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9 Nutrients That Help Fight Skin Cancer

Posted by Monarch Plastic Surgery   |   Dec 16, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the US, with women aged 39 and over at the highest risk. You already know that you should use sunscreen on cloudy days and sunny days, and that you should avoid tanning beds in order to prevent the development of skin cancer like melanoma. You’ve already bought your broad-brimmed hats for beach days. And you stay clear of being outdoors during midday, when UV rays are at their brightest.

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Topics: skin care


Do you exercise? Tips to prevent acne, redness, and brown spots

Posted by Monarch Plastic Surgery   |   Dec 9, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Physical exercise is, of course, important for your health. Its benefits include weight control, improved mental health, reduced risk of some cancers and cardiovascular disease, and stronger bones and muscles. It can also help you achieve your ideal body. Unfortunately, though, as you exercise to improve your body, your skin can suffer. Physical activity can wreak havoc with your skin, leading to acne, redness, and brown spots. No matter how consistent you are with your skincare regimen and sun protection, exercise can cause pesky skin issues.

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Topics: skin care


The importance of sunscreen on cloudy days

Posted by Monarch Plastic Surgery   |   Sep 23, 2016 8:21:00 AM

Now that summer is over, you might be looking forward to skipping the sunscreen and saving time in your skincare routine. After all, you don’t need sunscreen when the forecast calls for clouds, rain, and snow, right? On the contrary, science says this assumption is wrong, and that you’re actually at higher risk for sun damage on cloudy days, since UV rays can bounce and reflect off clouds.

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Topics: Skincare, skincare tips, sunscreen, sun tan, dehydrated skin, skin care


4 nutrients for beautiful, youthful skin

Posted by Monarch Plastic Surgery   |   Sep 21, 2016 8:18:00 AM

Do you take daily vitamins and eat plenty of fruits and vegetables, but continue to battle signs of aging? While it’s true that fruits and vegetables contain the nutrients your skin needs to help slow down the aging process, sometimes it’s just not enough. However, applying these nutrients topically to your skin can complement your healthy diet, and help you achieve the youthful look you’ve been working toward.

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Topics: Skincare, Skin rejuvenation, skincare tips, skin care


What is hyaluronic acid and why is it great for your skin?

Posted by Monarch Plastic Surgery   |   Sep 16, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Did you know that loss of moisture in your skin can accelerate the aging process, and encourage the development of fine lines and wrinkles? Loss of moisture in your skin can be caused by factors such as excess sun exposure, lack of water, and poor nutrition. These factors affect your body’s natural production of an element called hyaluronic acid, which retains moisture and contributes to younger-looking skin.

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Topics: Skincare, Skin rejuvenation, skincare tips, skin care


Taking your skin care back to the basics

Posted by Monarch Plastic Surgery   |   Sep 8, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Getting back to school means getting back to basics. It’s time to start thinking about getting summer off of your face for a more glowing, fresh complexion!

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Topics: Skincare, chemical peels, Photorejuvenation, Facial rejuvenation, skincare tips, bbl skintyte, laser skin resurfacing, aesthetitician, skin care

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