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Electro What? The Truth Behind Electrolysis

Laser hair removal is one of the greatest inventions since, well, wax strips. However, even though laser hair removal is effective at helping give patients the hair-free and smooth complexion they want, it isn’t always effective— especially if you have light colored hair. That’s where electrolysis comes into play. What Is Electrolysis? Electrolysis is ideal […]

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Makeup Tips for Acne Prone Skin

Whether you’re in your pre-teens, teens, twenties, or thirties, there’s one thing these age groups have in common: a strong dislike for acne. Acne is a skin condition that is caused by a variety of things including hormones, oil, the environment, dirt, and more. And because acne takes a little time to get rid of, […]

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Stop Sweating It: The Truth Behind Hyperhidrosis

Whether it’s before a big work meeting, an interview, a blind date, or any other nerve-wracking thing in your life, sweating is normal. In fact, sweating is how your body regulates its temperature and gets rid of harmful toxins in the process. However, if you find that you sweat more than normal, you may be […]

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How to Get Rid of Body Acne

Having acne across your face and neck is enough to make you highly consider wearing a paper bag over your head as a viable option. However, having body acne is a whole other issue that many patients don’t like to discuss— especially during the summer. Caused by things like hormones, sweat, or even laundry detergents, […]

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How to Get Rid of Skin Discoloration

The desire to have clear, healthy skin is something that we all have in common. If you suffer from skin discoloration that is linked to conditions like sun spots, acne scars, age spots, and melasma, Dr. Toni Stockton at Stockton Dermatology has a variety of treatments for you to choose from. During your initial consultation […]

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How to Get Rid of Back Acne

Hopping into a swimsuit in front of friends, family, or even a group of strangers is enough to make you want to hide under your covers all day long— especially if you have back acne. Caused by hormones or bacteria, back acne can be painful, uncomfortable, and make you feel beyond self-conscious. So, how can […]

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How to Calm a Sunburn

If you are like most people, the thought of sipping a mojito pool or beachside is enough to make you want to literally jump for joy. If you have big summer plans to do nothing other than lay in the sun this summer, make sure that you are wearing enough sunscreen. If you happen to […]

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The Basic Facts Behind Alopecia

Whether you’re a man or a woman, it can seem like there are a few things that define you: your career, your socio-economic status, your health, and maybe only slightly less important, your hair. As a skin disorder that causes people to prematurely lose their hair, alopecia can be beyond frightening and frustrating. To help […]

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