How to Treat Dry, Cracked Heels

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When was the last time you gave a little TLC to an often-neglected area of your body: your heels. The skin on your heels is thick and prone to dryness – and dryness can cause cracked heels, flaking skin, callouses, itchiness, and discomfort to develop. Dry, cracked heels are a common skin issue, and in most cases harmless. But if …

How to Use a Beautyblender for Flawless Makeup Application

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In the early 2000s, makeup artist Rea Ann Silver began experimenting with makeup sponges that would provide a flawless look for her on-screen clients. On the set of the TV show she worked for, she would cut the edges off sponges to guarantee a smoother, streak-free makeup application when her clients appeared in front of the camera. Her early experimentations …

What Is Hyperpigmentation?

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If you have unexplained dark patches of skin on your body, you may be wondering what they are and where they came from. Hyperpigmentation is the term used to describe areas of skin that are darker than the surrounding skin. The dark color is caused by melanin, which is the pigment responsible for the color of your skin, eyes, and …

Prepare for the New Year by “Spring Cleaning” Expired Skin and Beauty Products

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Out with the old and in with the new. As 2020 approaches, it’s time to start thinking about what you’re bringing with you into the new year, and what you need to leave behind. One area that could probably use some “spring cleaning” is your health, beauty, and skin care products. Over the years, you’ve probably received numerous bottles of …

Three Ways to Enjoy the Spa This Holiday Season

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With the busy holiday season in full swing, a spa day may be the last thing on your mind right now. But at Ageless Allure Medispa, we can help you spread holiday cheer this year. Keep reading to learn how. Benefits of Going to the Spa Spa treatments are more than just a way to indulge in pampering (although we …

The Best Moisturizing Ingredients for Dry Skin

Winter is coming – and you should come prepared with a hydrating moisturizer to keep dry skin at bay. When the temperatures drop, the air becomes dry and less humid, and your skin has a harder time retaining moisture. Taking a hot shower and using central heating when the weather is cold also creates dry, less humid conditions that deplete …

The Role of an Esthetician

The next time you visit Ageless Allure Medispa, you may be administered treatment by one of our skilled estheticians. Learn more about who these licensed professionals are, and how receiving treatments from an esthetician can help improve the health and overall appearance of your skin. Who Are Estheticians? Estheticians – also spelled aestheticians – are skin care professionals. They are …

Day Spa vs Medical Spa: What’s the Difference?

Today, a spa day could mean more than just an excuse to pamper yourself with a relaxing mud bath or facial. Since the early 2000s, medical spas – or med spas – have been growing in number and popularity across the United States. If you’ve come across the term medical spa, you may be wondering how it differs from a …

Treating Wrinkles With Botox and Dermal Fillers

Wrinkles, fine lines, and skin sagging all develop as part of the natural aging process. Botox and dermal fillers are two safe, non-invasive cosmetic procedures you can have to smooth and reduce the appearance of these skin marks. Both treatments are administered via injection. Keep reading to learn more about the differences between Botox and fillers to choose the treatment …

How Hyaluronic Acid Helps Your Skin

Hyaluronic acid (HA or hyaluronan) is a sugar molecule that your body produces naturally in the skin, connective tissues, joints, and eyes. It is the primary material in the extracellular matrix, which is the gel-like substance that surrounds and protects your skin cells. Collagen and elastin – the proteins responsible for giving your skin shape and structure – are also …