What Your Skin is Saying About Your Stress Level
Jun 3, 2021

Melody swallowed nervously as she examined her reflection in the mirror. Her face had broken out, the acne as plain as, well, the nose on her face. She cringed at the cliche. When was the last time she had gone through her normal skin care routine? It had been too long, but she had more ...

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Why Do Beauty Standards Feel Unattainable
May 25, 2021

I get self-conscious when I go to the beach. I’m not the sort of person who feels comfortable in a bikini. My skin is incredibly pale. I don’t tan well. I just burn and peel. I’ve always been slightly jealous of my sister because of this. She steps outside for one day in May and ...

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Dermal Filler: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know
Dec 16, 2020

First a refresher. Dermal fillers are often confused with Botox, so, let’s clear that up. Botox basically relaxes the nerves in your face that cause the muscles to contract. As you age, our repeated expressions, smiles, frowns, knitted brows, and squinted eyes, cause wrinkles to develop. Botox relaxes the muscles underneath the wrinkles and, voila, ...

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Botalk: The Definitive Guide to the Many Uses of Botox®
Nov 6, 2020

From science journals to tabloids to chats around the water cooler, there is always a lot of talk about Botox. It goes without saying that a lot of that talk is rubbish. We’re here to set the record straight.

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The obvious and not-so-obvious connection between health and beauty
Sep 14, 2020

The connection between health and beauty is intuitive. On some level, we all understand that living a healthy lifestyle improves our appearance, and that the health of our skin is an indicator of our overall health. But, what many of us don’t realize is that the connection between beauty and health is just as strong.

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The Skinny on Skin
Sep 2, 2020

We don’t all have the time or the inclination to learn everything in the world of dermatology. But, if you really want to have some understanding of your skin in all of its beautiful complexity, it helps to know five simple terms your aesthetician or dermatologist will use when they talk with you about skin care.

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