Firming Saggy Skin With Skintyte


Skintyte is an advanced laser treatment option for sagging skin. It is available through specific high-tech laser platforms, such as JOULE. It works by stimulating and reversing the processes that cause loose skin. Why Can Skin Become Loose? The tightness in skin is causes by a protein called collagen. Collagen molecules link with each other to form chains and lattices under the skin, creating a tight elastic underwear. However, collagen lattices can be deformed in a number of ways, decreasing its ability to pull skin taught. Most commonly, UV radiation from the sun deforms collagen molecules, causing chains to bend and snap. The aging process also weakens them, as new cells fail to replace collagen laid down by younger cells. Certain medications and drugs, like nicotine, constrict the flow of nutrients to the extracellular matrix that feeds collagen chains, causing links in the chain to die. Over time, everyone’s collagen…


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Are Chemical Peels Safe For Your Skin?


As with most cosmetic enhancements, the answer to whether chemical peels are safe for your skin is: yes, mostly. There are risks to your skin, but these risks are extremely low when you visit a trained dermatologist Chemical Peel Mechanism Strictly speaking, chemical peels do damage skin. However, they only damage the dying and aging upper layers, giving the young and beautiful lower layers a chance to grow. Done correctly, it will cause no permanent damage to the underlying structure of your skin. A chemical peel feels like a sunburn, and has similar initial effects. Despite this, it is much safer than a sunburn as it does not denature proteins in your cells. Side Effect and Risk Profile For several days after your peel, your dry upper skin will flake off. You may need bandages to protect the more sensitive areas. This is all to be expected and will be…


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Three Most Popular Male Dermatology Treatments


There’s a common misperception – a longstanding misperception, at that – that dermatology treatments are just for women. But in fact male dermatology and cosmetic treatments are fast becoming one of the most popular choices for the modern man. When looking at all the facts, it’s not difficult to understand why. The modern man is spending more money and time on their grooming and appearance than ever before. Have you ducked into your local pharmacy lately? Odds are you have seen the exploding shelf space devoted to grooming and beauty products specifically for men. In recent decades, men have put an importance on their appearance. That’s why they’re increasingly turning to cosmetic and dermatological treatments to enhance their look. Our increasingly urbanized lives are a major contributing factor to this growing popularity, and it’s simply more acceptable for men to look their best – and maintain a healthy, youthful appearance…


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Why DIY Cosmetic Treatments Can Be Highly Risky


It’s one thing you won’t want to do yourself. Why? Because though it may seem harmless and easy to do, DIY cosmetic treatments can be a very risky thing to attempt. Once the solely done by medical professionals, in recent years there has been a surge in do-it-yourself cosmetic surgery. What do we mean by DIY cosmetics? Well, this isn’t harmless self-improvement techniques like plucking your eyebrows. Instead, an increasing number of people are trying to pull off complex cosmetic procedures on their own. These procedures range from supposed wrinkle-reducing masks to actually ordering vials of Botox off the web and administering injections by yourself – and no, we’re not joking. It’s not hard to understand why this is a bad idea – patients thinking they have what it takes to make cosmetic injections or, in some cases, actually making incisions on themselves or others in the effort of doing…


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The Increasing Popularity Of Hand Rejuvenation Procedures


Aging affects us all, and in certain parts of our bodies more than others. As a quick thought experiment, think about areas of your body that show the signs of aging more than others. Odds are, when asked this question one particular area came to mind – your face, and probably also your neck. And this is true; our faces are both our windows to the world and also a section of our bodies that can begin to show the telltale signs of aging, such as wrinkles and skin spots. However there’s another part of the body that also can dramatically show the signs of age, and it’s one that not many people actively think about when considering how to stay youthful-looking and healthy: Your hands. Signs of hand aging are easy to recall – wrinkles, unsightly varicose veins, the skin becoming shrunken and think, and also age spots. As…


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