When is the right time for Botox? This lovely lady (in her 20's) came to see Brooke because she was developing horizontal lines on her forehead at rest. A light Botox treatment relaxed her forehead muscle (called the frontalis), so that she didn’t raise her eyebrows constantly, which otherwise would have eventually led to deep … Continue reading When is the Right Time for Botox?
What’s the story with expensive skincare products? Why do some cost more than others that list the same main ingredient? It’s not always necessary to splurge on the pricey stuff - in fact, we use a combination of drugstore favorites and high end products. However, when you do choose to invest in a more expensive … Continue reading When to Splurge on Skincare
The answer is a resounding ‘no!’ While these products are wonderful, and provide an ease of use that many consumers are looking for, they should be considered the cherry on top of your sun protection regimen. The reason for this is that the amount of makeup or moisturizer that the average person uses is drastically … Continue reading Are makeup or moisturizing products with SPF enough to protect my skin from the sun?
A question we receive often during the summer is “My skin is oily and shiny – do I still need to use a moisturizer?”. Oily skin is really just characterized by an overproduction of sebum from our sebaceous glands. This overproduction can lead to clogged pores and acne breakouts, on top of causing the skin … Continue reading Should You Use a Moisturizer On Oily Skin?