Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Skin

We all know we have to do it – spring cleaning. It’s that time of the year when we get rid of the clutter around the house, wash the windows, arrange our closets, and perform a hundred other tasks that are involved in this yearly ritual. However, some of us are neglecting to add another task to that list of … Read More >

March-27-2017 by Kelly

Sleep Habits that are Wrinkling your Skin

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Everyone knows that sleep is a time of regeneration, repair and renewal. Indeed, it is this fact that is the inspiration for the concept of getting one’s “beauty sleep.” However, did you know that there are sleep habits that you may have that are actually harmful to your skin? At Apothederm, we believe that in addition to using our age … Read More >

March-16-2017 by Kelly

Botox – What You Need to Know About it’s Dangers

The tell-tale signs of aging -fine lines and wrinkles – have for centuries been enough to send some people into a state of panic and desperation.  We’ve even shown on this blog some of the bizarre treatments people have tried for years to reverse these signs. Of the most bizarre and most popular treatments people have used for the past … Read More >

March-12-2017 by Kelly

How to Manage Exercise Stretch Marks

While stretch marks are all too familiar to those of us who gain weight rapidly, they also – ironically – pose a problem for those of us who are working to grow our muscles. Frequently, professional body builders and others who work intensely with weights are visited by those persistent purple stretch marks that begin to appear on biceps, triceps, … Read More >

March-10-2017 by Kelly

Pre and Post Weight Loss Skin Tightening Tips

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There are countless benefits to shedding extra pounds for those of us who are overweight. Those benefits include a healthier heart, a lower chance of developing diabetes and certain cancers and even greater longevity. This is what all health professionals commonly tell their overweight patients and all this is true. However, the one drawback to losing a lot of weight … Read More >

March-06-2017 by Kelly

Things that are Not Helping Your Acne – Acne Tips

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Certain daily choices can lead to an increase in blemishes.  Here are acne tips to help improve and reduce breakouts. There are many acne treatments on the market that vary in their effectiveness at managing this embarrassing and frustrating skin condition. But selecting just the right acne treatment may not be the biggest obstacle to tackling this difficult condition. Actions … Read More >

February-22-2017 by Kelly

Exercises to Help Tighten Loose Skin

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One of the tried and true methods of testing skin elasticity is the pinch test. It works like this: pinch a small section of your skin, hold it for 5 seconds and then release that area and note how quickly it flattens out. Younger, more elastic skin flattens out quickly; older skin that has lost its elasticity flattens out slowly. … Read More >

February-15-2017 by Kelly