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Collagen: Rediscovering and protecting the secret to staying young

Collagen: Rediscovering and protecting the secret to staying young

Collagen is the most abundant protein in the skin and is responsible for giving it that soft, glowing, and youthful look. However, as you age, collagen production slows down, which is why wrinkles, fine lines, and sagging skin increase as years go by.

Apart from aging, factors such as pollution, sun exposure, and bad habits like smoking all play a part in having noticeably reduced collagen in the skin.

Is Botox the solution to your confidence problems?

Is Botox the solution to your confidence problems?

Confidence is a powerful attribute that can easily impress people, sometimes to the point of swaying them. You see it in the average student who speaks so convincingly in class or in the mediocre employee who runs a meeting with ease. Trust us when we say that if that’s not real confidence, they wouldn’t have been as effective.

Botox lifts mood, not just drooping skin

Botox lifts mood, not just drooping skin

As your youth begins to fade, wrinkles, fine lines, and sagging skin start to become prominent, and it’s natural to feel a little down because of this. This low mood shows on your face, making you look even more tired, stressed, and downright unhappy.

Why skincare is such an important routine

Why skincare is such an important routine

They say learn to appreciate your skin because youth doesn’t last forever. Ten or so years from now, you’ll be wishing you had the same radiant, glowing skin you once had. You can start feeling sorry for yourself now or begin a simple but effective skincare routine to preserve your youthful look for decades.

What happens to your skin during a chemical peel?

What happens to your skin during a chemical peel?

So you’ve decided to get a chemical peel. You visit your friendly Trouve Medspa in Beachwood and find yourself lying face up, not quite sure of what’s about to happen next. Sure, your esthetician, Anna, may have advised you on the type of peel you need and how it works, but nothing eases the anxiety like having first-hand information on how exactly the treatment goes.

7 Reasons why you should get facials on a regular basis

7 Reasons why you should get facials on a regular basis

Any skin care expert would agree that facial treatments are more than just an hour of pampering. Although facials aren’t too pricey, they are often overlooked especially by those who spend regularly on their hair, nails, or fitness.

But you see, our skin cells turn over approximately every 28 days.

Botox, Dysport, Xeomin: Comparing the top wrinkle relaxers

Botox, Dysport, Xeomin: Comparing the top wrinkle relaxers

Botox is the first thing that comes to mind when people think of injectable wrinkle relaxers. And why not, it has been FDA-approved for cosmetic procedures as far back as 2002 whereas Dysport was approved only in 2009 and Xeomin in 2011.

All three brands contain the same active component, botulinum toxin type A, but each has its own unique formulation.

Botox myths debunked

Botox myths debunked

For more than a decade, botox has been hailed as the ultimate quick fix for wrinkles and fine lines. Its popularity has shown no signs of waning since it was introduced in 2002, and up to now, the magic elixir remains the top nonsurgical cosmetic procedure in the United States.

What is CoolSculpting? Is it safe?

What is CoolSculpting? Is it safe?

Did you know there is a noninvasive fat reduction and body contouring treatment that consistently produces positive results? It’s called cryolipolysis, but most people know it as CoolSculpting.

This FDA-approved, nonsurgical procedure literally freezes fat away and works best on love handles, arms, and tummies.