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Redness is something that many of our patients complain about in regard to their skin’s condition. It occurs when blood vessels dilate and blood rushes close to the surface of the skin. While redness can be caused by temperature change, food, allergies and reactions to products, the more common causes that people come to us for are acne, rosacea, broken capillaries and eczema.Like any medical condition, it is important to seek professional help to diagnose and treat the redness properly. You will also notice that in each circumstance, diet plays a major role. About 70% of what we eat accounts for...

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Skin, as the largest organ on our body, it not only protects our body from germs, but a diversified group of bacteria called the skin microbiome also lives on it. The health of our skin microbiome is just as important as our gut microbiome in keeping us healthy. 25% of our body’s immune system is contained within the skin. It regulates temperature and has a vital function in acting as an immune gatekeeper, protecting our organs. When it is unbalanced and not taken care of, its abilities are weakened and our bodies have a harder time fighting off infection.There are a...

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It is important to take care of your skin based on its needs and condition above anything else, regardless of gender. However, we all know men and women tend to differ in how important a skin regimen is. Loads of men do not really think about their skin. Contrary to popular belief, men should also get facials routinely and use the proper products for their specific skin condition. Some men do get facials, sometimes. When they get them, there are 2 typical behaviors: First, they ask a lot of questions and they want to know what I am doing every...

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Fine lines and wrinkles are one of the most common signs of aging. The younger you start to address them, the easier it is to improve their appearance. Here is everything you need to know about them. So, what are wrinkles? As we age, our skin becomes thinner and drier. It also loses its elasticity and the fat deposits in our face decrease in volume and shift downward. Whenever we smile, frown or make other facial expressions, our skin is no longer able to bounce back to its original shape like it did when we were young. This results in...

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Exfoliating is the process of scrubbing away dead cells that gather on the uppermost layer of your skin. These cells would fall off naturally after a while, but a scrub or chemical exfoliant can clear them away and improve your skin's appearance.  Exfoliation is any process that takes off the top layers of skin cells before they come off naturally. Some people find that the top layers of skin look dull or dry, and removing them improves their skin's appearance. ‌There are some exfoliation methods you can use at home and a cosmetologist or trained esthetician can help with others....

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