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The holiday season stretches from November through January and we are just at the beginning! These are some of the toughest months to be mindful of what you are eating and drinking. Festive parties and get-togethers, as well as all the running around to get things done, can lead to poor food choices. We know […]

  • Posted on: Dec 6 2017
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What is the Buzz About HONEY?

Honey has long been used for medicinal and cosmetic purposes and is often referenced in ancient cultures as a binder for herbal extracts and remedies. Dermatological applications are also well established, with the use of honey to treat wounds and burns dating back thousands of years. ¹ It is rumored that Cleopatra used to bathe herself in […]

  • Posted on: May 29 2016
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FDA Warns Consumers About Stem Cell-Based Treatments

Stem cell-based treatments have been a leading trend in the aesthetic industry for the last decade, but they may soon be a thing of the past. Just about ten years ago the very first claims were made about stem cell-based treatments, indicating that these “master cells” would lead to younger, healthier skin and erase the signs of […]

  • Posted on: May 9 2016
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Want Flawless Skin? Treatment Options for Visible Veins.

Do you have a branching pattern of purple or red veins on your legs, thighs or face? These visible, dilated blood vessels are commonly called “spider veins”. While spider veins do not pose a health threat, many people who have them find them unsightly and often attempt to conceal them with clothing or cosmetics. In […]

  • Posted on: Apr 3 2016
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Why You Should Eat for Better Skin Health

Your skin says a lot about you. When you think about it, your skin is the only visible reflection of your overall health. It is the first thing people see when they look at you. Your skin gives away your secrets. If you are tired, dehydrated, or feeling ill- your skin shows it. If you have […]

  • Posted on: Feb 29 2016
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How Early is TOO EARLY for Botox?

BOTOX injections remain popular in the 40+ age group, but have you noticed a younger generation of botox users? It is typical to seek treatment in our 40s to “fix” wrinkles and treat the signs of aging. However, more and more 20-30-year old’s are requesting some type of treatment to PREVENT wrinkles. Often times the treatment they […]

  • Posted on: Jan 29 2016
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10 TIPS FOR THE 10 MINUTES THAT JUST MIGHT SAVE YOUR LIFE! In the winter, when days are cold and blustery, we are less likely to think about the sun’s harmful rays and the potential for developing skin cancer. However, this is the perfect time to schedule your yearly skin exam with your Dermatologist! If […]

  • Posted on: Jan 25 2016
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We know that eating right benefits our mental and physical well being. It also benefits our skin health. This recipe contains Vit A, C, & E that help reduce inflammation,  fight free radicals, synthesize collagen and encourage cell turnover for healthy, youthful looking skin. Balsalmic Vinegar Chicken Per Serving Calories: 885 Vit A IU: 1150 Vit […]

  • Posted on: Jan 3 2016
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3 Steps to a Healthy NEW YOU in 2016!

During the busy holiday season, we spend our time reflecting on the past year, thinking of others, and feeling the pressure to get everything on our “to do” lists done by the end of the year.  With the arrival of January, there is a sense of relief that the holiday season has passed and a renewed energy for the […]

  • Posted on: Jan 3 2016
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