Tag Archives: Sun Damage

5

Jan

Indoor Tanning Still Causes Sun Damage

Published: January 5, 2015

If you read no further, know this: there is no such thing as a safe tan. Indoor tanning is just as dangerous, if not more, than tanning outside in the sun. In fact, indoor tanning injures thousands of people each year badly enough to go to the emergency department. Indoor tanning can cause sun damage … Continue reading Indoor Tanning Still Causes Sun Damage

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31

Dec

7 Healthy Things to do for your Skin in 2015

Published: December 31, 2014

As the New Year is quickly approaching, we all spend time thinking about how we can improve ourselves in the upcoming year. From dieting, to increased exercise, we all dream of a better version of ourselves. Often it’s difficult to identify the steps we need to take to actually reach our goals. As the health … Continue reading 7 Healthy Things to do for your Skin in 2015

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2

Dec

6 Ways to Keep Hands Looking Young

Published: December 2, 2014

No matter the journey you’re currently on, you have worked hard to get where you are, and your hands have been by your side since day one. They have worked hard for you throughout your years and sometimes they might show their age. While you might fret about laugh lines and wrinkles on your face, … Continue reading 6 Ways to Keep Hands Looking Young

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27

Oct

The Difference Between Physical and Chemical Sunscreens

Published: October 27, 2014

There is a lot of talk out there about sunscreens and the difference between chemical and physical sunscreens. While we all know how important it is to wear SPF daily, we don’t all know which type is the best personal option. The first step is to understand the basic difference between them. Chemical sunscreens basically … Continue reading The Difference Between Physical and Chemical Sunscreens

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24

Oct

What are Parabens and How Do They Effect Me?

Published: October 24, 2014

The topic of parabens have been popping up in a lot of conversations lately. Parabens are the most widely used preservatives in personal care products; they stop fungus, bacteria, and other microbes from growing in your favourite creams and makeup, especially in the moist, warm environment of a bathroom. Their names are a mouthful– methylparaben, ethylparaben, … Continue reading What are Parabens and How Do They Effect Me?

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7

Aug

Peel Away all Imperfections with a Chemical Peel

Published: August 7, 2014

Chemical peels are a type of procedure during which a substance is applied to the skin resulting in faster skin cell turnover (exfoliation or peeling). The goal of chemical peeling is to rejuvenate the skin or address a specific problem such as acne, acne scars, blemishes, melasma, wrinkles, sun damage, or fine lines. Even if … Continue reading Peel Away all Imperfections with a Chemical Peel

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23

Jul

Laser Skin Treatment for Spider Veins

Published: July 23, 2014

To the majority of us spider veins are cosmetically undesirable and can make the face appear older, flushed, or blemished. Spider veins are a common development from sun damage and aging. Certain medical conditions and habits (smoking and alcohol) can also promote their development. This type of vascular lesion is formed by abnormally large or … Continue reading Laser Skin Treatment for Spider Veins

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10

Jul

What is Fractional CO2 Laser Skin Resurfacing?

Published: July 10, 2014

At Dermaworks Medical Aesthetics Clinic we offer one of the most effective laser skin technologies in the industry–Fractional CO2 Laser Skin Resurfacing with Dermal Optical Thermolysis (DOT) Therapy using the SmartXide DOT™ CO2 laser system. This revolutionary technology not only rejuvenates the skin, eliminating wrinkles, hyperpigmentation, stretch marks, acne and other scars but also has … Continue reading What is Fractional CO2 Laser Skin Resurfacing?

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7

Jul

What is Vibradermabrasion for Aging Skin?

Published: July 7, 2014

Vibradermabrasion is the latest in aging skin treatment technology. It is an effective and clinically proven topical aging skin treatment, utilizing a rapidly vibrating sterile paddle to remove layers of damaged skin tissue; leaving healthier and more radiant skin. Vibradermabrasion is the new way to do microdermabrasion. The process is fast, very comfortable for patients and … Continue reading What is Vibradermabrasion for Aging Skin?

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9

Jun

Preventative Use of Botox for Wrinkles

Published: June 9, 2014

Is it too early for Botox? The question of when to start isn’t as straightforward as you may think. It depends on your facial structure and your predisposition for wrinkling. Many of our patients wait for the first signs of wrinkles to occur before treatment. However, Botox is becoming increasingly popular among 20-something men and … Continue reading Preventative Use of Botox for Wrinkles

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