Archive for September, 2015

5 Truths About Retinol

Posted on September 28th, 2015

Ever notice that anti-aging and acne-fighting skin care products frequently have something in common? Both list retinol as a key ingredient. Heck, a lot of them even work it into their name. But what is this miracle-working substance exactly? Shouldn’t you know more about what you’re putting on your skin?…read more

Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) vs. a Chemical Peel: Which is Right for You?

Posted on September 14th, 2015

Who doesn’t want to look young and refreshed? Two popular treatments – Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) and Chemical Peels – make it a real possibility. The real question is deciding which treatment is right for you. Let’s explore the what, who and how’s of both. What IPL therapy is a…read more

Chemical Peels: Not Actually Scary

Posted on September 9th, 2015

By Jenna Trubschenck, PA-C Frequently when I am doing cosmetic consults and mention that I think a chemical peel would be beneficial, I get a look of horror. I have tried to picture what my patients are thinking when they make this horrified expression. Maybe they are thinking of that…read more