Which chemical peel is right for me?

Young Woman Touching Clean Healthy Skin After chemical Peel

Which chemical peel is right for me? Chemical peels have been around for years, improving both the tone and texture of the skin to support a glowing, smooth complexion. But there are many options, and the right chemical peel for you is not necessarily the one that worked for your BFF! Below, we’re sharing the […]

Why the Hyaluron Pen is Dangerous and Shouldn’t Be Used

So many of my patients seek to enhance their natural lips to make them fuller or replace the volume that is lost in their lips by the aging process. Recently, there’s been a lot of “buzz” around a new supposedly quick-fix, at-home device called the…

Is there hope for reversing skin damage?

Can you reverse skin damage?

Just yesterday, an 80-year-old client came in for her second facial in her life. “Is it too late for me?’ While it is better to prevent than to repair, reversing decades sun damage and natural aging is possible. One of the main causes of aging…

The Dangers of Tanning Beds

Young Tan Couple in the Summer

Dermatologists have warned for years that indoor tanning can cause skin cancer and should be avoided. The doctors’ latest broadside comes in a selective review of scientific evidence on the risks and benefits of indoor tanning. Researcher Jody A. Levine, MD, is a pediatrician and…

Is Skin Care Different for Mature Skin?

Skincare for Mature Skin

You may have been noticing the signs for a while: increased roughness, wrinkling, irregular pigmentation (coloration) or inelasticity. These are all normal changes in our skin as we age. You may have enlarged sebaceous (oil) glands. Sometimes, precancerous and cancerous lesions can occur with aged and photoaged skin. Sunscreens and sun protection are important to […]

Top 5 Habits for Healthy Skin

Glowing Beautiful Skin Mountain Radiance Asheville Med Spa

Proactive skin care, from skin protection to proper shaving technique, will help you keep your skin youthful and healthy. Your busy lifestyle leaves little time for pampering skin care. The result: Your skin isn’t the baby-soft body glove you were born with. As you age,…

Healthy vs Damaged Skin

What age is your skin?

What Age is Your Skin? Take the Obagi Sun Smart quiz to find out how your skin habits and lifestyle have aged your skin. DAMAGED SKIN Over time, normal aging and damage from the environment (sun, stress and pollution) cause skin to lose its ability…

Sun Screen: What You Need to Know

There are two types of sun protection available: chemical sunscreens and physical sunblocks. A chemical sunscreen works by absorbing, reflecting or scattering the sun’s rays (UV radiation) before they affect the skin. A physical sunblock sits on the skin’s surface and reflects or scatters UV…