askderm Blog — beach

How to Prevent your Skin from Peeling

Spring Break is FINALLY upon us! It's time to dust off those swim suits and sundresses for long days in the sun. If you are anything like me, your skin hasn't seen sunlight in a very long time. Winters here in Upstate New York are brutal. Find out what can be done once peeling starts and how to prevent your skin from peeling. Tips on How to Prevent your Skin from Peeling SPF: Safely protect the outer part of your skin from the harmful effects of the sun rays with an SPF product. As a general rule, you should apply sunscreen at...

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10 Things your Esthetician Wants you to Know Before your Bikini Wax

Whether you are looking for a sexy new look, getting ready for vacation or just a simple upkeep in your busy schedule, whether it’s completely bare, a landing strip or hell even a heart that you’re looking for, millions of people, men and women both get waxed down under. Unlike shaving daily, waxing will leave you with a smooth, hair free look for several weeks before your next appointment. Waxing will eventually slow hair growth and after a while leave you with not only softer but less hair. Regardless if it’s your first time getting waxed or you are a...

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NIA 24 Sun Damage Prevention SPF 30 Review

As summer time is slowing coming to a close and fall is quickly approaching, my family and I wanted to spend as much time as possible enjoying the summer weather and to get our last hoorahs in before the kids were off to school. We’ve spent our summer camping, goofing off in the pool, playing on the beach, adventures in the river amongst many other fun outdoor activities. I can honestly say we are a family that loves the outdoors, loves the feeling of the beautiful, warm sun touching our skin but, as an esthetician I am well aware of...

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Sun Exposure Aftercare

This year’s summer chapter may be drawing to a close, but there is still plenty of time to enjoy the outdoors safely. For some of you, that may also mean trying to catch every last ray of sunshine you can grab hold of! If you find yourself committing the number one skincare no-no, allowing yourself to become sunburned, here is what to do… Act immediately! As soon as you notice your skin is red or pink, remove yourself, get out of the sun and go indoors. Apply a cold and damp compress to the area for several minutes. If you...

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iS CLINICAL Guest Blog presents: 4 Beach Bag Must Haves

Innovative Skincare® has several products for making playing in the sun safe and more comfortable. Here are some featured products you will not want to leave out of your Beach Bag this season! Extra protection with the inclusion Vitamin C - Vitamin C (l-ascorbic acid) based products work really well for this time of year because they add additional UV protection along with the benefits of brightening, lightening, and tightening.  iS CLINICAL has several options.  My favorites are iS CLINICAL’s Pro-Heal Serum Advance + because of its level of antioxidants, and Super Serum Advance + because of its inclusion of growth factors. Sunscreen – One option...

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