BEAUTY REFRESH: Have Glowing Skin for the Holidays
Now that summer is over, and winter is just around the corner, it’s time to take a good look at your skin. Even if you used a good sunscreen, after a summer of fun and sun, it’s easy to develop brown spots, discoloration, dullness and dehydrated skin. Now is the perfect time to refresh your skincare routine and make healthy skin a top priority. Here are five suggestions to get your skin ready to swing into the holiday season looking its best.
1. Schedule a Visia Skin Complexion Analysis.
The Visia Skin Complexion Analysis offers patients an objective evaluation of their skin health. By providing a comprehensive photo-assessment, Visia allows an individualized treatment plan to be developed for each unique patient. The best in-office treatments and at-home skincare regimes can be established to provide long-term results. The Analysis takes the guesswork out of aesthetic treatments, by establishing a detailed look into your complexion. Results from the procedure will show the percentage of existing wrinkles, large pores, sun-damaged skin cells, and age spots; as well as the presence of bacteria on the skin, notorious for causing facial acne. Visia Skin Complexion Analysis will also provide a valuable glimpse into how the face will age with and without future treatments.
An initial Visia Skin Complexion Analysis does more than illustrate the current condition of the skin; it also acts as a baseline for future evaluation. As time goes on, a repeat analysis can be performed to determine if the skin care regime is making appropriate progress, and if any new damage has occurred.
2. Add a Vitamin C serum to your A.M. skincare regime, and a Retinol serum in the P.M.
Summer sun exposure, chlorine, salt water, and wind can all increase the dead layer on the surface of your skin, leading to a dull, dry complexion. Luminosity can be restored with the use of quality medical grade skincare products that encourage exfoliation, brighten and protect the skin along with stimulating new collagen production.
3. Get a microdermabrasion or light chemical peel.
Microdermabrasion is a great way to remove dead skin cells to reveal the fresh skin underneath. However, for patients with sensitive skin, a series of light chemical peels to gently remove dead skin layers without excessive irritation may be a better choice.
4. For sun spots or broken capillaries, the GentleMax PRO Laser is by far the best option available.
This laser will lighten brown spots and reduce facial redness with no down time. Usually performed in a series of 3 treatments, GentleMax PRO Laser is an effective way to even out skin tone and reduce the need for heavy makeup.
5. For Rosacea.
Excessive sun and high temperatures can worsen Rosacea. It's not uncommon for Rosacea to flare up in September or October. The best course of action are laser treatments such as the GentleMax PRO which will reduce inflammation and diminish redness.
Be happy in your skin and look great for the Holidays!