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Can a peel, even a light one, cause long lasting damage to your skin?

January 7, 2020
I’m glad you wrote about this.  In the past month, we’ve seen 2 other people with complaints regarding light to medium depth peels done at other offices.  Here are some thoughts to consider: 1. Peels can sometimes activate other skin...

The Best New Year’s Skin Resolutions

December 31, 2019
Skincare products are so affordable now!  This is a good thing and a bad thing.  Who do you trust?  Are the expensive ones “worth it?”  Are skincare products by themselves enough to truly delay or prevent the skin damage that...

Holiday Stress in Our Faces

December 27, 2019
We are all humans, and as such, we are absolutely more alike than we are different.   But what our eyes and senses tend to perceive are our external differences.  The problem comes when we forget that the coworker, family member,...

Handling Holiday Skin Detox & Skin Dehydration

December 20, 2019
I’m sure there are a few saints out there, and we love them, but most of us have some holiday health challenges.  We eat more, drink too much, get less exercise, and fall away from some of our good habits....
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