3 Popular Lunchtime Cosmetic Treatments

smiling happy womanYou don't have to sink a ton of time into recovery just to improve a minor cosmetic concern that bothers you. Today's non-surgical treatments are easier to schedule than ever, giving you a range of option....Read More

Melanoma Can Kill You

Facts: The rise in skin cancer rates happens to coincide with the growth of indoor tanning, which was first introduced in the U.S. in the late 1970s. If you use a tanning bed or otherwise tan, you ARE at risk. People who tan indoors are: - 74% more likely to develop melanoma - 2.5 times more likely to develop squamous cell cancer - 1.5 times more likely to develop basal cell cancer than non....Read More

Protect Yourself with Zinc Sunscreen

Skin cancer caused by excessive sun exposure is the #1 cancer in the U.S. Of the several kinds of skin cancer, melanoma is the most dangerous. The potential for life threatening disease is related to the thickness of the cancer and not its diameter. So a very small melanoma that is slightly thicker (extends deeper into the skin) can be much more dangerous than one which is less thick but has a gre....Read More

Rapid Acne Treatment

Have you been looking for a quick and effective way to get rid of that pimple that just made a surprise visit? Well, ZENO is just what you have been looking for! ZENO is a small pocket size device that if used at the earliest sign of a pimple, can actually fade or make the pimple disappear within 24 hours. ZENO works by applying a medical heat treatment directly to the pimple. It is a quick and....Read More

UVA, UVB, SPF, and Sunless Tanning

Ultraviolet radiation has two main components which are important to developing a tan and developing skin cancer, premature aging of the skin, and the breakdown of the supporting elements of the skin. These two components are UVA and UVB. In very simple terms UVB is responsible for the development of tanned skin and sunburns. UVB stimulates cells within the skin called melanocytes that then pro....Read More

What Are the Best Alternatives to a Facelift?

The primary purpose of a facelift is to remove excess skin and reposition soft tissues that through aging and gravity have migrated down on the face. It is difficult to accomplish these goals through other methods; however, there are options for individuals looking to look younger and more rejuventated which do not necessarily involve surgical procedures. One of the primary 'tell tales' of agin....Read More

How Does Vitamin C Help My Skin?

Vitamin C inhibits skin-damaging free radical activity.  It is also a requirement for collagen production, which declines as we age. Vitamin C plays a vital role in skin repair.  If the skin is injured its Vitamin C content quickly scavenges free radicals and helps to remanufacture collagen to speed healing. The best way to get Vitamin C to the skin is through a topical application. Ideally, thi....Read More