I LOVE TRETINOIN (RETIN A) WITH A LITTLE HYDROQUINONE WHEN MY MELASMA GETS CRAZY I’ve also provided my patients with numerous Retin A and/or HQ prescriptions over the years, helping them integrate it into their skin care treatments. If you can deal with a little dryness for a little while, you will reap the benefits.  My […]

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WHY IS A BBL PHOTOFACIAL SUPERIOR TO A IPL PHOTOFACIAL TREATMENT? BBL is the best single treatment you can do for your skin.” — Dr. Patrick Bitter – Board Certified Dermatologist and creator of the IPL Photofacial, and the newer technology BBL Broadband Light Treatment. BBL replaces older technology such as the IPL Photofacial. Compared to […]

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I spend my days getting up close and personal with peoples’ pores and doling out skincare tips—but how much of my own advice do I follow? I really religiously do these things. I don’t want the wrinkles or the acne! SPF 30 or higher is a rule estheticians live by. Daily SPF protection. I always wear a broadband […]

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