Microdermabrasion removes the top dead dry layer of the skin a process that benefits different types of skin issues. For oily skin, it “de-roofs” blocked pores to remove blackheads and reduce break-outs. For dry aging skin, microdermabrasion makes the skin look fresh and glowing. Many experts believe that removing the top dead layer of skin signals the skin to grow healthy firm skin.
2. Is there a difference between dermabrasion and microdermabrasion?
A big difference. Dermabrasion is actually considered surgery. It is painful and local anesthesia is needed as a laser removes most of the epiderrmis. Afterwards the skin is raw, red and a bit bloody for at least a week. Full healing can take months, but a successful dermabrasion can lighten dark patches, remove fine lines … Continue Reading… →
For the twenties the key word ( or actually words) to remember is Alpha Hydroxy Acid or AHA’s. Found naturally in a number of foods incuding milk, grapes and apples, the AHA’s are a twenty somethings best friend. I like to see them in cleansers, moisturizers, treatment products, eye creams, peels and face masks. This plan shows how to use them to enjoy your youthful firm skin.
In the Morning:
* Wash your face with effective cleanser for your skin type. If your skin tends to be dry use a moisturizing forumlation such as Aveeno Positively Radiant Cleanser with Soy. There’s good science behind soy, indicating among other things it protects against sun damage– always a good thing. If your skin tends to be on the oily side use an oi-free cleanser such as Deep Clean from Neutrogena. Wet your face with warm water and rub a dab into your skin. massage gently and rinse … Continue Reading… →