic Acid for Your Skin

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Let’s talk about glycolic acid. You may have seen it listed on the label of skincare products or heard about its use in chemical peels, but how much do you really know about this powerful skincare ingredient?

What is Glycolic Acid?

Glycolic acid is a naturally occurring ingredient found in many skincare products that belongs to the alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) family – a group of active compounds found in foods. Derived from sugar cane, this popular AHA is safe enough to be used while breastfeeding and has many benefits when added to skincare products. It functions as an exfoliator, a form …

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Time to get your child Treatment? What You Need to Know About Common Childhood Skin Conditions Like Molluscum

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By Dr. Corey Hartman

When your child is dealing with a skin condition or rash, you may not be sure whether you should try to treat it at home or seek the help of a professional. But even though it may be an all too common condition, there’s definitely a point at which they’ll need to see a dermatologist.

From molluscum to acne, most parents have many questions. While often turning to their pediatrician for answers, dermatologists deal with these skin conditions on a more regular basis.

Molluscum, Acne and Eczema: 3 Common Childhood Skin Conditions

If your child is showing signs …

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Amp up your 2019 daily beauty routine with these 7 must-have products

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As we come barrelling into the New Year, many of us are setting goals to become even better versions of ourselves in 2019. Along with resolutions to eat healthier and exercise more, we all want to make sure we’re pampering our skin to keep that youthful, glowing appearance as long as we can make it happen!

7 Essential Products for a Healthy Skincare Regimen

Youthful skin starts with a good skincare routine, and below are some of the best products you should be incorporating into your routine each day:

 

Cleanser. The most important step in any skincare routine is to wash your …

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Eczema in the Winter: Our Best Advice for the Most Common Winter Skin Conditions

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By Dr. Corey Hartman

During the wintertime, while some people might be able to heal their dry skin with some small changes like steering clear of harsh soaps and upping their moisturizer game, there are just as many who find themselves with dry, bothersome skin that they just can’t cure.

If this sounds like you, you may be suffering from an eczema-based skin condition. Take a look below at some of the most common conditions I tend to see during the winter, plus some steps you can take to heal your winter skin fast.

The Four Most Common Types of Eczema, …

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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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