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STEAM-POWERED SKINCARE: UNVEILING THE SECRETS OF FACE STEAMING

 about steaming revolve around the belief that it opens pores, detoxifies the skin, and eliminates toxins, oil, and debris. Let's dissect these claims and understand the reality behind them.


Pores, often termed as pilosebaceous units in dermatology, aren't like d…

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THE WONDERS OF MANUAL LYMPHATIC DRAINAGE (MLD) - A MUST-HAVE IN PERSONALIZED SKINCARE SERVICES

Lymphatic drainage is a powerful technique that has been gaining popularity in the world of skincare and wellness. This gentle and soothing therapy is incorporated into a wide range of personalized skincare services, including microcurrent treatments, to offer num…

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EMBRACE SKIN PEEL SEASON: A GUIDE TO STARTING SLOW AND LOW

As the seasons change, so does our skincare routine. With the arrival of fall, it's the perfect time to consider incorporating skin peels into your skincare regimen. Skin peel season can help rejuvenate your complexion, tackle skin concerns, and reveal a smoother,…

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HOW TO FIGURE OUT YOUR SKIN TYPE and MANAGE IT FOR LIVING MORE AGELESS

Your skin type isn’t static and will probably change as you age.


Normal, dry, acne-prone, sensitive… figuring out your skin type (a.k.a. the physical properties of your skin) will help you determine which products work best for your complexion. Sounds simple enou…

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LOVE YOUR SKIN ESSENTIALS

You have probably heard of the skin concerns many share, such as aging, lines and wrinkles, loss of elasticity, dullness, pigmentation, dryness, acne, and the list goes on.


Have you asked yourself “What exactly is Skin?”


Once we understand what Skin really is, t…

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WHAT DOES SKIN HAVE TO DO WITH SHINGLES ON A ROOF?

Break It Down To Build It Up: The Key To Proper Skin Barrier Function


When it comes to skin, breaking it down to build it up might seem counterintuitive at first. But think about it - keeping in mind the skin is an organ and the largest one we have …


Muscles for…

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MICROCURRENT

“Future medicine will be the medicine of frequencies.”

-Albert Einstein


Microcurrent (MC) therapy is available not just in medical offices but also as a part of skincare services. It can be utilized as a standalone treatment or seamlessly integrated with other s…

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HARNESS LIGHT's POWER FOR YOUTHFUL AND ACNE-FREE SKIN

DID YOU KNOW YOU CAN NATURALLY REDUCE SIGNS OF AGING AND TREAT ACNE THROUGH THE POWER OF LIGHT?


In my formative years in Germany and later as a resident of bustling New York City, I embarked on a luminous journey - quite literally. Entrusting my facial skin conce…

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DERMAPLANING EXPLAINED

WHAT IS DERMAPLANING?


Dermaplaning is the controlled scraping of the skin using a specialized blade held at a 45 degree angle for the removal of keratinized cells on the outer stratum corneum and fine vellus hair.


Dermaplaning is a physical/mechanical exfoliatio…

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SKIN SAFETY TIPS FOR RUNNERS

April brings more than showers, and with the Boston Marathon commencing in April I thought we’d talk about skin safety practices for those that take to the course of spending a portion of their daily routine running outside.


The quintessential runner is ingrained…

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GET READY TO UNCOVER THE PERFECT FUSION OF FITNESS AND SKINCARE

We're all about marrying the worlds of skin health and fitness into one powerhouse experience. 💪


The Connection Between Resistance Training and Skin Tightening:

A captivating recent study highlighted the positive impact of resistance training (RT) on skin health.…

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HOW TO BEST MANAGE KERATOSIS PILARIS (KP)

Have you ever wondered about the meaning of keratosis pilaris? Essentially, keratosis refers to an excess of keratin, while pilaris is the Latin term for hair follicle. Together, they form the medical expression keratosis pilaris (also known as KP), which denotes …

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TRUE or FALSE: Only teenagers get acne…..

FFFAAALLLSSSEEE!

We learned a lot about acne in a previous blog and discovered some remedies (Acne: Fighting back)


Let’s dive a little deeper into two of the remedies: High-Frequency and LED


WHAT IS HIGH-FREQUENCY?

This technique uses targeted thermal energy to …

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ANATOMY OF SUNSCREEN - WHAT IS SPF?

How about we make every month of the year Skin Cancer Awareness Month?


Why, you ask?


Because skin cancer is the most prevalent form of cancer across the globe. If you experience 5 or more sunburns, your chances of developing melanoma double. Additionally, accord…

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TACKLING MALE INGROWN HAIR: Causes and Effective Removal Methods

Ingrown hairs can be an annoying and uncomfortable issue for both men and women. However, men, especially those with curly or coarse hair, tend to be more susceptible to ingrown hair problems. In this article, we will focus specifically on male ingrown hair, its c…

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YOU ARE READY TO UPGRADE YOUR SKINCARE ROUTINE - BUT HOW TO GO ABOUT IT?

A frequent question I receive: 

“What do you think is the best facial cream for mature skin? I use a (drugstore brand) for wrinkles, but I wonder if there is something better. I have super sensitive skin.”


First, congratulation on recognizing that a skincare prod…

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WHAT DO BUNNIES HAVE TO DO WITH COSMETICS?

Cruelty-Free: The Truth About Animal Testing


Beauty shoppers have become increasingly more educated about good-for-you ingredients and equally discerning in supporting socially responsible companies. To that extent, they seek out brands that feature that sweet li…

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ARE YOU SEEING RED?

Have you asked yourself if what you are seeing could be rosacea?


What is rosacea?


Rosacea is a chronic inflammatory disorder – a disease of vassal motor instability. It is characterized by chronic redness of the face, especially the nose and cheeks. The conditio…

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WHAT SLEEP MEANS TO AGING SKIN

We’ve all heard the expression “beauty sleep.” Have you wondered if there is anything behind these words? Does getting adequate rest really help us look better? The answer is YES, and it goes beyond the obvious dark circles that show up under our eyes when we don’…

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ACNE: FIGHTING BACK

Have you ever known someone that battles acne or perhaps you battle it yourself? 

Then you probably know that not only can acne cause physical discomfort, but the emotional and social stress of this condition can also significantly impact the quality of life.


Acn…

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YOU ARE PROBABLY NOT WASHING YOUR SHEETS ENOUGH

In the previous blog post, we learned about dead layers of the skin, the process, and the consequences. So when I recently visited a bedding store in search for a new comforter/duvet supporting rejuvenating sleep the question came up: DO YOU WASH YOUR SHEETS OFTEN…

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HOW TO ACHIEVE GLOWING SKIN DURING THE HOLIDAY SEASON

The holidays are a time for family, friends, and fun. But let’s be honest, they can also be a time of stress. Between work parties, gift shopping, and preparing for family gatherings, it’s easy to let your beauty routine fall by the wayside. But don’t worry, we’ve…

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