14 07, 2023

Petrolatum: A Skincare Staple for Moisturized, Supple Skin

2023-07-12T11:32:16-05:00

Petrolatum, colloquially known as petroleum jelly or by the popular brand names Vaseline, Aquaphor, CeraVe' Healing Ointment, Polysporin, has a rich history dating back to its discovery in the 19th century. In the last 160 years, it's claimed its place as a fundamental ingredient in many skincare products today.  However, [...]

Petrolatum: A Skincare Staple for Moisturized, Supple Skin2023-07-12T11:32:16-05:00
7 07, 2023

Vanish Varicose Veins With Sclerotherapy

2023-07-07T11:18:38-05:00

Have you noticed twisted, bulging veins snaking across your skin? Perhaps they are just a cosmetic nuisance that makes you think twice about wearing shorts in summer, or they cause discomfort and throbbing that impacts your daily activities. These are spider and varicose veins, a common condition that affects up [...]

Vanish Varicose Veins With Sclerotherapy2023-07-07T11:18:38-05:00
30 06, 2023

Maintaining Collagen Levels as You Age

2023-06-29T08:43:24-05:00

Collagen is the most abundant protein in our bodies, providing structure and strength to our skin, bones, muscles, tendons, and ligaments. It is a protein comprising a chain of amino acids at its core. Collagen is formed within our cells, where amino acids are linked together based on the information [...]

Maintaining Collagen Levels as You Age2023-06-29T08:43:24-05:00
23 06, 2023

Transforming Your Skin Routine with Retinol

2023-06-19T12:09:05-05:00

While no magic ingredient can give you timeless, radiant skin, retinol-- a vitamin A derivative-- comes close.  A secret weapon held closely by skin enthusiasts and professionals alike, retinol is a must-have transformative ingredient that can tackle everything from acne to wrinkles, revealing a fresher, younger-looking complexion.  What Is Retinol? [...]

Transforming Your Skin Routine with Retinol2023-06-19T12:09:05-05:00
16 06, 2023

Hyaluronic Acid is the Hydrating Hero Your Skin Deserves

2023-06-16T09:16:45-05:00

Despite its intimidating name, hyaluronic acid (HA) is not your typical 'acid.' Many acids in skincare (like salicylic or glycolic) work by stripping away layers of dead skin cells. On the other hand, hyaluronic acid is more of a water-loving humectant than an aggressive exfoliator. HA is a glycosaminoglycan, a [...]

Hyaluronic Acid is the Hydrating Hero Your Skin Deserves2023-06-16T09:16:45-05:00
9 06, 2023

Balancing Act: How pH Affects Your Skin Health

2023-06-07T10:46:42-05:00

Skin — it's our body's largest organ and our first line of defense against the world around us. It's also something we often take for granted. We tend to think about our skin mainly when something goes wrong — a breakout, a rash, a wrinkle, or a burn.  But the health [...]

Balancing Act: How pH Affects Your Skin Health2023-06-07T10:46:42-05:00
2 06, 2023

The Incredible Benefits of Mandelic Acid

2023-05-31T14:59:37-05:00

Derived from bitter almonds, mandelic acid is a naturally occurring acid that has been making waves in the skincare industry because it offers the same benefits as other AHAs while being gentle enough for sensitive skin.  Its larger molecular size sets it apart, letting it penetrate the skin slower than [...]

The Incredible Benefits of Mandelic Acid2023-05-31T14:59:37-05:00
26 05, 2023

Your Body’s Role in Metabolizing Fillers and Botox™

2023-05-22T15:18:02-05:00

Whether you're new to cosmetic dermatology or a seasoned skincare enthusiast, you've probably heard of fillers and Botox™. They are two of the most popular non-surgical cosmetic procedures today, famed for their ability to restore a youthful glow, smooth out wrinkles, and enhance facial contours. But have you ever wondered [...]

Your Body’s Role in Metabolizing Fillers and Botox™2023-05-22T15:18:02-05:00
19 05, 2023

Dark Circles Uncovered: Understanding Causes and Exploring Treatments

2023-05-19T12:10:04-05:00

We've all been there. Waking up, walking to the mirror, and being met by a pair of panda eyes staring back at you. Dark circles, those under-eye shadows, can make us look tired, older, and stressed. But what causes them and how can we effectively reduce them? What Are Dark [...]

Dark Circles Uncovered: Understanding Causes and Exploring Treatments2023-05-19T12:10:04-05:00
12 05, 2023

The Art of Even-Toned Skin: Navigating Hyperpigmentation and Melanin Memory

2023-05-10T13:32:40-05:00

Imagine a world without color - monochrome landscapes, achromatic wardrobes, and grayscale art. Sounds dull, doesn't it? Now, consider your skin, your body's most extensive canvas, and the palette of pigments that paint your unique complexion. Sometimes, though, those pigments can go a little haywire, leading to spots or patches [...]

The Art of Even-Toned Skin: Navigating Hyperpigmentation and Melanin Memory2023-05-10T13:32:40-05:00