How Does Botox Work?

Mature woman receiving Botox injection

Like many people, you may be looking for ways to maintain beautiful skin as you age.  Along with natural cellular changes that occur over time, there are many factors that cause wrinkles to appear. These include lower collagen levels, free radicals from the surrounding environment and facial movements like squinting and frowning. And while there…

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What Are Your Options for Sunspot Removal?

Woman checking appearance in compact mirror

Have you been noticing dark spots appearing on your skin?  If so, you may be wondering where they came from and what you can do about them.  Sunspots, also known as age spots, lentigines or melasma, are caused by sun damage and by hormonal changes over time.  They are most likely to appear on areas…

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Prevent Sunburn & Other Summer Skin Care Tips

Smiling mature woman in swimming pool

Warmer weather means cooking out on the grill, taking a walk at the park or just relaxing by the water.  However, summer also presents many challenges to maintaining beautiful, healthy skin. More time outside often leads to a sunburn, which increases your risk of skin cancer and premature aging. Some people also experience more breakouts…

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How Can You Get Enough Vitamin D and Protect Your Skin?

Vitamin D capsule against the sun

Vitamin D is essential for healthy bones and muscles. It’s also widely known that your skin makes it naturally when exposed to sunlight. Sometimes dubbed “the sun vitamin,” vitamin D supports your body’s absorption of calcium, which can reduce your risk of osteoporosis and fractures. If you don’t get enough, it may lead to muscle…

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