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Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Age Defying Power of Antioxidants

  Free radicals are unstable compounds that are missing an electron and look to take one from healthy cells and tissues, such as DNA and collagen. Free radicals are generated both internally and externally; from the sun, pollution and smoke among other things. They brake down collagen and elastin as well as the functionality of healthy cells, leading to lines…

How to treat acne scarring

Treating acne scarring Red or depressed acne scars can greatly impact self-esteem and how we are perceived by others. Thanks to relatively new advancements in technology, people no longer need to live with acne scarring for the rest of their lives. Microdermabrasion Subtle improvement with no downtime – For a more conservative approach, a series of microdermabrasion treatments may provide…

The In’s and Out’s of Rosacea

What is Rosacea? Rosacea is a common chronic skin condition, set off by triggers like the sun, stress and certain foods, that cause the skin to become red, inflamed and flushed. The severity of rosacea differs from person to person. As an inflammatory condition, it particularly affects the pores, occurring when the blood vessels that live close to the skin’s…