Save on Antioxidant with Sunscreen in May

May is melanoma awareness month. If you buy ANY antioxidant with a sunscreen, you will receive 10% off  your purchase! Contact the office or your Forever Young Laser practitioner to purchase. … [Read more...]

Have you heard about Chlorophyll?

Chlorophyll is the pigment in green plants that helps transfer light into energy. Like green vegetables, it’s a good source of vitamins A, C, E, and K. Some of the marketed benefits when taken internally are: stimulating the immune system eliminating fungus in the body detoxifying your blood cleaning your intestines getting rid of bad odors energizing the body helping in preventing cancer Topically, Chlorophyll has been shown to reduce inflammation and bacterial … [Read more...]

Importance of Cholesterol for Skin Over 40

Why is cholesterol important as we age? Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance that occurs naturally in the body and is made by the liver. Cholesterol is also present in foods we eat. People need cholesterol for the body to function normally. Cholesterol is present in the membrane walls of every cell in the body, including the brain, nerves, muscles, liver, intestines, heart, and skin. The latest “it” ingredient that we are hearing about in the skin care world is cholesterol. The same … [Read more...]

Looking for a big impact with no downtime? Try Laser Genesis and Exilis!

The holidays are just around the corner and most of us are so busy we don't have a lot of time for "downtime." Laser Genesis can be done in a single treatment but usually requires multiple for bigger changes in reduction of poor size, fine lines and wrinkles, improvement of texture, decreased pigment and overall redness. However in just one treatment you can decrease inflammation and redness from inflamed skin and acne while giving the skin an overall glow and plumping for days on … [Read more...]

Benefits of Regular Skin Care. Invest in your skin.

Facials have long been the staple of skin care throughout the world. But with the advent of more aggressive treatments such as lasers and dermapens, facials today are often written off as useless fluff. But the truth is that a facial can offer many benefits to getting younger, healthier skin including protecting it from environment and harsher treatments, maintaining normal skin functions, and preparing the skin for more advanced treatments that it will need as it ages. These benefits occur when … [Read more...]

Summer Skin Challenges

Oh Summer! It’s the season of barbecues, beaches, parties, and generally doing fun stuff outside with people we like. It’s a great season for enjoying all the good stuff in life… but summer is the worst possible season for: #1:  Blocked pores Sweating isn’t just unattractive; it’s bad for your skin, too! Sweat blocks up your skin’s pores, and causes blackheads. #2:  Dehydration With all the sunscreen and sweat that comes in the summer months, we might think that the … [Read more...]

Turmeric is delicious and it’s great for your skin!

Turmeric is a spice used mainly in Asian cooking.  You're probably familiar with the spice called curry. Turmeric plays a big role in that spice mixture, and it's also present in yellow mustard. Turmeric is bright orange-yellow in color, with a light, complementary taste and smell. But just like many of nature's amazing natural ingredients, it has valuable skin benefits as well! You can find it in any grocery store spice aisle. Just make sure it is 100% turmeric with no additives. It also … [Read more...]

Natural Products for Skin Care When Traveling

Summer is here and we all love to take vacations. For many of us, we will forget to pack a few important items that we just can't replace, whether it be financially or there's no Spa/Medical Spas in the area that carry your beloved products. Did you know that there are a few natural products you can buy at a nearby convenience store/grocery store to help out in a pinch? Unrefined coconut oil:  it’s known as an anti-microbial, making it perfect to control skin conditions which are … [Read more...]

How sugar could be causing wrinkles, lines and sagging

When too much sugar is consumed, it can lead to inflammation in the deeper layers of the skin, triggering a process called glycation. Glycation causes collagen and elastin to become brittle, losing the ability to strengthen and give elasticity to the skin. The byproduct of this process are free radicals. Free radicals speed up cell damage and accelerate aging that can also lead to bouts of acne and rosacea. AG E Interrupter and AGE Eye by Skinceuticals have a unique blend of ingredients that … [Read more...]

Intraceuticals for Skin Hydration

Intraceuticals is a total skincare philosophy based on the concept that skin hydration is critical for vital, healthy looking skin. Intraceuticals recognizes that dehydration is a major cause of fine lines, wrinkles an skin aging, and hyaluronics (natural water binding ingredients) help to elevate they hydration of the skin. The treatment provides instant, visible results, designed to revive, replenish and protect the skin. We are pleased to introduce Intraceuticals “it’s in the skin” … [Read more...]