Tuesday, September 15, 2015

How to Properly Care for your Skin after Undergoing Laser Hair Removal

If you’re tired of constantly tweezing, waxing, or shaving unwanted hair on the unlikeliest places you can think of, laser hair removal can be the best option for you. Since the lasers being used for this procedure specifically targets the hair follicles, these may even lead to permanently doing away with unwanted and unappealing body hair. Having hairless skin doesn’t end with undergoing laser hair removal as you also need to ensure proper care to make the most out of the procedure. After your laser hair removal session, follow these steps in caring for your sensitive and irritated skin, and you can achieve flawless, hairless skin in just after a few months: Moisturizers and Cool Compresses It’s only natural for your skin to feel like it’s been sunburned a day or two after the procedure since your hair follicles have been recently fried from the laser.

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Don’t Sweat It: Botox can Benefit Women with Excessive Sweating Woes

You haven’t been working out, and the temperature outside isn’t enough to make someone sweat, but your underarm says otherwise. Now, you’re scared of even raising your arms confidently out of fear of revealing those sweat stains on your clothes, and you’re desperate for any solution, from antiperspirants to actually considering on moving to a colder climate, that can get you out of your woes. Sweat in itself isn’t a bad thing; in fact, it’s your body’s natural way of cooling off and removing harmful toxins. Sweating too much, on the other hand, can be a cause of embarrassing situations and complicated social interactions. Also known as hyperhidrosis, excessive sweating happens often on the underarms, while others experience it on their palms and the soles of their feet.

Friday, September 11, 2015

Some Light Work: Intense Pulsed Light Can Make Your Pretty Face Shine

With summer at its height, it can be difficult to get around without being exposed too much to the sun. Though sunlight can be beneficial by helping your body produce vitamin D, the ultraviolet in it can damage your skin if you are exposed to it for a long time. Brown blotches appear on your face as your skin triggers the release of melanin in an effort to protect your skin. The problem is that they tend to dot your previously creamy skin. Fortunately, there are several ways to treat the sun damage. One of the most effective options is to use intense pulsed light therapy or IPL.

Thursday, September 10, 2015

CO2 Laser Resurfacing and Other Treatments and How They Can Help You

When people think of lasers, they don't often think about it being used as cosmetic treatments for the skin. However, the use of lasers to help people look good has actually been around for some time. Since 40 years ago, argon or CO2 laser has treated vascular birthmarks that marred the face. Since then, people have been using lasers to remove skin imperfections and improve their looks, with further advances enabling more options. How It Works Lasers work by producing highly intense light that functions in a specific wavelength ranging from the visible violet to the invisible infrared. Depending on the particular wavelength used, there are various effects on parts of your skin. For example, vascular skin lesions, those marks on your skin caused by your blood clotting, absorb laser light in the visible range resulting in them being heated and destroyed.