Acne 101: Why Are My Normal Pimples Scarring?

You’ve heard it a thousand times now: don’t pick your pimples! Hopefully, you’ve taken that skin care advice to heart and left them alone to heal properly. But unfortunately, even the most vigilant non-pickers will find that every once in a while, a pimple that’s left alone still leaves its mark. But these aren’t actually […]

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Skin Protection Tips for Winter Weather

While you may not feel the intense rays of the sun beating down on your skin in winter, the sun still has the potential to cause skin damage and even cancer during the winter months. Therefore, it is essential to keep your skin protected throughout the year. Here are some tips on sun protection in […]

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Five Ways to Treat Your Baby’s Eczema

Up to 20 percent of babies and toddlers develop eczema, an itchy skin rash characterized by redness, dry or scaly patches, and small bumps. Most cases appear during the first year of life. While the rash comes and goes, it can cause substantial discomfort. Here are the steps a parent should take if his or […]

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Three Common Causes of Hives

Allergic reactions can come at any time, at any age. Hives, those annoying little rashes, can feel like fire on the skin and can make you self-conscious if an attack happens in public. But what can you do to prevent an outbreak? Check out the three most common causes of hives to see if you […]

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Five Big Myths About Warts

In actuality, warts are benign skin growths caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). They come in many varieties, including plantar warts (most commonly found on the bottoms of the feet), common warts (dome-shaped and found most commonly on the hands), genital warts (found on the genitalia a spread by sexual contact), and others. Myth: Warts […]

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BroadBand Light Treatment For Younger Looking Skin

There was a time, not so long ago, when most cosmetic procedures involved surgery. To reduce the signs of facial aging, patients had to go under the knife. Fortunately, times have changed. Technology has given us the tools to get the same, if not better, results without cutting. These non-invasive procedures are generally quicker, cheaper, […]

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Making Heads And Tails Of Actinic Keratoses

As an experienced aesthetician, I’ve seen signs of skin cancer on numerous occasions. More often than not, however, a suspicious spot or patch on the skin is nothing to worry about. Thankfully, then, I get to give patients the good news that it’s merely actinic keratosis. As you might expect, they look at me like […]

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What is Tinea Versicolor and How is It Treated?

Tinea versicolor is a fungal infection of the skin caused by the skin’s natural yeast. It manifests itself as a rash. It’s relatively easy to kill the infection, but the skin often remains discolored for months, and the infection frequently recurs in many patients. The infection can occur in people of all ages and skin […]

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How to Cure Pigmented Lesions and Rebuild Your Social Confidence

No one has perfect skin. Cosmetic imperfections—from aging wrinkles to teenage acne—are natural. Pigmented lesions are another natural imperfection that many people experience, and they can form a roadblock to your positive self-image and social confidence. Luckily, pigmented lesions can be eliminated with laser skin treatment. Baton Rouge folks who struggle with pigmented lesions can […]

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