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Microneedling for Increased Skin Firmness

A loss of elasticity (tone and firmness) in the skin, known as elastosis, is a natural part of the aging process. This sagging skin is defined significantly by the condition of the underlying muscles but also by the breakdown of the connective tissues in the skin that provide flexibility and firmness, known as collagen and elastin. Collagen is [...]

By | 2016-02-17T14:51:10+00:00 February 17th, 2016|blog|

Botox for Skin Rejuvenation?

It’s been all over the internet, magazines, and in the news. If you haven’t heard yet, Botox injections may do more than paralyze muscles to promote wrinkle reduction. New research suggests the paralysis-inducing treatments may also turn back the clock on skin as a whole, by increasing its natural ability to stretch and recoil. Botox treatments [...]

By | 2015-06-02T14:45:19+00:00 June 2nd, 2015|blog, skiin news|