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What You Should Know About Melasma During Pregnancy

What Is Melasma?Melasma is a skin condition where the pigment-producing cells in your body called melanocytes produce more pigment than usual. The most common areas where skin darkening occurs during pregnancy are on the cheeks, forehead, chin, or around the mouth. Melasma is extremely common, and it is estimated that anywhere between 50-70% of all pregnant women will experience some form of melasma during their pregnancy. The good news is that melasma does not impact babies, nor does it affect...

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What Is A Nail Fungus?

Nail fungus is a condition that affects the toenails and sometimes the fingernails. It's also known as onychomycosis or tinea unguium. The color of nail fungus can vary, but it typically starts yellowish-white before turning into brown, black, green, or gray patches. Nail fungus often happens when there is an injury to your nails or if you have an athlete's foot (a fungal infection). If left untreated for too long, nail fungus can lead to permanent damage and complications with other parts of...

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7 Ways To Protect Your Skin During Cold Weather

In the winter, our skin faces several challenges. It's dryer and more sensitive to cold weather. This blog will discuss seven things you can do to protect your skin during cold weather. These tips are all easy and affordable ways to help keep your skin healthy during these challenging months.1) Wear a scarfWearing a scarf is an excellent way to protect your skin from the cold and wind. Not only will it help keep you warm, but it can also shield exposed areas of your face, such as your nose and...

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Do You Need to Use Sunscreen in the Winter?

Sunscreen is a necessary application for your skin in both hot weather and cold weather, as it protects your skin from the UV rays that are emitted by the sun. Therefore, you should always apply sunscreen to your skin when you are participating in outdoor activities.Can You Get Sunburned in the Winter?Your skin can get sunburned during the winter months since sunburn is caused by overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) light. UV light causes your skin to produce more melanin, which is what gives...

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Benefits of PRP Therapy

What is PRP Therapy?The use of Platelet-Rich Plasma as a therapy is a way for the human body to heal itself. PRP therapy has grown in importance as thousands of people are seeing the benefits of using the plasma of whole blood. Platelets are the portion of whole blood responsible for helping the body heal naturally, including the formation of blood clots to halt bleeding.What is PRP Therapy?PRP therapy is used for several reasons. The process begins with a patient having blood drawn and run...

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VelaShape Body Contouring

What is Velashape?Velashape is a relatively new treatment that targets and reduces cellulite and also helps to contour your body. It's a non-invasive procedure and each treatment lasts roughly between 15 and 20 minutes. Popular areas for treatment are the abdomen, love handles, and upper arm. If you're considering getting Velashape in New Jersey, here's some info regarding the procedure.Benefits of VelashapeFast ProcedureSome medical procedures can take a long time. Hours upon hours where you...

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