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Microneedling is having a major moment, and this skin-rejuvenating treatment has seen a surge in popularity. Though simple in theory (at least on its own), microneedling can deliver significant improvement in fine lines, wrinkles, radiance, scars, stretch marks and overall skin texture at home and in a spa or doctor’s office.
“Microneedling uses thin needles to create microchannels in the skin with minimal epidermal damage. This controlled skin injury stimulates the dermal wound-healing cascade, in turn increasing collagen production and improving scars, wrinkles and other skin imperfections,” explains Washington, D.C. dermatologist Dr. Tina Alster.
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New year, new skin. The dead of winter and the affront of a polar vortex signals that it’s time to do something nice for your skin. Everyone needs a little pick me up to feel good and look a bit better. With several more months of cold, snow, and ice facing many of us, the idea of a quick fix rejuvenation plan is a welcome relief.
Give Yourself a Home Peel
ZO® Medical Invisipeel™ is an at-home peel formulated for both facial and non-facial skin such as hands, arms, and legs and addresses skin concerns from acne and sun damage to flaky skin and rough texture, even keratosis pilaris (those little bumps that show up on the backs of arms and legs that are actually plugged follicles).
Skiing, ice skating, and other cold weather sports can be absolutely exhilarating, if a bit tough on the skin, especially around the delicate lip area. While the costs of your favorite winter pastimes can add up, effective and soothing remedies to protect your lips don’t need to be expensive. Just slip one of these budget-friendly, drug store solutions into your pocket to avoid chapped lips from the cold, wind, and intensive sun out on the slopes.
NEOSPORIN LIP HEALTH DAILY HYDRATION THERAPY SPF 20 ($4.59)
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This creamy, lightweight balm contains peptides, emollients, and essential lipids to help restore and retain lip moisture for visibly healthy lips. The non
For those lucky enough to live in mid-70s sunny weather all year long, you are free to skip over this (but stick around anyway!). For everyone else, fall has arrived and winter is coming and with that means drier skin. Cold, wind, and home-heating sources can turn your outer layer into something even a crocodile would shy away from. If you are using central heating or fireplaces, or any other indoor heat, you will need a heavy duty moisturizer to make up the difference—especially on your hands, feet, face, and neck.
Moisturizing Face and Hands
While dryness can strike all p
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