It is common knowledge that the skin is the body’s largest organ. Not only that, but it is the natural barrier we humans have to protect us against the sun’s rays, pollution, and other damaging agents. Consequently, there have been many treatments designed to restore, aid and maintain the skin’s health. In recent years, Microdermabrasion has emerged as one of the most popular and effective treatments designed to reduce or virtually “scrub away” certain skin imperfections. What is Microdermabrasion? Microdermabrasion is a minimally invasive, non-surgical procedure that uses micro-crystals. to exfoliate and remove the outer layer (epidermis) of dead, skin cells. A specialized tool disrupts the epidermis which the body.
The association that most people make when it comes to the effects of light on the skin is a negative one. After all, many of us have heard how damaging sunlight can be to the skin and how it causes conditions such as freckles, blemishes, sunspots and prematurely aging to name just a few effects of too much or the wrong kind of light. There is a certain irony then in the fact that one of the most popular and effective remedies for these kinds of conditions are Broadband Light (BBL) treatments. What is broadband light? Broadband Light (also called Intense Pulsed Light), is a non-invasive, cosmetic treatment that uses.
Over the last few years, many skin-care fads have fallen by the wayside. Why is this? It’s because many of these treatments and devices have fallen short of the public’s expectations. People are naturally cautious about exposing their bodies to new treatments and wasting their money. However, there are products and treatments that have been proven to be more than a fad, by standing the test of time. This is the case with the highly popular skin treatment called microneedling! Also called collagen induction therapy (CIT), and percutaneous collagen induction (PCI)). Microneedling has been around since 2000 and is based on the same principle as laser treatments. It is a.