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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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Theradome – New Technology to Restore Hair Loss

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Hair loss and thinning hair is something that can happen to almost anyone at any age. Thankfully, there have been recent advancements in technology that can help fight hair loss and promote the growth of new hair. There are several things you need to know about Theradome and how it can combat hair loss.

What Is Theradome Laser Treatment?

Theradome laser treatment is a hair growth method that is effective, safe and has been cleared by the FDA. This particular type of laser therapy is created in the form of a helmet that is worn directly on your head. Other popular treatments, …

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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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How to Transition Your Skin Care Routine for Summer

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What should you focus your skin care routine on during the warmer months?

Changing seasons bring different weather conditions which have an impact on your skin.  Once the colder temperatures give way to warmer air, more intense sun and higher humidity, it’s important to consider how these changes interact with your skin care routine.  The focus should be less on hydration and more on sun protection and oil control.

What products should you swap out for summer?

Once the cold, dry air of winter is gone and we turn off our heaters which dry the air and dry our skin, it’s time to …

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How Do You Treat Autoimmune Skin Conditions?

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Your immune system is designed to fight bacteria and disease. But when you have an autoimmune disorder, your immune system mistakenly attacks your healthy cells, making you sick.

These attacks can occur in various areas of the body: Common autoimmune disorders include rheumatoid arthritis, Type I diabetes, lupus, celiac disease and multiple sclerosis. While all these disorders have an impact on different organs or tissues throughout the body, some autoimmune disorders affect your skin directly. For instance, skin conditions such as scleroderma, psoriasis, dermatomyositis and epidermolysis bullosa are all autoimmune disorders.

Like many medical conditions, treating autoimmune skin conditions sometimes requires trial …

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Are You Losing Your Hair?

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Everyone loses 50 to 100 hairs per day—but some of us are losing way more than that. While hair loss is somewhat expected for men as they grow older, it’s also quite common in women, according to the American Academy for Dermatology. And the causes are varied: Genetics, aging, hormones, stressful events, nutrition and certain medications or diseases can contribute to hair loss.

While some people are comfortable with baldness, most people prefer to keep some hair on their heads. But the good news is that just because you experience hair loss doesn’t mean anybody has to know about it. …

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Scaly, Itchy, Flaky, Red: Psoriasis Conditions and Treatments

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Sometimes, red or itchy skin can be caused by the wrong lotion, the weather or a minor allergy. But other times, a skin rash can be the result of a potentially serious or chronic condition.

For instance, psoriasis is a fairly common autoimmune disease that shows itself by causing raised, red patches to appear on the skin. These patches, which are usually scaly and itchy, often show up on elbows, knees or the scalp, but they can appear anywhere on the skin. While some forms of psoriasis can be just moderately uncomfortable, others can be debilitating and even fatal.

Here are the …

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