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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 wellness, skin care products

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: skin care products, medical skin care

FAQ About Laser Hair Removal

Posted by Susan Cross on Jul 17, 2018 11:37:00 AM

Are you considering laser hair removal? Women and men alike spend thousands of dollars and hundreds of hours each year shaving, waxing, and using other temporary hair removal methods. Laser hair removal offers a long-term alternative to these expensive, time-consuming options. Here’s what you need to know about this exciting option. 

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Topics: laser hair removal

Damaged Skin? Turn Back the Clock with BBL

Posted by Susan Cross on Jul 6, 2018 2:48:00 PM

Everyone wants to look and feel their best, and youthful, healthy skin is a great confidence booster. BroadBand Light is an exciting new technology that may be able to help improve the look and feel of your skin and restore it to a level of radiance it hasn’t had for years. According to the Stanford Study, it rejuvenates skin cells so they appear more youthful even at a genetic level! 

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Topics: skin wellness

Tired of Sagging Skin? Tighten and Firm with SkinTyte II

Posted by Susan Cross on Jun 19, 2018 7:01:00 PM

Sagging skin on the face, neck, knees, abs, and arms can be the result of many different factors, and it can make you feel self-conscious. Making your skin firmer and tighter can improve its appearance and make you look and feel younger.

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Topics: medical skin care, skin laxity

Smooth, Plump, and Define Your Lips with Non-Surgical Fillers

Posted by Susan Cross on Jun 7, 2018 7:49:00 PM

As we grow older, our faces show many different signs of aging. Crow’s feet, spider-web wrinkles, deep laugh lines, sagging, and loss of elasticity contribute to making you look and feel old. Especially around the lips, these telltale signs can be difficult to cover up and stubbornly non-responsive to topical treatments. Non-surgical fillers may be the answer to helping you look and feel better and younger.

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Topics: injectables, lip fillers