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Apr 28th

Freckles or Age Spots? How To Tackle Hyperpigmentation

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Why does the desert sun in Las Vegas cause dark spots ( hyperpigmentation), and what are dark spot correctors? Dark spots can result from hormonal changes, pregnancy, acne and other inflammatory changes. Exposure to the sun without protection is one of the leading causes of dark spots. Whatever the reason, dark spots occur when cells secrete the […]

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Feb 18th

What Are Your Hands Saying About You?

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Like your face, your hands are a big part of first impressions. You shake hands when you meet someone for the first time and when you greet friends. Your hands express your affection to those you love. In the course of a day, your hands are exposed to a storm of germs, dirt, harsh substances, […]

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Jan 15th

An AHA Moment: Alpha Hydroxy Acids

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Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHA) What They Are: AHA’s are chemical compounds, either synthetic or naturally occurring.  Most AHA’s used in the cosmetic industry are derived from foods: such as glycolic acid (from sugar cane), lactic acid (from sour milk), malic acid (from apples), citric acid (from citrus fruits) and tartaric acid (from grape wine). What […]

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Jan 8th

Exfoliation: Chemical Peels vs Microdermabrasion

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It may not sound glamorous, but removing dead epidermal cells (the outer layers of the skin) benefits your skin in many ways. Skin texture is smoother and softer, follicle openings are cleaner, deep pore extractions are easier, cell turnover rate is increased, product penetration is improved, and blood flow and circulation are stimulated. Meaning: you […]

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Oct 9th

‘Tis The Season…For Chemical Peels!

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  While Las Vegas gets to enjoy a good amount of sun during the fall and winter, it is still a great time to get your chemical peel performed, since less time is spent outdoors and the sun isn’t as strong. Chemical peels help to: -Fade post-breakout dark or red marks -Reduce the appearance of […]

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