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Our top tips for taking care of your skin while running

With the New York Marathon right around the corner, this is an essential time to talk about skincare specifically for runners. Whether you’re a long distance runner or a weekend jogger, it’s important to be aware of some of the common skin problems that can arise from running. (more…)

Sunburns are the least of your concerns!

Getting a sunburn shouldn’t be your only skin concern this summer…

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Summer is finally here. Which in turn means lots of outdoor activities and major exposure to the sun! While it’s great to be outside enjoying the great weather, it is important to note that this great weather can have adverse effects to your skin. When people hear the term sun damage, they usually immediately think of a sunburn. But long term sun exposure can lead to a number of different skin conditions, some of which will be discussed in this blog post. (more…)

It’s Time to See the Dermatologist

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For whatever the reason many people try to avoid going to the doctor, no matter the specialty. We get it, it’s not at the top of your list of things you want to do, but there are some cases in which it is necessary to visit the doctor.  According to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), “Dermatologists diagnose and treat more than 3,000 different diseases”.

So when exactly should you be seeing the dermatologist? We’ve included some circumstances of when it would be in your best interest to seek the professional help of a dermatologist.

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2016 Cosmetic Treatment Trends?

The world of cosmetic treatments is continually growing, we don’t see the craze letting up any time soon; especially because there are so many new and innovative treatment options that are continuously being added to the market. According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASPAS), more than 10 million cosmetic procedures were performed in 2014. If the increasing number trend is consistent with previous years, then the 10 million procedures was probably surpassed in 2015.

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That Was So Last Year…

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Facelift, Tummy Tuck, Liposuction? You might as well file those away with your bell bottoms and platform shoes! Invasive treatments are becoming a thing of the past. People are now opting for non-invasive or minimally invasive treatments that provide effective results without having the discomfort and long downtime that can come from a more invasive procedure.

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