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A Hollywood Dermatologist Shares Her Anti-Aging Advice

Published on May 18, 2014 by

Dermatologist Jessica Wu answers your top beauty questions on minimizing the effects of aging so you can achieve a smoother, more youthful complexion. http://www.everydayhealth.com/news/a-hollywood-dermatologist-shares-her-anti-aging-advice/

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5 Surprising Foods that Help You Lose Weight

Published on May 17, 2014 by

Is peanut butter really a diet food? Even some high-calorie eats can help you shed pounds, some by making you feel full, others by actually blocking the formation of fat cells. http://www.everydayhealth.com/diet-and-nutrition/5-surprising-foods-that-help-you-lose-weight.aspx

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VitaMedica Must Have’s!

Published on September 5, 2012 by

We mentioned in our newsletter this month how much we like VitaMedica products. We think they’re great for those who want to cut down their recovery time right after undergoing a procedure. So what exactly are these products? Below are the products we carry that we feel are perfect for the procedures we offer: Arnica Montana 30X Great for both surgical and non-surgical facial proceduresRapidly dissolving tabletsPackages come in different sizes depending on the amount that is right for you Arnica Anti-Bruise Kit Defense against both bruising and swellingThe kit includes Arnica Montana 30X and a recovery creamThis product is unique because it addresses bruising from the inside rather than […]

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When Hot Is Too Hot?

Published on June 15, 2011 by

Sweat no more The Best Way To Stop Excessive Sweating – Botox Hyperhidrosis Treatment, , . Remember the catch phrase “Never let them see you sweat?” In 1984, the Gillette Company launched a new series of TV commercials for its Dry Idea antiperspirants that introduced what quickly became a famous ad slogan. For some sweating is an occasional nuisance, for others it is an embarrassing ongoing issue. With summer quickly approaching many are concerned about ruined clothing and the embarrassment of trying to mask unwanted sweat stains. The technical term for excessive sweating is “hyperhidrosis.” Sufferers should first visit their Physician, as some absorbent powders and lotions can be prescribed […]

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Cheeks too rosy? Rosacea have you hiding?

Published on November 22, 2010 by

We all have heard that rosy cheeks are great. What if they are a little too red, and beyond rosy? Unless we’re working up a sweat, you probably prefer to keep the redness on our face to little more than a healthy, rosy glow. However, Mother Nature and our skin chemistry don’t always share our vision. Your skin can appear red for many reasons, whether it be due to an allergic reaction, stress, Rosacea or another culprit, it is a nuisance. Rather then attempt to cover it up check out these easy solutions to kick that redness to the curb once and for all. The first way to treat is […]

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The Secret to Youth…Collagen

Published on October 27, 2010 by

As we age, our faces lose collagen which causes lines and wrinkles, our bodies also produce a chemical that actually breaks down collagen as well. Collagen is the key to healthy skin that tends to age well. “Collagen is the skin’s structural fiber,” dermatologist Dennis Gross said in the October 2005 issue of O Magazine. “As we get older, it breaks down, creating lines and large pores.” However, using products that contain collagen won’t change a thing, as collagen CAN NOT be absorbed by the skin to replace lost collagen. So what are we supposed to do? There are a million choices in skincare, how does the average person decide […]

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Super Spring & Summer Skin Tips

Published on April 11, 2010 by

Foundation Is Out, Tinted Moisturizer Is InIf you are like me and refuse to go bare faced ever even in summer and can’t imagine life without your foundation, consider putting away your foundation for the season and trying a tinted moisturizer. You may never go back to your old foundation. Lighter than foundation, tinted moisturizers still cover flaws but feel less “cakey.” While foundations can feel as if they’re melting off your face, tinted moisturizers won’t, most also contain an SPF. I scream you scream, we all scream for SunscreenWhile most women know to put sunscreen on their faces, they skip their chests, hands and necks. Who wants to have […]

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