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Hyperhidrosis: What You Can Do about Excess Sweat and Odor

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Hyperhidrosis, more commonly referred to as excessive sweating, is a condition that causes heavy sweating, even when you have not been exercising or feel particularly warm. Since November is Hyperhidrosis Awareness Month, we thought it a great time to dig into what causes this more-common-than-you-think condition and how to treat it.

What Causes Excessive Sweating? 

Hyperhidrosis can be caused by genetics, known as primary hyperhidrosis, or as a result of certain medical conditions or medications, known as secondary hyperhidrosis. Primary hyperhidrosis happens when nerve signals tell sweat glands to “turn on” even when not needed. This often results in heavy sweating under the arms, but can also affect the palms of your hands and soles of your feet.

Try a “Vampire Facial” for Those Ghastly Skin Problems

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No, the vampire facial isn’t a Halloween trick — it’s actually a total treat for your skin. If you haven’t heard of this trending treatment yet, take a look at this quick guide to find out if PRP facial rejuvenation could be just what your skin needs.

What Is a Vampire Facial? 

Although the name sounds spooky, the vampire facial is an easy, straightforward procedure. Also called PRP facial rejuvenation, vampire facials combine the skin-rejuvenating power of PRP (platelet-rich plasma) with microneedling.

During a vampire facial, PRP collected from your own blood is used as a serum during and after the microneedling process to enhance absorption and to stimulate the skin’s natural rejuvenation process.

The Surprising Mental Health Benefits of Prioritizing Skin Care

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Spending time taking care of your skin each day is great for your mental health for so many reasons! Even when — or perhaps especially when — your life is busy and you feel like you are being pulled in a million directions, taking a few minutes each morning and evening to focus on yourself can have a profound effect on your mood. Here’s why.

Your Skin Care Routine Adds Structure To Your Day 

Having a set routine each morning helps to start the day off on the right foot, allowing yourself to mentally prepare for the day ahead. On the flip side, with so many of us working from home these days, falling out of that normal routine can have the opposite effect,

Making Sense of Your Laser Treatment Options

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Laser treatments can be a relatively quick and easy solution to many of the most common skin problems, including fine lines and wrinkles, uneven skin tone and texture, dark spots, redness and acne scars.

If you are considering laser skin rejuvenation but aren’t quite sure which type of laser treatment to get, take a look at three of the most popular laser treatment options from Sciton, a leader in light-based skin treatments, to see which could make the most sense for you.

Halo™ Skin Resurfacing 

Halo laser skin resurfacing uses a combination of non-ablative and ablative laser technology to gently heat the surface and deeper layers of your skin. This process stimulates collagen and cell renewal,

How Avéli® Dropkicks Your Cellulite with 1 Treatment

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Are “orange peel bumps” or “cottage cheese lumps” keeping you from feeling confident wearing short shorts or a bikini this summer? Don’t let cellulite — one of the most common skin concerns for women — stand in your way of fun in the sun this season.

Avéli® is the latest FDA-cleared cellulite treatment that, unlike many other similar devices, works after a single in-office treatment. Check out some of the other amazing benefits of Avéli cellulite treatments here to see if this new body-smoothing tool could be the right fit for you.

1. Avéli Provides Lasting Results 

Cellulite happens when fibrous bands of connective tissue called septa are pulled tightly between underlying muscle tissue and your skin.

Cellulite Has Met Its Match with Avéli®

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Though one of the most common skin concerns for women, cellulite has also historically been one of the most difficult to treat.Luckily, there are now several treatment options that can effectively remove cellulite, including the latest Avéli® cellulite treatments.

See what makes Avéli stand out from other methods of cellulite reduction to help you decide if it could be the best fit for you.

Knock Out Cellulite In a Single Treatment

One of the biggest perks of minimally invasive Avéli cellulite reduction is that you’ll only need a single treatment session to see maximum results. Many other similar cellulite treatments require several appointments spaced a few weeks apart in order to achieve full results.

3 Med Spa Treatments Perfect for Mistletoe Season

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Who doesn’t want to look their best for holiday festivities and maybe even a kiss under the mistletoe? Luckily, there are lots of med spa treatments perfect for the holidays that don’t take much time at all. Easily squeeze these popular winter-time cosmetic treatments in between Christmas shopping and tree trimming!

1. Laser Skin Treatments

Don’t let lines, wrinkles or dark spots make you feel like a grinch during holiday photo season! Laser skin treatments like Halo™ laser resurfacing, BBL skin rejuvenation and the Sciton Contour TRL laser peel can help you put your best face forward for the holidays. These treatments can address a wide range of skin concerns, from aging and acne to sun damage and redness. 

Are CoolSculpting® Treatments Really Worth It?

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CoolSculpting® has quickly become a household name of sorts in nonsurgical fat loss treatments. Do a quick search online and you’ll easily find blog after blog of real people recounting their own experiences with CoolSculpting.

The vast majority of these tales have one major thread in common: their writers say that CoolSculpting is worth it, hands-down. But there are a few things you should know to help you get the most out of your CoolSculpting treatment and maximize your results.

1. Expectations Are Everything

CoolSculpting can produce amazing results without surgery or needles, there are no “buts” about that! However, you do have to have realistic expectations for what this nonsurgical body contouring tool can and can’t do.

What Could Sciton Laser Skin Treatments Do for You?

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You’ve read that celebrities swear by them, maybe you have a friend or two who gets them — if laser skin treatments seem to be everywhere right now, we know why! Not only can Sciton laser skin treatments give you the glowing, dewy skin you’ve always wanted, but they can also diminish your downtime for a quick and easy healing process.

Still not sure if laser skin resurfacing is worth it? Take a look at three top ways Sciton lasers can change your look.

1. Reset the Clock on Wrinkles

Laser skin resurfacing works by gently heating various depths of the skin, triggering your skin’s natural cell renewal and collagen production process.

The Best Treatments for What’s Worrying Gen X

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We’ve all seen the memes that say something to the tune of, “If your crush had this haircut [insert picture of young Jonathan Taylor Thomas], it’s time for an eye cream.” Well, Gen Xers aren’t using their mother’s eye cream. 

Instead, Gen X is heading into their mid-life years as bold and independent as ever, requesting a collection of nonsurgical cosmetic treatments to keep pesky lines, wrinkles and even stubborn fat at bay. 

1. Facial Fillers

Facial fillers, also called dermal fillers or injectable fillers, have skyrocketed in popularity in recent years, virtually becoming a household name in cosmetic treatments. As lots of Gen Xers (and other generations!) have already found,

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