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

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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

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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

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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?

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By: Dr. Corey Hartman, Skin Wellness Center 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

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Truth About Collagen, Skin Wellness

By: Dr. Corey Hartman, Skin Wellness Center 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

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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

My skin cancer diagnosis and the impact it’s had on my life: Brooke’s Testimonial

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Skin Cancer Blog, Skin Wellness

By Brooke, Patient of Skin Wellness Center When I was younger, I enjoyed going to the tanning bed and laying out in the sun, like we all did back then. I wanted to have a nice tan, and because of this, I never put on sunscreen as I should have.  In all reality, I didn’t start taking care of my skin until my late 20s, early 30s, though looking back, I wish I’d started much sooner and realized that skin cancer can – and does – happen. How I Found Out I Had Squamous Cell Carcinoma In 2017, I had a spot come up on my left cheek that was… read more

Jeuveau: The new-tox

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Jeuveau, Newtox

By: Dr. Corey Hartman, Skin Wellness Center What can I say? People are ready for something new, and Jeuveau™ is the first real competitor to hit the market since Botox® was released in 2002. While Botox has been the go-to for treating forehead wrinkles for so long, it’s more than exciting to finally be able to provide patients with another option. Here’s the gist on Jeuveau Rhyming with “hello,” Jeuveau, which received FDA approval in February of 2019, is a modern-made neurotoxin used to treat the exact same areas as Botox, including moderate to severe frown lines, or those little wrinkles between the eyebrows. Just like Botox, it prevents your… read more

How Kybella can help you finally get rid of that double chin

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Kybella, Double Chin Treatment

By Dr. Corey Hartman Contrary to what many believe, you don’t have to be overweight to get a double chin. More often than not, genetics are to blame. We all have this potential pouch under our chin that starts to accumulate over time based on our genetics, so it’s really a weight-independent pocket of fat that’s predetermined before we’re born. And though it may not be your fault, that doesn’t change the fact that you don’t find it to be the most flattering characteristic when you look in the mirror. Luckily, there are many ways to get rid of a double chin, with one very effective method being an injectable… read more

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 able to provide a solution that doesn’t involve surgery.… read more