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Bothersome Blemishes? Tips From First-Hand Treatment

After struggling with severe acne and skin problems as a teen and young adult, I spent years working with a dermatologist to clear things up. Throughout the many appointments and consultations, I learned a lot about proper skin care and what to do to minimize my risk of breakouts. Many of the tips I learned are things you don't come across in many places, so I decided to create this site in the hopes that it would help others see that there's more you can do beyond the traditional over-the-counter creams and cleaning pads. I hope the information here keeps you from having to face another special event with the embarrassment of your skin problems.

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How A Dermatologist Can Help Get Rid Of Dark Circles Under Your Eyes

5 June 2017
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If you constantly have dark circles under your eyes, you may look tired or sick even when you're feeling well. Dark circles also detract from your appearance. Your attempts to cover them with concealer can give you a harsh appearance too. If you have dark circles that won't go away, you should visit a dermatologist for help. Here are some treatments he or she might try. Treating The Cause The first step is to determine why you have dark circles. Read More …

2 Signs Of Skin Cancer You Should Be Aware Of

3 June 2017
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Skin cancer is very serious. Many people think that if you get skin cancer it just requires a simple removal of the mole or area of skin that is affected. This is the case if it is earliest stage of cancer, but if it goes undetected skin cancer can start to spread to the other organs and can cause serious health issues, even death. This is why it is so important that you catch skin cancer early on so that you can treat it easily, without having serious problems. Read More …

3 Uses For Botox

22 May 2017
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Botox has so many uses. Some are medical while are others are cosmetic, but the important thing to know is that many people use it because Botox is such an effective way to get results. If you have never had Botox injections you might be wondering what Botox can be used for. Here are some things you should know. 1. Botox Can Be Used For Overactive Sweat Glands  Do you have a major problem with sweating? Read More …

How Retinoids Can Help Reduce Your Acne Breakouts

17 May 2017
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If you struggle with frequent and strong acne breakouts, you're probably seeking something that can help. While over the counter methods are sometimes helpful, stronger medications that are only available with the help of a dermatologist, like retinoids, can do far more for your breakouts. Read on to learn how retinoids could be the solution you're looking for and how they're able to reduce or stop acne. Retinoids Speed Up Cell Turnover Read More …

Preparing For Mohs Treatment

15 May 2017
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Any type of cancer can be scary. Skin cancer is a type of cancer that many people have to go through each year. In fact skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United states with approximately 9,500 people being diagnosed with skin cancer each day. That is a lot of skin cancer. One method of skin cancer removal is called Mohs Treatment, and consists of a doctor cutting thin layers of the skin cancer out of your skin with a scalpel. Read More …