The Best Treatments to Undo Your Summer Skin

The Best Treatments to Undo Your Summer Skin

Those blissful weeks between Memorial Day and Fourth of July seem to fly by, especially with naps in the park under the warm sunshine and vacation-hopping with those you love most. But while the sweat, sand, salt and vibes of summer is pretty much unparalleled to any season, it does have a major impact on your skin.

Not only do the hot temperatures and humidity dry out your pores, but sweat can clog them and constant sun exposure can cause early signs of aging and pose potential UV dangers. Luckily, experts say a checkup visit with your dermatologist, a professional in-office treatment and some at-home remedies can give your skin the post-summer detox it craves and needs.

Here are some ideas for cleansing and repairing your skin, just in time for the leaves to fall and the air to cool.

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Botox and Dysport, What's the Difference?!

Botox and Dysport, What's the Difference?!

Botox and Dysport - asking about the difference between them is kind of like asking about the difference between Pepsi and Coke, or PC and Apple. These products technically do the same things, but they go about it in slightly different fashions. That’s the way it is with Botox and Dysport. Both can give you fantastic cosmetic results, reducing wrinkles and fine lines, but one might be a better option than the other, depending on the exact results you are looking for.

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What You Can Do About Post-Partum Stretch Marks

What You Can Do About Post-Partum Stretch Marks

Seventy-five percent of pregnant ladies develop stretch marks, according to dermatologist, Karen Edstrom. Genetics, hormones and stress are factors which determine whether a woman will end up with stretch marks after pregnancy or not. These marks may appear on the bottom, the lower back, the belly and other parts of the body. Since they are hard to get rid of, prevention is the best defense. However, there are ways to minimize their appearance once you have them. Learning how to care for your skin will be the key to boosting self-confidence as you bounce back after childbirth. This quick guide is loaded with sensible tips for preventing stretch marks during pregnancy and healing them afterwards.

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Embracing Change: Beauty Rules For Growing Older

Embracing Change: Beauty Rules For Growing Older

In the words of Coco Chanel, “You can be gorgeous at thirty, charming at forty and irresistible for the rest of your life.”  With the over-65 population set to double from 46 to over 98 million by 2060, you’re likely to be in good company for your irresistible years.  The key to growing older in style is to accept or even embrace the natural changes that age brings, and find ways to adapt your beauty regime accordingly.  It goes without saying that cutting back on smoking, alcohol and stress is hugely beneficial to your beauty whatever your age, but what else can you do to keep your glow in your golden years?

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How Does Visia Analysis Work?

How Does Visia Analysis Work?

If it's your first time visiting SkinSpaMED, one of our talented staff members will sit you down in front of a white, egg-shaped pod and take pictures of your face. They will then print off the skin analysis (seen above) and review the results with you.

The VISIA skin care analysis is an excellent tool to learn more about your skin and discover effective ways to improve your personal concerns. It also saves money by allowing you to focus on the areas of most need. With VISIA, you can better understand your skin rejuvenation goals. VISIA gives a complete visual analysis of your skin and allows us to recommend customized treatments and products based on detection and overall evaluation.

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Get Rid of Unwanted Hair With Laser Hair Removal

Get Rid of Unwanted Hair With Laser Hair Removal

Menopause causes a lot of changes to your body, few of which are welcome. The growth of new hair and the thickening of existing hair are two of the nastiest surprises laying in wait for you. There's a way to short-circuit the body hair changes that come with middle age: Deal with your hair permanently, right now. This is hardly the only reason to get laser hair removal sooner rather than later. Laser treatments are more effective on darker-colored hair and that means it's smart to have the treatment done before your hairs go gray.

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Treat Acne With This Tip From the 1940's!

Treat Acne With This Tip From the 1940's!

Zinc is a power player in the mineral world. It boosts your immune system, aids in brain development and memory retention, and prevents cellular damage in the retina, among so many other benefits. And interestingly, our bodies don't naturally produce it, which is why we need to get it through food and/or supplements. 

Another impressive use for zinc? Acne treatment. 

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8 Benefits of Vaginal Rejuvenation You Never Knew

8 Benefits of Vaginal Rejuvenation You Never Knew

As women get older, they don't just age physically, they can also encounter problems with their private areas as well.

