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How to Treat Sun Spots, Age Spots and Melasma

Sunspots, age spots, melasma, acne marks: Whatever you call it, hyperpigmentation can be as difficult to treat as it is to avoid. Hyperpigmentation begins in the late teens and early twenties and gets progressively worse as you age.  It can be caused by cumulative exposure to the sun or tanning beds, hormones, genetics, and/or the… Read More »

Caring for Your Skin Beneath Your Face Mask

There’s been a lot to get used to throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. With cases in America still on a steady rise, it’s more important than ever to follow CDC social distancing and face mask guidelines. While facial coverings are invaluable when it comes to protecting yourself and those around you from the coronavirus––they aren’t kind… Read More »

All About Eyes: What Causes Under-Eye Bags and How to Treat Them

In most cases, tracing where under-eye bags come from isn’t hard. After a good cry or a particularly late night, your skin responds by becoming puffy or darker than normal. But some people chronically struggle with bags under their eyes. While under-eye bags typically aren’t medically concerning, they commonly cause anxiety and self-consciousness. Often, bags… Read More »

Microneedling for Surgical Scarring

No matter how skilled your surgeon is, there will be some degree of scarring after any surgery. While cosmetic medicine has come a long way in minimizing scarring and innovating techniques to allow for subtle incision placement, we’ve yet to create a truly “scarless” procedure. That said, treating surgical scarring is now more advanced than… Read More »

How to Minimize Age Spots and Sun Damage at Home & With the Esthetician

Age spots are dark blemishes that rarely respond to over-the-counter treatments. Though the term “age spot” suggests natural aging causes these marks, they’re the result of prolonged sun exposure. Along with fine lines and patches of rough, leathery skin, age spots indicate collagen loss and increased melanin production secondary to UV damage.  Though age spots… Read More »