Hyaluron Pen is DANGEROUS – Don’t Use It!

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?

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…

Dangers of Tanning Beds

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…

Mature Skin Care

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

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? 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

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…