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Skin Food--Skin Health: Eat Your Way Beautiful Skin (Recipe Included) Mar 30th, 2020

Yes, It’s true—nutrition can play a big role in skin health. At times of crisis—or quarantine—it can be tough to eat clean. That’s where a slow/pressure cooker comes into play. Eat your way to health inside and out! See below for some key nutrients to consume... & of course, a...

Microneedling and Collagen Induction Therapy with SkinPen Mar 16th, 2020

At KSW Medical Aesthetics we use the SkinPen--a microneedling device-- for Collagen Induction Therapy (CIT).  This treatment is internationally renowned, non-invasive, and extremely effective in as little as 3 treatments (90 days). Best of all, 90% of subjects in an independent clinical trial would recommend the procedure to family and friends....

Mica In Make-up. Let's talk clean cosmetics. Feb 9th, 2020

MICA is a naturally occuring silicate mineral that is mined all over the world for use in everything from household and automotive paints, to electronics, to the cosmetics. Mica powder adds shimmer to your gloss, eyeshadow, bronzer, etc. Sourced primarily from India, the Mica industry is heavily involved in child...

Dry Winter Skin? Heal It In 5 Simple & Natural Steps Jan 26th, 2020

We've all been there--the outside temperature drops; frosty, harsh winds whip, our skin freaks out. We ski, we skate, then warm up inside by pumping dry heat. Naturally, our skin becomes stressed and confused. Here are 5 tips & 5 products to heal flaky, itchy, cracked out skin! Adding a...

Clean Skincare for Men: What You Should Know Jan 20th, 2020

ATTN MEN: You too are at risk of photodamage from the sun and blue light, aging concerns like lines, wrinkles, volume loss, and health concerns like skin cancer and chronic conditions from unregulated chemical ingredients. Take your routine from washing everything with shampoo, to pointed and informed skincare so you can...

Botox & Filler Special -- What's Natural About It? Jan 12th, 2020

What’s natural about injecting Botox & Fillers? For one, Botox is derived from the naturally occurring bacterium called botulinum. It is diluted in about 99% saline (salt water), so only a minuscule amount is directly injected into a muscle to temporarily relax it—preventing & softening wrinkles. Botox is not absorbed...

Is Retinol Bad? Jan 4th, 2020

The dirty truth about Retinol & Retinyl Palmitate (Vitamin A) Quick facts: 1.Marketed as a “high end," "medical-grade” skincare agent, Retinol is on the Beautycounter never list and banned for topical use in several other countries. 2. As an oral supplement (for some high risk populations), Vitamin A has been...