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Of the four basic types of skin – normal, dry, combination and oily – it’s the latter that seems to attract the most attention. For those who suffer from it, oily skin can be incredibly difficult to deal with, and thanks to its association with acne, is often responsible for severe lapses in confidence. Not that oily skin is all bad news. Although it may trigger self-consciousness and lead to breakouts, it also has many practical benefits to those it affects. What are they and just how should oily skin be properly managed, both at home and by a professional?...

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We put our skin through a lot of things that can damage it including stress, sugar, smoking etc. But one of the most unhealthy things you can subject your skin to on a daily basis is improper exposure to the sun’s harmful rays, especially in the summer or in warm, sunny climates when we tend to be outdoors in direct sunlight for more than 30 minutes. . . There are three types of rays that are damaging to our skin: UVA rays age skin cells, can damage their DNA, and can play a role in skin cancer formation. These rays penetrate more...

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Got a tattoo years ago and regret it now? Thanks to technology these days, unwanted tattoos can be removed – but keep in mind that some tattoos can be harder to remove than others, as a number of factors come into play.So if you’re looking to remove an unwanted tattoo or even if you’re thinking of getting one, it’s good to keep following issues in mind.   Laser treatments are the most effective tattoo removal method.There are multiple ways to remove a tattoo: laser treatments, surgery or dermabrasion (in which the tattooed skin is shaved down, allowing the tattoo ink...

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Does your sensitive skin turn red during the day? Maybe you spent a little too much time in the sun as a kid and now you have pigmentation? Or perhaps you're starting to see fine lines and other signs of aging? Add a serum to your skincare routine and reap the benefits! Serums are used to target specific concerns, are applied after cleansing and toning, but before moisturizing. They are highly potent fluids filled with active ingredients that can deliver real results to your skin. Not only do they contain vital antioxidants and other ingredients that address skin concerns, they...

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Microneedle Mesotherapy (aka Microneedling) is a treatment that uses very small needles to make tiny holes into the skin to treat various conditions including scarring, stretch marks and wrinkles.  Microneedling’s effects are comparable to laser and chemical peel treatments but without the long downtime. You can enjoy a glowing complexion 24-72 hours after microneedling. Microneedle Mesotherapy makes your skin glow after just one treatment and continues to boost the appearance of your complexion for months afterward. The benefits of microneedling are many. Here are the most notable: Reduces wrinkles & fine lines Anti-aging therapy Sun damage Shrinks pores Improves effectiveness of...

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