skin protects us and is our first defense against the environment.
It is also a reflection of our health, age and the way we
have treated our skin over our lifetime. The nature
of our skin is what gives us an aged and tired appearance,
or the look of youth and vitality.
facial rejuvenation the skin plays the most important role.
Just as wrinkles and sagging skin can make us appear aged,
healthy and vibrant skin can give us a younger, healthier
look. Although aging affects every part of our body, it is
most noticeable in our skin.
skin care combined with a well-balanced diet, plenty of rest,
abstinence from smoking, and protection from UV rays are keys
to maintaining healthy skin.
UV rays cause the most damage to our skin. They damage the elastin
fibers of the skin, losing the resiliency. Also, our immune
response decreases in the skin and the whole body.
The natural aging process with environmental factors such as
UV rays, smoking and alcohol give skin an aged and tired
look to it. Proper skin care treatments, such as the Micropeel
and the Blue Peel, can help restore some of the skins
natural vibrancy and reduce wrinkles. Thin and fragile skin
can be made thicker and more resilient, while tough, thick skin
can be come smoother and softer.
New research into health and aging has led to findings that
can improve the quality and appearance of the skin. There
are new ingredients in skin care products and non-surgical procedures
available that can help turn back the clock.
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The following is a list of five helpful
steps to skin rejuvenation.
Cleansing is important to remove environmental dirt
and excess oils from the face. Harsh soaps can strip
away the moisturizing elements of the skin. Facial cleansers
are available that can remove the unwanted surface dirt without
damaging the skin. Try Biomedics Purifying Cleanser.
Correction can be achieved by using hydroquinone in
combination with alpha/beta hydroxyl acids. Glycolic, lactic,
and salicylic acid help shed dry, damaged cells and unclog
pores. Conditioning Gel, Phospholipid Lotion and Gel are wonderful
products to use for correction. Also, we carry prescription
Stimulation is produced by applying Retin-A
or retinol creams to the skin. There is an improvement in
skin circulation, which improves all skin functions. The benefits
are smoother, healthier looking skin. We carry retinol creams
in three strengths.
Sunscreens should be used daily, even on cloudy
days and reapply every 2 hours. Micronnized titanium dioxide
and zinc oxide are the best for protection. Try Biomedics
SPF 20 or our Z-Silk with an SPF 30.
Maintenance must be done on a daily basis. Just as
we brush our teeth and comb our hair, we need to set some
time aside for our skin. Proper use of moisturizers and cleansers
are important elements of daily skin care maintenance.
TREATMENT OF THE SEASON
The Pumpkin Peel
This is a powerful anti-oxidant treatment. It has built-in
fruit acids and contains vitamin A for activating cell turnover.
Toning the face with pumpkin introduces into the skin a cornucopia
of tonic wonders.
This is a five step process that is appropriate for most skin
types. The skin will be flushed, hydrated and glowing. What
could be a better treatment after a long, hot, humid summer!
Call the office for more information or the make an appointment.
Puffy eyes Moisten green tea bags with water and chill
them in the refrigerator. Lie down with chilled tea bags over
your eyes. Green tea will reduce the puffiness and reduce
Dull skin Mix brown sugar with warm milk and let the
mixture cool. Gently massage the mixture into skin. Rinse
and pat dry. This is a great way to exfoliate the skin and
give it a nice glow.
Dee to arrange your consultation; Beverly Hills (310) 284-8384
or Brea (714) 671-3033.
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