Author Archives: sawisc

Living life to the fullest means embracing its varied experiences and emotions. You can’t relish the highs without confronting the lows. Smiling, laughing, frowning and crying; it’s all rawness and realness that gives our existence meaning. The problem with all those strong emotions is the effect they have on your face. Over time, the facial […]

Throughout the years, our skin is exposed to UV radiation, pollutants, and sometimes harsh chemicals in skincare products. All have cumulative detrimental effects, and the damage begins to show as skin that is wrinkled, uneven and tired looking. Your face just doesn’t look the way it used to, and makeup and drugstore treatments are no […]

Many of us dream of having healthy, glowing skin and are often quick to treat or cover up even the smallest imperfection in our pursuit of an even tone. But, for those suffering from melasma, blotchy patches spread across a large portion of the face, making it difficult to hide with makeup. The heartening news […]

How often have you considered the impact your diet has on your skin? Just like the other organs in your body, your skin’s health depends on your nutritional intake. How we care for ourselves “inside” has a major impact on our outward appearance. If the body had a need for artificial flavoring and preservatives to […]

Sweating is a fact of life. It’s our body’s natural response to cool our skin and regulate temperature. However, it can still impact your confidence, and if you have hyperhidrosis, the pit stains or sopping palms can be downright humiliating. Sadly, many people affected by the condition suffer in silence, unaware there is an effective, […]

We are exposed to the sun’s ultraviolet spectrum (UV rays) during multiple activities every day. And we’re not just talking about tanning on the beach. Think about all the times you’re exposed, even briefly, to sunlight: morning walks, watering flowers, even driving in the late afternoon when the sun is low in the sky. There’s […]

Rosacea is a chronic condition, usually affecting people over the age of 30. Often hard to treat, it appears more commonly among those with fair skin, with symptoms of persistent blushing, prominent blood vessels, thickened skin, and red bumps on the cheeks, nose, chin, forehead and eyelids. If you are one of the 16 million […]

With age, your body produces less collagen, a protein present in the middle layer of our skin. As a result, skin becomes dry and less elastic, meaning wrinkles and sagging can develop over time. A minimally invasive cosmetic procedure called microneedling, or collagen induction therapy, can help rejuvenate skin. An aesthetician uses an FDA-approved microneedling […]

Spider veins are thin, blue and purple clusters of veins which usually appear on a person’s outer thighs, lower legs or face. The name is derived from their resemblance to a spider’s web. The usual way in which spider veins are formed is when valves that prevent blood from flowing backward are damaged or not […]

Pregnancy is a time of great change for a woman. The surge in hormones can be the cause of frustrating side effects for your skin: acne, rashes, and dryness. All combined, it’s easy to feel as if your body is going through as many changes as the baby inside you! The external and internal stressors […]