Anti- Aging

Busting 5 Common Tanning Myths

Busting 5 Common Tanning Myths

1.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 sun exposure and re-applied every 1-1.5 hours is recommended.  Remember, the SPF ratings ONLY apply to UVB rays – the burning rays. …

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PEPTIDES

PEPTIDES

What are peptides? Peptides are natural biological messengers, produced by the body, in order to communicate necessary tasks to be performed.  Peptides are your body’s language and communication network.  Each peptide, or message, is composed of a specific order of amino acids (the same building blocks of protein).  There are many different amino acids and therefore millions of different combinations…

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BOTOX

BOTOX

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 underarm sweating. How does the treatment work? Botox temporarily reduces the muscular contractions…

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