Category Archives: Skin Care

“Breakout” of the Acne Cycle | Dr. Shel Wellness & Aesthetic Center

Causes of Acne Hormone imbalance Poor diet Nutritional deficiencies Gastro-intestinal problems Environmental exposures Lack of good home care regimen Use of pore clogging cosmetics Hormone Imbalance Can cause inflammation and excess oil production Can occur at any age when hormones change i.e. puberty, pregnancy, menopause, andropause Not gender specific Internal Factors Poor Diet Nutritional Deficiencies… Read More »

Beyond Skin Deep: A Clinical Guide to the Science of Beauty

I’m excited to share with all of you my comprehensive wellness approach on how to address nutritional, metabolic and lifestyle factors. We are going to discuss a comprehensive approach to beauty. What are the underlying physiological factors affecting healthy aging, complexion, hair and overall skin health? I’m going to show you new but well tested… Read More »

Not Your Average Facial: Hydrafacial

When you hear the word ‘facial’ in the name, you immediately have a picture in your mind of your average cleansing, steaming, mask and perhaps some extractions that you would receive at your average facial treatment. The Hydrafacial goes far beyond that-it can accomplish so much more in the same time as your typical facial. … Read More »

7 Best Natural Skincare Ingredients for your Beauty Regimen

Have you ever read the ingredients on the backs of your skin care products? From cleansers and toners to lotions and astringents, majority of your store-bought, mass produced beauty products come with a hefty list of toxic ingredients, such as dyes, fragrances, preservatives and other not-so-necessary fillers that are absorbed directly into your pores, which… Read More »

5 Ways to Protect & Nourish Your Skin All Summer Long

Summertime is here, which means shorts, sandals, swimsuits and more…but with all of that also come the effects of the harsh sun on your skin. While sun exposure can offer little amounts of natural vitamin D, any prolonged exposure is putting your skin at risk of sun damage and aging. By taking proactive measures in… Read More »

Revitalize Your Winter-Weary Skin

Your fragile facial skin is exposed to the elements every day. Each season of the year presents unique skin care challenges, and each season calls for a different skincare routine. Summer, fall, winter and spring should find you giving your skin the loving care it deserves. Now that spring is almost here, it’s time to… Read More »

Suffering From Adult Acne?

Do You Suffer From Adult Acne? We Have Solutions!

Adult acne affects 25% of men and 50% of women at some point in their adult lives. Acne can even go away for a decade or two, but come back later in life. This commonly happens to women after childbirth or during peri-menopause. When it comes to acne, there can be several different causes including… Read More »

Have you had a digital skin analysis?

Why YOU Should Get a Digital Skin Analysis!

Science has come a long way in recent years, especially in the field of skin care and aesthetics. Once upon a time, we were only able to give our patients recommendations for skin treatment based on what our naked eye could see-what was visible on the surface. There have been some amazing advancements in technology… Read More »

Woman putting lotion on her cheek.

What to Look For in a Daily Moisturizer

If you’re taking good care of your skin, you know that washing your face daily is essential. But did you know that replenishing the moister in your skin is equally as important? Cleansing your face removes dead skin, as well as unwanted dirt and bacteria. Re-hydrate your facial skin with a daily moisturizer. Moisturizers have… Read More »

Organic Spray Tanning?

Many people like the idea of getting a tan. However with increasing concerns over skin cancer many people are looking for better and safer alternatives to sun bathing. Too much sun exposure can also cause premature aging of the skin, resulting in solar lentigines (sun spots), melasma, and a break down of collagen and elastin… Read More »

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