Could You Be Shopping for ‘Fake’ Products Online?

In this day and age it is common knowledge that people are reaping the benefits of cosmetic treatments such as lasers, injections, and peels paired with medical grade skincare products. Due to the success and popularity of medical grade skincare the online market for these products has become over saturated to the point of fraud. Unfortunately there are many unauthorized retailers trying to profit from […] Read More

Tips for Keeping Your Skin Hydrated in Winter

Don’t let the cold weather get you down.  Dry skin is extremely common during the winter months when humidity levels are low. The cold, dry air evaporates the water in your skin leaving your skin feeling dry, tight and even flaky. Below are some of our staff’s favorite moisturizers and hydrators to use during the chilly season. Real people, real results! Hillary Mills, FNP Women’s […] Read More

Growth Factors 101: How They Work, And Why You Need Them

The outward appearance of our skin is often a reflection of what’s happening below the skin’s surface. Fine lines and wrinkles, loss of elasticity, and uneven skin tone are visible signs of our body’s underlying aging process. While Botox and fillers can do wonders for lines and wrinkles, there is another less invasive option known as Growth Factors. What are Growth Factors and how do […] Read More

Are you protecting yourself from the sun daily? If not, you should be!

Are you protecting yourself from the sun daily? If not, you should be! Sunscreen is the most important element of any daily skin care regimen. The Ultra Violet (UV) rays from the sun cause more damage to the skin than any other environmental factor.  Sun damage is cumulative and starts at a very early age. Even small amounts add up over time. The effects of […] Read More

Makeup and Your Skin Care Routine

What does your daily makeup routine consist of? Do you prefer to put on a fully contoured face or just powder it and go? Whatever you do, there are many more benefits to wearing makeup other than just looking good! Mineral makeup is not new to the market, and has had a considerable buzz (both good and bad) since it’s debut in the mid 1990s. […] Read More

The Triangle of Youth

A youthful face has 3 unique features: high cheekbones, full cheek volume and a well-defined jawline. These three attributes are often referred to as the “triangle of youth” with the base of the triangle being at the cheeks and the point at the chin. As we age, this youthful triangle often becomes inverted. The face becomes more oblong, cheeks flatten and jowls appear. Fortunately these […] Read More

Plump up the Volume with Hyaluronic Acid

Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring substance in our body. It acts as a cushion or a lubricant and it is found in our joints, eyes and skin. Newborns have large amounts of hyaluronic acid (HA), which explains why their skin is perfectly plump and wrinkle free! Unfortunately as we age our production of HA declines. Our skin loses 50% of the HA it had […] Read More

The Hype About Hyperpigmentation

A lifetime of sun exposure is bound to leave a few marks. Unfortunately, those marks tend to appear as dark spots and patches on the most visible parts of our skin. But the more we know about what causes them, the more we’ll be able to prevent and repair them. Hyperpigmentation is a common condition in which patches of skin become darker, usually as a […] Read More

How To Protect Your Skin During Winter Months

We usually think of applying sunscreen only on warm sunny days, but the truth is we need its protection all year round. Winter sunscreen is just as important as summer sunscreen since ultraviolet rays can be just as damaging on the slopes as on the beach. Outdoor winter activities puts skiers and snowboarders at increased risk for sun damage. Ultraviolet (UV) radiation exposure increases about 8-10% […] Read More

Skin Care Products: Over-the-Counter vs. Medical Grade

Department stores carry a wide variety of skincare products from popular global brands. These over-the-counter (OTC) products often make bold claims about their potential effects on your appearance, and some of them cost as much or more than prescription-strength skincare products only available from a medical provider. So, what’s the difference between these types of products? Is there an advantage to one over the other? Over-the-Counter (OTC) Most […] Read More


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