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  • Pros and Cons of Liquid Nitrogen Skin Treatments

    If you are looking for wart removal or pre-cancer growth removal treatments, your dermatologist may recommend a liquid nitrogen treatment where the skin is frozen with liquid nitrogen gas so that it completely destroys the skin growth and cells. Liquid nitrogen skin treatments can be mildly uncomfortable, but offer several benefits for skin conditions that cannot be treated with conventional methods. Here’s a close look at how liquid nitrogen treatments work, and what the key benefits and drawbacks of this procedure are:

  • Nourishment For Your Skin Infographic

    We all know how important it is to maintain a healthy diet. But cutting down on the junk food and increasing your intake of vitamins and minerals affects more than just your waistline; it can renew and replenish your skin. While no one food can completely change your complexion by itself, eating right improves your skin just as it improves the rest of your body. So next time you're nourishing your body, don’t forget about your largest organ. Your skin spends all day protecting you, isn’t it time you indulged it?

  • Infographic: Baby Boomers Turn 50 Facts and Tips

    By the year 2015, 45% of the U.S. population will be 50 or older. However, staying healthy has become a prevalent trend for this age group. 82% of adults 50 and older use the Internet to research health and wellness. Since 1987, the amount of Americans heading to the gym age 55 and up has increased 266% (making it the fastest growing age group among gym members). Over the next decade, U.S. baby boomers will spend $1 trillion dollars on wellness-based services, a significant increase from the previous amount of $200 million.

  • Chemical Peels for Acne Scar Removal - Your Best Options

    After acne breakouts and skin imbalances have subsided, you may be left with dark marks and scars from the experience. Acne scars are an inevitable part of the healing process after a bout of acne, but even as your skin gets healthier, most scars won’t disappear completely.

  • A Closer Look at Sunless Tanning Pills

    Having that sun-kissed look year round can take years off your appearance, and can even make you look more vibrant, healthier, and slimmer. Unfortunately, spending hours in the sun does put you at risk for skin cancer, and even the most powerful sunblock and sunscreen may not block all of those harmful UV rays.

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  • Photo-of-Popular-Acne-Treatments-2014-LocateADoc

    Whether you’re 15 years old or 50 years old, pimples are a frustrating problem to have. Acne treatment is one of the most common issues that skin care professionals deal with on a daily basis. They use tried and true treatment methods that have been proven over the last several decades, plus a host of newer approaches, depending on each individual’s situation.

  • Photo of Long Term Effects of Tanning LocateADoc

    You have probably already heard that using tanning beds can cause many long term health hazards. Experts in dermatology agree that excessive tanning - in tanning beds and in the sun - can be quite dangerous. If you are an avid tanner, you should speak with your dermatologist about how you can stay safe while getting your tan.

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