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Is Yoga a Fountain of Youth?

The aging process is one that begins for women almost as soon as the teenage years come to an end. For many, the loss of flexibility and muscle tone is a sign that the aging process has begun, and that leaves many asking the question, is yoga a fountain of youth? Though yoga can be used to improve flexibility and provide you with a calm and relaxing demeanor, it is…

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Why You Need a Facial Toner

It's obvious what other skin care products do for you. Cleansers clean, moisturizers moisturize and sunscreens screen the sun. But what do toners do??? They don't really 'tone' anything, and your skin can survive without them. However, a well-chosen toner does so much to balance your skin's oil content that it should be a part of your regular beauty regimen. Most toners are designed to follow your cleansing regimen and…

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Why a skin care professional can help you fight acne faster

Acne is not solely problematic for teens. Half of all women in their twenties face sporadic bouts of acne, and a quarter of forty-somethings still fight acne while keeping up with their Botox treatments, according to a report published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. Topical drugstore preparations may help shorten the lifespan of an isolated blemish, but such tools are limited. Benzoyl peroxide and alcohol are…

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Homemade Moisturizer Recipes for Glowing skin

Radiant, glowing skin does not necessarily arrive in an expensive container. Homemade moisturizer recipes require only one or two natural ingredients to provide the same healthy glow offered by manufactured beauty products.Avocados contain natural oils, proteins and plant steroids that have powerful moisturizing properties. The fruit is soothing, which makes a mask wonderful for dry, mature and sensitive skin. To make the mask, mash the pulp of one ripe avocado…

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Scar Wars: Five tips for reducing Acne Scars

It may not always be possible to eliminate acne scars, but it is possible to reduce their appearance considerably if they are treated early and regularly in the right way.Here are five tips for reducing acne scars.1. Eat a healthy diet. Acne scars are skin damage, but human bodies are remarkably resilient. When scars are new, it is important to eat a diet rich in vitamins and minerals so the…

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Tips from the desk of Sarah Neumann…

During the heat of the summer, with our short shorts, sundresses and bikinis having silky smooth legs is critical. Here are some tips and tricks for achieving this. Oldie but a Goodie-Shaving 101 To get the closet shave without razor bumps, follow these 5 easy steps. 1. Exfoliate-dead dry skin cells clog the razor and do not allow the razor to glide over the skin thus increasing nicks, bumps and rashes. Try these to…

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Three Small Changes to Boost Your Energy Level!

Many people require a big mug of caffeinated coffee to start the day, sugary snacks in the afternoon to power through work or childcare, and then find themselves exhausted every evening. Having enough energy throughout the day can be a challenge, but by making these three small changes anyone can begin to look and feel more rested every day. 1. Set a Sleep Schedule: The human body functions best when…

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Anti-Aging Skin Care for Mature Skin

Clear, vibrant skin is a sign of optimum health and vitality. As skin matures, it tends to lose that youthful elasticity and suppleness, needing much more care and diligence to stave off the signs of aging, including wrinkles and fine lines. A balanced regiment of cleansing, exfoliating and moisturizing, in addition to periodical visits to a dermatologist, will aid with anti-aging for older skin. The first step in anti-aging care…

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Welcome to the New Ahwatukee Skin and Laser Blog!

Ahwatukee Skin & Laser provides both general and cosmetic dermatologic services to patients of all ages. We pride ourselves on providing premium skin care with an honest attentive approach. We are leaders in skin cancer surveillance and in designing preventative skin care regimens including: Dermatologic Services Esthetic Services Acne Treatments Skin Cancer Therapy Laser Offerings Visit our website for more details:  https://www.ahwatukeeskincare.com. Come back and visit us again soon for helpful tips and articles on skincare.…

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