Five Reasons to Choose a Liquid Facelift

If you’re a Mission Viejo and Orange County resident who is beginning to show the signs of aging on your face, you may be considering a cosmetic solution to restore your formerly youthful appearance. And you may be contemplating getting a liquid facelift, but are unsure if this is the solution that is right for… Read more »

Can I Get a Liquid Facelift if I am Pregnant?

Mission Viejo and Orange County residents who are beginning to show the signs of aging in the face, including fine lines, wrinkles or sunken or sagging skin, can be embarrassed by their older looking appearance. After all, the face is the first thing people notice about you, and you want to make a good impression.… Read more »

Are The Results Of Blepharoplasty Permanent?

The eyes are the focal point of the face, but unfortunately, they are often the first area on your face to show signs of aging. For many Orange County residents, sagging and drooping upper and lower eyelids cause an aging, tired appearance that makes Orange County residents look and even feel older than they actually… Read more »

The Importance of a Good Skincare Regimen

 A proper skincare regimen is essential for healthy, youthful skin. Every effective regimen must include the following fundamental elements… Prevention, Protection and Correction.To “prevent” the appearance of skin aging, I recommend using a daily topical antioxidant. Topical vitamin C prevents and neutralizes free radicals generated by UV rays, pollution, and other factors like alcohol consumption… Read more »

Beauty Advice Starts Early

 The playground was one way to practice team effort and reap the rewards of victory. Another way many of us came together to forge a memorable bond was in relentless, daily battle with the mortal enemy…. our own teenage acne.I remember one afternoon, a school friend of mine came over to gloat, and visibly prove, that… Read more »

Do I really need an eye cream?

Dermatology offices are asked this question almost every day, and it’s possible that you too have wondered, “What is so special about the skin around my eyes and why should I purchase another product for such a small area?”The answer can be found in examining what actually makes the skin of this area so unique.First,… Read more »

Retinol vs. Retin-A

Retinol is a natural form of vitamin A that is found over-the-counter. It can assist with diminishing acne as well as wrinkles. The concentration for retinol can be found anywhere from 0.075-1%. People with more sensitive skin should start off with a retinol at night so that their skin does not become irritated. Place the… Read more »

Benefits of a Growth Factor

Many people wonder why it is worth adding another step, like a growth factor, into their regime. Growth factors create a biochemical pathway that promotes skin tissue repair and regeneration. While the skin is being repaired, collagen and elastic fibres are being created to give your skin the softness and plumpness. Overall, using a growth… Read more »