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Many people are discouraged as the first signs of aging crop up. However, there are treatments out there specifically designed to target the visible signs of aging, making your skin look refreshed and improving your self-confidence. These are the top treatments used to combat the signs of aging. Laser Skin Resurfacing In the past few years, laser skin resurfacing has become a popular way to fight the visible signs of aging. This treatment involves directing the short, concentrated beams of a special laser at skin irregularities and removing them layer by layer. Blemishes, wrinkles, acne scars, and more can all be removed through laser skin resurfacing, creating younger and more pleasing looking skin. IPL Photofacial Like laser skin resurfacing, IPL photofacial treatments target the signs of aging on the face like sun spots, blemishes and other discolourations. IPL stands for…


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Our skin is responsible for making us look great. As we age, our skin loses its elasticity and we get wrinkles. However, there are ways to restore your skin so you look younger and more rested without the need for plastic surgery. Here are five non-invasive treatments you can have done that will enhance your natural beauty. Chemical Peel Wrinkles, sun damage, spots, and other imperfections can show up on our skin as we get older. Chemical peels are non-invasive treatments that improve our skin’s tone and texture by removing wrinkles, lines and other damages. During a chemical peel, products are applied to the face which allow our old skin to peel off, revealing the gorgeous layer of skin underneath. Lip Enhancement We often neglect our lips when it comes to rejuvenation treatments. However, full lips are a major component…


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Having beautiful skin not only makes us look great, it makes us feel great too. If you’re unhappy with the way your skin looks there are simple things you can do to improve it. Follow these tips to have healthy, great looking skin throughout the new year. Avoid Sugar The more sugar in your diet, the worse your face will look. Foods that are high in sugar can add years to your face and wipe out your skin’s elasticity. Sugar is also bad for your teeth and your digestive system. If you find yourself craving sugar, try something that’s full of natural sweetness like fruits and vegetables. Stay Hydrated Water is one of the most important skin care ingredients there is. When your skin becomes dehydrated it can appear dull and flaky. If water isn’t your thing, try replacing one…


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Men and women alike want to look their best for special events, especially when they know they’re going to be photographed. Whether it’s your daughter’s wedding and you want to look incredible walking her down the aisle; your 20-year high school reunion and you want to be as fresh-faced as you were when you were head cheerleader; or you’re being honoured by your company for your many years of hard work, there are cosmetic treatments you can get for to look great at special events. Botox Botox is an anti-wrinkle treatment that temporarily paralyzes the facial muscles to limit their movement. By limiting movement, wrinkles (particularly those that are caused by repetitive facial movements), briefly disappear. Botox in an injectible and the process takes only a few minutes to complete. The effects of Botox can last anywhere from three to…


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Many of us are plagued with stretch marks. Whether they are from pregnancy, weight gain or other factors, stretch marks are unseemly. If you’ve recently undergone an outstanding weight loss, you’ll no doubt notice stretch marks more than ever. There are treatments available to deal with the appearance of stretch marks, but many wonder, are they permanent? In order to answer that question, you need to understand how stretch marks are formed. How do stretch marks come to be? Our skin is composed of three layers. The layer on the surface, the one which we see, is the epidermis. The layer beneath that, which is responsible for holding everything in its right place, is the dermis. When the dermis is stretched due to weight gain, puberty, pregnancy, etc., it can suffer from minor tears, causing the epidermis to become misshapen.…


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In the weeks after you’ve undergone an acne treatment, you’ll notice that your skin has become more radiant than ever. Pimples and blemishes will reduce and you’ll be positively glowing. However, that doesn’t mean you can sit back and relax. Acne treatments will reduce the amount of pimples and blemishes you get in the future (in some cases they prevent them completely, depending on your skin) but, you’ll still need to take care of your skin on a regular basis. Here are five ways to keep up that post-acne treatment glow. Up your Antioxidants Skin care products that are laden with antioxidants like vitamin C can help restore your skin, making it feel smoother and more balanced. Antioxidants also protect it from environmental factors like dust, grease and anything else that’s floating around that can harm your skin. Exfoliate with…


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Wrinkles are a pain. They make us appear older than we are and can be damaging to our self-esteem. Skin resurfacing treatments allow you to get back the youthful glow you once had and give your skin a tighter look and more even tone. If you’re thinking about booking an appointment for skin resurfacing or have already done so there are five things you should know. It is not a very painful procedure The sensation experienced during skin resurfacing is akin to a rubber band snapping against your wrist. It’s uncomfortable but it’s not unbearable. Depending on your tolerance for pain, you may not be bothered at all. You may receive local anesthetic injections or intravenous sedation to keep you comfortable if your treatments involve removing outer layers of skin. You may need multiple treatments We don’t all respond to…


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Hair loss is unfortunately quite common in men and it can affect women too. It can lead to self-esteem issues and prevent you from enjoying life. With laser hair restoration, you can combat hair loss and get your luscious mane back. How does laser hair restoration work? Hair growth occurs in three phases: the anagen phase (growing), the telogen phase (resting) and the catagen phase (shedding). When you experience hair loss, it’s generally due to dihydrotestosterone (DHT), a testosterone derivative found in the skin. With laser hair restoration, low level lasers are used to increase blood flow to the scalp and stimulate catagen and telogen follicles leading to the production of anagen hair. The photons of light produced by the low level laser keep the excessive buildup of DHT from impeding hair growth. How can I take care of my…


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It seems like there are new skincare fads popping up daily and the latest trend is hyaluronic acid. You may have heard about it but have found yourself unsure as to what it is and what it’s used for. Below you’ll find everything you need to know about hyaluronic acid. What is hyaluronic acid? Hyaluronic acid (HA) is a substance that occurs naturally in our bodies. It is found in its highest concentrations within the fluids in our joints and eyes. Also known as hyaluronan or hyaluronate, HA binds to water to lubricate the movable parts of the body and creates a moisturizing effect when used on the skin. What is it used for? HA is used as a lip filler in plastic surgery to create fuller, plumper and youthful looking lips. It is also used during eye surgeries such…


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For thousands of years clay has been used as part of beauty regimens around the world. If you haven’t incorporated clay into your skin cleansing routine, you’re missing out on its incredible benefits. Here are 10 of them: Unclogging pores Regardless of what type of skin you have, pores can become clogged. Clay has the ability to shrink pores and unclog them to prevent blemishes. Keeping sebum in check The sebaceous glands in our skin secrete an oily substance called sebum that keeps us lubricated. However, too much sebum causes acne, encourages bacteria production and can block hair follicles. Clay keeps the sebaceous glands from acting up. Drawing out toxins When you use clay on your skin, you’re helping with the promotion of oxygen and circulation. Clay bonds to the toxins in your skin and sucks them out, while releasing…


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