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13 January 2015

Skin Rejuvenation for Healthy-Looking, Smoother Skin

Recently retired? Consider this to be a blessing, as this moment allows you to enjoy much-deserved ME time! Now that you’re retired, you can finally focus on things that you want to do for yourself without pressure. Want to undergo a cosmetic treatment? Go ahead! Although if you’re scared of surgery, non-invasive procedures like skin rejuvenation may be better for you.

Most of the time, the recently retired find themselves feeling a bit disoriented and displaced because, for the first time in decades, they’ve got a lot of time on their hands. Irritability and depression may start to develop. But you can completely turn around this dilemma by doing things that you enjoy.

Pamper Yourself!

How many times have you wished that you had an extra hour to swing by the salon for a makeover, or go to the mall to shop at your leisure? Guess what? You can do all these things now without your boss breathing down your neck.

After all the years of hard work you’ve put into raising a family, taking care of the kids, and toiling at your job, it’s time to pamper yourself. For women, pampering usually means getting a makeover—starting with your skin! A non-invasive skin rejuvenation procedure can give you healthier-looking skin, plus it can take years off your face.

There are several options that you can consider for skin rejuvenation. You can get a non-surgical face lift or neck lift, which can make you look younger, or at least not older than your actual age!

There are also skin rejuvenation treatments that tighten the skin on your legs and thighs, making them look more supple. Bear in mind that results may not be immediately visible after the procedure so don’t be disheartened if you can’t see changes right away. Give it a few weeks and you will definitely see considerable improvement on your skin.

Part of pampering yourself is doing things that you like. Maybe you can take up a new hobby, or finally focus on that hobby you’ve been putting off for years for lack of time. Now you have all the time in the world to pursue your interests.

Being retired doesn’t mean being idle. There’s plenty for you to do. Call up old friends and plan a long overdue get-together. Watch movies. Join a gym. Cook up a storm for your friends and family. Start a home-based business! Learn a new language! You’re free to do whatever pleases you.

6 January 2015

Improve Acanthosis Nigricans Skin Discoloration with Skin Color Correction Treatments

There are several factors that trigger the development of skin discoloration, the most common of which is natural aging. These are called age spots. Also, too much sun exposure may result in sun spots. Oftentimes, these can be remedied through skin color correction. But there are skin discolorations that can also be caused by certain medical conditions. Before undergoing a skin color correction procedure, it is recommended that you have these discolorations checked first by your physician to determine the root of the problem.

Acanthosis Nigricans

This medical condition causes skin pigmentation, often dark patches on the skin that appear velvety. The patches can appear anywhere; from the groin area to the neck, underarms, elbows, and knees.

Oftentimes, this skin pigmentation is a symptom of a more serious medical condition including diabetes, and pre-diabetes. For this reason, it is highly advised that you see a doctor for these dark patches to rule out these more serious medical conditions, and to get proper treatment if tests indicate diabetes or pre-diabetes.

This skin condition usually develops in obese individuals, as well as those with darker skin tones. While on a prescribed medical treatment, there are also cosmetic treatments that a patient can undergo to improve the condition of the skin pigmentation.

Skin Color Correction

To improve the appearance or reduce the visibility of this type of skin pigmentation, your doctor may prescribe a skin lightener that you can apply on the affected area, or they may also recommend a cosmetic skin color correction procedure.

If the doctor recommends a cosmetic treatment, it is important that you discuss your condition with the attending aesthetician or dermatologist. This information is vital to the skin treatment that they will recommend for you.

Since this skin condition is more delicate that the usual skin discolorations caused by aging or sun exposure, it is likewise important that you only seek cosmetic treatment from a state-authorized and licensed clinic, with only licensed professionals performing the procedures.

Depending on the severity of the condition, skin discolorations may no longer appear visible to the naked eye after treatment, or may appear considerably lighter than their original color. You may also be required to undergo several treatments to improve the skin condition. A rest period is given between each treatment. In any case, skin discolorations will generally improve.

If you’d like to know more about skin color correction treatments, please contact us at 714-754-1985 or visit

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