A Helping Hand for Aging Skin

As we age, our skin and facial anatomy go through various changes. These changes not only affect the appearance of our skin, but also the shape of our face.  Thus, taking extra special care of our skin becomes increasingly important in our later years.   Non-invasive and minimally invasive medical aesthetic treatments have come a… Read more »

How to Layer Skin Care

No one is quite certain where the concept of layering began. Was it when Estee Lauder told us to “layer up with confidence”? Or, was it when Sunday Riley told us to “reveal radiant layers”? Is layering grounded in science or is it a marketing ploy to encourage people to buy more product? The answer… Read more »

Sunblock, a Hat and Botanical SPFs

As summer approaches, it’s essential to protect your skin from the sun’s harmful rays. Some folks won’t walk out the door without sunblock, while others loathe the stuff and rely on a hat or choose inside activities like bowling or bunco. If you do choose to wear sunscreen, it’s important to check the labels and… Read more »

PRP: The Fountain of Youth?

Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy has been used by orthopedic surgeons for many years as a less invasive option to surgery and to enhance athletic recovery. PRP uses a person’s own platelets (blood) to stimulate healing and is widely known to be an effective solution to injury. Due to its unique healing abilities, PRP therapy has… Read more »

Should You Dermaplane?

With season in full bloom, many are looking for a quick facial treatment that delivers immediate rejuvenation with no down time. Dermaplaning can be the perfect choice. Widely practiced by dermatologists and plastic surgeons for more than 40 years, dermaplaning is a simple and safe treatment that leaves you with soft smooth skin and a… Read more »

Skin Care: Making Sense of Scents

Have you ever noticed that the first thing you do when considering a skin care product is to smell it? The second is to spread a bit on the back of your hand and feel it. The skin is tied to human emotions1 and those two bits of sensorial information are often enough for many… Read more »

The Mindfulness of Skincare

Sometimes we don’t realize that the odd flareups we experience on our skin are caused by stress. It’s a demon that increases the signs of aging and can cause a blemish to pop up right on top of a wrinkle, or an itchy irritation to suddenly appear on our arms or legs. One of the… Read more »

The Beauty of Technology

Imagine bringing in a favorite photo of yourself from the past and being able to turn back the clock. If you think that’s unreachable, just a few years ago, we never believed an entire face transplant could be possible. Now we know it’s reality. Medical technology is advancing at a faster pace than ever before,… Read more »

Resolving to QUIT in 2019

The New Year is upon us, and for many resolutions will be set and abandoned within the first 8 weeks of the year. Those resolutions were more than likely set to achieve some level of happiness – financial, physical or emotional. THIS year, let’s quit some stuff in order to move towards happiness rather than… Read more »

Feeling Good Never Looked So Good!

Whether you wear makeup regularly or hardly ever, the holidays are a festive time to add that little extra sparkle and let your spirit glow. Here are some tips to help you shine: Holiday hues: red and gold. Show your holiday spirit with incredible red and gold makeup. Determine the right shade of red that… Read more »

This Year’s Beauty Trends

There’s never been a better time for beauty. Buoyed by the sheer number of millennial consumers, with their desire to be Instagram-worthy and their constant craving for the new, the beauty industry is thriving. Revenues for the U.S. beauty industry alone top $56+ billion annually. Globally, the beauty and personal care industry is expected to… Read more »

Summer Essentials for Healthy Hair

Sun, hot dry air, chlorine and salty water…we sure do torture our hair throughout the summer months. It’s no wonder we complain about split ends, oily scalps and dull, lifeless locks. However, with the help of a few essentials, you have a good shot at keeping your hair healthy all summer long. Trim Your Tresses.… Read more »

Functional, Fashionable Footwear

Few fashion items seem as elusive as finding the perfect summer shoe. As the years grow on me, my tootsies demand more respect (and support) than an inexpensive pair of trendy flip flops can provide. In addition, I have finally accepted that Birkenstocks and Crocs, albeit comfy, are not always the most suitable choice to… Read more »

The Evolution of Skin Rejuvenation

When a new service joins Desert Health®, I like to know as much about it as I can – to educate myself and to better inform readers. Such is the case with SilkPeel Dermalinfusion. I hadn’t heard of the treatment which Studio Facials owner Kris Kabris called “all the rage in LA,” so I went… Read more »

Saving Stressed Skin

We hear it all the time, stress is the leading factor of disease within the body…and the skin is no different. As our largest organ, it’s paramount we learn how to keep damage in check during anxiety-ridden times, especially if your face is the place that’s showing signs of stress. Wrinkles Noticing more fine lines… Read more »

Athleisure Wear

Remember the days when exercise clothes belonged only in the gym? Today, athletic wear can take you from the mat to the mall with just a few thought-out touches. When putting together a daytime errand-running-lunch-with-friends snazzy yet uber comfy ensemble, think trendy and practical at the same time. Fit leggings and a strappy sports bra… Read more »