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How You’re Unknowingly Increasing Your Risk of Skin Cancer

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Dr. Deborah Youhn, Skin Wellness

My patients often ask me what they can do to prevent skin cancer, and I always tell them that one of the easiest ways is simply taking care of themselves while in the sun. From knowing which sunscreen to buy, to how to use it properly, there are many misconceptions out there that leave many at risk of developing skin cancer, even when they have the best of intentions.

Below I share my top five recommendations for staying protected in the sun and reducing your risk of skin cancer.

   Check for These Labels Every Time You Buy …

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The Best Kept Secrets in Stretch Mark Removal

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By: Dr. Corey Hartman, Skin Wellness Center

Stretch marks are extremely common and can occur anytime in a person’s life from when they’re younger going through normal growth and development, to when they’re older and gain or lose weight quickly. Of course, one of the most common times women tend to get them is during pregnancy.

As a form of atrophic scars, they can appear anytime the skin expands, and its underlying structure is damaged. As a dermatologist, I’ve found that many of my patients find them to be extremely bothersome, often having false hope of getting rid of them …

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Are You Using These Online Miracle Cures? Then Stop!

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By Dr. Corey Hartman

Nowadays, everybody’s an expert, selling the latest cure for any and everything online. Unfortunately, I see patients all the time that have fallen victim to these false claims despite going against their best judgement. From using random food products as facial cleansers to performing facial exercise routines in hopes of getting rid of wrinkles; I’ve seen it all.

While the majority of these claims aren’t supported by research, there are some that are downright contradictory to everything medical professionals know to be true.

Below are some of the latest miracle cures you’ll find online, plus, why they …

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Sculptra: 3 Things You Didn’t Know About This Popular Dermal Filler

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Like it or not, we all age, and as we get older, we lose the collagen and elasticity that keeps our skin youthful. When we’re young, our face is heart-shaped, but over time, as that heart starts to flip down, we begin to get “jowly” from a loss of volume under the cheek area.

Luckily, in today’s world, there are various products and treatments that can help us retain that youthful look we all desire. While some of these products can deliver amazing results, the effects can often be short lived.  

We spoke recently with Dr. Hartman to get the …

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LUXE has landed!

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After weeks of build up, our LUXE membership program officially launches today, Thursday, January 25th. Learn everything you need to know about the premier program below and make sure you sign up today.


A three-level program our clients can join for unprecedented access to Skin Wellness procedures and products. We want our clients to love their skin, and LUXE allows them to have the best dermatology treatments available to them monthly for a discounted price.


Each level comes with your choice of one of the listed services per month.


Your choice of one of the following …

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VIP Members Get Even More Savings in 2018

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We are proud to announce that our popular VIP Card is getting a “re-skin” that comes with even more benefits and savings in 2018.

Available Monday, October 1st, the new VIP Card comes with the following benefits:

Free Cosmetic Consult
10% off cosmeceutical product brands
Botox $10 per unit
$100 off two or more syringes of any filler
10% off CoolSculpting
$200 off any two resurfacing laser treatment (Fraxel, CO2, PicoSure, & Erbium)
Your choice of one:

a. 50% off three Laser Hair Removal Sessions
b. 50% off three Laser Tattoo Removal Sessions
c. 50% off three Vein Removal (Face) Sessions

10% off Kybella Package
10% off Sculptra Package
One Complimentary Signature Hydrafacial
One Complimentary …

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2017 Twelve Days of Christmas

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year and we are definitely in the holiday spirit as we get ready to issue in our annual Twelve Days of Christmas deals. This year is hands down our biggest savings ever so make sure to stock up for yourself or for that special someone in your life. All deals are final sale and expire December 31st, 2018. Please come by either location or call 205.871.7332 to secure your Twelve Days deals.

Happy holiday shopping from your friends at Skin Wellness!

Thursday, December 7th

Purchase an SWCA VIP card for $199 ($299 value)

Friday, December 8th …

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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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Skin Wellness Center Providing Free Laser Tattoo Removal for Breast Cancer Survivors

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Skin Wellness Center is proud to announce that in observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month we will be removing breast cancer survivors’ radiation marker tattoos free of charge. When a breast cancer patient’s treatment plan includes radiation, they have to get a small radiation marker tattoo to help guide the radiation laser. This tattoo can be a constant reminder of a less than pleasant time in a survivor’s life. We want to put our Picosure laser tattoo removal machine to good use and get rid of that daily reminder for them.

All you have to do is come in for your …

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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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