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Fall Skin Care Tips

New season, new palette, new colors, and new skin concerns. As the seasons change, so should your skin care focus. Remove the damage caused by the summer sun and start with a fresh face, and zero imperfections. We gathered experts across each of our teams and got them together to talk about how to undo …

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The Difference Between Wrinkle-Smoothing Treatments

There is a fine line between different dermal fillers…get it? Anyway, there are a variety of treatments to smooth wrinkles, but do you know the difference between the various injectables? We’ve got a brief breakdown so you can educate yourself, and be ready to ask our team the questions that are most important to you. …

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When is the Best Time to Start Laser Hair Removal?

Yes, there is a best time and a not-so-great time to start your laser hair removal treatment. The most common time that people desire laser hair removal is in preparation for the summer months and bathing suit season! But, this is one of the worst times to schedule laser hair removal treatments because of the …

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What Causes Tinea Versicolor?

Tinea versicolor is commonly found in tropical, or subtropical areas of the world in warmer, wetter climates. However, people living in other climates can still develop this skin condition, an overgrowth of yeast on the skin. We’re answering a few common questions we receive: what causes tinea versicolor and how do you treat it? What …

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How to Get Rid of Cellulite: Procedures & Lifestyle Changes

This is a judgment-free zone – and let’s get this straight out of the gate, just about all of us have cellulite to some degree. That dimply skin in those less-than-ideal places. What is cellulite? What causes it and how do we get rid of it? Well, you’ve come to the right place. What causes …

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Must Watch: How Medical Breakthroughs Come to Your Bedside

Our team has thoroughly enjoyed the recently-released three-part documentary series by the Discovery Channel entitled "First in Human: The Trials of Building 10", which tells the story of how medical breakthroughs come about at the National Institute of Health (NIH). The NIH is the world's largest hospital dedicated to research and refers to their research …

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Testimonials: Clinical Research Trial Participants

The purpose of a dermatology trial is to investigate the safety and efficacy of medicines that are not approved by the FDA. Dermatology trials include treatment of skin, hair, and nails. There are different types of dermatology trials: topical medicines including ointments, creams, and gels to treat acne, precancerous lesions, eczema, fungus, athlete's foot, and …

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How to Avoid Dry, Itchy Winter Skin

Our summer time glows have faded, and our nourished skin is losing its luster. Winter brings dry air, cold temperatures, high winds and those elements do a number on our skin, hair, and nails. Even escaping the outdoors doesn’t mean the battle is over – central heat indoors and scalding hot showers can strip moisture …

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