Upgrade on Sun Protection

UPDATE 1. The Threat of UVA UVA’s effects on the skin were still controversial in 1989. I always maintained that this ray was as damaging if not more so than UVB, but back then almost all the research was devoted to UVB. This was due to the fact that sunscreens only...

Busting 5 Common Tanning Myths

 Sunscreen is bad for you.The American Cancer Society says it “encourages the use of FDA-approved sunscreens.”  We prefer zinc oxide and titanium dioxide as a physical block over oxybenzone.  Either way, a full-spectrum block applied 20 minutes prior to...
Chemical Peels

Chemical Peels

The procedure involves the application of a special chemical solution to remove outer layers of aged, discolored and irregular skin. Fresh skin is then generated, which is usually smoother, less wrinkled and more even in color. Chemical peeling may be combined with...
Botox Fillers

Botox Fillers

What is Botox? Botox is derived from botulinum toxin and reduces wrinkles and fine lines by temporarily relaxing the muscle. The most common area of treatment is frown lines between the eyes but usage in other areas is common. It may also be used to treat excessive...