Skincare Blog

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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Get Rid of Dark Spots with Skin Depigmentation

We all have something on our skin that we’re not happy with. This can be dark spots (aka hyper-pigmentation), scarring, uneven skin tone, and even freckles. Dark spots is a broad term though, that actually refers to almost all types of skin discoloration which can be caused by acne scarring, sun exposure, or even hormonal […]

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Are You Ready For Fuller Lips?

In recent months, soft, plump, healthy lips have become a highly sought-after facial feature. In fact, in a study coordinated by Allergan, “21% of women who received dermal filler in 2016 did so in their lips.”1 Dozens of makeup and skin care brands offer lip plumpers and lip enhancers designed to soften and volumize your pout with just […]

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