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Monthly Archives: March 2013

Eight Foods that Boost Collagen

Best foods to eat to improve your skin care condition WATER-RICH VEGETABLES Key For Collagen Production – Vegetables like cucumber and celery have a high sulfur content, which is important in collagen production. Collagen can’t be produced if sulfur isn’t present. FISH Creates Stronger Cells – Fish like tuna and salmon are loaded with omega-3 fatty acids. Skin cells are…

Skin Tightening

Skin tighening tips! Collagen acts as scaffolding for the skin, if there is nothing there to hold your skin up it is going to fall resulting in wrinkles & dimples. Thermage skin tightening treatment sends radio frequency energy down to the dermal layers to target collagen synthesis (without damaging the top layers of the skin), which is what causes the…

All about moisturizer

All skin moisturizers are a combination of grease or oil and water. Lotions, creams and ointments are the three classes of moisturizers – differing in their oil to water concentrations and their ability to seal in moisture. Lotions feel nice and light on the skin but contain a lot of water so they are not deeply hydrating. Switching to a thicker…

Why we love Chemical Peels!

The skin’s feedback mechanism is what signals the body to make new cells, and it explains why chemical peels are top of the line for professional skin rejuvenation. Any time the skin is exfoliated, the feedback mechanism kicks in; however, it is only through chemical peels that the critical enzymes for skin proliferation are signaled to start working to improve…

Lifting & Shaping with Dermal Fillers

If you think fillers only serve the purpose of erasing lines and filling wrinkles you are mistaken. While these injectable gels may have originally made their mark as wrinkle eradicators, they are now just as well-known for their incredible ability to lift and contour aging and volume depleted facial features. When fillers were first introduced, their purpose was solely to…