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The older we get, the more changes happen in our skin and it displays several types of imperfection. These changes include, but are not limited to, wrinkles, fine lines, age spots, uneven tone and may even appear as a hangover from previously experienced skin conditions (acne scarring) or periods of rapid growth (stretch marks). Microneedle Mesotherapy (aka microneedling) is a non-surgical aesthetic medicine treatment that has been designed to address these regular areas of concern. It is a treatment that is largely used on the face, but can be adapted to the skin all across the body. Patients who undergo...

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One of the world’s most common skin conditions is acne. Tends to develop in puberty and usually disappear as we get older. Even though it can be solved by a home remedies, lifestyle changes, prescribed medications and passing of time, there are those for whom the memory of this skin condition lives on, in the form of acne scarring. Acne scarring affects almost a third of people who come into contact with this condition, presenting in various ways as a result of both, its severity and its improper management. . . Who is most likely to experience acne scarring? Because the formation of scars...

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Do you sometimes get an unattractive breakout of blackheads on your nose or your complexion seems to be uneven and rough? If the answer is YES, you could be suffering from clogged pores. There are several factors that can cause this unsightly skin issue including dead skin cells, excess oil, wrong skincare products, incorrect cleansing and hormones. Dead skin: When dead skin cells accumulate on the epidermis (top layer of the skin) they can block pores. Keeping skin gently exfoliated is important to prevent this. *Note: If you exfoliate your skin too often or use aggressive products, you can get adverse effect and...

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Our philosophy regarding skincare has always been to support and protect the skin, not abuse it. We believe in non-invasive treatments combined with a consistent at-home regimen that treat your specific skin conditions.In the quest to look younger, many people turn to aggressive treatments which can result in a thinner lipidic layer, frozen muscles and a dull complexion. Botox, although not considered “invasive”, is a big culprit. Botox blocks signals from the nerves to the muscles, therefore the injected muscle cannot contract. This makes the wrinkles relax and soften. The effect from botox lasts approximately 3 to 6 months, in...

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Peptides are short chains of amino acids that are the building blocks of proteins that the skin needs to look and function its best (ex. collagen, keratin, and elastin.) Lab engineered peptides are used in skincare to send signals to the cells to create more collagen and elastin. The consistent use of products containing these peptides can lead to plumper, firmer skin.There are many types of peptides and peptide compounds that work differently. So depending on your skincare concern, there is a peptide or combination of peptides that target specific conditions including:Oligopeptides induce and stimulate new collagen growth.Hexapeptides inhibit the...

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