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Facts About Sunscreens

Sunscreens help to filter out ultraviolet (UV) radiation. Ultraviolet radiation (UVR) may cause age spots, dark spots, wrinkles, sagging as well as cancer.  The Sun Protection Factor (SPF) is a measure of how much radiation a sunscreen blocks. Broad spectrum sunscreens protect from both UVA and UVB. Sunscreen is the most important skin care product that should be used every day, even in winter to prevent signs of premature ageing.

5 Signs of Malignant Moles:

Asymmetry: One half of the mole does not match the other half.Border: the Border of an early melanoma tend to be uneven, crusty or notched.Color: the color of healthy moles are uniform. A variety of colors, or if it has shades of tan, brown, black, especially white and / or blue is a bad sign.Diameter: Diameter of the melanomas are usually larger than a pencil eraser.Evolving: The mole appears different from others and/or changing in size, color and shape.

Why Skin Treatments Solutions Are Most Effective at Night?

While you sleep your body enters into repair mode: the brain recharges, important hormones are released, and cellular rejuvenation takes place. When it comes to our skin, blood flow increases, along with DNA repair, cell proliferation (cell turnover), temperature, barrier permeability, penetration, itching, and moisture loss, in addition to decreased barrier recovery. This makes our skin even more receptive to the absorption of the types of active ingredients found in skin treatment solutions, and is therefore the best time to nourish and cure our skin. A gel cream formula is especially effective as the skin experiences more trans-epidermal water loss at night. This consistency helps to replenish crucial hydration, complementing the body’s natural fluctuations.

Who Gets Skin Tags?

Both men and women tend to get skin tags as they age. Skin tags are also more common in pregnant women, obese people, and people with type 2 diabetes mellitus.More than half if not all of the general population has been reported to have skin tags at some time in their lives. Although tags are generally acquired (not present at birth) and may occur in anyone, more often they arise in adulthood. They are much more common in middle age, and they tend to increase in prevalence up to age 60.

Laser Hair Removal Preparation and Expectations!

The Cool Glide laser hair removal technology effectively destroys the hair follicles without harming the surrounding skin. We ask you to shave the treatment area before your laser hair removal treatment to better target the hair follicles. The treated area may be a little red afterward, which typically goes away in a matter of hours. A good candidate for laser hair removal treatment is someone with pale to medium skin tone with light brown to dark hair. No laser hair removal or light based system can treat blonde, white, red or gray hair since there is not enough melamine in the hair follicle to absorb the light.