30 09, 2022

What Actives Are Best for Anti-Aging?

2022-09-30T11:00:19-05:00

Do you ever feel overwhelmed when you're browsing your favorite skincare store? Not sure which serums and supplements are worth investing in? AST is here to help! When it comes to anti-aging, many people tend to be preoccupied with addressing outwardly visible signs like discoloration, wrinkles, and dullness. However, some [...]

What Actives Are Best for Anti-Aging?2022-09-30T11:00:19-05:00
23 09, 2022

Brittle Hair Begone! 5 Tips for Keeping Your Hair Healthy in Cold Weather Conditions

2022-09-21T15:41:28-05:00

Just like your skin, your hair takes a toll in the fall and winter. Cold, dry air saps the life from your locks, leaving your hair brittle, dull, and riddled with split ends. Even worse, it can make dry scalp kick into overdrive, which means your favorite little black dress [...]

Brittle Hair Begone! 5 Tips for Keeping Your Hair Healthy in Cold Weather Conditions2022-09-21T15:41:28-05:00
16 09, 2022

Caring for Your Skin During Menopause

2022-09-12T13:42:25-05:00

Aging comes with many complicated emotions and a whole host of physical changes. This is particularly true for women as they transition through menopause. Nosediving hormone levels can send your skin into a tizzy, causing the tell-tale symptoms of growing older. Maintaining your skin is crucial at this point, so [...]

Caring for Your Skin During Menopause2022-09-12T13:42:25-05:00
9 09, 2022

The Science of Post-Operative Scarring

2022-09-09T09:51:48-05:00

Our skin is a pretty miraculous organ, able to knit itself back together after traumatic injuries thanks to a complex matrix of collagen that works diligently to rebuild broken blood vessels and skin cells. When injuries are particularly deep, like those resulting from a surgical procedure, collagen can take months [...]

The Science of Post-Operative Scarring2022-09-09T09:51:48-05:00
2 09, 2022

How Can Diabetes Affect My Skin?

2022-08-30T15:30:18-05:00

Skin conditions are often an external sign of internal issues, including diabetes. For those living with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, your body's reaction to an overabundance of sugar can have a cascade effect on your skin. You may notice various conditions due to dermal cell fluid loss, nerve [...]

How Can Diabetes Affect My Skin?2022-08-30T15:30:18-05:00
26 08, 2022

When Diet and Excercise Aren’t Enough, SculpSure Targets Stubborn Fat

2022-08-25T11:49:37-05:00

For some clients, not even hours spent in the gym and a carefully monitored diet can get rid of stubborn fat deposits. These ever-present pockets of fatty tissue typically appear on the chin, belly, hips, thighs, and back, resisting even the most disciplined workout routines and sticking around long after [...]

When Diet and Excercise Aren’t Enough, SculpSure Targets Stubborn Fat2022-08-25T11:49:37-05:00
19 08, 2022

Essential Skincare Products for Dark Spot Correction

2022-09-01T10:34:37-05:00

Stubborn dark spots are the frustrating result of excess melanin in the skin, typically caused by sun damage, changes in hormone levels, age, skin trauma, scarring, and certain medical conditions.  While it isn't medically necessary to fade discoloration, it is a cosmetic issue that can affect how you feel about [...]

Essential Skincare Products for Dark Spot Correction2022-09-01T10:34:37-05:00
12 08, 2022

Dermatographia: Fast Facts About Skin Writing

2022-08-10T13:16:22-05:00

The word "dermatographia" comes from the Latin words for "skin" (dermato) and "writing" (graphia). It's an apt nomenclature for a rare condition that causes an exaggerated allergic response to scratches, pressure, or irritations on the skin. For approximately 2-5% of the population, the simple action of scratching an itch can [...]

Dermatographia: Fast Facts About Skin Writing2022-08-10T13:16:22-05:00
5 08, 2022

Tired of Fighting the Frizz? Address Your Dry Hair from the Inside Out

2022-08-03T14:44:33-05:00

Even if you have a history of healthy, thick, and well-moisturized hair, something as seemingly mundane as spending the summer in the pool can make your tresses frizzy, brittle, and prone to breakage.  You don't have to live with hair you want to hide away. With the proper precautions and [...]

Tired of Fighting the Frizz? Address Your Dry Hair from the Inside Out2022-08-03T14:44:33-05:00
30 07, 2022

What Kind of Chemical Peel is Best for My Skin Type?

2022-07-29T09:19:58-05:00

When you want to rejuvenate your skin, chemical peels are a great treatment for overall skin health and rejuvenation. They are a customizable treatment that removes layers of aged, dry, and damaged skin and stimulates new skin production.  Depending on the level of results you're looking for and the specific conditions [...]

What Kind of Chemical Peel is Best for My Skin Type?2022-07-29T09:19:58-05:00