It may be sunny and warm now, but the cooler, dry winds of Fall will be here before you know it. Even in California, Fall brings dryer air that can dry out your skin. It is important to include a good-quality moisturizer in your normal skincare routine to lock in vital moisture and nutrients while protecting against dry wind and colder temperatures.
If you’ve noticed troubling wrinkles, lines and dark bags forming around your eyes, we have some discouraging news – cooler Fall weather only makes it appear worse! Wind and colder temperatures, with dryer air, combine to dry out and harm your skin. If you are already showing signs of wear from aging, it’s time to take action to improve your appearance.
As summer draws to a close, you may notice the damage that many long hours in the sun have wrought on your skin. Sun-drenched skin can be brown and attractive from a distance, but up close, you may see more sun spots, wrinkles, blemishes and dryness than was evident as summer was just approaching. The cumulative effect of too much sun can leave its mark, even through powerful sunscreen.
Your professional aesthetician will typically provide specific instructions for aftercare, so you can get the most benefits from a cosmetic procedure. Microneedling, laser therapy, chemical peels and other beauty treatments do calculated damage to the skin in order to stimulate your body’s natural healing mechanisms, such as boosted collagen production.
Retinol has long been considered the gold standard in advanced skincare. The retinoids derived from Vitamin A are powerful tools in the battle against aging. Retinoids work by increasing collagen production and increasing the rate of skin cell regeneration. Therefore, retinol is ideal for improving your skin's overall texture, minimizing fine lines and wrinkles, evening out skin tone and decreasing pore size. But is retinol for everyone?