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Vampire Facials: Scary or the Latest Miracle Skin Treatment?

Vampire facials, also known as known as platelet-rich plasma facial (PRP), may sound like a bad B-movie but they are all the rage with celebrities looking for serious skin rejuvenation.  And unlike vampires who take your blood and don’t return it, the dermatologist or aesthetician that performs your vampire facial draws your blood, isolates the [...]

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What Is An IPL Treatment–and Is It Right for You

IPL, intense pulsated light, photo facials, laser treatments: what’s the difference between these high-tech beauty treatments–and which one is best for you?  Here’s a quick look at how these popular procedures work, what to expect and the ones to avoid, depending on your skin type. Intense Pulsated Light, IPL and Photo Facials First we can [...]

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Skincare masks- walnut,charcoal, avocado; myth or true remedies?

After the Kylie Jenner backlash for her Walnut mask claims, we thought to be of service to those of you who want reliable guidance on masks and skincare.  Don’t believe the hype If it sounds abrasive and looks abrasive, avoid it. Exfoliations are best left to the professionals. Schedule an appointment with a local estheticianand give [...]

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Skin Deep; the Criticality of Skin Analysis

When it comes to skincare, resort to an expert skin analysis as your top resource.   Why Skin Analysis Matters Skin analysis is the portion of a professional facial when your esthetician examines your skin, identifies your skin type and prescribes a personalized at-home regime. The analysis begins after your esthetician thoroughly cleanses your face [...]