Category: Pigmentation

How to even out skin color.

How Vitamins Boost Sun Protection

HOW VITAMINS BOOST YOUR SUN PROTECTION FACTOR Sunscreens are vitally important to the health of your skin and should be applied daily, but they’re not the whole story.  There are two vitamins that have been scientifically shown to protect your skin against sun damage.  They work when applied directly on the skin, or taken internally…

Antioxidant Superfruits for Your Skin

By now you realize that antioxidants are essential nutrients that protect your skin and slow overall aging by capturing and neutralizing damaging free radicals.  That’s why you just ordered that freshly pressed green-drink, for its mega amounts of antioxidant vitamins. But, if you’re already eating right, keeping your skin clean, well hydrated and exfoliated will adding a serum rich in…

Better Than Microdermabrasion

Do you love microdermabrasion?  Our clients rave about it.  This popular exfoliation technique delivers immediate results to smooth the skin, soften lines and even pigmentation. When microdermabrasion was first introduced we saw results like we’ve never seen before.  This has been the “it” exfoliating treatment for years.  But, now there’s a new “darling” in the world of…

SUMMER SKIN RECOVERY

Even more than wrinkles.  aged skin is defined by uneven pigmentation. Summer was fun, but age spots aren’t. Skin discolorations betray advanced aging and wear and tear on your skin. There are skin lightening alternatives to prescription hydroquinone which can cause skin irritation and has been banned in Europe as a known carcinogen.  While hydroquinone offers…

Antioxidant Protection in Skincare Serums

Serums are the mainstay of any effective  skincare regime.  That’s because the high concentration of active components incorporated into your serum is much greater than you’ll find in a cream.  If you want your skin care program to make real, positive changes you should consider adding a serum to your daily routine. Well actually, consider…

How to Deal with Uneven Pigmentation

Uneven skin color arises from sun exposure, hormone changes and trauma to the skin. It’s as strong an indicator of skin aging as loss of firmness, lines and wrinkles. When you think of young skin, you generally imagine smooth, even, perfect tone. That is why in your quest for “complexion perfection” you might start investigating…

Time Tested Anti-Aging Ingredients

“Is it possible to improve my skin as I get older?” Absolutely!  With the right skin care regime, a proper diet, a few lifestyle changes, regular facials and learning to minimize stress (or at least your reaction to it) you can make wonderful improvements to your skin and start looking younger almost immediately.   “This…

How to deal with Pigmentation Problems

This past summer was wonderful for me.  The fantastic weather allowed for lots of fun boating, fishing, kayaking and enjoying many great walks on South Beach in Chatham.  Unfortunately, even though I was fastidious about applying my SPF 30 sunscreen, for the first time in many years I allowed myself to get too much sun.…