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â€˜Tis the season for dry, irritated skin, so when Skin Laundry offered us a light and laser facial, we jumped at the chance.
With locations across the US, UK and Hong Kong, Skin Laundry aims to make skin care accessible, affordable and ultimately, addictive. Much as its name implies, Skin Laundry spas are clean and sleek. Â Their signature two-step laser facial involves a combination of a YAG laser and Intense Pulsed Light (IPL). (NOTE: Your first one is always free!)
Their laser and light facial is a medical procedure and the powers that be take this seriously. Intake involves photos and a multi-page questionnaire about your skin and overall health. (No paper though. Itâ€™
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According to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), hair loss affects more than 80M American men and women (Note: that’s roughly the entire population of Great Britain), and the symptoms can range from increased shedding or a widening part up to bald patches.Â So, if youâ€™ve started noticing more hairs on your pillow or in the shower drain or worse, here are some ways to prevent further hair loss and promote new growth.
Prevention and Maintenance
Thereâ€™s a genetic component to both male and female pattern hair loss. Even if the DNA odds arenâ€™t in your favor, there are a variety of simple steps you can take to preserve and optimize the health of your hair. Acc
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Lighter than oxygen and the air we breathe, hydrogen has begun quietly throwing its weight around in the beauty and wellness worlds. The Japanese have long been drinking and bathing in water infused with this element. Korean beauty brands have embraced it as well, but only now is it starting to flow into a variety of products on this side of the world. From topical skincare to supercharged drinks, could hydrogen be the next big thing?
According to New York City dermatologist Dr. Jeremy Brauer, â€œThere is data in the scientific literature to support the idea that molecular hydrogen acts as an antioxidant, and more specifically may protect cells from UVB-induced inflammation and damage
AcneÂ affects up to 50 million people every year, and itâ€™s not just a teen thing either, according to the American Academy of Dermatology. Way too many adults will break out into their 30s, 40s and even 50s, and an unlucky few can even develop acne for the first time as adults.
And although the treatment of this common skin condition has remained the same for years, researchers are finally getting closer to identifying the root cause of acne and as a result, the pipeline is now bursting with new treatments.
Inflammation has become quite the buzz word in medical circles, and it is increasingly linked to a host of diseases and conditions including ac