If you are having issues with your vagina, it's not something that you should ignore, and you should fully use the options that are available to you to help turn things around. These options can address any discomfort you are having personally. You, as a woman, must voice your concerns and speak up. Possible solutions are available.

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The Madonna Eye Lift, An Alternative to Blepharoplasty

The Madonna Eye Lift, An Alternative to Blepharoplasty

The Madonna Lift, also called fractional Eye Lift, is a non-surgical alternative to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and lift the eyebrow for a younger look to the eye. The Madonna Lift improves drooping skin, wrinkles and those telltale signs of aging around the eyes. This fractional CO2 laser technology has been used to perform a host of functions, including skin resurfacing and the treatment of acne scars. Now it can give men and women a younger look by rejuvenating the skin around your eyes including the eyelids.

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Self-Care For Great Hair

Self-Care For Great Hair

Losing up to 100 hairs a day sounds like a lot, but it's actually quite normal. The best way to ensure healthy hair with a minimum of loss and a healthy head of hair is actually driven from the inside out. By treating yourself with a little TLC, it's possible to improve the look, feel, and performance of your tresses. Discover the self-care practices essential for strong, beautiful hair. 

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Ridiculous Fake Eyelashes Give Me Life, Ok?

Ridiculous Fake Eyelashes Give Me Life, Ok?

False eyelashes are getting really good now — when applied correctly, you can hardly tell that they're not real. On the downside, if you want to wear them any more frequently than special occasions, the realistic fanned-out doe-eyed ones can cost quite a bit of cash. Fake eyelashes have been a Hollywood makeup trade secret for decades now. But lately, they’ve gotten bolder, and more noticeable, on TV and in movies. Why? And how can you achieve the same look without the Hollywood price tag? 

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Stay Sun-Sensible For The Sake Of Your Skin This Summer

Stay Sun-Sensible For The Sake Of Your Skin This Summer

Nothing is more invigorating than spending a day in the sun. Not only does it provide our skin with a lovely tan but it also boosts our serotonin levels which improves our moods and reduces anxiety. As much as we enjoy spending time in the sun, it is important to realize that careless, prolonged exposure can result in premature aging and an increased risk of contracting skin cancer. Even if you only get sunburned once every two years your risk of melanoma skin cancer can triple according to the American Cancer Society. By coupling a few basic guidelines with good-quality sun protection products you can prevent sunburn from occurring, ensuring that your skin remains free from damage.

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The Right Moisturizer is Hard to Find - Even for Men

The Right Moisturizer is Hard to Find - Even for Men

While the market has always heavily favored skin care products for mostly women, the focus on men has dramatically increased over the past several years – and with good reason.  More and more men are starting to work in a daily moisturizer or face cream into their skin care routine.

When it comes to selecting a face cream, there are a ton to choose from and can be incredible overwhelming. 

To help guide you through this process, there a few key factors that you need to look out for before you press that ‘buy it now’ button.

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Defeating Aging – More than Just Sun Screen, Botox and Moisturizer

Defeating Aging – More than Just Sun Screen, Botox and Moisturizer

The cosmetic surgery and medical spa industry have many snazzy, innovative, high-tech solutions designed to slow down or reverse the effects of aging. Every month there's a new cool gadget or special sauce that hits the market adding a couple more years to our ‘beauty curve’. They all have one thing in common – they attack the effects of aging after-the-fact.

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Oh, Charcoal. Are You Dirty? Clean? Both? Neither?

Oh, Charcoal. Are You Dirty? Clean? Both? Neither?

The theory behind including activated charcoal in beauty products is similar to its medical use: it will act like a magnet to attract and absorb dirt and oil. And the experts say that theory holds water. "When dirt and oil in your pores come in contact with the carbon, they stick to it and then get washed away when you rinse," cosmetic chemist Ni'Kita Wilson explained to Allure.

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Mastering Multi-Ethnic Hair

Mastering Multi-Ethnic Hair

The global haircare market is predicted to be worth an astonishing 87.73 billion USD this year. The industry is booming. But with thousands of new products coming to market each year, how much do people really know about caring for multi-racial hair? Even their own? After all, no two heads of multi-ethnic hair are the same. But it is possible to care for all the different curls, coils, waves, kinks and unique beauty of multi-ethnic hair.

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