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  • Could Plant Stem Cells Be The Holy Grail of Skincare?

    By Claudio Pinto 

    Imagine a world where your skin tissue regenerates – tightening and improving in elasticity even as you age. Sounds like science fiction, right? 

    Well, as the saying goes, the future is today. Skincare specialists can now incorporate plant stem cell-based products into everyday skincare routines. Plant stem cells are undifferentiated cells found in the meristems of vegetation and like human stem cells, they have the ability to self-renew. 

  • Glycation Station: Sugar Highs and Lows

    Today is the day you face the devastating truth that your best and most delicious friend is, in fact, your complexion’s biggest foe: Sugar. It’s frenemy No. 1. Cue the tears. 

    Sugar is more of a menace than your Pilates instructor would lead you to believe, not only wreaking havoc on your waistline, but also leading your complexion in a direct line to wrinkle, fine line and sagging-town. It’s all due to a little something called ‘glycation’. 

  • Your Skincare Game Plan to Maintain Hydrated Skin This Season

    As we age, it becomes more and more difficult for our skin to maintain moisture. Heated buildings, hot showers, frequent washing and winter chills can dehydrate skin ten-fold. So what’s a gal to do when her skin starts to look like an elephant’s trunk? Here are six day-to-day approaches to combating dehydration. 

    1. Drink Water. Staying hydrated makes you dewy from the inside. It keeps your skin supple, which translates into fewer wrinkles. Score!  

  • I Have a More Youthful Glow Thanks To Chemical Peels

    Sarah has been getting 2 to 3 chemical peels a year for about 8 years to help with freckling, fine lines and keeping the pores small. 

    Chemical peels are a popular nonsurgical cosmetic procedure used to peel away the skin’s top layer, covered with dead skin cells, to improve sun-damaged, unevenly pigmented and wrinkled skin.  

  • From Acne to Wrinkles: How At-Home LED Therapy Improves Skin

    IlluMask is an FDA-approved at-home laser treatment therapy for anti-aging and acne. Dr. Paul Lorenc, a board-certified plastic surgeon based in New York, explains it is a low level laser treatment that consists of two different masks. 

    “The anti-aging mask stimulates collagen, increases elastin content in your skin, evens out skin tones, and tightens pores rejuvenating your skin. This mask consists of a red LED light and infra-red LED,” explains Dr. Lorenc. “You wear it for 15 minutes every night and replace it every month.” 

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