Chemical Peels: Salicylic Acid
aha or bha? Following up on our post from last week on Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHAs), the second most common acid used in chemical peels is salicylic acid. In cosmetics, salicylic acid is categorized as a Beta Hydroxy Acid (BHA). Almost
AHA: Glycolic Acid Chemical Peel
What is an Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA)? AHA’s are chemical compounds, either synthetic or naturally occurring. Put quite simply, they are exfoliating acids. They stimulate skin to increase cell turnover and collagen production. Proper administration can provide benefits such as smoother skin, reduction
‘Tis The (Chemical) Season!
Yay for shorter days! Winter is one of the best times to get your chemical peels done! Immediately after your peel, your skin is much more sensitive to UV damage. So, shorter days and less intense sunlight helps keep your skin
Make Aromatherapy Work For You
ancient healing The first documented use of aromatherapy was more than 3,500 years ago. Ancient cultures all over the world used plant and flower extracts in medical therapies. What better time to use this ancient method of healing that to help ward