Author Archives: timeless

Think you’re Getting Enough SPF from Make-Up? NOT A CHANCE!

Based on FDA regulations, determining the SPF assigned to a product requires clinical testing in which the product is applied at a concentration of 2mg/cm2 to the test subjects.  This is dramatically more than the concentrations of cosmetics people apply in actual use.  According to Leslie Baumann, MD, board-certified dermatologist and CEO of Baumann Cosmetic… Read more >

What is HA? Plus, August Special Promotions

Buy 1 Syringe of HA and get a second syringe half price!  What is HA? As the aging population continues to increase, so does the demand for non-invasive means for treating facial aging. One way to meet this need is with a product known as HA (Hyaluronic Acid). Hyaluronic Acid is a naturally occurring compound… Read more >

July is UV Safety Month

Our understanding of precisely what damage Ultraviolet-A (UV-A) and Ultraviolet-B (UV-B) rays cause to the skin has evolved over time as new research has come out. UV-B rays are Burning rays and are the predominant cancer-causing rays.  They are most intense between 10 AM and 2 PM, in the summer, closer to the equator, at… Read more >

Renew: Improve skin tone and texture

Many women and men are seeing the long-term effects that sun damage has caused and are now looking for treatment options. The ultraviolet radiation we got in our teens and twenties broke down collagen and elastin in the dermis, the deeper layer of the skin. Without that supportive connective tissue, the skin has lost strength… Read more >

Revitalize your face for the holidays

If your cheeks have become flat, your skin looks dull, your pores are enlarged and you have fine lines developing, you might be ready to revitalize your look in time for the holidays. At about age 45, we lose the volume in the lower of the two fat pads that form the apples of our… Read more >

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Get rid of Hyperhidrosis with Precision TX

Hyperhidrosis is a medical condition in which a person sweats excessively and unpredictably without the normal heat triggers for sweating. Hyperhidrosis usually involves the hands, feet and armpits and often causes emotional, social, and occupational distress. Patients with underarm Hyperhidrosis traditionally begin treatment with over-the-counter extra strength antiperspirants like Certain-Dri, containing aluminum chloride, and then… Read more >

How to prevent wrinkles around your mouth

Smoking cigarettes, drinking through a straw, chewing gum and even laughing will cause wrinkles around your mouth over time. Wrinkles form as repetitive motion breaks down collagen and elastin, which usually is more pronounced in women. Why are women more prone than men to get wrinkles around the mouth? There are a few reasons: Women… Read more >

How to Care for Dry Winter Skin

Choose a short, warm shower over a long, hot shower or bath. Hot water strips oils from the skin more quickly than warm water. Filter out the chlorine from your shower water. Chlorine has an intensive drying effect on the skin; and according to the American Chemical Society, we absorb more chlorine by taking showers… Read more >

Muhka Make-Up Brushes

Find the best brush for your style! Natural Contour Brush (Canadian Squirrel) Collection – densely packed, yet unbelievably soft bristles in the ideal shape for applying and blending cream to powder or powder blush; gives you great control. Natural Powder Brush (Canadian Squirrel) – perfect for padding on and blending powder eye shadow. Squirrel Crease… Read more >

Why do we see green tea in so many skin care products?

We have the following data about green tea and skin from research performed over the past 20 years: In animal models, drinking green tea or topically applying green tea or EGCG, the active biologic constituent in green tea, provided significant protection against UV radiation-induced tumor formation in the skin. Green tea in the drinking water… Read more >

Breathing exercise for stress management for rosacea patients

I’m always talking to patients who have rosacea about managing stress in the heat of the moment as an important component in managing one of the most universal triggers for rosacea flares. Numerous studies have shown that quick breathing exercises in the face of a stressful situation (i.e. difficult boss, unpleasant client) results in a… Read more >