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Microdermabrasion, Dermabrasion, and Acid Peels

Microdermabrasion and chemical peels both do basically the same thing for your skin, and that is to exfoliate the skin. They remove the top layer of dead skin cells to reveal fresher, smoother skin and both stimulate faster cell turnover to keep your skin fresher. Microdermabrasion is a mechanical means of exfoliation, that is, it uses […]

Top Questions

Retinol Retinol is the purest form of Vitamin A and one of nature’s most powerful anti-wrinkle ingredients. It works within the skin’s surface to reduce the appearance of wrinkles. The prescription form of this product is called Retin-A or Renova. Why Skin Ages The sun is responsible for 90-98 percent of aging, causing wrinkles, lines, […]

Combining Other Products

Using Other Products with Peels Yes, our products can be used in conjunction with other treatments; just be aware of the effects that the products are having on your skin. Intense peel regimens can be potentially traumatizing to the skin, so it is important to exercise caution. For example, both chemical peels and chemical peels […]

Chemical Peel Risks

Most of us have heard of the dangers of chemical peels; how people seek treatment for the after effects of chemical peels. This prompts us to question whether or not chemical peels are a safe way to address skin problems like scars left by acne, pigmentation, sunburns etc.[sws_pullquote_right]”When these acid peels are used at home, […]

Acne in Teens

Acne commonly starts in the early teen years, when the oil glands in the body start making more sebum (oil). Some people also have too many “sticky” skin cells. In people who have acne, these cells mix with the oil and plug up the hair follicles in the skin. A “whitehead” results when the hair […]