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Ultraviolet Rays and Sunscreens

Ultraviolet Rays and Sunscreens As restorative and harmless as the sun probably appears to you at first glance, reality can be another matter entirely. Contained within its warming rays are two types of ultraviolet rays, UVA and UVB. Both are invisible to the naked eye, and both can be a potential threat to your skin.…

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The Realities of Aging

The Realities of Aging Skin As we pass milestones in life, such as graduating school, getting our first good job, getting married, having a family, buying a house- all of us have a common ground despite social status, ethnicity, education level or background. We all inevitably grow older. As you grow older, your aging skin…

Teen Skincare

By: Laura Hunnewell My daughter is 13 and struggles with occasional breakouts. She has a habit of scratching and picking at her acne which leads to redness and irritation. While it might be hard to get kids in this age group to follow a skin care regimen, it is important to remember how frustrating it…

Hand Dermatitis

By: Laura Hunnewell They first appeared as itchy red patches on my hands and in between my fingers. Working as an esthetician at a busy spa, I often experience dry skin from frequent hand washing and irritation from application of oils, cleansers and serums. A skin crack followed by swelling and flaking lead me to the…

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Restorsea Skincare Review

By:Laura Hunnewell I was anxious to try this product line because I have read a lot about it in magazines and beauty sites.  Restorsea uses the Vibransea Complex in their products which comes from enzymes released in and around salmon hatching waters of Norway.  Free of parabens, phthalates, silicone, PEG’s, or mineral oil –  Restorsea…

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Do you have Rosacea?

By:Laura Hunnewell Do you have Rosacea?   Quite common, this skin disease has many different signs and symptoms.   It might affect your forehead, nose, cheeks, or chin.  Seeking medical treatment so that your skin can be evaluated by a physician is the first step to addressing your concerns about Rosacea. Laser treatments such as V Beam…

My Laser Hair Removal Experience

By:Laura Hunnewell I was a regular waxer for well over 15 years.  I liked my esthetician and the convenience of not shaving.  Things started to change with my skin and I was noticing that despite my efforts with exfoliation I was getting some very painful ingrown hairs.   I thought about looking into laser hair removal…

My Dermal Filler

By: Laura Hunnewell I wasn’t really sure about dermal fillers – in fact,   I had seen a few people overdo it with Botox and knew what I did NOT want to look like!   I was open to smoothing out my skin’s surface and adding some fill to the creases around my mouth.    I am a 38…