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We are now in the era of "lift or fill?" and unfortunately due to YouTube® and media buzz, the public is often mislead into thinking that both are the same thing. Over two years ago, Maven (a dear friend of mine and a plastic surgeon) called me up and said she was going to have a "stem cell face lift" and quoted a substantial fee…
The benefits of chemical peels are undeniable. Over the last decade, patients have sought out fewer aggressive treatments in favor of more minimally invasive options like injectables and chemical peels. Since many people come to our practices seeking these less aggressive treatments that still provide dramatic outcomes, it can be difficult for clinicians to balance safe treatment with pushing the envelope to achieve immediate and…
When it comes to providing your craft, there are some similarities and also defined differences – whether you are a massage therapist or a skin care specialist. Those differences are put in place by your state, written most often in your scope of practice. So knowing the regulation of your state is very important. In some states, massage therapists are not allowed to put product…

The Importance of Early Detection of Melanoma

Written by Marnie B. Nussbaum, M.D., F.A.A.D.
The incidence of skin cancer, which is the most common type of cancer diagnosed in the U.S., is rapidly on the rise. As a practicing dermatologist, I find myself detecting these cancers in younger and younger patients who are visiting the office for reasons other than a full body skin check. Three main types of skin cancer are routinely diagnosed and can be subdivided into…
Abhyanga (pronounced Abbey Unger – as in younger) is a Sanskrit word. Abhy means "to rub" and anga means "limbs". Abhyanga is, just as it says, rubbing oil into the skin from head to toe. Fundamentally it is as simple as that. There are many translations of the word beyond this purely literal one, some more engaging than others. Here are a brief collection from…

May 2021

Body Care Blogs

Brands of the Month

  • Alexandria Professional
  • DMK Skin Revision Center
  • Celluma by Biophotas, Inc