We spoke with Dr. Michael Gold of Gold Skin Care Center in Nashville, Tennessee, to get the inside scoop on a brand new skin-resurfacing, laser-alternative, treatment that’s got the dermatology world buzzing. Learn more about eTWO and all it has to offer!
Autumn’s arrival means making way for your fall wardrobe, brilliant foliage, and Halloween festivities galore. This season, trick your skin into squashing wrinkles and other skin ailments with a treat of nutrient-rich pumpkin. RealAge® has the facts on how consuming pumpkin can give you a glowing complexion:
The basics: Collagen is produced by the skin and gives it elasticity and firmness, which is lessened as we age (hence wrinkles, crows feet, lines around the lips, you get the idea). So, because collagen is naturally produced by our skin, what a collagen facial does is help stimulate the production, using a special collagen protein serum. Collagen facials are said to leave the skin looking plumper and revitalized. It also helps with anti-aging efforts because dead skin cells are sloughed away. I learned a very interesting fact about exfoliation…more on that in a minute. Collagen facials are especially popular (especially in Tinseltown) before a special event. Typically, this is a pricier spa beauty treatment than say a spa’s signature facial.
A New Spa Brand is Born: Nectar at Sheraton Susie Ellis, SpaFinder Insider One of our spa trend predictions for 2009 was “Brands, brands, brands.” The recent announcement that Sheraton is adding a spa brand called Nectar (created by Spatality) is a perfect example of this trend. And I must say it seems timely – [...]