Skin Care

Sun Spots 101

Rising temperatures mean more time outdoors. Now is an excellent time to educate yourself on what the sun can do to your skin. If you value the health and appearance of your complexion, you should know the facts on sun spots. Sun spots on your skin can be a health concern as well as a threat to your confidence and aesthetics. Here are some FAQ’s about these unsightly areas of pigment that tend to pop up during the spring and summer months.
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Bothered by Large Pores?

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We all have pores on our skin. In fact, the average adult has five million pores on their body with approximately 20,000 on their face alone! Pores allow the skin to breathe as well as help eliminate oils and toxins. Each pore contains its own sebaceous (oil-producing) gland and can produce a single shaft of hair.

The problem with pores, however, is that nobody really wants to see them – especially on your face. Pores that are too large and noticeable are often a source of concern. Small pores, on the other hand, can help support a smoother and more attractive complexion. But what can we do about pores if they are too big? … Continue reading

Not a Fan of Your Summer Freckles?

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While facial freckles are regarded as “cute” on young children, not every adult appreciates these dark spots that commonly emerge on the cheeks after sun exposure. While certain individuals and skin types are more predisposed to freckles than others, it can be difficult to prevent them from making their appearance during the summer months – even with proper sunscreen applications. If you are bothered by your freckled cheeks or find yourself using extra layers of makeup to cover them up, you’ll be happy to know there are solutions at your Beverly Hills plastic surgery center. … Continue reading

Tips to Lessen Rosacea Flare-Ups During COVID-19

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An estimated 14 million Americans suffer from a chronic inflammatory skin condition called rosacea. Rosacea, which commonly occurs on the face, can trigger severe redness or blushing along with bumps. It is often mistaken for acne, eczema or skin allergies and can be detrimental to the self-esteem of those who suffer. Fortunately, there are treatments for rosacea as well as ways lessen flare-ups at home. … Continue reading

The Sun’s Powerful Role in Aging Skin

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The warmth of the sun on your skin is certainly inviting, especially in the spring. Unfortunately, too much time in the sun comes at a cost. Not only are the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays the leading cause of skin cancer, but they can also largely contribute to premature skin aging such as wrinkles, sagging, age spots and more. … Continue reading

What is Causing Your Under-Eye Circles?

Beverly Hills Center Female Patient Before and After Rhinoplasty ProcedureThe appearance of your eyes can greatly influence how others perceive you. A smooth complexion and even skin tone around the eyes can give off a youthful and energetic look. Unfortunately, this means that when the eyes are framed by wrinkles, heavy skin and dark circles, you can look tired, aged and unattractive.

One of the most common cosmetic concerns regarding the eyes is dark circles. You may be surprised to learn, however, that under-eye circles can exist for multiple reasons – not just when you are lacking in sleep. When you can rule out fatigue as the culprit to your dark under-eye circles, you can consider the following reasons for their unwanted appearance: … Continue reading

How Winter Can Be Good For Your Complexion

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Cold weather often gets a bad reputation, even with your skin. Most people think about how the dry air can negatively impact your complexion. However, the winter months have some benefits for your facial skin too. At Beverly Hills Center, we want to help patients retain a healthy and attractive complexion all year long – including the seasons when the air may be extra chilly. Since we can’t stop the winter from approaching, here are some positive takeaways that your skin can get from cooler temperatures: … Continue reading

Food as Medicine: Understanding Protein

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We know that diet plays a critical role in your overall health. In fact, when we learn to view and use food for medicine, we can make smarter choices that impact the way our body functions, feels and looks. As a leading facial plastic surgery practice and medical spa in Beverly Hills, we value whole body health and recognize that the way we eat can do more than just keep us healthy. In fact, just learning more about protein can help you consume it in a way to improve your sleep, energy, blood sugar levels and more. Eating right can change the way your body feels, as well as how you feel about your body! … Continue reading

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