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Dead Giveaways—Hands, Neck, and Decollete

Posted by Susan Cross on Nov 14, 2018 2:43:00 PM

You’re diligent about your facial skin care regime. You drink lots of water, eat healthy foods, exercise, and religiously apply sunscreen. Your makeup is non-toxic, non-comedogenic, and mineral based. You feel confident you are putting your best face forward, but are your best efforts being subtly sabotaged? Not giving enough thought to the appearance of your neck, decollete, and hands can undermine everything you do to maintain the youthful radiance of your face.

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Topics: skin laxity, skin care products, skin wellness

The Best Combination Therapy for Treating Aging Skin

Posted by Susan Cross on Nov 1, 2018 1:22:00 PM

 

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Topics: laser treatments, medical skin care, skin wellness

What is Microneedling?

Posted by Susan Cross on Oct 16, 2018 4:06:00 PM

 

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Topics: microneedling

TruSculpt® iD is Here!

Posted by Susan Cross on Oct 3, 2018 2:16:00 PM

In the past, fat-reduction body sculpting options were fairly limited. Those that were available were often invasive and painful. Today’s choices use cutting-edge technology to reduce fat and precisely sculpt all areas of your body—quickly, non-invasively, and with minimal discomfort. The truSculpt iD system is the next evolution in body-sculpting systems, offering impressive results faster and more comfortably than ever before.

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Topics: skin wellness, laser treatments

Psssst…We Have the Secret!

Posted by Susan Cross on Sep 18, 2018 3:25:00 PM

Laser technology is more advanced today than ever before. There are many new options to help your skin look and feel healthier and more youthful. A variety of treatments now offer dramatic results with minimal pain, risk, and recovery time. One of these exciting new treatments is the CUTERA Secret RF system.

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Topics: skin care products, skin wellness

Your Anti-Aging Skin Care Regimen for Morning and Night

Posted by Susan Cross on Sep 6, 2018 4:24:00 PM

A good skin care regimen can help preserve the youthful appearance of your skin and possibly even turn back the clock on some signs of aging. Fortunately, an effective anti-aging skin care routine doesn’t have to be complicated or time-consuming.

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Topics: acne, medical skin care

Lip Injection Before & After Care

Posted by Susan Cross on Aug 22, 2018 6:37:00 PM

Lip injections are safer and more natural looking than ever before. It’s easier and more affordable than ever to enhance the beauty of your lips, reduce the appearance of wrinkles and laugh lines, and give your face a more youthful and vibrant look with lip fillers. If you’re considering lip injections, here’s what you should know before you go.

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Topics: lip fillers

3 Healthy Skin Supplements You Should Know About

Posted by Susan Cross on Aug 15, 2018 5:23:00 PM

Your skin is the largest organ in your body—did you know you have nearly 22 square feet of it? While scrubs, polishes, moisturizers, and spa treatment can help your skin from the outside, nourishing your body from the inside is one of the best ways to help it look its best.

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10 Cold, Hard Truths About Tanning

Posted by Susan Cross on Aug 9, 2018 7:11:00 PM

Many people love the look of tanned skin, which seems to be healthy and glowing. Unfortunately, appearances can be deceptive. Learn the facts about tanning and invest in some quality sun protection to look and feel your best over the long term.

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Topics: skin care products

Is Your Face Breaking Out, or Is It Purging?

Posted by Susan Cross on Aug 6, 2018 4:54:00 PM

Have you ever started using a new product that’s supposed to help reduce blemishes only to find that your skin immediately gets worse? You may assume that the product doesn’t work (or doesn’t work for you), or you may worry that you could be having a bad reaction to one of its ingredients. But there may be something different happening: purging.

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Topics: medical skin care, skin care products