Yep, that's my face! Here I am working on lifting and shaping my cheekbones while preventing smile lines, droopy eyelids, and dark circles under my eyes. Cosmetic acupuncture is more than just sticking needles in the face - it's working with the underlying muscular structure to shape, lift, and contour the face. When seeking a cosmetic acupuncturist, ensure you find a practitioner who has specific advanced cosmetic acupuncture training. Because they are trained specifically to understand facial musculature, a cosmetic acupuncturist will be able to develop a personalized treatment plan to meet your skincare and facial goals. Click HERE to learn more about me and my experience as a cosmetic acupuncturist. Click HERE learn more about cosmetic acupuncture procedures.Read More
Anyone who has opened the front camera on their iPhone knows the importance of a soft, glowing complexion (hence the countless apps available to create the look for you). Are you ready to have skin that truly requires #nofilter? Read on for advice on how to get your skin selfie-ready now while simultaneously preventing future damage. Your Insta feed and 40-year-old self will thank you.Read More
Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States and UV radiation from the sun and tanning booths is the most common cause of skin cancer. Because we live in the beautiful sun-drenched southwest, Arizona residents are often exposed to UV radiation on a daily basis year-round.
The good news? Skin cancer can almost always be cured when found and treated early. Do you know how to check your skin for changes recognize possible skin cancer? The Skin Cancer Foundation recommends that everyone practice monthly head-to-toe self examination of their skin in order to find any new or changing lesions that might be cancerous or precancerous. They also offer many resources about the warnings signs of skin cancer and what to look for during a self examination.
Even better news? Regular use of sunscreen containing SPF 15 or higher offers protection from UV radiation. During the month of May, we are offering 25% off Mad Hippie SPF30+ sunscreen (regularly priced at $25.99). This amazing formula contains zinc oxide to offer full spectrum UVA/UVB protection without the use of chemical blocking agents. It also contains added antioxidants to help curb skin aging that is a result of free radical damage from sun exposure.