3 mesotherapy serums that will dramatically improve your skin

Meso-needling is the treatment that everyone is raving about in 2021 – and for good reason! This incredible new treatment combines all the benefits of our advanced micro-needling and takes it to the next level with the addition of specially formulated mesotherapy serums. So, what are the three mesotherapy serums available and what makes them […]

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5 Things you need to know about micro-needling

Let’ face it – we all want youthful, clear and radiant skin. Unfortunately, most of us struggle daily with common skin concerns, some more than others, which can really impact our self-confidence. Micro-needling is one of the best overall skin treatments that can help reduce scarring, blackheads, open pores, fine lines, hyperpigmentation and more. Often […]

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How alpha-hydroxy acids and beta-hydroxy acids can reduce acne

Alpha-hydroxy acids (AHA) and beta-hydroxy acids (BHA) have became very popular over the las decade. These are ingredients used in many skincare products as well as different facial procedure. AHA’s and BHA’s have been researched for years and can treat several skin conditions such as acne, hyperpigmentation, signs of aging, etc. Alpha-hydroxy acids  Alpha-hydroxy acids […]

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25% TCA Peel and Dermabrasion Significantly Improves Acne Scar Appearance

A superficial peel of 25% trichloroacetic acid (TCA) followed by manual dermasanding in separate sessions is effective in the treatment of mild to moderate acne scars, according to results of a study published in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology. Although the combined treatment of chemical peeling and dermabrasion of the face for treatment of acne […]

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“Maskne” Rates Rise, But Understanding is Only Observational

Case reports of “maskne,” a term coined during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic to describe a variant of acne, have been on the rise, yet understanding of this adverse effect of mask wearing has largely been based on observation. A letter published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, suggests maskne is […]

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Acne and Mental Health: What is the Physician’s Role?

The importance of psychological care for patients with acne vulgaris was discussed in a review article published in Dermatologic Therapy. Acne is frequently associated with low self-esteem, stress, anxiety, and depression. Clinical research suggests that acne often negatively affects quality of life, the study authors noted, particularly in women, adolescents, and patients with significant facial […]

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Isotretinoin Treatment Associated With Insomnia in Young Patients With Acne

Adolescents and young adults prescribed isotretinoin for the treatment of acne were at higher risk for insomnia than patients who used other acne treatments, according to study results presented at the American Academy of Dermatology’s Virtual Meeting Experience (AAD VMX) 2020, held online from June 12 to 14, 2020. Investigators extracted data from the Food […]

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