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Everything About Chemical Peels

People often wonder what exactly is a chemical peel? What exactly does it do? Is it really beneficial for my skin? Chemical peels are applied when exfoliation is needed. Exfoliation involves the removal of the oldest dead skin cells on the skin’s outermost surface. Exfoliation is involved in all facials, during microdermabrasion or chemical peels.

Skin Care Treatments That Shouldn’t Ever be Mixed

Two is not always better than one, and in the case of skin care treatments, there are a whole lot of exceptions. “In general, it’s a good idea to ask your aesthetician about skin care treatments that can be performed together during the same appointment,” says Omaha, NE, dermatologist Joel Schlessinger, MD. “While there are many skin care treatments that can work together to enhance your overall results

LED Red Light Therapy

LED Red light therapy is a skin care treatment being offered as an alternative to physician-administered laser therapy. Most studies involving LED red light therapy revolve around the treatment of acne, rosacea, and of its ability to get rid of wrinkles. Studies suggest that concentrated red light is absorbed by the mitochondria in the cells and

How Our Bodies Use Vitamin A

Vitamin A is an umbrella term for an important class of antioxidants and is used to generically describe compounds that exhibit the biological activity of retinol, the alcoholic form of vitamin A.  Vitamin A was first discovered in 1913 and today it is known to be important for several health issues.  Not only does Vitamin A contribute to proper cell growth and repair, particularly of skin cells