Sunburn Solutions!

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  Of course you didn’t mean to get sunburned! Maybe you fell asleep or lost track of time, but it’s important to prevent it from happening again.  Your risk for melanoma doubles if you have had more than five sunburns.  Your skin will heal, but real damage has been done.     Did you know… Read more »

Tips for Summer Skin!

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Summer is here! Those long warm days we have been dreaming about are finally upon us! This also means the harsh sun is beaming down on your skin! Make sure to protect yourself at the pool, the beach, and even during your day-to-day activities. Here are a few suggestions that can help you keep your… Read more »

Preventing Skin Cancer!

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Skin cancer is the most common yet most preventable cancer. One in five Americans will develop it in their lifetime.  Melanoma rates are increasing faster than nearly all cancers.  Melanoma kills one person every hour and as many as 10,000 die annually from it. Tanning in a booth or even sun bathing is not safe!… Read more »

Over the Counter vs. Medical Grade Products

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  As an Aesthetician, I am frequently asked if there really is a difference between over the counter skincare as compared to medical grade skincare.   The USFDA divides skincare products into two distinct categories: cosmetic and pharmaceutical.  Cosmetic(over the counter) skincare is defined as ingredients “applied” to the human body for cleansing and beautifying purposes. … Read more »

What’s YOUR favorite sunscreen?

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Here are a few of my (Mandi Perry, Licensed Aesthetician) favorites:         Revision Intellishade SPF 45   I absolutely love this product!  This sunscreen is broad spectrum and offers UVA and UVB protection.  Intellishade also has a blend of antioxidants and wrinkle reducing peptides.  Not only is this an anti-aging sunscreen, but… Read more »