Beauty

Ultherapy: What Comes After Botox and Lasers? The Latest Buzz is Ultherapy

By Annette Pinder Ultherapy® is the latest FDA approved treatment to enter the $30 billion aesthetics market. It was recently profiled on the Doctor Oz show. However it is different than other in-office aesthetic procedures. Based on well-known ultrasound principles used by physicians for decades, Ulthera technology allows aesthetics physicians to see and treat deep below the surface of the skin, ... »

Skin Deep: Become an Esthetician

By Dave Harney Princeton’s WordNet defines esthetician as a worker skilled in giving beauty treatments such as manicures and facials. An alternate definition is a philosopher who specializes in the nature of beauty, which may be an appropriate reference to those who help us become more beautiful. But today, the field is expanding, estheticians not only work in beauty salons and spas, they ar... »

Melanoma/Skin Cancer

By Peggy Davis, RN, Director, Health Promotion, Independent Health Cancer of the skin, including melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer, is the most common of all cancers. More than 1 million cases of skin cancer are diagnosed in the United States every year. Caucasians and men older than 50 years of age are at a higher risk of developing melanoma than the general population. Some of the risk facto... »

Here Comes the Sun: What You Need to Know

It is crucial to recognize that the problems that may be caused by the sun. by Dave Harney (TAH) – Science has long recognized the role of ultraviolet (UV) rays in causing serious skin diseases. UV rays can suppress the skin’s immune function and damage DNA, which may cause your skin to burn and age prematurely, and could also lead to skin cancer. Even worse, too much sun over time can dimin... »

Ten Questions About Medical Spas

Gather important information before your procedure. Consumers who are looking to get lasered, botoxed, injected, or otherwise resurfaced should keep in mind that there can be potential hazards involved, of both the physical and fiscal variety. This is why many states have laws to beef up medical spa oversight. Usage of medical spas is growing and it is important that consumers be aware of the expe... »

Honey: Sweet Treat for Your Skin

For centuries honey has been used to keep skin healthy and beautiful. (ARA) – Whether you’ll be bronzing at the beach, poolside, or in the back yard, it’s time to make sure your skin is ready for ultimate summer exposure. Before putting on those summer tanks and sandals, take a moment to rejuvenate with one of nature’s favorite beauty secrets – honey. For centuries, pure honey has been... »

men and women are choosing ultherapy® the newest non-surgical alternative to a more youthful appearance

by Annette Pinder Ultherapy® is the latest FDA approved treatment to enter the $30 billion aesthetics market. However it is different than other in-office aesthetic procedures. Based on well-known ultrasound principles used by physicians for decades, Ulthera technology allows aesthetics physicians to see and treat deep below the surface of the skin, without surgery. While drawing on the same relia... »

Show Off Your Legs This Summer!

by Annette Pinder Half of men and woman ages 50 and older have varicose veins. They are most often seen in those with a family history of vein problems, women who have had children, and men and women that sit or stand for long periods of time at work. For some, varicose veins are simply a matter of cosmetics, without significant symptoms, other than small spider veins (small, red, purple, and blue... »

Stop the Aging Process: Peel Back the Clock on Your Skin

by Annette Pinder Face it! Men and women today are living longer, remaining in the work force for more years, and they are doing what they can to maintain a more youthful appearance. For many, chemical peels just might be a great solution. According to the Mayo Clinic, chemical peels can improve the appearance of your skin, help skin pigmentation disorders, acne-scarring, age-related wrinkles, mel... »

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