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with Carol L. Clinton, MD, FASLMS, FACEP; Dermatologist and Owner, Timeless Skin Solutions, Dublin, Ohio

Bieber Bangs and Saving Your Skin from Sun Damage

September 23rd, 2014

Did you know that the way you wear your hair could affect the health of your skin? In fact, bangs that sweep across the forehead à la Justin Bieber may be more than just a fashion statement—this hairstyle may actually provide doctors with a unique opportunity to talk to teens about sun protection, according to experts...

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Your Special Event Skin Care Plan

September 26th, 2014

Though my patients range from Oscar-winning actresses to soccer moms, I’ve found one thing to be true among all of them: Whether it’s a red carpet appearance or a walk down the aisle, certain moments matter immensely. We all deserve to feel beautiful and confident on these special…

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Understanding and Treating Acne

September 14th, 2014

Whether you suffered from acne as a teenager or knew a friend plagued by frequent breakouts, chances are you’ve been affected by acne at some point. Over the years, many patients have shared stories with me—tales of skipped proms, missed dates, or painful recollections—that…

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Spruce up your Cleansing Routine

Starting slumber with a clean slate—or face, that is—is key to better beauty sleep. Properly cleansing and removing makeup at night allows the skin to breathe, helps keep pores clear, and washes away the environmental pollutants and impurities that may contribute to oxidative damage...

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Skin Care for the Fabulous Forties

In our 20s, we were busy figuring out "who am I?". We were going to school, going out on the town, going on dates, selecting our chosen careers and deciding what direction our lives should take. There was a lot of uncertainty—and there should be at that age. It was our time to make mistakes, fall down and learn how to get back up...

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Build a Better Regimen with GRASS

New from SkinMedica®, the GRASS Regimen combines proven skin care ingredients—growth factors, retinol, antioxidants, specialty products and sun protection—to take the guesswork out of compiling an effective skin care routine.

Products in the GRASS Regimen work in tandem to improve the health and appearance of the skin. In fact, in a clinical study, physician assessments showed that 100 percent of patients using the GRASS Regimen had smoother skin and a reduction in the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, while 97 percent experienced improvement in the…

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The Power of Probiotics

With words like L. acidophilus, Lactobacilli and Bifidobacterium popping up more frequently on store shelves, you’re likely familiar with probiotics. Since gaining popularity for their numerous health benefits, probiotics have gone mainstream, appearing in many supplements and foods. And now, these “good” bacteria have made their way into the skin care arena, showing promise as a supplemental treatment for skin conditions like acne and rosacea...

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Does Your Dermatologist Make the Grade?

Just like any other part of the body, the skin requires preventative and specialized care to look its best. Healthy, beautiful skin is best achieved with the guidance of a dermatologist or skin care specialist. Whether you’re taking a proactive step toward healthy skin by scheduling an annual skin check or are interested in a cosmetic procedure, here’s what to look for when selecting a doctor.

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Get Personalized Care with the Skin Care Concierge Team

Having a beauty consultant at your fingertips makes shopping for skin care easy. That’s why SkinMedica® has assembled a team of experts to help you make product selections that best meet your skin’s needs...

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Spotlight On: Volume Restoration

Look at an array of youthful faces, and they’re bound to have one thing in common: volume. This look of fullness results from skin having the necessary structural support to look smooth and supple, and to reflect light. And while the etiology of volume loss may be attributed to many factors, modern, integrative approaches to volume restoration address both the underlying cause and visible effects...

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Bid Dry Skin Adieu

As the long-awaited signs of spring begin to appear, for many, our skin offers a constant reminder of a particularly punishing winter. During the colder months, a combination of frigid temperatures, low humidity and forced indoor heat can strip the skin of much-needed moisture. Furthermore, ongoing moisture loss impairs the skin’s barrier function and can exacerbate conditions such as dermatitis, eczema and rosacea.

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Beauty Breakthroughs

In the ongoing pursuit of ageless beauty, patients often seek the veritable next best thing: effectual treatments that offer real results with the added convenience of minimal downtime. Today’s cosmetic procedures aim to achieve nuance and subtlety over a decidedly “done” look, in line with the patient-driven trend for a more radiant and refreshed overall appearance. And while we’ve yet to see the perfect no-downtime procedure, science continues to evolve, developing advanced treatments for the face, skin and body...

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Re-Introducing Retinol Complex

The new SkinMedica® Retinol Complex products offer an advanced encapsulated retinol with an antioxidant complex called PhytoShield™. It's available in three strengths so you can pick exactly what's right for you...

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