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Have you ever stopped to think how many times a day the skin on your elbows and knees is subjected to stretching? These areas of thicker skin are affected by virtually every move you make (and bear the brunt of a lot of leaning), so it’s no wonder we all experience dryness and some degree of wrinkling and crinkling by a certain age.
According to dermatologist Dr. Janet Allenby of Allenby Cosmetic Dermatology in Delray Beach, Florida and Boca Raton’s BodySquad, “These areas get a lot of action and the skin is not rich in sebaceous glands, so it doesn’t get natural lubrication from the body.” The main concerns Dr. Allenby hears from patients when it comes to these spots are actual
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Combine sweat, hormones and pore0-clogging beauty products, and you’ve got a recipe for breakouts and blemishes on the face and beyond. According to Dr. Sejal Shah, founder of New York City’s SmarterSkin Dermatology, “The factors that cause acne are the same regardless of location. Oil and dead skin cells block the pore and lead to P. acnes bacterial overgrowth, which causes inflammation.”
In addition to main contributors like diet and pore-clogging hair and skincare products, pressure and friction caused by tight-fitting workout gear can make matters worse by trapping dirt and sweat. Blemishes on the back are particularly bothersome come summer thanks to bathing suits, tank tops a
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The holy grail of lasers are tightening and brightening. After all, who among us does not want a little extra snap to their skin, less sagging and dragging, and a more vibrant glowy complexion? The answer – no one!
Coming off the winter doldrums with an eye towards sunshine and blue skies, now is the perfect time to consider getting some work done for your skin. But with all of the energy-based treatments on the market, it’s hard to know which will do the trick and are clinically proven to really work, have minimal to no downtime, and can actually make a difference.
So, we asked 5 experts to give us their personal take on some of the best devices on the market. Here’s what they told us
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A lively group of well-heeled women flocked to the Mosaic Hotel in Beverly Hills on November 16, 2017 to learn all about Hollywood Beauty Secrets from Beverly Hills plastic surgeon Sheila Nazarian. Sponsored by Palo Alto, California-based laser manufacturer Sciton, Inc., it was a standing room only event.
The uber glam Dr. Nazarian presented Sciton’s HALO Hybrid Laser technology as well as diVa by Sciton. HALO has earned it’s award winning reputation by delivering skin brightening results and improved tone and texture in a single treatment. Another Beverly Hills favorite, diVa by Sciton, is for vaginal revitalization which attracted a lot of attention too.
Dr. Nazarian also presented o
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