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What are Actinic Keratoses?

What are Actinic Keratoses?

Actinic Keratosis (plural Actinic Keratoses) is a precancerous patch that appears on the surface of the skin. However, there are usually multiple patches that often appear on the face, ears, and scalp. As with most skin cancers, these arise due to high amounts of sun...

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Preparing for Laser Hair Removal

Preparing for Laser Hair Removal

Unwanted hair can get frustrating. Luckily, there is a solution. Laser hair removal is a great way to remove hair from almost anywhere on your body in a safe an effective manner. Before your treatment, though, there are some things you should and should not do. The...

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The Negative Effects of Shaving

The Negative Effects of Shaving

There are plenty of ways to get rid of unwanted hair. Shaving and waxing are two of the most common options. However, these methods can often have some negative side effects. Itching Shaving or waxing can often cause itchy skin. This itching tends to happen 1-5 days...

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Treating Winter Acne

Treating Winter Acne

We all know and hate how our skin seems to act up during the colder, drier months of winter. Why does this happen and how can we treat it? Why is it acting up? Cold air doesn’t have nearly as much moisture as warmer air does. The chilly weather strips away the...

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The 3 Types of UV Rays

The 3 Types of UV Rays

The sun emits UV (ultraviolet) rays that are harmful to our skin. However, UV radiation can also come from other sources such as tanning beds and other lights with similar technology (such as lasers, mercury vapor lighting, and some fluorescent lights). More than 95%...

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Acne 101

Acne 101

Acne is a bothersome skin condition that can show up on any person of any age. It’s important to know what’s going on with your skin, so you should know the basics of the condition. How it Develops Before we get in to what does cause acne, let’s take a look at what...

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What is Melanoma?

What is Melanoma?

Melanoma is the most aggressive type of skin cancer and is responsible for the majority of skin cancer related deaths. Melanoma may develop from an existing mole or appear as a new growth on normal skin. It can be difficult to differentiate a melanoma from a healthy...

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Protecting Your Skin from the Sun

Protecting Your Skin from the Sun

Even though some of us want to be tan, the sun actually causes a lot of harm to our skin. Long exposure to the sun’s UV rays can have a variety of negative effects on you and your health, so today’s perfect tan may not be the perfect tan 5-10 years from now. How to...

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What is Laser Hair Removal?

What is Laser Hair Removal?

Laser hair removal is the perfect way to get rid of hair without worrying about that pesky shave, tweeze, or wax. It works great for both men and women and can be done anywhere on the body (excluding areas around your eyes).   How does it work? We use a specific...

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3 Benefits of CoolSculpting®

3 Benefits of CoolSculpting®

CoolSculpting® is a fat removal procedure for anyone who is looking to shape their body by removing fat in targeted areas. While it’s not a solution for weight loss, it instead helps to remove stubborn areas of fat. There are many benefits of CoolSculpting®, and here...

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What is Botox?

What is Botox?

Botox is a neurotoxin that comes from clostridium botulinum, an organism found in nature’s soil, forests, bodies of water, and animals. Although a toxin, it’s safe when administered by a licensed professional. Botox is used to dramatically decrease the appearance of...

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