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Posts Tagged ‘skin’

Ceramides: The Mortar for Skin’s Building Blocks

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

You may not have heard much about them, but they’ve been there in many products over the years, working hard to help you have firmer, more hydrated skin. They’re ceramides, the topic of this Weekly Dose of Beauty! 

Find out what they are, how they work, and which products containing ceramides might be an asset in your skincare regimen.

Tomatoes: Tangy, Tasty and… Reducing the Risk of Skin Cancer?

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

You say to-MAY-to, I say to-MAH-to… And now scientists are saying that consuming these tasty, antioxidant-rich beauties might just help reduce skin cancer risks–no matter how you pronounce it! Find out more in our Weekly Dose of Beauty article:

  • New Evidence Shows a Diet Rich in Tomatoes Lessens the Risk of Skin Cancer:
    https://www.newbeauty.com/blog/dailybeauty/11104-tomatoes-reduce-skin-cancer/

Retinol and Retinoids: Which May Work Best for You

Friday, June 17th, 2016

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Retinol… Retinoids… What are they? Is there a difference between them, and which will give you the smoothest, most youthful skin the quickest? Find out in this Weekly Dose of Beauty article from NewBeauty.

Wrinkle-free Skin and Virtually Endless Possibilities

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

A trending new technology currently called XPL is making headlines. This innovative product creates a second skin where it’s applied, smoothing wrinkles, removing eye bags and even potentially helping to keep skin hydrated. Developers are excited about the many applications for this potentially-breakthrough technology.

Is Your Commute Driving Your Skin Damage?

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

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It’s not called the “daily grind” for nothing. Commuting to work each day has its share of stress and frustration. But did you know that it could also be affecting your skin? Find out how something as simple as your daily drive to work could be like taking the fast lane to skin challenges. And discover what you can do to smooth the road ahead.

The Plain Facts of Dermaplaning

Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

SkincareGet the skinny on dermaplaning in our latest Weekly Dose of Beauty. Find out what it is, how it works, about its benefits, whether there’s any pain involved and whether those at-home treatments are effective.

Of SmartPhones and Skincare

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015

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Technology and aging… Don’t let your iPhone age you! In today’s Weekly Dose of Beauty, find out what that connectivity can cost you and how to avoid it:

Summer, Cellulite and Solutions

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

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Cellulite: it affects women of every size. In fact, the ASAPS indicates approximately 90% of women will have at least some of this dimpling and puckering of the skin found, commonly around the thighs and buttocks. In our Weekly Dose of Beauty, find out more about cellulite, its causes, what treatments to avoid and which solutions can help reduce its appearance.

Violet Says: Lessons on Cellulite: https://www.yahoo.com/beauty/violet-says-lessons-on-cellulite-the-widespread-124705796515.html

How Diet and Certain Vitamins May Cause Acne, and the Ingredients for Moisturized Skin

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

SkinMainPagePhotoThis Wednesday in our Weekly Dose of Beauty, Dr. McCafferty reviews articles about possible causes of acne and the hottest trends in hydrating your skin:

Spring into Skin-Soothing Solutions

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

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The icy winds that whip down Pittsburgh streets hint they’re here to stay. Let’s hope our friend Punxsutawney Phil sees warmer weather on our horizon!

In the meantime, here are some great products designed to help ease that dry, winter skin:

  • SkinCeuticals B5 Gel. Enriched with vitamin B5, known to help with tissue repair, Hydrating B5 Gel replenishes the nutrients your skin needs to feel smooth and appear younger. This moisture-enhancing gel contains hyaluronic acid, the body’s natural hydrator, to bind moisture to the skin. Hyaluronic acid is a natural humectant and is capable of retaining 1,000 times its own weight in water, making it an effective moisturizer. B5Gel can be used alone or underneath your favorite moisturizer.
  • PCA Collagen Hydrator. This rich, emollient antioxidant moisturizer contains and blends of humectants and Shea butter to deliver intense hydration to patients with dry and mature skin.
  • SkinCeuticals Hydrating B5 Masque. This highly concentrated masque infuses dehydrated and stressed skin with optimal amounts of hyaluronic acid and vitamin B5 to replenish depleted moisture levels. It also helps improve skin tissue repair function while leaving the skin supple and smooth.
  • L’Occitane Shea Butter Hand Cream. Enriched with 20% Shea Butter, this super-creamy balm penetrates quickly to protect, nourish and moisturize hands. Honey, almond extracts and coconut oil are blended with Shea Butter to create this extremely effective formula. The rich texture leaves hands soft and smooth with no oily traces, and can be applied as often as needed.
  • Elta MD UV Lip Balm. EltaMD UV Lip Balm contains 5% hydromanil to provide immediate and long-term moisturization. Hydromanil releases moisturizing molecules sequentially into the stratum corneum, resulting in a highly significant improvement of both immediate and long-lasting skin hydration.

Contact us today to discover the products that are right for your winter skin.