Eat Right, Be True and Keep It Clean. This Week’s Tips for Beautiful Skin. - Page

  • Posted on: Nov 11 2012
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With just a few simple steps, you can achieve a lifetime of beautiful skin. Eating skin healthy foods (as outlined in The Beautiful Skin Diet, a book by Dr. Asarch and Executive Chef Neal Mendel), being consistent in your skin care regimen and using quality products are all good steps toward great skin health.

Not Ready for Turkey Time? This week try this recipe from Dr. Asarch and Executive Chef, Neal Mendel. This vegetable packed lasagna is rich in Vitamin A, which is beneficial to your skin health. Vitamin A is critical for the normal life cycle of skin cells. Without it, skin becomes fragile and the onset of wrinkles occurs more rapidly. Vitamin A is a family of fat soluble vitamins: retinol, retinal and retinoic aced. Some plant foods contain pre-Vitamin A carotenoids that our bodies convert to Vitamin A. Some of the best sources of Vitamin A are fruits and vegetables, especially carrots, broccoli, spinach and sweet potatoes.

When you visit DermaSpa for any treatment, we offer complimentary makeup consultations with our makeup artist and skin care professionals. We use being TRUE cosmetics, which offer a full line of oil and fragrance-free makeup containing anti-aging ingredients and sun-protective agents.

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Come in for any FACIAL or MICRODERMABRASION this week and SAVE 15%! Book Your Appointment Now. 

Save 15% off Facial Enzyme Cleanser this week! This mild, yet effective, facial wash contains gentle enzymes that remove makeup, dirt and impurities without stripping away the skin’s natural moisture–leaving skin clean, soft and smooth. Suitable for all skin types.

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Cleansing is a necessary step in any skin care regimen. Using a cleanser that works with your skin type is key. First, figure out which skin type you are: Sensitive, Dry,  Normal or Oily, and then use a product that is made for your skin type.

If you don’t know which you skin type you have, here are some clues:

  • Sensitive skin is easily irritated by chemicals and the environment, generally has finer pores, appears thinner, can be more prone to broken capillaries and may flush easily.
  • Dry skin can be flaky, feel itchy, is easily irritated and may feel tight after cleansing.
  • Normal/ Combination skin will generally have medium size pores, healthy coloring and a smooth, even texture. The t-zone may be more prone to oil build up, while the cheeks may be more prone to dryness.
  • Oily skin tends to appear shiny with enlarged pores, and can be prone to blackheads and blemishes.
If you have Sensitive or Dry skin, you will want to use a gentle cleanser that does not contain harsh exfoliants. Look for an enzyme based cleanser or gentle foaming cleanser that contains skin calming ingredients like Aloe Vera Gel. Recommended product DermaSpaRx Enzyme Facial Cleanser. The gentle enzymes remove makeup, dirt and impurities without stripping away the skin’s natural moisture, leaving the skin clean yet soft and smooth. Try to avoid using hot water as this can further irritate your sensitive skin.
If you have Normal, Combination or Oily skin, you will want to use a cleanser with a little more power. Alpha Hydroxy Acids have been called the “skin miracle” – a group of organic carboxylic acids used for centuries to cleanse, exfoliate and improve the texture of the skin. AHAs are able to penetrate the pores deeply for a better cleanse. AHAs can be irritating, so you should try the cleanser sparingly at first to make sure your skin can handle it. Recommended product DermaSpaRx AHA Facial Cleanser. This cleanser contains alpha hydroxy acids and anti inflammatory agents to exfoliate, remove excess oil and damaged skin, leaving a healthy, youthful glow.
Cleansing is something you should do once in the morning and once before bed. This step allows your moisturizer and anti-aging products to absorb better and do their job. It only takes a minute, but it makes a big difference in your overall skin health.

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