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Category Archives: Skincare

Are Tattoos Bad for Your Skin? A Cosmetic Surgeon Explains.

There’s no denying the popularity of tattoos. As of 2021, approximately 30-40% of Americans had at least one tattoo, with many having multiple. But, despite their prevalence, many people don’t consider what effects tattoos have on their skin or what tattoo inks are made of. As a credentialed cosmetic surgeon and skin expert, I’d like …

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Benzene was found in several sunscreens. Check your bottles to make sure they weren’t on the list.

You’ve likely heard that you need to be wearing sunscreen every day, both to keep your skin looking young and to protect you from ultraviolet (UV) radiation that can lead to skin cancer. But a May 2021 statement from Valisure, an independent lab, warned the public that cancer-causing benzene was detected in 78 of 294 …

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Can Natural Skincare Actually Deliver Results?

Does “natural” skincare work? Phrases like “natural skincare” and “clean beauty” are listed on all sorts of skincare packaging—but the truth is we can’t make any assumptions based on these promises. First, it’s important to understand there is no standardized, FDA-approved definition of “natural.” Second, just because a product is made up of all-natural ingredients …

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10 Things You Can Do For Your Skin’s Microbiome

Maintaining healthy, smooth skin involves a paradox: you need to avoid certain bacteria, but you also need to support your skin’s healthy, natural microbiome. Our cultural standard of hygiene would tell us otherwise, with daily showers, abrasive soaps, and even antibiotics that affect bacteria throughout our bodies, bad and good. But a diversity of good …

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6 Questions You Have About Pelleve RF Wrinkle Reduction

We hear from a lot of clients who are interested in improving the appearance of their skin— tightening it, reducing wrinkles, minimizing the signs of aging. Today, there are a plethora of non-surgical options, including something called Pelleve RF Wrinkle Reduction. This is a method we’ve come to love because our patients have been so …

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