Archive for October, 2013

Halloween Makeup Tips

Posted on October 27th, 2013

Ghoul, zombie, witch….. what look are you going for this Halloween? If it involves a heavy coat of makeup to complete the look, be sure and take a few skin care precautions first: • Use oil-free or water-based makeup. Sure, grease-based Halloween makeup found at the local dollar store might…read more

Sunscreens – Always Read the Label

Posted on October 20th, 2013

New FDA labeling requirements have taken the guesswork out of choosing an effective sunscreen. Products have to state how much protection they actually provide and be scientifically tested to back up those claims. The risk of skin cancer is ever prevalent even though most people think it will never happen…read more

Sculptra Aesthetic – a subtler approach to anti-aging

Posted on October 13th, 2013

Sculptra Aesthetic – a subtler approach to anti-aging Skin doesn’t exactly age overnight. But so often the fear of doing anything too dramatic all at once holds people back from doing anything at all. Wouldn’t it be nice to reverse the anti-aging trend gradually? That’s where Sculptra Aesthetic fits in….read more

Addressing Facial Volume Loss

Posted on October 6th, 2013

There’s good news for those seeking to restore a rounder, fuller midface section and a subsequent softer, more youthful appearance. Face contouring and volume restoring Juvéderm Voluma XC is expected to receive final FDA approval by the end of 2013. In May the FDA’s General and Plastic Surgery Devices Panel…read more