“In most cases, when dealing hyperpigmentation and scarring, I prefer using chemical exfoliants (alpha hydroxy acids) rather than physical, scrub-based exfoliants. Chemical exfoliants are often easier to control and have a more uniform effect. For optimal results, visit a trusted skin care professional who has in experience with treating hyperpigmentation.”
“With fewer elastic fibers supporting it, the skin around your ears and near the tip of your nose succumbs to the effects of gravity and begins to droop and elongate.”
A facial peel is a great way to introduce professional strength acids to the skin. Depending on the issues we’re trying to solve, Estheticians utilize various acid types and in different potencies.
“Similar to tattooing, microblading involves using tiny needles to create thin, natural-looking eyebrow hairs. Microblading differs from tattoos in that pigment is deposited superficially. “
“Always remember, what goes on your body eventually goes in your body, so make educated, conscientious decisions with your nutrition and skin care to fuel your inner fire!”
“We all sweat, some of us a bit more than others. But that sweat doesn’t have to smell. With the right product, you can go about your day feeling fresh and without worry. How should you choose between an antiperspirant and a deodorant? And how do these products affect your skin? Keep reading and you’ll find out.”
Parabens: the ubiquitous chemical preservative that we’ve been all told to avoid. Parabens are everywhere, from lotions and cosmetics to tortillas and muffins. Are they safe for our bodies? Or are they dangerous and toxic.
Green tea is loaded with nutrients which benefit your body inside and out.
Vigorously tugging and pulling on eyelids may cause micro-traumas that create small tears in elastin fibers. Not a good look.
Art and Science are my passions. To this day I remain thankful that I was able to find plastic surgery, a discipline and life’s work that combines both.
-Andrew Barnett, MD