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Anti-Aging, Ask A Derm, Blog

The Four Best Vitamins to Add to Your Skincare Routine

If the last time you took a vitamin was when it was given to you in Flinstone form, then it’s time you add them back to your morning routine – especially if you’re concerned about your skin. If vitamins are the micronutrients our body needs in order to function, then it’s only logical that using …

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How to Keep Your Skin Looking Merry and Bright All Season Long

With the countdown to Christmas underway, you’re no doubt planning your beauty looks for the upcoming party season. But between the colder weather, cookies and booze galore, and the stress of keeping up during the busiest time of the year, keeping your skin clear for the festivities (and your family Christmas card photos) can be …

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How to Kick Dry Skin to the Curb

By October, we all start craving some cooler weather – especially in the South. But the seasonal dip in temperatures and humidity can take a toll on our skin. If you know you have a dry skin type, it’s especially important to get ahead of the winter weather by starting a dry skin prevention skincare …

Anti-Aging, Blog, Skin Care, Skin Conditions

A Beginner’s Guide to Anti-Aging Skincare

Even if you still worry about the occasional breakout, it might be time to start thinking about wrinkles, too. Since signs of aging (like dark spots, fine lines, and loss of firmness) can appear as early as your 20s, we believe that it’s never too soon to start incorporating anti-aging products into your skincare routine. …

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Five Sunscreen Myths

Consider These Five Sunscreen Myths Debunked By now, you’re probably well-versed in the basics of sunscreen: wear it daily, choose a sunscreen with SPF 30 or higher, and reapply every two hours. But even the most skin-savvy people can come across misinformation about sunscreen that leaves them vulnerable to sun damage, premature aging, and skin …

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Does Food Really Affect Your Skin? You Asked, We’re Answering

Growing up, there were a few phrases that most of us heard our mothers say all the time: “Be home by 9,” “Be nice to your sister,” and “Get out of the cookie jar or you’ll get a pimple.” We might not have listened then (on more than one account), but recent studies show that …

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SPF is Your BFF: Skin Cancer Facts, Signs, and Prevention

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: SPF is your BFF. May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, but because it’s the most common type of cancer, it’s important to practice prevention measures – and know the signs of skin cancer – at every time of year. First Things First: What is Skin Cancer? …

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Botox® 101: Answering Our Patients’ FAQs

Act your age? Sometimes. Look your age? Never – and that’s where Botox® comes in. Botox® is the most popular cosmetic treatment of its kind for a reason: it can reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles within days and requires little to no downtime. But just as they would (and should) with any procedure, …

Anti-Aging, Blog, Skin Care

How to Apply Retinol the *Right* Way

When it comes to preventing or minimizing fine lines and wrinkles or clearing up your complexion, few skincare products are more lauded than retinol. The irony? While this product is a mainstay at drug stores, cosmetic counters, and dermatology practices, it’s commonly misused. First things first: what is retinol? Retinol—alongside other retinoids, such as retinoic …