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Reduce the Effects of Stress Over the Holiday Season

The holiday season is meant to be a joyous and emotionally invigorating time of year. However, while there are likely a plethora of celebrations and laughs to come this season, the holidays can also lead to stress. Unfortunately, stress can have several health-related side effects, some of which affect your complexion and skin health. To learn why and how stress impacts your skin, continue reading.

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Give the Gift of Skin Care

Consider Cosmetic Dermatology this Holiday Season

Gift-giving can be one of the most joyous and also the most stressful aspects of the holiday season. On the one hand, it feels good to give loved ones a present and watch as they light up while unwrapping and unboxing something you spent time and money on. On the other hand, it is incredibly nerve-wracking trying to uncover the mystery that is someone else’s wants and desires. You never want to become the fruit-cake lady or the person with the bad present ideas. Thankfully, there are sincere and good-hearted gifts that are nearly universal. Skincare gifts can show someone that you care about their health and well-being.

Gifting skin treatments may be precisely what people want, especially if they have been making sidebar comments about not looking as young as they once did or complaining about sagging and wrinkly skin. If you can think of someone in your life who would appreciate such thoughtfulness, then consider these five gift ideas.


1. Laser Skin Rejuvenation

Laser skin rejuvenation can be perfect for someone who suffers from skin irregularities. This procedure is excellent for reducing the appearance of wrinkles, blemishes or even acne scars. The process involves the precise placement of concentrated, pulsating beams that remove the affected skin layer by layer. While this may not be the first consideration for skincare gifts, it can make a significant difference in the lives of many individuals.


2. Juvederm

Another option for skincare gifts is a Juvederm treatment. A hyaluronic acid dermal filler, Juvederm is perfect for temporarily correcting facial wrinkles or folds that may be considered moderate or severe. Unfortunately, the procedure is only temporary, but it lasts anywhere from nine months to one year.


3. Sclerotherapy

Do you have an older loved one who suffers from varicose or spider veins? Such a condition can be uncomfortable, even Sclerotherapy is a proven method for treating small varicose veins. Using a salt solution, the treatment is injected directly into the vein to help collapse it and force the blood to clot.


4. Botox

Like Juvederm, Botox is another type of facial injectable or filler. As skincare gifts go, Botox has been in use for years and proven effective in the treatment of wrinkles and facial creases.


5. Gift Cards

While the options above can make excellent holiday presents for a loved one, you may not know which is the right treatment to choose. If a trip to the dermatologist may be what your friend or loved one is hoping for but you aren’t sure what their exact wishes are, then purchase gift cards for skin treatments. To avoid your loved one having to pay any extra out of pocket, it is a good idea to know some common treatment values:

  • $250 for anti-aging treatments
  • $500 for Botox or fillers
  • $1,000+ for more involved procedures


Skincare gifts may not be the most traditional holiday presents, but your loved ones may well appreciate them more than another pair of socks or a garish sweater. If you are considering gifting one of the above treatments, then contact Windsor Dermatology, a leader in the industry, for a consultation and recommendations.

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What Active Ingredient Do You Need in Your Moisturizer?

When it comes to maintaining healthy, beautiful skin, the right facial moisturizer can work wonders. There are numerous moisturizers on the market, so you may naturally wonder which one is best for you. Whether you have dry skin or too much oil, you need to know which ingredients to look for. Finding the right moisturizer is tough, but once you know your skin type, you will find it is far simpler than you ever realized.

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Skin Checks: An Easy Way to Save Your Life

Anyone who spends a lot of time in the sun should speak with their dermatologist about scheduling routine skin checks. Skin cancer is a major issue in the United States. Approximately 9,500 individuals in the country are diagnosed with this cancer every single day. Identifying skin cancer early is the most important tool people have in overcoming it, and there are numerous benefits you enjoy when you get this screening done at Windsor Dermatology.

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Pumpkin & Spices for Fall Skin Care

Pumpkin spice season is officially in full swing. From coffee drinks to desserts, you can find pumpkin in almost anything this time of year. You can even find it in your skincare products. Using pumpkin for skincare has been a tried and true method of clearing up skin for years now. For your fall skincare routine, you should consider the advantages of pumpkin and other spices to see how much they can help you.

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HydraFacial: The Solution to Your Skin Care Needs!

One of the newest skin treatments today that can help you reap numerous advantages is the HydraFacial. It is a non-laser procedure that resurfaces your skin by combining elements of exfoliation, extraction and cleansing. The results are incredible, and you should seriously consider it as a viable treatment for better skin if you have already tried everything else.

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Update Your Skin Care Routine for Glowing Skin This Autumn

After warm summer days on the beach, the cooler weather seeps in during the autumn. This may either lead to greater humidity from the rain or dry air once it gets colder. This is when many people learn the hard way that the skin care techniques that worked in the summer may bring them breakouts in the fall. So, here are seven ways to update your routine to ensure you have clear and healthy skin throughout the season.

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Holistic Dieting 101

How this Natural Approach to Eating Can Benefit Your Skin

As you get older, your skin begins to show signs of aging. These include sun spots, fine lines, wrinkles, sagging skin, dryness, and dullness. The beauty industry offers a wide variety of products to help combat and prevent these signs, and most of them come with a high price tag. The good news is you can eat your way to healthy skin through a holistic diet.

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How To Create a Psoriasis-Friendly Diet

Researchers categorize psoriasis as an autoimmune disorder in which the disease-fighting cells in your body mistakenly attack and destroy healthy cells in your skin. To compensate for the resulting loss, your body produces new skin cells at an accelerated rate, leading to the buildup of thick, scaly patches of excess skin that are often itchy, red, and painful.

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