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Why It Is Never Too Late to Get Started on Cosmetic Dermatology
The visible signs of skin aging are related to several factors, including exposure to environmental toxins, skin care products, gravity, age, and lower collagen and elastin production. These are two structural proteins responsible for your skin’s texture, tone, and elasticity....
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Why You Should Start Focusing on Cosmetic Dermatology Early
Over time, several factors influence your skin’s health and the visible signs of aging. Sun exposure, photodamage, environmental toxins, nutrition, skin care regimens, and a slowed production of collagen and elastin all contribute to the aging process. When cosmetic procedures...
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Treatments That Reduce Sun Damage
Treatments That Reduce Sun Damage
Answered by: Renee Stroffe PA-C Each individual treatment can be helpful on its own, but the true benefits come from combining the treatments as well as repetition. It is important to keep the benefits you achieve with maintenance treatments. Intense...
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Can Sun Damage be Reversed?
Can Sun Damage be Reversed?
Answered by Renee Stroffe PA-C Although sun damage cannot be completely reversed, the pigmentary changes, laxity, and risks associated with it can be. You can also prevent future sun damage by wearing daily sunscreen (SPF 30 and above), using a...
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How Should I Choose Sunscreen?
How Should I Choose Sunscreen?
Answered by: Renee Stroffe PA-C There are two main types of sunscreens: physical and chemical. Those with sensitive skin or allergies should use physical sunscreens, often marketed as mineral, sensitive, or baby. Physical sunscreens also tend to be less greasy...
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Build a Morning Skin Care Routine
Build a Morning Skin Care Routine
Answered by: Renee Stroffe PA-C Morning is the perfect time to prepare your skin for success by protecting it and adding ingredients that will minimize the effects of environmental pollutants and stressors. Start by using a gentle cleanser on the...
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Best Skin Treatments in Your 60s and Beyond
Best Skin Treatments in Your 60s and Beyond
Answered by Renee Stroffe PA-C Continue all the recommendations of the previous decades in terms of skin care. It is important that you continuously minimize future damage. Previously recommended fillers, neurotoxins, and energy devices are also still appropriate. At this...
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Best Skin Treatments in Your 50s
Best Skin Treatments in Your 50s
Answered by: Chelseah Darling PA-C Entering your 50s, the same skin care as discussed in our post Best Skin Treatments in Your 40s is recommended. This is a time when precancerous lesions and skin cancer might start to come to...
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Best Skin Treatments in Your 40s
Best Skin Treatments in Your 40s
Answered by: Chelseah Darling PA-C As women enter their 40s, they start to notice a deepening of their wrinkles and an increase in volume loss. This is a time when adding a heavier moisturizer such as SkinCeuticals triple lipid would...
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Best Skin Treatments in Your 30s
Best Skin Treatments in Your 30s
Answered by Chelseah Darling PA-C As women enter their 30s, this is typically when the first signs of aging begin to show. The first appearance with fine lines and pigment begins to surface. Sunscreen, Retinol, antioxidants such as Vitamin C,...
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