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Archive for the ‘skincare’ Category

How To Achieve Your Best Sunless Tan

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

When you invest time and energy in having great skin, you want to make sure it looks its best all year through. And in summer, that may mean avoiding the sun’s harmful rays in favor of the safer sunless tanner. But how do you make sure you get even, believable results? Don’t worry- this Weekly Dose of Beauty has you covered.

The FYI on SPF at CVS

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

What’s the safest way to enjoy the summer sun for you– and your skin? Most of us these days are well-aware that regularly applying skincare products containing an SPF of at least 30 can offer greater protection from the sun’s harmful rays. These products also help to prevent the fine wrinkles and spots associated with sun damage, helping to make the skin look younger.

Now, CVS is also taking SPF seriously. In a recent press release, the company has indicated its stores will soon no longer carry any suncare products with SPFs less than 15, replacing them with SPF 30 products. Find out what prompted this change and how it may affect your product choices.

The Nitty-Gritty on Skin Gritting

Thursday, May 25th, 2017


There’s something about removing blackheads that has a certain appeal. As a result, a new process called “skin gritting” has gained real popularity on the internet. In this Weekly Dose of Beauty, we discuss what is skin gritting, is it effective and how often is it too often for your skin?

Skin Gritting is the Viral Blackhead Removing Technique for Flawless Skin:
https://www.newbeauty.com/blog/dailybeauty/10876-what-are-skin-grits/

“Mother Knows Best” Beauty Tips

Friday, May 12th, 2017


In honor of Mother’s Day, this Weekly Dose of Beauty pulls together a bouquet of beauty tips from moms. Check out what the moms of The Dermstore editors have to say about beauty:

Wishing all of our moms here a wonderful, meaningful Mother’s Day!

Getting in Shape with Better Skin

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Working out is a great way to better health, including healthy skin– right? Not necessarily! It turns out, while working out does provide some benefits to your skin, it can also cause a number of skin problems. Find out what they are and how to treat them in this Weekly Dose of Beauty.

The Startling Connection Between Your Workout and Your Skin: http://www.byrdie.com/exercise-for-glowing-skin/

Types of Skin Care Products to Avoid

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

When it comes to skincare products, we all want real value for our money. Yet we all know, some products that might sound effective over time can do more harm than good. In this Weekly Dose of Beauty, we learn about the skin care products that may not be the best choices to address the skin problems we seek to correct.

  • Eight Skin Care Products Dermatologists Want You to Throw Out: https://www.newbeauty.com/slideshow/2577-skin-products-dermatologists-want-you-to-stop-using/2

In our quest to bring our patients only the best, most effective products on the market, our Clinical Estheticians, Jen and Eva, agree to stop using these products ASAP.

Let’s Get This Off Our Chests: Décolleté Discoloration

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

Do sunspots and other hyperpigmentation along the neck, collar bone and upper chest prevent you from wearing those spring and summer styles? There are a number of treatments we offer to help you discover clearer, younger-looking skin in this sensitive area. And– wouldn’t you know it?– all of them happen to be detailed in this Weekly Dose of Beauty article:

  • How To Get a Spot Free Décolleté: https://www.newbeauty.com/hottopic/blogpost/10706-anti-aging-tips-for-your-chest/

Contact us today for a consultation to find out which treatment might be right for you.

Say Goodbye to Stigma, As More Men Use Cosmetic Treatments

Friday, March 24th, 2017

Men who are thinking of getting cosmetic procedures may be pleased to know, they’re not alone in their interest. An increasing number of men are turning to aesthetic plastic surgery and less invasive cosmetic treatments to deal with a variety of anti-aging issues, skin conditions and other challenges. In this Weekly Dose of Beauty, find out what are today’s top five requested treatments for men:

How Radio Frequency Procedures are Changing the Face of Anti-Aging

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Looking for a way to treat fine lines, wrinkles, acne-scarring, skin texture and tone? You might not need an invasive procedure to get the more youthful look you want. Discover how radio frequency procedures can help improve your skin, in our latest Weekly Dose of Beauty article.

Here at the offices of Dr. Leo R. McCafferty, we perform radio frequency treatments. Patients who are interested, please contact one of our estheticians to learn more.

Skin Problems? Let’s Talk About Dairy Consumption

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Milk does a body good, right? Well, while your bones might thank you for the calcium and vitamin D, it turns out that your skin might not thank you for the extra hormones and milk sugars. Why do these items found in dairy products affect your skin? Drink up all the details in our Weekly Dose of Beauty!