Is Blue Light Treatment Safe for My Skin?

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How to Safely Use Acne Clearing Blue Light Technology

Acne has always been a formidable foe in the quest for beauty. Human beings have tried all manner of solutions for getting rid of blemishes, and some have been more effective than others. Blackstrap molasses, sulfur, cabbage leaves, watermelon juice, and even arsenic have all been used to rid people of pimples over the years. Thank goodness for modern science!

Blue light photodynamic treatment is one of the latest innovations in the fight against pimples, blackheads and whiteheads, and blue light practitioners and users say it’s quite effective. Of course, being the first to jump onto the bandwagon of a new medical treatment isn’t always the smartest move. So what about blue light treatment? Is it effective? And more importantly, is blue light treatment safe to use? (more…)

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Simple DIY At-Home Spa Treatments

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10 DIY At-Home Spa Tricks

If you love being pampered at the spa, but don’t want to pay for that invigorating treatment, then why not create your own rejuvenating experience at home? You can whip up some facial scrubs and masks, create a decadent massage oil, and even put together a teeth-whitening potion that will leave you looking like you just left the spa, without spending a fortune!

Sometimes we don’t want to trek to a spa because it takes up too much time from our already all-too-busy lives. We’re swamped with family, work, and plenty of other things in life, so regular visits to a spa are simply not a priority. (more…)

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Layers of Skin and What Happens Over Time

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What’s Underneath Your Skin?

When you look at your skin, it’s easy to think of it as just one continuous sheet of tissue, but nothing could be further from the truth. Did you know that your skin is made up of layers? Do you know that taking care of your skin means taking care of it from the inside out, tending to all of its layers?

Having healthy skin takes more than just applying a beauty product topically. If you want truly healthy skin, then you need to pay attention to all of the individual layers of the skin, and nourish them equally. (more…)

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What Is Laser Hair Removal?

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How Does Laser Hair Removal Work?

Laser hair removal, the safe and effective permanent removal of unwanted body and facial hair using a handheld laser, either by a dermatologist, or at home, has become a common elective procedure in the United States. Laser hair removal uses highly concentrated beams of light to penetrate the follicles that generate unwanted hair, and to destroy the hair at the source.

There are a wide variety of devices that have been developed for use by dermatologists and for in-home use, and contemporary advances in design have made the procedure safer for people with darker skin tones, looking to remove unwanted hair. (more…)

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