DIY Instructions For Home Facial With Professional Results

A home facial is a great for powerful cleaning and skin rejuvenation, but also a great way to pamper yourself and relax. Though most people actually go to a spa to get one, it is quite possible to get optimal results in your home without going to a professional. A good facial will deep clean your pores and leave your skin smooth and glowing. Getting a facial once a month will do great things for your skin’s health and complexion in the long run. Preparation Give yourself a fresh start with a simple wash to remove any lingering makeup, oil

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The Proper Order For Your Skincare Routine – Recommended By a Dermatologist

The Proper Order For Your Skincare Routine – Recommended By a Dermatologist Choosing the perfect skin care product is a huge challenge. Knowing what products will work well for your skin type or a specific concern, or just knowing which products work well together in general is tough. Plus, there are so many fantastic options out there, it can seem almost impossible to choose!   After 30 years of practicing dermatology, I know that most women want an effective daily skin care regimen, but they aren’t quite sure how to get started. They’re unsure of which product types they need

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My Life as an Intern at a Skin Care Company

My life as an intern at a skin care company I am from Japan and studying abroad in the Pacific Northwest.  During this summer, I have been working at Apothederm Skin Care in Bothell, Washington.  I was introduced to this company from my course at Bellevue College.  I want to share my experience with you of my life as an intern at a skin care company. I began my internship in the beginning of summer and assisted in multiple projects.  I spent time researching cosmetics and skin care in the medical and spa industries.  I also became knowledgeable first hand

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Nightly Cleansing Skin Care Tips Before Bed

Nightly Cleansing Skin Care Tips Before Bed Guest Post By: Dr. Alan J. Parks, founder of Eastside Dermatology & DermWarehouse Some people may argue that breakfast is the most important time of the day, but in my opinion, equally important is your pre-sleep skincare routine. It’s very easy to be tired or lazy or just forgetful, but how you clean you skin at night can and will affect not only what your skin looks like when you get up in the morning, but also what your skin looks like down the road. I’ve been practicing dermatology for a long time – 30 years to

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Skin Care Reminders for Skin Cancer Awareness Month

What To Remember About Skincare During Skin Cancer Awareness Month Guest Post By: Dr. Alan J. Parks, founder of Eastside Dermatology & DermWarehouse May is not only the beginning of the summer, it’s also Skin Cancer Awareness Month. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, each year there are more new cases of skin cancer than cancers of the breast, prostate, lung and colon combined. Not only that, the large majority of melanomas are caused by the sun. There are so many things you can be doing to protect your skin this summer (and in general). In the spirit of increasing your knowledge and awareness

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Spring Water: Nature’s Gift for Beautiful Skin

Spring Water: Nature’s Gift for Beautiful Skin Approximately three days without water is a serious threat to one’s survival, and when it comes to everyday wellness, doctors and beauty experts alike recommend water consumption to cleanse impurities in our bodies and hydrate the inner layers of our skin. Comprising 70% of the earth’s surface, water may be the most important resource in the world. But in the world of therapy and beauty, not all water is created equal. For example, depending on the quality and content of the spring, certain water can be therapeutic in treating dermatological diseases. Hippocrates bathed

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5 Tricks to Keep Your Skin Beautiful During Summer

Guest Post By: Dr. Alan J. Parks, founder of Eastside Dermatology & DermWarehouseFor many people, summer is the time to get tan, and to them, tan is beautiful. People love the thought of getting a little color after a long winter of pasty white skin, however, what you think may make your skin look beautiful in the short term will most likely have very negative effects in the long term. After almost 30 years of practicing dermatology and seeing countless patients suffering from premature aging, and even worse, skin cancer, the one thing I hear the most is that my patients

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