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chafing
June 26, 2022

Chafing

Learn more about chafing

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The basics of skin 101
June 26, 2022

The Basic Structure of Skin, Hair, and Nails

Dr Ilyas discusses the basic structure of the skin.

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Expired beauty products
June 18, 2022

Expired beauty products

With expired skincare products, the most likely scenario to encounter with expired products is decreased effectiveness.  The most consequential in this category could be expired sunscreen.  With expired sunscreen use, there is a risk of decreased effectiveness and a false sense of security when exposed to UV. 

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lipomas
June 17, 2022

Lipomas

Learn about lipomas

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tattoos how to prepare cover and remove
June 17, 2022

Tattoos | How to prepare, cover, and remove

Learn about how to prepare for a tattoo, cover a tattoo, and remove a tattoo

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Wrinkles around the mouth
June 12, 2022

Perioral wrinkles

Learn more about perioral wrinkles, wrinkles around the mouth.

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Vitamin D needs
June 11, 2022

Vitamin D

Learn about Vitamin D

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Acne face map
June 09, 2022

Acne Face Map

Learn more about acne face maps

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skin tags
June 01, 2022

Skin tags

Learn more about skin tags

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Gel manicure
May 31, 2022

Gel manicures | Are these safe?

Learn about gel manicures and whether the UV light is safe

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spot correctors
May 30, 2022

Spot Correctors : One size does not fit all

The key to managing hyperpigmentation or dark spots is to understand that not all discoloration is the same.

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cystic acne
May 30, 2022

Cystic acne and accutane

Learn more about cystic acne and accutane

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razor bumps
May 29, 2022

Razor Burn

Struggling with razor burn?  Read more

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Rosacea and foods
May 20, 2022

Rosacea | A complete guide to understanding your skin

Learn more about Rosacea and navigate your options

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Bug bites
May 14, 2022

Bug Bites

Learn more about bug bites

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antiperspirants and deodorants
May 08, 2022

Antiperspirants and Deodorants | Understand the difference

Learn about aluminum based antiperspirants

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guide to razors
May 07, 2022

Razors : A Complete Guide

Learn about razors

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Crying and your skin shape magazine
April 30, 2022

Is crying good for your skin?

Learn more about crying and your skin

 

 

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Fungal Acne Treatment HuffPost
April 27, 2022

Fungal Acne | A diagnosis to know

Learn about fungal acne

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Head Lice treatment
April 26, 2022

Lice | When to see a doctor

Lice, when is it time to see a doctor

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Dangers of Tanning Nasal Sprays
April 24, 2022

Tanning Nasal Sprays | What you need to know

Although Melanotan has been associated with increasing the tendency to tan, it has also been associated with increases in dysplastic nevi, melanoma, and has even been linked to priapism, painful persistent erection.

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Best sunscreens to choose
April 23, 2022

Which sunscreen is safe to use?

After sending our research interns out to all of our local stores, we determined which sunscreens are the best to use.

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lip plumper
April 19, 2022

Lip plumpers

Lip plumper glosses are effective for all skin and lip types based on how they work.  They create a ‘plump’ effect by swelling the lips by irritating them with certain ingredients.  The thin skin of the lips is very susceptible to irritation and will swell temporarily in response.  

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Choosing bed sheets for skincare
April 17, 2022

Bed Sheets | A complete guide to choosing bed sheets with your skin in mind

Have you ever given much thought to the role bedsheets play in your skincare routine? Consider this:  Your skin is in direct contact with these sheets for hours on end. Perhaps even as much as a third of your life, or even more! Understanding your options from the perspective of skincare as well as implications for skin care products you may apply and clothing you may wear to bed is important. 

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